Dave Haslam has written for the NME, the Face, the Observer and the London Review of Books. He built his DJ-ing reputation over 450 nights during the Hacienda's golden age, and for the Stone Roses at Spike Island. He currently has a fortnightly residency at Britain's biggest superclub, Cream.
* 'About bloody time. The city that gave us every significant band of the lasty 20 years has finally made it into print. ****' Uncut * A serious book about the city's pop heritage was inevitable and Dave Haslam's Manchester, England does the job admirably. Awesome.' NME * ' Filled with a personal love of music and urban life and Saturday nights.' Andrew O'Hagan * 'Excellent' Mojo