Music Archive


9th February 2012

Album: Enter Shikari – A Flash Flood of Colour

Those who prefer the older Enter Shikari and dislike political lyrics may be left disappointed.
9th February 2012

Classic album: Kings of Leon – Aha Shake Heartbreak

Aha Shake Heartbreak is the type of album rock and roll so sorely needs now.
9th February 2012

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.
9th February 2012

Live: The Maccabees

Based on tonight’s performance, it’s impossible to recommend The Maccabees’ March tour highly enough.
9th February 2012

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.
9th February 2012

Album: Air – Le Voyage Dans La Lune

This is more than just glorified lift music. Air are dancing down an avenue of great promise.
9th February 2012

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.
9th February 2012

Album: Howler – America Give Up

What we’ve got here is an album brimming with energy. A genuine piece of music, layered and packaged.
8th February 2012

Column: A Visual Revolution

The release of The Chemical Brothers’ debut film proves the music industry can seem more alive than you think.
8th February 2012

Why I love… Jazz

This is a music that dares to be different, every single night.

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8th February 2012

Live: Panic! At The Disco @ Apollo

The past few years have seen P!ATD deviate from the stereotyped “emo” and are now appreciated for their music ability
8th February 2012

Live: I Am The Avalanche @ Moho

The only disappointment was not from the band itself but from the abnormally lacklustre crowd.
7th February 2012

Live: Nicolas Jaar @ Sound Control

Winner of the Resident Advisor 2011 Live Act Poll, Nico Jaar, sells out a dangerously packed Sound Control.
2nd February 2012

Live: Thin Lizzy + Interview with Jean-Paul Gaster of Clutch

“No Phil Lynott, no Thin Lizzy.” The classic rockers visit Manchester to prove everybody wrong, and bring the storming Clutch with them.
2nd February 2012

Live: The Drums @ HMV Ritz

The fact that this is the last date of a lengthy tour does nothing to dampen the energy and enthusiasm displayed.
2nd February 2012

Album: Rodrigo y Gabriela – Area 52

The raw passion that fuels Rodrigo y Gabriela’s live performances is diluted by lengthy and elaborate instrumental excursions.
31st January 2012

Live: White Lies @ Apollo

As gig experiences go, this one weaved in and out of sublime and mundane.
19th December 2011

Interview: Vinnie Caruana (I Am The Avalanche)

Frontman and founder of I Am The Avalanche, Vinnie Caruana, answers some questions shortly before their show at Moho Live earlier this month.
15th December 2011

Live: Skrillex @ Warehouse Project

Skrillex may have been dubbed the most hated man in dubstep, but there are nearly 2000 people in Manchester alone who’d disagree following this performance.
15th December 2011

Album: Four Year Strong – In Some Way, Shape or Form

Not an astounding effort from the pop punk quartet but impressive enough.

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