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Lily Martin presents this week’s recently released tracks that you should be listening out for

Lily Martin presents Liverpool four-piece Polar States, praising their charismatic stage presence and latest EP, ‘All You Couldn’t See’

Steely Dan. Photo: Wikimedia Commons @ Kotivalo

Firm ’70s favourites Steely Dan graced Manchester Arena as part of their star-studded European Tour, delighting both old and new fans with a packed set

Photo: Mac Downey @Flickr

Live Review: YUNGBLUD

In the wake of his latest release, ’11 Minutes’, Yungblud has been proving to the wider music industry that his impressive on-stage energy and driven, politically empowered tracks have a place in the current protest alt-rock revival

Allusinlove: India Fleming

Live Review: Allusinlove

Lily Martin chats to Yorkshire based four-piece Allusinlove backstage before their opening night at Manchester’s basement venue, Jimmy’s

The latest addition to Manchester’s legendary collection of music venues can be seen in the soon-to-open The Brickworks, located beneath the Barton Arcade between Deansgate and St Ann’s Square. Lily Martin explores what it has to offer.

Photo: Big Society

Manchester-based foursome Big Society grace this week’s Hot Right Now, with new single ’17’ marking them as ones to watch in the scene

Playing only a handful of gigs in the last six months, Lily Martin catches up with rising stars The Post Romantics to get the latest on their plans for the future.

Photo: whenyoung at The Deaf Institute

Lily Martin reviews Irish trio whenyoung at the Manchester date of their most recent tour, supported by The Ninth Wave at The Deaf Institute

Photo: Romy Gregory Photography

Live Review: King No-One

Manchester-based band King No-One dazzled crowds at the O2 Ritz, with a combination of old classics and new tracks from their upcoming EP, writes Lily Martin

The Blinders Photo: Press Shot

Lily Martin explores behind the scenes with The Blinders, reviewing their live performance at Academy 2 and chatting to the band about going on tour

Photo: Lily Martin

Lily Martin reviews Blackpool-based Punk band Strange Bones, delving into the world of political music and mosh-pits at Manchester’s Deaf Institute

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