MONEY SHARE VIDEO FOR ‘I’LL BE THE NIGHT’

MONEY have shared the video for lead single ‘I’ll Be The Night’. The video shows songwriter Jamie Lee in his natural habitat, surrounded by influences in his London bedsit and along his travels to his local pub and surrounding neighborhood. Directed by Liam Healy, who describes it as “An honest portrait of British pub culture”, it beautifully captures the yearning nature of the song. Watch it below…MONEY have also announced... Read More

MONEY SHARE NEW SINGLE ‘I’LL BE THE NIGHT’

The new single is taken from their upcoming 2nd album Suicide Songs which is to be released 29th January 2016 via Bella Union.    Jamie Lee commented on the album: “It seemed to make sense for the period, since I was dabbling with an unworldly attitude toward life, though that’s changed now,” he vouches. “But we don’t want it to come across just in a negative way. We don’t want to glorify mental illness either.” “Above all else,... Read More

MONEY ANNOUNCE SECOND ALBUM ‘SUICIDE SONGS’

MONEY have announced the release of their much-anticipated second album Suicide Songs, which will be released 29th January via Bella Union and is available to pre-order from iTunes. The band has unveiled a first taste of the album with ‘You Look Like A Sad Painting On Both Sides Of The Sky’ which is streaming below.The band has also announced an extensive headline tour to follow the release of the album including an opening night... Read More

MONEY ANNOUNCE THREE INTIMATE UK SHOWS

Having just completed an extensive US tour and currently working on material for their second album, MONEY have just announced three intimate UK shows in October at which they’ll be showcasing new songs prior to going into the studio. Continuing their tradition of performing in unconventional spaces the band’s London show will be at Chats Palace which was originally a library for the betterment of the people of the East End. They’ll... Read More

NEWS: MONEY – NEW VIDEO TO ‘SHADOW OF HEAVEN’

Having released a short film for ‘Goodnight London’ last month, MONEY have just unveiled a somewhat more DIY video for ‘The Shadow Of Heaven’, the title track from their debut album. Directed by their friend Liam Healy, the video brilliantly captures the band’s distinctive aesthetic along with the madcap antics of singer and lyricist Jamie Lee.MONEY are Jamie Lee, Charlie Cocksedge, Billy Byron and Scott Beaman. Having... Read More

THE WAVE: BEN WARD (SWAYS RECORDS)

Sways Records THE WAVE –  Silent Radio’s feature where we speak to the city’s venue owners, promoters and new music advocates. The guys (and girls) behind the magic and probably the very people responsible for one of your favourite music experiences… Ben Ward (Sways Records): Meeting Ben Ward, one of three leaders of Manchester/Salford record label Sways Records, in Soup Kitchen, a venue which has been the host of many ambitious shows,... Read More

INTERVIEW: PATTERNS

Patterns Manchester band, Patterns, having released their debut album in January are now on the verge of their biggest show yet. In eerie surroundings with the nocturnal, gothic atmosphere inspired by Salford’s beautiful, St. Philip’s Church, Patterns will expand their debut Walking Lines to widths they are yet to explore. With the support of Manchester Community Choir, Patterns will re-create all the vocal layers present on their debut, which... Read More

NEWS: BEACONS FESTIVAL – FIRST ACTS ANNOUNCED

Following a hugely successful 2013 which featured Django Django, Bonobo, Local Natives and more, Beacons Festival returns for 2014 over the weekend of 7th August to 10th August. Beacons Festival is pleased to reveal the first acts for 2014. New York opulent disco / astral funk duo Darkside, ethereal and intimate yet mountain-range massive sounding London trio Daughter and the elegantly crafted electronica tunes of Jon Hopkins will headline the festival. The... Read More

Album Review: Money – The Shadow of Heaven

Money, The Shadow of Heaven, wealth and religion, the twin asteroids of humanity’s destruction, grand topics for an equally grand album. When you listen to this debut from the Manchester 4-piece it certainly seems that they are looking to encompass the city, the earth and stars and everything inbetween. Money mainman, Jamie Lee, expands in this interview in the Guardian: “If you truly love and trust a band, then you’ll gladly surrender... Read More

NEWS: MONEY – HEADLINE TOUR + ‘HOLD ME FOREVER’ VIDEO

Following their performances at two sold-out Manchester International Festival shows, MONEY are shaping up to be one of the most talked-about bands of the year and The Shadow Of Heaven one of the most eagerly-anticipated debuts. The good news is Jamie Lee and co have just announced a November UK tour, taking in some of the country’s less conventional performance spaces, MONEY being a band who do things very much on their own terms. Upcoming... Read More

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