Two of punk’s more untraditional and progressive bands, Fucked Up and Titus Andronicus, will co-headline a run of dates in the UK in May. Their show at Sound Control in Manchester is one of only a handful of shows on the tour.
Fucked Up last released the well-praised … Read on
“This new British four-piece have had bloggers in a frenzy over the past year with the release of their debut EP, Life Size Ghosts. Vocalist Kate Sproule’s ethereal tones (she also plays the violin) and the band’s dreamy electronic-folk sound is surely destined for great things.” – London Evening … Read on
We’re delighted to be presenting the first Manchester show for Camper Van Beethoven since 2004 – and only their second here in 25 years.
Camper Van Beethoven introduced an eclectic, often humorous blend of hippie psychedelia, avant-garde improvisation, country-western shadings, pseudo-ethnic sounds, and a hardcore punch to the mid-1980s … Read on
T.G. Elias is a prolific writer and performer whose distinctive, subtle and powerful voice holds audiences spellbound with his mesmerizing performances.
Drawing from his deeply rooted relationship with Gospel, Country and Blues, the result is a collection of candid tales and life stories,
served up by a … Read on
We celebrate a hefty 14 years of the monthly Keep It Unreal night! The venue is Band on the Wall, a venue that has a long & important history in the Manchester music scene, which recently reopened after a full refurbishment, and boasts a RIDICULOUS soundsystem.
As … Read on
It is an absolute honour to, once again, welcome Alasdair to play at a Carefully Planned event. He is one of my all-time favourites. A wonderful character, great songwriter, brilliant guitarist, lovely voice and a splendid heart. Please take a look at Alasdair’s website.
Critically acclaimed Scottish folk singer, … Read on
Since forming in Duluth, Minnesota in 2003, Trampled by Turtles always felt they were able to attain an energy on stage that can’t be found in the studio. They were so comfortable playing on the road that they treated their previous albums’ recording processes like tours. For Stars and … Read on
Born 1986 in the suburban Icelandic town of Mosfellsbær, a few kilometers outside of Reykjavík, composer/performer Ólafur Arnalds has always enjoyed pushing boundaries with both his studio work and live-shows. Since the release of his debut album Eulogy for Evolution in 2007 he has built up a dedicated international … Read on
Foxygen is the bicoastal classic rock-leaning experimental pop project of multi-instrumentalists Sam France and Jonathan Rado. The two grew up in the Los Angeles suburb of West Lake Village and began the band in 2005 as 15-year-old high-school freshmen. Apart from sharing a voracious love of classic albums from … Read on
Fitting into a year what most bands achieve in three, it’s hard to believe Splashh are still only at the beginning of their journey. Formed in early 2012 after New Zealand-born frontman Sasha Carlson and Australian guitarist Toto Vivian left the shores of the Southern Hemisphere for the grey … Read on