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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…

Live: Ocean Colour Scene @ Manchester Apollo

3 Stars   At the Apollo theatre, Ocean Colour Scene seemed like a band caught between generations. The lead singer Simon Fowler had the relaxed…

Live: Imelda May @ Academy 2

4.5 stars Packing out Academy 2 is an unusual type of crowd; unusual but not at all surprising. Tonight, it would seem the older generation…

Live: Mumford and Sons @ Manchester Apollo

4 Stars Considering they are the leading band on the folk scene at the moment there was much expectation for Mumford and Sons to deliver….

Live: Hurts @ The Ritz

4 stars In the process of just a few months, Manchester duo Hurts have become one of the breakthrough acts of 2010. Their début album…