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Tuesday timesuck: A BBC documentary on Factory Records

Factory Records, founded by Tony Wilson back in late 70s, became one of the most important indie record labels in UK history. Tony brought us Joy Division/New Order, Happy Mondays, The Hacienda Club, and so much more. BBC 4 had a documentary on the label that’s worth skipping work.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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