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Video: Veronica Falls

Sexy Kids bandmates Roxanne Clifford and Patrick Doyle teamed up with James Hoare of Your Twenties (whom they met, in true indie pop fashion, at a Comet Gain show) and their friend Marion Herbain to form Veronica Falls in 2009. Similar to Sexy Kids, Veronica Falls‘ pop-oriented, reverb-kissed tunes … Read on

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Video: Silverclub

Silverclub is a project based around the studio experiments of Duncan Edward Jones, and benefits in no small way from the skills of Chris McGrath (Bass-Magic Arm/Jim Noir/Sirconical), Henrietta Smith-Rolla (Synth/Vox – Sisters of Transistors), Jim Noir (Drums, co-production) and all round electronics and turntable wizard G-Kut (Electronics/Serato/Prcussion).

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News: Said The Whale release “New Brighton” EP on Hidden Pony Records

Canadian JUNO award winners Said The Whale announce the UK the release of their EP “New Brighton” on 14th November 2011.

The EP’s single “Lines” is also available as a free download on the band’s website.


Check out the awesome video for “Lines”



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Gig: Nils Frahm

Nils Frahm, born in 1982, had an early introduction to music. During his childhood he was taught to play piano by Nahum Brodski – a student of the last scholar of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. It was through this that Nils began to immerse himself in the styles of the classical … Read on


Gig: Josiah Wolf

Josiah Wolf, known as essential WHY? member and multiinstrumentalist unparalleled, has released his solo-debut “Jet Lag” in 2010, proving that warm folk melodies and easy psychedelia can still excite. Starting to learn the drums at the age of nine, Josiah constantly developed his musical skills and excelled at merging … Read on


Review: Zun Zun Egui

Manchester is ablaze with nostalgia, and as usual is having trouble letting go of it’s past and moving forward (although if the future is WU LYF then I can hardly blame them really). I am, of course, referring to that big reunion event that everyone’s talking about. It seems that … Read on

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Gig: WE ARE WILLOW presents ’3 Ep’s – 3 Videos’ Film Screening

‘We Are Willow’ is self released collaborations by artist/musician Chris Butler, formerly one half of Manchester duo ‘Butler – Williams’. At the beginning of 2010 he set himself the task of recording and releasing 3 EP’s with 3 different friends/fellow musicians he admired, within a year…and to tour them in … Read on

News: The War On Drugs Announce UK Headline Tour & New Single

The War On Drugs are set to return to these shores in early 2012 for seven dates, including a show at Manchester’s Sound Control.

The Philadelphia quartet’s most recent visit earned plaudits from sources like The Guardian and The Fly, plus their own dedicated comic strip in The Stool … Read on

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