Factory Products: food for thought
Lots of people thought that Operation Julie was a bit of an anachronism. Who, in the late Seventies, could be dropping all those tabs? It almost certainly isn't the folks at Factory Products, but MARY HARRON knows it's no accident that they called their company after Andy Warhol's legendary Sixties sweatshop. Is granny taking trips all over again, this time in Manchester?
The group have only been playing a year, and the inexperience shows. The first half of their set was clumsy and boring; the second half confident and exciting. At their best they are full of energy and charm, with only one danger ahead: if they get any more charming, they will be cute.