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Live: Dutch Uncles @ Night and Day Cafe

About to embark on the well trodden path to Mancunion music fame are local 5 piece Dutch Uncles. Coming up in a complete new wave…

Album: Halcyon Digest – Deerhunter

4 Stars     Given their previous associations with so-called ‘garage rock’, this new offering from Deerhunter comes as a bit of surprise. Gone are…

Album: Disc-Overy – Tinie Tempah

3.5 Stars During the eleven months that it has taken to record his debut, Tinie Tempah’s jocular, no-frills lyrical style has taken him from relative…

Column: The Jonas Brothers Are Good For Music

Recently, I found myself sat in front of a Freeview box with friends and alcohol, begrudgingly watching the worst music channels on TV (You know…

Album: Amoral – Violens

4 Stars Soon to be supporting The Drums, and having already toured with the likes of MGMT, White Lies and Grizzly Bear, it is easy…

Live: Boys Noize Record Party @ Warehouse Project

3.5 Stars If God was a DJ, he’d almost certainly have played at Warehouse Project. But in the absence of any real divinity, it was…

Live: Grinderman @ Academy 1

4 stars Having had the Nick Cave experience for the first time when seeing him perform live with his band The Bad Seeds last summer,…

Live: Mark Ronson – Academy 1

4 stars Last Saturday I witnessed the business that is Mark Ronson and The Business International. Ronson’s latest album Record Collection swept in to claim…

Live: The Magic Numbers @ Academy 2

3 stars   Despite having sustained a career that spans the last decade, and becoming something of a household name following their critically acclaimed eponymous…

Live: Welcome to the Warehouse @ Warehouse Project

3. 5 Stars The Warehouse Project opened its doors for the second week and fourth consecutive sold out event, with headliners Kelis and Calvin Harris….

Column: What’s In A Name?

Recently, I saw the band Sublime, though really I didn’t. As their original lead singer had died fourteen years previously, they were now being fronted…

Album: There is a Hell, believe me I’ve seen it, there is a Heaven, let’s keep it a secret – Bring Me The Horizon

5 Stars It seems like Bring Me the Horizon’s career started with an uphill struggle, with them being labelled as ‘fake metal’ with the release…