FRIGHTENED RABBIT ANNOUNCES WINTER UK TOUR

Frightened Rabbit have announced a Winter UK tour of their album “Painting of a Panic Attack’, including Manchester Catherdral on 30th November. Tickets are available to fans via a mailing list only pre-sale on Wednesday 15th June, and are on general sale from Friday 17th June. Mailing list sign up and tickets on sale here […]

FIELD MUSIC TO COMMEMORATE THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME

Field Music are set to perform a newly commissioned live score with the Royal Northern Sinfonia and electronic duo Warm Digits to accompany Asunder, a film telling the tale of the North East’s involvement in the Battle of the Somme, one of the most horrific battles in World War One. The collaboration marks the event’s […]

NOTS ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM ‘COSMETIC’

NOTS have announced details of the release of their second album. Cosmetic is released on Heavenly Recordings on Friday 9th September, and the band have shared new single, ‘Entertain Me‘ (below). Lead vocalist / guitarist Natalie Hoffman says of the track: ““Entertain Me” is a song in a constant state of movement and deterioration around one central, […]

PINS SHARE NEW VIDEO FOR ‘I’LL GET MINE’

In the wake of a North American tour supporting The Subways, Manchester five-piece PINS have shared an artful video for track “I’ll Get Mine,” as well as a remix of “Trouble” by electro-pop label mates BERNARD + EDITH. Both premiered were premiered by Under the Radar. The video deploys the minimalist style of the Factory […]

APHEX TWIN SHARES VIDEO FOR CIRKLON3

Aphex Twin’s first official music video for 17 years; CIRKLON3 [ Колхозная mix ], directed by Ryan Wyer, age 12, of Rush, co. Dublin has been announced. Aphex Twin and Warp Records commissioned Ryan to direct, edit and produce the video for the track from the forthcoming Cheetah EP, after becoming aware of his work […]

ANNA MEREDITH TO LEAD RESIDENCY FOR YOUNG FEMALE ARTISTS

Brighter Sound, in collaboration with the Museum of Science and Industry, are excited to announce that the incredible Anna Meredith will be leading their next Artistic Directors Series alongside guitarist and composer Jack Ross and visual artist Eleanor Meredith. Anna will lead a four­ day residency from 18th – 21th July for young and emerging […]

SUUNS TO PLAY THEIR FIRST MANCHESTER SHOW IN FIVE YEARS

Soup Kitchen are to host a first headlining show in Manchester in five years for Secretly Canadian signings SUUNS. The group are touring Europe following the release of their third album Hold/Still. Hold/Still is an enigmatic thing: an eerily beautiful, meticulously played suite of music that embraces opposites and makes a virtue of cognitive dissonance. […]

EX-AMAZING SNAKEHEADS FRONTMAN DALE BARCLAY MAKES LIVE RETURN

Former Amazing Snakeheads frontman Dale Barclay returns to the stage with a new band. He invites you to join him for the long road to freedom. The music will not stop. All welcome, no prisoners. Joining him are Ten Mouth Electron. Krautrockabilly psycho-pop, they’ve prompted parallels with musical forces that don’t usually appear together in […]

BEAT-HERDER FESTIVAL ANNOUNCE FRIDAY NIGHT HEADLINER JAMES

The jewel in the crown of Northern England’s festival calendar, Beat-Herder, today announces its Friday night headliner. Kicking off proceedings in the Ribble Valley will be Manchester rock legends JAMES, replacing former headliners Primal Scream, who have sadly had to cancel their appearance due to Bobby Gillespie’s recent injury. Fresh from a new album and arena tour and known […]

JAMES BLAKE ANNOUNCES HEADLINE TOUR

James Blake has announced a handful of UK dates in October-November, including a Manchester show at Academy  on 3rd November. The much-awaited headline shows will give fans the opportunity to see the award-winning artist, producer, songwriter, and vocalist performing new tracks from his critically acclaimed third album The Colour In Anything (Polydor Records). UK tour dates: 27.10    […]