Isolation Blues #3

Welcome to the latest edition of our new regular feature 'Isolation Blues' whereby we post a playlist of some tracks we've been listening to in the last week that have helped to navigate through this strange ne... Read More...

Isolation Blues #1

Welcome to our new regular feature 'Isolation Blues' whereby we post a playlist of some tracks we've been listening to in the last week that have helped to navigate through this strange new landscape. There are... Read More...
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Weekly Preview // 04.07-10.07

The various summer sporting tournaments are hotting up and reaching the business end of their programmes, so this week is the final countdown, as Europe once sang. It's an appropriate song in other ways, of cou... Read More...
Glastonbury_Festival_from_the_Park_Stage Manchester gigs

Weekly Preview // 20.06-26.06

It's Glasto week, hence the heavens have heaved open. Yes, you heard it here first, we can blame the Eavises for the meteorological state of affairs. But for us mere mortals unblessed by their ticketing system,... Read More...

Weekly Preview // 31.05-05.06

You might be aware that we recently launched this brand new website design, courtesy of the creative paws of Fris Design and OH Digital. As well as comprehensive listings neatly compiling all the shows you need... Read More...
BAG THING

Weekly Preview // 23.05-29.05

The Great Manchester Run saw an excellent turnout yesterday, with the Cookie Monster, Teletubbies and various comic book superheroes all represented. With half the city either still panting or experiencing ache... Read More...
Three Lions Football Music

Weekly Preview // 16.05-22.05

The Premier League season ended with a bang yesterday - a very controlled bang with few people watching and fans going home disappointed. This week's events preview blog invites all manner of suspect musical de... Read More...
David Attenborough Music

Weekly Preview // 09.05-15.05

It was David Attenborough's 90th on Sunday 8th, an indirect purveyor of music in its most natural form through birdsong, grasshopper choruses and uninhibited mating cries. If you unplug those earphones and list... Read More...
Dreadlock Holiday

Weekly Preview // 04.04-10.04

In a particularly high-brow move, we're introducing our latest weekly Manchester music and events preview by wading into the latest barely beliebable fashion faux pas by pop music's second-favourite Justin. Are... Read More...

Review // Cosmosis Festival 2016

Words by Anastasia Connor // Photos by Wes Foster “Hello, we are The Jesus and Mary Chain,” announces Jim Reid in a dry, deadpan manner, stepping to the front of a vast main stage in Victoria Warehouse. Did ... Read More...