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Contributor Ewan Soehren headed down to Manchester Academy 3 to review Peter Bjorn and John, but was there performance surprisingly underwhelming?

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Live: Jaws

Connor Schofield’s sunny indie pop deserved to make the transition from his bedroom to the stage

West Palm Beach-based indie rockers Surfer Blood brought with them a little bit of Florida sunshine to Academy 3 on Wednesday night, as they powered through a set that lasted just shy of an hour, but for what it lacked in quantity it more than made up for it in quality.

Live Review: Loski

Contributor Luke McGavin reviews Loski’s Manchester Academy 2 show who delivered an underwhelming performance

The intimate atmosphere in Academy 3 was the perfect setting for the first appearance of intriguing new sound and beat makers, The Naked and Famous. This New Zealand-originated rock band have fused the ferocious talents of Alisa Xayalith and Thom Powers to create a five-piece band with a style similar to that of MGMT, yet they differentiate with vocals to rival that of Paramore’s Hayley Williams.