LIVE MUSIC, DJS AND RECORD FAIR TAKE CENTRE STAGE AT THIRD BOX SOCIAL

Independent live promoters Bad Uncle and Grey Lantern once again descend on their local, Levenshulme’s Klondyke Bowls Club, for another Box Social all-dayer on August 1. Ten live acts, DJs, an independent record label fair and more besides are set to descend on south-east Manchester for a truly eclectic day of music. The live line-up for this third installment […]

MANCHESTER QUARTET FLESH ANNOUNCE DEBUT TOUR

Manchester based four-piece Flesh have announced details of their first headline tour. The 11 date tour will take in London, Glasgow and Sheffield as well as a hometown show at Sound Control on September 29. The tour follows the release of singles W8 4 ME and Vauxhall Casanova, which you can listen to below. Flesh […]

PROTOMARTYR ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM AND UK TOUR DATES

This October (9th) Protomartyr will release their third and finest work to date, The Agent Intellect via Hardly Art Records. Named after an ancient philosophical questioning of how the mind operates in relation to the self. The band are composed of singer Joe Casey, guitarist Greg Ahee, drummer Alex Leonard, and bassist Scott Davidson – […]

LOW ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM AND UK TOUR

Low will release their 11th album Ones and Sixes on Sub Pop on September 11. The US three piece, who originally formed in 1993, have also announced a European tour including a date at Manchester Cathedral in October. The album was co-produced by the band and engineer BJ Burton at Justin Vernon’s April Base Studios in […]

MONOTONY TO RELEASE LIMITED EDITION VINYL

The evil twins of Sauna Youth will release the self titled 12” on the 14th August via Faux Discx. The six songs were previously only available as a download and fleetingly as a limited cassette on Comfortable On A Tightrope. Pre order at: http://www.fauxdiscx.com/shop/monotony-monotony Monotony will feature hand screen-printed artwork by The Positive Press and limited to 300 […]

SLUG ANNOUNCES FULL UK TOUR AND COVERS KATE BUSH’S ‘BIG SKY’

Having released his debut album Ripe earlier this year SLUG – AKA Sunderland’s Ian Black, has plotted a brand new set of dates across the coming months. Coming up are appearances at UK festivals and a Manchester date supporting FFS and then on to a headline tour in October SLUG LIVE DATES 08 Aug – […]

PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCASTING TO RELEASE NEW SINGLE ‘THE OTHER SIDE’

To coincide with a line of festival dates, followed by a full UK tour, Public Service Broadcasting are releasing live favourite ‘The Other Side’ on 28th August. J. Willgoose, Esq., the mastermind behind PSB, describes the track as the “most emotional moment” from their newly release album The Race For Space. Full listings are below, […]

THE HOLYDRUG COUPLE RETURN TO MANCHESTER WITH SUPPORT FROM HORSEBEACH

The Sacred Bones-signed Chilean hypnagogic pop duo The Holydrug Couple and Manchester heroes Horsebeach will play The Soup Kitchen July 8th Doors 7.30pm. Tickets are £8.50 – purchase them here The Holydrug Couple released their sophomore album Moonlust earlier this year and Horsebeach released their self-titled debut LP in 2014, which featured in Piccadilly Records’ records of the […]

SAUNA YOUTH RELEASE NEW VIDEO FOR ‘TRANSMITTERS’

Directed, shot and edited by Gary Mcquiggin of Welywyn Garden City, known for his work previously with The Pheromoans,The Bomber Jackets and Deerhoof, the film recalls James Broughton’s surrealist miniature The Pleasure Garden (1957). Using a number of the same locations, the band appear, disappear and re-appear amongst and against the modern day remains of […]

EX HEX ANNOUNCE NEW UK TOUR FOR NOVEMBER

US punk rock trio Ex Hex will play Manchester on their November UK tour. The band, comprised of  Mary Timony, Laura Harris and Betsy Wright, released their debut album Rips last year on Merge Records. They have toured the US and Europe non-stop since then, and will return to these shores in November after a […]