Category Archives: Journalism

Django Django – Manchester Cathedral

On the last date of their UK tour, they take to a relatively small stage in the centre of the grandiose surroundings of Manchester Cathedral, lending the evening the feel of a pop-up event or a mini festival.

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Django Django – Manchester Cathedral

On the last date of their UK tour, they take to a relatively small stage in the centre of the grandiose surroundings of Manchester Cathedral, lending the evening the feel of a pop-up event or a mini festival.

Public Service Broadcasting – The Ritz

Inform, educate, entertain. That’s Public Service Broadcasting’s motto, the band famous for turning archive and propaganda material into engaging, chin-stroking, head-nodding sonic extravaganzas.

Public Service Broadcasting – The Ritz

Inform, educate, entertain. That’s Public Service Broadcasting’s motto, the band famous for turning archive and propaganda material into engaging, chin-stroking, head-nodding sonic extravaganzas.

The Subways – Manchester Academy 3

It’s been ten years since they released their debut album Young For Eternity and, Dorian Gray-like, The Subways have hardly changed a bit.

The Subways – Manchester Academy 3

It’s been ten years since they released their debut album Young For Eternity and, Dorian Gray-like, The Subways have hardly changed a bit.

The Unthanks – The Ritz

Mount The Air. “An invitation to be free, weightless, airborne, to transcend reality, to enter your imagination, to raise the possibilities above the ordinary … To fly.”

The Unthanks – The Ritz

Mount The Air. “An invitation to be free, weightless, airborne, to transcend reality, to enter your imagination, to raise the possibilities above the ordinary … To fly.”

Ex Hex – The Soup Kitchen

With a name taken from lead singer Mary Timony’s back catalogue, and some of debut Rips apparently written with other projects in mind, it would be easy to simply judge Ex Hex as just another facet of her now quarter century career.

Ex Hex – The Soup Kitchen

With a name taken from lead singer Mary Timony’s back catalogue, and some of debut Rips apparently written with other projects in mind, it would be easy to simply judge Ex Hex as just another facet of her now quarter century career.

Alvvays – The Deaf Institute

Even though they might be new to most, it’s clear that this is a group that have been playing together for some time; they frequently exchange knowing looks and their performance is tight with little room for mistakes.

Alvvays – The Deaf Institute

Even though they might be new to most, it’s clear that this is a group that have been playing together for some time; they frequently exchange knowing looks and their performance is tight with little room for mistakes.

White Lung – Soup Kitchen

‘Gigs are give and take, you know? Like sex,’ Mish Way tells the Soup Kitchen’s sparse mid-week audience.

White Lung – Soup Kitchen

‘Gigs are give and take, you know? Like sex,’ Mish Way tells the Soup Kitchen’s sparse mid-week audience.