Harry Thorfinn reviews Dry Cleaning at their Manchester gig, noting exceptional lyricism from such a young band
After winning the title of the best album of the year, Fontaines DC’s gig at O2 Ritz fell far short of expectations, writes Bella Fleming
Sam Dynes discusses how the riotous Irish quintet The Murder Capital made the crowd erupt at their sold out show at Manchester’s YES (the Pink Room)
Alternative music culture seriously needs to reconsider putting all its eggs in the post-punk basket, says writer Sam Dynes
The Psychedelic Furs, British post-punk legends, set O2 Ritz alight on Tuesday night, in all the right ways – only the audience didn’t get the memo
Bella Jewell reflects on the powerful work of the radical feminist, punk rocker and conceptual artist who continues to push the boundaries: Linder
Sugar daddies, blood bathing, social inequality, and capitalism – what more could you possibly want?
Highly inaccessible and staggeringly audacious, Sun Kil Moon’s new album can be a rich and rewarding listening experience in parts (providing you’re still awake when they come round)
In 1979 the Macclesfield four piece, along with the help of manager Rob Gretton, producer Martin Hannett, and Factory, let the winds of the industrial north-west blow over their strings and gave us Unknown Pleasures: an album that’s impact can still be felt today
Brighton punk band Squid brought exceptional live music and energy to YES (Pink Room) but were still unable to excite the reserved crowd
Yorkshire based quintet SHEAFS graced the stage at iconic Manchester venue Night & Day Cafe, impressing fans and newcomers alike
Writer Jess Foster chats to Millie from The Ninth Wave about their new record, friendship, and their Scottish roots
Dubliners Fontaines DC storm the Gorilla stage a day after the release of their debut LP Dogrel writes Caolan Coleman.
“Shame, Shame, Shame, that’s the name” snarled the pompous, yet undeniably meritorious Charlie Steen