Posts by Month: April 2011

The ABC Club

Video: The ABC Club

We were lucky enough to film The ACB Club in the botany labs at Manchester Museum. This setting lent itself superbly to the band’s awesome stripped back performance of, ‘Scattered Light’.

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Review: Curtis Eller || Ruby Lounge || 26.04.11

Curtis Eller, the foremost yodelling Banjo player from the Big Apple made his annual trip across the pond and (as always on the Manchester date) settled in the steadfast setting of the Ruby Lounge to perform to an eager, if not expectant crowd.

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French Wives

Video: French Wives

We met the lovely French Wives at Night and Day Cafe and headed to Vinyl Exchange where the owners were kind enough to let us film this stunning version of ‘Back Breaker’ downstairs amongst the records!

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Review: Lone Pigeon || Islington Mill || 22.04.11

“I’ll belong to this world someday”

Every so often, I have this dream that my mother dies and I am overwhelmed by profound sadness. This emotion drills a hole deep in my chest and resides there, pulsing and warm, long after I have awoken. Not often can one experience something … Read on

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The Secret Sisters

Video: The Secret Sisters

We met The Secret Sisters at The Bridgewater Hall ahead of their show with Ray Lamontagne. The ladies were kind enough to perform this version of ‘Why Baby Why?’ for us between coming off stage and heading back out to accompany Ray!

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Dr.Mahogany’s Goat Circus

Video: Dr.Mahogany’s Goat Circus

We met the lovely Dr.Mahogany’s Goat Circus at Hulme Community Garden Centre to film this beautiful version of ‘Stomping Foot, Clapping Hand’ in one of the centre’s grow tents.

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Review: Manchester Orchestra || The Ruby Lounge || 16.04.11

Manchester Orchestra are back in their second home tonight. After a modest break from the lime-light, they return with their third album ‘Simple Math’. After two critically acclaimed albums, it was no surprise to see The Ruby Lounge sold out months in advance, and brimming with their most passionate fans. … Read on

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Review: Manchester Orchestra Interview

By Adam Yare

“I can’t wait for it to be out, we’ve been sitting on the record for a really long time and we’re just ready for people to hear it,” proclaims a very tired Chris Freeman, Keyboard player with Atlanta based group the Manchester Orchestra.

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Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo

Video: Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo

We met Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo, down at The Castle on Oldham Street where they performed this stunning version of ‘Ropes’.

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