Leader of the FAC

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An Essential Mix tribute set from Radio 1 last week, a cracking hour a piece from Pete Tong and Mike Pickering. Thanks to The Cerysmatic Factory for the set-list.

Hour 1: Pete Tong – Factory Records

Joy Division ‘Transmission’
Joy Division ‘She’s Lost Control’
A Certain Ratio ‘Shack Up’
A Certain Ratio ‘Knife Slits Water’
Joy Division ‘Atmosphere’
The Durutti Column ‘Otis’
New Order ‘Confusion’
New Order ‘True Dub’
New Order ‘True Faith (Morel’s Pink Noise Club Mix)’
Happy Mondays ‘Step On (Accapella)’
Happy Mondays ‘Hallelujah (Oakenfold Remix)’
New Order ‘Fine Time (Steve Silk Hurley Remix)’
New Order ‘Blue Monday (Original)’
New Order ‘5-8-6’
Electronic ‘Getting Away With It (Nude Mix)’
Electronic ‘Getting Away With It (Original Mix)’

Hour 2: Mike Pickering – Haçienda

Marshall Jefferson ‘Move Your Body’ (Trax)
Hashim ‘Al Naafiysh’ (BCM)
Orange Lemon ‘Dreams Of Santa Anna’ (Champion)
Adonis ‘No Way Back’ (London)
T-Coy ‘Carino’ (Deconstruction)
Jomanda ‘Make My Body Rock’ (BCM)
Kenny Jammin Jason ‘Can U Dance (Bonus Jack)’ (Champion)
Rhythm Is Rhythm ‘Nude Photo’ (Transmat)
808 State ‘Pacific State’ (ZTT)
Marshall Jefferson ‘Open Our Eyes’ (FFRR)
Inner City ‘Good Life (Derrick May Remix)’ (10 Records)
Sterling Void ‘Its Alright’ (Dance Division)
A Guy Called Gerald ‘Voodoo Ray’ (Warlock)
Ce Ce Rogers ‘Someday’ (Atlantic)

Also, I uncovered this, proof if proof be need be, that he was still chasing the latest fads and putting his inimitable stamp all over them.

There’s talk that the coffin AHW was buried in was labelled FAC 501. Even for a scamp as gauche as Wilson, surely not?

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