An impressive title, an unimpressive port
The cardinal sin in live music is being boring: DMA’s are guilty as charged, writes Jasmine Bennett
Kurt Vile plays as a shaggy-haired guitar virtuoso, preaching his beautiful music to a sea of dedicated fans, writes Bella Fleming
Bella Fleming gives all the details on upcoming indie-grunge band, Goat Girl, and their sold-out gig at Manchester’s beloved Gorilla
The Scouse favourites pay a largely pointless tribute to their younger, more vibrant selves writes contributor Caolan Coleman
Leeds-born five-piece Heir radiate a pool of light on the otherwise colder and darker autumn months
After indie rockers Wolf Alice snatch the coveted 2018 Mercury prize, Ethan Davies and Hana Kelly discuss whether or not they did enough to deserve it.
Pale Waves’ debut is glittering, but fails to be overtly original or diverse
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
Jasmine Bennett ends the semester with a trip to Manchester’s finest new festival, Year’s End.
Ex-Rascals front man and one half of the Last Shadow Puppets Miles Kane revitalises lad rock with a fun filled performance at the first night of his 2 day Academy residence
Seeing alt-J live at The Bridgewater Hall felt like a spiritual experience – completely breathtaking and utterly mesmerising, writes contributor Alex Wain
Anteros – the glittery silver lining to the dark clouds of the world – put on an emotionally euphoric performance at Soup Kitchen, writes contributor Winona Newman.
Jasmine Bennett gives the details on Spilt Milk Society’s return to the indie scene for this week’s Hot Right Now
Black Honey’s eponymous debut album is a bold, sultry and effortlessly fun celebration of pop, writes Rona McCann
With an upcoming tour and a third album on the way, Jasmine Bennett reviews the latest singles from one of Manchester’s greatest, The 1975.
Contributor Georgina Davidson reports from Tramlines 2018, giving us the lowdown on music offerings and the reasoning behind the event’s message to “Be More Nulty”