The Breeders was the name of the occasional duo act Kim and Kelley Deal performed in Dayton, Ohio in the early 1980s. In 1989, while a member of the Pixies, Kim resurrected the name for a project she intended to record with her friends Tanya Donelly (then of Throwing … Read on
British alt-rock outfit Beady Eye formed in 2009, several months after the rivalry between Oasis siblings Liam and Noel Gallagher reached a boiling point at a summer festival, resulting in Noel’s departure and the band’s dissolution.
That fall, Liam and three of his former Oasis bandmates — … Read on
GREY LANTERN + SOUP KITCHEN PRESENT
A MIDSUMMER PSYCH’S DREAM
MUGSTAR, DRUSS & DWELLINGS (GNOD) & HORRID
6 months to the day since its festive predecessor Psychmare Before Christmas, we invite you to welcome in the eve before Solstice with…
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Jagwar Ma emerged last year with the captivating single ‘Come Save Me’. Combining the earworm melodic sensibilities of 60′s sunshine pop with a tightly euphoric modern electronic edge, the Sydney-based duo of Jono Ma and vocalist Gabriel Winterfield quickly sent ripples across the blogosphere and heralded the arrival of … Read on
In a world of workaday singer-songwriters mired in vacuous self-regard, news of a new Ron Sexsmith record can only gladden the heart of those who care about deftly poetic, gently affecting songs that perfectly distill the pitfalls of being human. Especially when that record pairs him again with the … Read on
Bipolar Sunshine is a pasture new for a constituent part of Manchester’s most successful indie ska accident of the last few years. It’s probably best for all involved if you try and ignore this fact, though. Adio Marchant – once a member of Kid British, a band who … Read on
British neo-psychedelic band Temples make trippy dance-and rock-oriented pop that combines the experimental sound of bands like The Flaming Lips with the classic song craftsmanship of The Beatles. Formed in Kettering, Temples centers around the talents of songwriting duo vocalist/guitarist James Bagshaw and vocalist/bassist Thomas Warmsley.
“Charlie … Read on
It’s one of life’s darkly ironic truths that from death, great things can occur. The loss of a loved one becomes a catalyst within the human psyche for a change or a desire to express, be it displayed internally or externally.
Claw The Thin Ice is a new Manchester-based … Read on
Red Deer Club are proud to announce a gig with two ‘old friends’. Liz Green will be playing an exclusive solo piano show at The International Anthony Burgess Foundation on Saturday 22nd June. She will be supported by The Great Park.
Liz has just finished recording … Read on