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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

American noughties rock sensations Cage the Elephant will play a UK tour this month in the wake of their much-anticipated collaboration with Iggy Pop on single ‘Broken Boy’.

Photo: Press shot by Anna Lee Media

Much acclaimed British glam-rock band The Struts headliner Manchester Academy on October 11, promising a gripping and fuelled live performance on the back of the US leg of their Young and Dangerous world tour

Hot Right Now: Dantevilles

Old-time favourites Dantevilles feature as this week’s Hot Right Now. Having recently played a sold-out gig at Salford’s Eagle Inn in the wake of their comeback to the music scene, they are impressing fans both old and new with their tight sets and new writing

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