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ESSENTIAL PLAYLIST: TV On The Radio

If there’s one word that seems to pop up a lot when talking about TV On The Radio, it’s ‘Post’; During their 10 year career they’ve been labelled everything from Post-Punk, Post-Indie, Post-Disco, Post-Modern, and during those glorious few months in 2008 that bookended Obama getting elected and actually assuming office, Post-Racial. That’s because they’re a notoriously difficult band to pigeonhole into one particular sound or scene, occupying that rare niche of being talented artists and fierce experimentalists whilst also having an excellent ear for... Read more »

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Frank Turner

Welcome to 2015 - a brand new year chock full of brand new album releases, exciting new bands, gigs and festivals-galore for you to enjoy. To kick things off the right way, we thought we'd pick a special piece of content for our very first post of the New Year. That's why we caught up with ex-Million Dead frontman Frank Turner for an exclusive natter ahead of his intimate Manchester show at the Night & Day Café later this month, tickets for which can be... Read more »

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December Gig Guide

There’s never any shortage of gigs, great or otherwise, going on in the bustling city of Manchester so, especially around this busy Christmas time, it can be hard to know where to invest your time! Here’s our round up of the hottest, loudest, most intriguing and most unexpected gigs to hit Manchester this December. (more…)... Read more »

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Top 5 Hangover Breakfast Spots In Manchester

The hundreds of Manchester watering holes are far from secret to even the most fringent of visitors; but where do you go when the soles of your patent leather brogues are still sticky from the night before and your weeping stomach is in dying need of those luscious greasy calories and carbs? Listed below are five of the most perfectly prepared places to tend to that aching liver and soothe those post-party blues with the comfort of a cup of damn fine coffee and a... Read more »

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NN PICKS: Banks @ The Ritz, 25th Nov

With a slow burning build to the release of her debut album 'Goddess,' California's own Jillian Banks cuts a large shadow among this strange and revival of dark ethereal brooding pop tunes. Head to toe in black and with a colossal voice that spits eloquent tales of forlorn love and aching lust, Banks towers above the other pale clad imitators and has released an album of gigantic proportions to follow.  Still here are the strong refrains, accessible melodies and sparse electronic productions we have become... Read more »