Posts by Month: June 2010

Pete Roe

Video: Pete Roe

It was an absolute pleasure to meet Pete Roe and his awesome band at Sacred Trinity in Salford. There were a few hang overs to deal with but that didn’t get in the way of this beautiful performance of ‘Oh Suzanne’.

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Anna Kashfi

Video: Anna Kashfi

Anna Kashfi performed this intimate session ahead of their show at Band On The Wallwith The Miserable Rich. Some familiar Manchester faces pop up in this great full band session. Filmed in a very homely camper van.

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Wax Fang

Video: Wax Fang

We met up with Wax Fang ahead of their spot at this year’s incredible Dot To Dot Festival. The band had to play a late show, get the hire van cleaned and make it to Heathrow Airport for an early morning flight but thankfully had time to give us this lovely solo session from Scott Carney.

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Slow Club

Video: Slow Club

We met the lovely Slow Club ahead of their show at FAC 251. We managed to get into the old Factory Records office, home to the infamous designer table and the setting for the rise and demise of Factory. They performed this exclusive track from their forthcoming album. Thank you Slow Club!

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Video: Villagers

Conor J. O’Brien was kind enough to perform this moving rendition of ‘Set The Tigers Free’ for us on the roof balcony of the Deaf Institute.

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Dr Butler’s Hatstand Medicine Band

Video: Dr Butler’s Hatstand Medicine Band

We met the fine gentlemen of Dr Butler’s Hatstand Medicine Band one sunny evening in Chorlton. They led us to a lone lamppost on Chorlton Green where they performed ‘The Bad Butler’, much to the delight of the nearby bear garden drinkers!

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Grown Ups

Video: Grown Ups

We managed to grab Grown Ups in between their sound check and an epic Primark shopping spree in the amazing surroundings of The Tiger Lounge on Fountain Street. This performance was energetic and fun, but nothing compared to the show that followed.

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Into It, Over It

Video: Into It, Over It

We met Evan (AKA Into It. Over It.) during his visit to Manchester on tour with Grown Ups. We managed to steal him away to the steps of Town Hall to film him perform this fantastic version of ‘What’s written on your wrist’.

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The Swellers

Video: The Swellers

The Swellers were nice enough to give us some time before there headlining slot on this years Give It A Name Tour. We used the reverb-tastic stairwell in the Academy where they performed ‘Welcome Back Riders’, but not before they flexed there strumming skills with some Mariachi guitar…. maybe stick to the killer catchy pop-punk!

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