Gentlemen’s Dub Club played an outstanding show at Manchester Academy 2, writes Luisa Bax
James Carroll gives his verdict on the atmospheric Australian synth-pop group City Calm Down and reviews their most recent performance at Manchester’s Soup Kitchen
Brass ensemble Old Dirty Brasstards cover Arctic Monkeys’ iconic debut album Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not, and do it pretty well.
New band on the scene I Don’t Know How But They Found Me has released their first EP, which does not disappoint, writes Eleanor Roberts
Jasmine Bennett reviews Cat Power’s beautiful return to the music industry with her tenth album, Wanderer.
The band are back after three quiet years with a contrastly loud release. It may not blow fans’ minds but it will keep them happy for now.
The ‘Rather Be’ hitmakers’ live set shows they have talent in abundance
Peace tread funky new ground on their sophomore LP
Blake Crompton reviews London-based duo JOHN (TIMESTWO) at their sold-out gig at the intimate The Castle Hotel in Manchester’s iconic Northern Quarter
After Janelle Monae’s MIF show received national media attention before it even began over issues with accessibility, the performer worked to undo the bad press by making inclusion and love the centre of her wacky, wonderful show
Josh Sandy discusses the successful sophomore release from singer-songwriter Nina Nesbitt, five years after her original debut hit the charts
The supergroup make their mark as reputable – if a little weird – givers of melodic, dream-like tunes, reports Rona McCann.
The young Australian rockers are good, but their crowds are better
The Staves build on their folk-rock formula on their second album
Twin Peaks are having a great time—and they want you to have a great time too
Fryars’ brand of nondescript dream pop failed to impress their audience