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Articles by Abigail Ward

‘Queer Noise’ — the history of LGBT music and club culture in Manchester

By Abigail Ward on 20 Nov 2014

Abigail, founder of "Queer Noise", talks about the birth of punk in 1976; the house music explosion of the early 90s; and the alt-gay scene which developed a decade later as a response to the homogeneity of the music in Manchester’s gay village.

Abigail will be presenting her research at the festival on Saturday. She also wants your contributions! Read on to find out more about Manchester's queer music heritage, and how you can contribute to the growing archive.

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