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News: The Bell Peppers Release New EP ‘Sizzling Hot Bell Peppers’

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Manchester’s surf n’ roll sensation The Bell Peppers have gone and carved a brand new 7-track EP enticingly entitled ’Sizzling Hot Bell Peppers’. It’s full of the do-wop, surfs-up and off-you-trot vibrations we’ve come to adore and not only that, it’s bloody free to stream and even bloody free-er … Read on

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News: Patterns Unveil Forthcoming Album Track ‘Our Ego’



Manchester’s drone-pop heart-throbs Patterns have unveiled the second track to come from their much anticipated debut album ‘Walking Lines’. Feast your lug holes on it here…



‘Walking Lines’ is released January 6th 2014 via Manchester’s Melodic Records and is available for pre-order right no over at the … Read on

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Kiran Leonard

Video: Kiran Leonard: ‘After The Rain Came In’

We rendezvoused with Kiran Leonard at the Empire Exchange memorabilia emporium on Newton Street to film this face-tingling version of ‘After The Rain Came In’ among the dusty collectables.

Kiran Leonard was born on 1 September 1995, which makes him 16 days younger than Chief Keef. He is currently writing … Read on

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Songs For Walter

Video: Songs For Walter: ‘Stamping On Snails’

We met the brilliant Songs For Walter at the Manchester Craft & Design Centre to film this beautiful version of ‘Stamping On Snails’.

When it comes to family, many of us keep things close to our chests. But rather than keeping his kin hidden in a old dusty photo album, … Read on

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Video: Dawes: ‘How Far We’ve Come’

We met up with LA’s Dawes at Incognito in Manchester ahead of their show at The Ruby Lounge. We strolled among the Polaroid cameras and weird knick-knacks before filming this beautiful rendition of ‘How Far We’ve Come’.

Dawes is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California, composed of brothers … Read on

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Gig: Shebeen Festival


Shebeen is a one day celebration and coming together of Manchester promoters, musicians and artists. A one wristband, multi venue experience across 6 venues in Fallowfield and Withington, celebrating Manchester’s music and art culture. …

Teaming up with Denis Jones, Now Then Magazine, Pumpkin Records, Folklore Tapes, Comfortable on … Read on
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

Video: Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros: ‘Dear Believer’

We met up with Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros ahead of their awesome show at The Manchester Cathedral. We set up in the Chapter House to film this beautiful unplugged performance of ‘Dear Believer’ from their latest record, ‘Here’.

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros formed in 2007 after … Read on

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News: PLANK! Release Debut Album ‘Animalism’


At long last, one of Manchester’s most exciting outfits, PLANK!, are set to release their debut album, Animalisim in July this year, and it promises to blow heads apart from here to the moon.

Featuring reworkings of previously released tracks ‘La Luna’ and ‘Pig Sick,’ as well as … Read on

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Gig: Sunn O)))


Now Wave are pleased to announce the return of Sunn O))) to Manchester this Summer, with an exclusive show at HMV Ritz. The celebrated Seattle band’s live show is a notoriously deep and atmospheric one, and on 11th June an immersive quadraphonic surround sound system – with inward-facing speaker … Read on