Posts by Month: September 2011

News: Airship tour diary video 2011

The lovely men in Airship have been doing us proud, flying the Manchester flag all over Europe.

They have put together this tour montage…

You can’t beat a good tour montage!!

Airship are returning to Manchester and London for shows before this tour is over. Manchester Deaf Institute on October … Read on

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News: Video: Fucked Up – Do You Feed

Toronto punk rockers Fucked Up have released a new video for “Do You Feed.” The track is part of the David Comes to Life companion album, David’s Town.

Fucked Up play Sound Control as part of Now Wave’s Halloween party on Sunday 30th October.

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News: Pinback frontman posts new song

Prolific songwriter Rob Crow of Pinback has posted another new song from his forthcoming solo album, He Thinks He’s People, which is due out October 18th, 2011. It is the follow-up to Living Well which was released in 2007. … Read on

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Review: Austra

I meandered up to the Deaf Institute and Manchester had it’s usual Monday night ghost town feel. ‘Oh god’, I thought to myself, Austra is not the kind of band I want to see in an empty venue on a cold drizzly night. But as I walked up the stairs … Read on

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Kurt Vile

Review: Kurt Vile & The Violators

Kurt Vile has rocked up at Manchester’s Sound Control and it is a great day! He’s been relentlessly peddling his unique brand of classic American folk rock around the planet both as headliner and support slot for the indie rich and famous (Sonic Youth and Dinosaur Jr to name but…well…two), … Read on

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Daniel Johnston

Review: Daniel Johnston


Reviews are supposed to be unbiased, right? Well-written reviews anyway. I don’t think any of mine have ever been either of those things. Ho hum. Usually I’ll get an email saying “Hey Luke, can you review [band I either don’t like or don’t know] on [day when I’m probablyRead on

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Other Lives

Video: Other Lives

Other Lives’ self-titled, full-length debut was released on March 31, 2009 by tbd records. The album (and the EP that preceded it) was recorded in Los Angeles with producer Joey Waronker (the Eels, Lisa Germano) and engineer Darrell Thorp (Radiohead, Outkast, Beck). Released in October 2008, the EP – also … Read on

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News: The Bell Peppers cover Nirvana

The Bell Peppers are two left hand guys from Manchester playing some cool surf rock and roll tunes. This week they posted ‘B each’ on their Bandcamp page which features some surfed up Nirvana covers.

The Bell Peppers play live at the Castle Hotel, Manchester 8th October.
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News: Elbow announce Manchester Cathedral show

Elbow have announced details of a one-off homecoming show next month at Manchester Cathedral.

The band are set to be backed by the Halle Youth Choir for the show, which is being organised by Radio 2 as part of their In Concert series, at Manchester Cathedral on October 27.

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News: Dananananaykroyd will split after November Tour

Dananananaykroyd have announced they will be splitting up after their November tour.

The Scottish math-pop six piece released their second album ‘There Is A Way’ earlier this year, a follow up to 2009 break through album ‘Hey Everyone!’.

The band released the following statement:

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