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Anthony Wilson: Renaissance Manc

Stuart Maconie, New Musical Express, 30 November 1991

FACTORY: aloof, elegant, misunderstood Mancunian home of Joy Division, New Order, Happy Mondays, possibly the coolest record label in the world — but there are worries about its health. With lavish retrospective Palatine out soon, ANTHONY H WILSON — game show host, clever git, sexy businessman, man who didn't sign The Smiths — entertains STUART MACONIE with his art of conversation and confirms that, apart from a 'ripped scrotum', Factory is alive and well.

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