Jess Foster reviews YONAKA’s immersive performance at Manchester Academy 2
Reece Ritchie reviews Amber Run’s performance at the O2 Ritz, coming as the first performance in their UK tour for their album Philiphobia
Manchester-based Saytr Play are a band which stand out in the current crop of guitar bands, and are no doubt in store for a bright future.
Jasmine Bennett gives the details on Spilt Milk Society’s return to the indie scene for this week’s Hot Right Now
Contributor Jasmine Bennett takes a listen to Bambi, the new autumnal album by soft-sounding indie pop band, Hippo Campus
An electric night with Perfume Genius at Gorilla is as compelling as it is powerful, writes Alex Corns
Personal and political blur together in an infectiously energetic debut album that appropriately develops the pop-punk duo’s sound, writes Joe Casson
Having replaced all but one of their members, Cherry Glazerr are back with a charismatic yet at times uninspiring new album, writes David Newman
Cassia deliver a technically stunning performance at the spectacular Manchester Cathedral, making use of clever lighting to match their breezily indie sound, writes Georgina Davidson
Bella Fleming writes about the loss of the talented young band Her’s and their outstanding contribution to the indie music world
Issy Bolitho previews Ten Tonnes return to headline shows, bringing infectious indie-pop to Manchester’s The Deaf Institute.
Leeds-born five-piece Heir radiate a pool of light on the otherwise colder and darker autumn months
Sheffield’s Tramlines Festival is back for another summer of great live music and this year it’s better than ever with a huge line-up of artists over the weekend, from 20th – 22nd July
Mac DeMarco finally grows up, delivering a low-key album full of his most introspective and accomplished songwriting to date
The Shins’ latest record will be a welcome return for their dearest fans, but others will find another record to add to the backend of a summer Spotify playlist, Christian Hurry writes