Music Archive


26th November 2011

Live: King Charles @ Roadhouse

The regally named King Charles conquers the hearts of girls across the nation.
26th November 2011

Live: Red Hot Chili Peppers @ MEN Arena

If RHCP can no longer put on a show like this one, that’ll be when to call it a day. Until then though, it’d be criminal for them to stop.
26th November 2011

Live- Anna Calvi @ Manchester Cathedral

An accomplished and interesting live show, Anna Calvi is an act that could restore your faith in British music.
24th November 2011

Live – Candlefest (w/Orange Goblin Interview)

Candlelight Records showcase their roster in Manchester, but does it work. Also, Tom Geddes talks to Orange Goblin.
24th November 2011

Live – Turbowolf

Frantic keyboard heavy rockers Turbowolf smashed it up with Hawk Eyes, but not before chatting to Tom Geddes
22nd November 2011

Album: Turbowolf – Turbowolf

Big release for stunning live band Turbowolf, but can their debut album live upto expectations?
22nd November 2011

Column: Baby, Baby, Baby… Ohh Wait, Maybe Not.

Music Editor Tom Geddes takes a look at whether anybody comes away from Justin Bieber’s baby scandal without looking terrible.
16th November 2011

Album: Joker – The Vision

Surprises lay in wait even for those who thought they knew the established producer very well.
16th November 2011

Album: Alabama 3 – Shoplifting 4 Jesus

An album packed full of country, funk, blues, gospel, acid house, dubstep and afrobeat. Something for everyone then.
16th November 2011

Album: Atlas Sound – Parallax

A wonderfully beguiling and sensitive record from Deerhunter frontman, Bradford Cox.

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16th November 2011

Album: Future of the Left – Polymers Are Forever

This overlooked British outfit still know how to produce some of the most gutsy and infectious rock music around.
16th November 2011

Live: Maccabees @ Sound Control

A step-down from their last Mancunian venture at Academy 1, The Maccabees prove that it’s not where you play but how you play that matters.
16th November 2011

Live: The Darkness @ Academy 1

Think Frankie Cocozza’s the most badass, rock n roll knobhead you’ve ever seen strutting his stuff? You’ve clearly never seen The Darkness then.
16th November 2011

Live: The King Blues @ Academy 2

Poetry and drum cymbals set alight? This isn’t your usual gig. This is a King Blues gig.
16th November 2011

Live: Dum Dum Girls

The Dum Dum Girls manage to achieve the rare feat of recalling Joy Division in a manner that isn’t jarringly obvious.
16th November 2011

Live: Rise Against @ Apollo

You can’t doubt Rise Against’s passion and stamina but as far as live experiences go, this one was a little disappointing.
16th November 2011

Live: The Antlers

A modest but devoted crowd greet Brooklyn band The Antlers.
16th November 2011

Live: Jamie XX @ Warehouse Project

A feeling of missed opportunity for the lack of a smashing set that the regulars at WHP have come to expect.
16th November 2011

Live: Now Wave at the Ritz – Stephen Malkmus/Girls/Spectrals

Now Wave presents…Spectrals, Girls and Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks.
16th November 2011

Live: Bass Drum of Death

Strikingly-named Bass Drum of Death play in one of the more unlikely Manchester venues.

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