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Posts by MonthOctober 2011
The 23 year-old singer/songwriter Nathan is a fresh face from London’s southeast side with a light tenor and brave falsetto that’s perfect for pop music.
Born in London, Nathan is a mash of British, American and Jamaican culture, having spent time living in each country. His mother, Lorna Gee, is … Read on
Following their appearances at the Leeds and Reading festivals the Mexican Folk alter-ego of LA Hardcore act The Bronx announce a Manchester show. … Read on
“…battles of will and utopian vistas, at the point where a rock band ends and an electronic symphony begins. this is the delirious sound of swimming, unveiled on debut album ‘the fireflow trade’ out on their own colourschool label and produced by the band. their talent for sonic experimentation never … Read on
Okkervil River is an indie/folk rock band from Austin, Texas USA.
Formed in 1998, the band takes its name from a short story by Russian author Tatyana Tolstaya. The band currently consists of Will Sheff (vocals, guitar), Justin Shurburn (guitar, keyboards), Lauren Gurgiolo (guitar, pedal steel, mandolin), Scott Brackett (keyboards,
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Red Snapper are a British instrumental band founded in London in 1993 by Ali Friend (double bass), Richard Thair (drums), and David Ayers (guitar). The three core members are also joined by various guest musicians and vocalists on different records. According to music journalist, Jason Ankeny (Allmusic) “the British acid … Read on
Lisa Hannigan, born February 12th 1981 in Kilcloon, County Meath, Ireland, is a singer-songwriter originally known as the female vocalist from Damien Rice’s best selling breakthrough albums O and 9. Lisa also appears on backing vocals on Mic Christopher’s album Skylarkin, as well as the soundtrack to “Goldfish Memory”.
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We’re delighted to present the first Manchester show by contemporary chamber ensemble North Sea Radio Orchestra.
Support comes in the form of a rare outing by North Manchester duo The Boats. The partnership of Craig Tattersall and Andrew Hargreaves, collectively know as The Boats, enters into its seventh year.
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The Miserable Rich are a chamber pop band, formed in 2007 and based in Brighton, England. The band is known for its distinctive, chamber orchestra sound, created using cello and violin as the primary lead instruments, augmented by double bass, acoustic guitar and occasionally piano. They have released two albums, … Read on