Posts by Month: November 2011


Gig: Deaf Jam

Deaf Jam Christmas night of live music for charity at the Deaf Institute with some of Manchester’s finest singers & songwriters feat:
Badly Drawn Boy
Jesca Hoop
Gary Briggs (Haven/Freebass)
and a very special surprise guest

Your hosts and disc jockeys for the evening Jeff Hordley (Cain Dingle, Emmerdale)

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Gig: Cherry Ghost

Cherry Ghost is an indie rock band from Bolton, England. Their debut album, Thirst for Romance, was released in July 2007 and entered the UK Album Charts at #7. A second album, entitled Beneath This Burning Shoreline, was released in July 2010 to positive critical acclaim. … Read on


Gig: Peaking Lights

Peaking Lights is Aaron and Indra from Rah Dunes and Numbers new duo project recently relocated to Madison/ Rural Wisconsin from the Bay Area. Floating electronic pulses, controlled feedback, tape loops, organ, synth, guitar, and vocal harmonies layered into waves of four track noise pop goodness. The perfect soundtrack to … Read on


Gig: Omar Souleyman

Omar Souleyman (عمر سليمان) is a Syrian musical legend. Since 1994, he and his musicians have emerged as a staple of folk-pop throughout Syria, but until now they have remained little known outside of the country. To date, they have issued more than five-hundred studio- and live-recorded cassette albums which … Read on

News: New music video from Bombay Bicycle Club!


This morning Bombay Bicycle Club unveiled their new video for single ‘Leave It’ . This is the third single taken from their critically-acclaimed album ‘A Different Kind Of Fix’.




If you want to catch Bombay Bicycle Club on tour in 2012 here are the tour dates … Read on

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News: Amazing Fleet Foxes Video!


For those who haven’t seen it yet Fleet Foxes have released a stunning new video. Currently on tour in Europe after a very successful 2011, have unveiled the extraordinary video to epic album track “The Shrine / An Argument”. Directed by Sean Pecknold, brother of Robin Pecknold (Fleet Foxes … Read on

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News: Okkervil River Mixtape Giveaway!

Back in 2007 Okkervil River released ‘Golden Opportunities’ mixtape as a free giveaway EP for their fans. The songs were recorded on the road whilst touring their album ‘The Stage Names’. This year they have relesed ‘Golden Opportunities 2′ and once again, it’s completely free!  You’ve gotta love … Read on

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Video: Twin Sister

Twin Sister create the kind of hypnotic pop you’ve been dreaming about since Galaxie 500 fizzled, cut with Tusk-era Fleetwood Mac thump, and a shot of Lynchian weirdness for good measure. They’re slack yet focused, a spark in the dark distance on a desert highway where speed is relative. Formed … Read on

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Review: Wild Beasts

In the shadows of the Strangeways prison ventilation tower, just past the Central Gurdwara, opposite a derelict Victorian warehouse, there’s an ugly, windowless concrete building that squats in a wilderness of rubble, broken glass and burnt-out metal machines. It’s the only testament to the continuation of human life here: the … Read on

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