Lonely Viking Arts are helping musicians in Manchester find one another and starting a night for acts who’ve never played a gig in Manchester before
After shamelessly plugging his own play in last week’s Theatre section, Rob Paterson previews an event which he swears he has nothing to do with
Many fans rejoice at the news that LCD Soundsystem are reforming. Some feel betrayed. Rob Paterson has a borderline existential crisis.
The best albums of the year, as voted by those who’ve written for us all semester. Complete with loving praise and custom illustrations
With a setlist creator and larger performance troupe, Beach House’s Ritz performance was certainly considerable in atmosphere and sound than years gone by
A night about embracing your inner child, in an environment which is a parent’s worst nightmare
Manchester’s Palace theatre welcomes Jonathan Watkins’s interpretation of literary classic 1984 with the Northern Ballet
Rob Paterson reassesses Yeezy’s magnum opus as more than just a great hip-hop album: it’s a hedonistic, prog-rock dream
Suzanne Andrade and theatre company 1927 bring the innovative ‘Golem’ to Manchester’s HOME
Eccentric, yet humble. Theatrical, yet modest. Rob Paterson chats to the enigmatic king of dreadlocks and swing, Duke Special.
Rob Paterson review’s Sun Coming Down, the new album of band Ought
Rob Paterson, out of his indie-rock waters and in to a tranquil pool of traditional Indian raga at Bridgewater Hall