One ex-boyband member finds his own Direction in an upbeat, folksy gig that promises a bright future
A simplistically beautiful reminder of the forgotten gem of Jake Bugg
Elizabeth Gibson reviews Gabrielle Aplin in a unique setting: Manchester Cathedral
The Courteener’s front man comes to Manchester’s Albert Hall this November
Nick Mulvey is a soothing emotional roller coaster who is able to grip and captivate his listeners from the very get-go, says music editor Hannah Brierley
Elizabeth Gibson looks beyond the hype to the quiet beauty of Indigo Girls’ fifth album
The one man show from indie rock’s premier guitar wizard was typically unconventional
“What could seem like a fairly generic, solo-acoustic performance on paper is elevated by a quiet, but brooding intensity that enthralls and intrigues all in her presence”.