Matthew Staite

Matthew Staite


Festival: Live At Leeds

Festival: Live At Leeds

Live at Leeds again proved to be a brilliant day out
Live: The Preatures

Live: The Preatures

With such a likeable sound and energy, you can’t imagine The Preatures will be playing small venues forever
Live: Pond

Live: Pond

Pond rattled through their set rather sloppily without really adding anything to their material
Club: Yousef presents Circus @ Transmission

Club: Yousef presents Circus @ Transmission

Transmission felt a lot more fun and less serious than the Warehouse Project
Live: Metronomy

Live: Metronomy

Metronomy’s live show has come on leaps and bounds
Live: Alvvays / Moon King

Live: Alvvays / Moon King

Canadian up-and-comers Alvvays manage to charm their sold-out crowd
Live: Love Inks

Live: Love Inks

Love Inks bring their slow and groovy blend of indie to Soup Kitchen
Album: Neil Young – Storytone

Album: Neil Young – Storytone

Neil Young’s 35th album feels middle of the road compared to his impressive past output
Festival: C O L U M N S

Festival: C O L U M N S

Zola Jesus is a talented performer and definitely a one to watch
Live: Jamie T

Live: Jamie T

It’s clear the long absence has seen Jamie T develop as a songwriter
Live: Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

Live: Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

The New York legend treated Manchester to a soulful, show-stopping performance
Live: Sylvan Esso

Live: Sylvan Esso

Sylvan Esso proved themselves to be a brilliant emerging talent
Festival: Glastonbury

Festival: Glastonbury

5 days was not nearly enough to explore all the hundreds of hidden gems the festival has to offer
The best live music venues in Manchester

The best live music venues in Manchester

As one of the world’s great music cities, Manchester is packed with great venues. Here’s some of our favourites…
Interview: Crystal Fighters

Interview: Crystal Fighters

Matthew Staite caught up with Crystal Fighters singer, Sebastian Pringle, after their sold out show at Academy 2
Live: Crystal Fighters

Live: Crystal Fighters

Crystal Fighters put on a perfect show
Live: Local Natives / Cloud Control / Breton

Live: Local Natives / Cloud Control / Breton

Local Natives are upstaged by their support bands, Breton and Cloud Control

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