Friday, 1 May 2009

Video: RIP Channel M Music

This week saw the announcement of 41 job cuts at Channel M, Manchester's Guardian Media Group funded television station. The saddest cuts came in the music department, whose staff worked tirelessly from April 2006 bringing new talent to the screens (and later) laptops of Manchester; championing local talent in the same breath as international.

We are currently putting together an in depth piece on this subject, to be published early next week on this very blog. For now, we'll direct you to Megan Vaughan's hit-nail-on-head tribute and some choice cuts from Channel M Music's enviable session archive.

The explosive Dananananaykroyd, from last month:

Manchester's next big things, Airship

Interview with Nick Cave:

What do YOU think about the Channel M job cuts? How will it affect Manchester music? Leave your thoughts below...

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