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Jamie T Performing
21st Jan
It is important that artists face not only positive appraisal but criticism to help shape them as an artist. I feel it is important for artists...
band pic
19th Jan
I had the fortune to see Alina Ly play her set at the Castle Hotel in the Northern Quarter. The whole concert was organised by Scruff of the neck...
Casey Birks and Matt Hartless of the Maverick 7
31st Dec
As we approach the dying embers of 2018, it seems pertinent to look ahead to next year and a band you probably are yet to hear of, but may well in...
One Day Like This
25th Dec
One Day Like This was a smash hit single for Bury band, Elbow, in 2008. Lead singer, Guy Garvey, once remarked, "My God, how it changed our fortunes...
4th Dec
A Gospel Guitarist  On the night of Halloween 1963, a Manchester legend was born under the name Johnny Marr. Marr is a an award winning...
Foundations Festival Logo
4th Dec
FOUNDATIONS Festival is returning to Manchester this December to celebrate the city’s grassroots alternative music and art scene. Focusing on...
4th Dec
London quartet Anteros have swiftly made a name for themselves on the alternative scene after releasing their self-titled debut in 2014. With...
Ambiere shot by Andrea Ellison
4th Dec
Ambiere’s sound is described as “fairy-tale grunge with a jellybean and peanut butter finish” by Manchester production company Scruff of the Neck –...
3rd Dec
  With viral success at just 16 years old, American rapper Lil Pump has emerged out of the Florida underground rap scene and landed success in...
3rd Dec
It’s been quite a while since Blossoms have played to a crowd this small, but 250 lucky punters managed to grab tickets to a surprise gig, at...

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