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Wild Flag

Live: Wild Flag

This particular supergroup surpass expectations and play a blinder of a Manchester debut show.


Live: Howler @ Deaf Institute

Assured, energetic and genuine. That’s a Howler set.


Interview: Vinnie Caruana (I Am The Avalanche)

Solomon Radley chats with Vinnie Caruana before his band’s show with Brand New at the Academy

This year's Parklife line up.

Preview: Parklife 2012

Parklife returns to Platt Fields once more this summer with an exciting array of renowned acts and DJs.

Photo credit to Stephanie Sian Smith.

Live: Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs @ Deaf Institute

His style is unique and requires a huge amount of coordination in order to mix and sing at the same time.

©2009 Roger Sieber

Live: The Devil Wears Prada @ Academy 3

Reactions to tonight’s performance illustrate just how much TDWP will be more than welcomed back to English shores.

Le Voyage Dans Le Lune

Album: Air – Le Voyage Dans La Lune

This is more than just glorified lift music. Air are dancing down an avenue of great promise.

Annie Mac

Column: Store Street is dead. Long live Store Street.

Store Street strained under the weight of so many great acts that at times it looked liked it could get no better.

The Maccabees

Live: The Maccabees

Based on tonight’s performance, it’s impossible to recommend The Maccabees’ March tour highly enough.

Red Roses For Me album cover

Classic album: The Pogues – Red Roses For Me

A balance between the raw passion of punk and the delicate beauty of traditional folk make this an album of undiminished importance.

Aha Shake Heartbreak album cover

Classic album: Kings of Leon – Aha Shake Heartbreak

Aha Shake Heartbreak is the type of album rock and roll so sorely needs now.

A Flash Flood of Colour album cover

Album: Enter Shikari – A Flash Flood of Colour

Those who prefer the older Enter Shikari and dislike political lyrics may be left disappointed.