Monday, January 20, 2020

Live Review: Orville Peck – Yes, Manchester

This evening's show is a sell out and UK fans are clearly embracing the spirit of the genre that Orville Peck straddles,...

Live Review: Night Moves – Night & Day Cafe, Manchester

According to the band's Instagram account, Night Moves don't travel beyond their own country's borders much. We are therefore honoured to welcome...

Live Review: Charles Esten – The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Charles Esten IS Deacon Claybourne. This is the only reason why folk bedecked in ten-gallon hats and suede fringe jackets are here...

Album Review: Leif Vollebekk – New Ways

2017's Twin Solitude was an introspective affair, a self-reflective road trip with a sombre geography full of...

Album Review: Michael Kiwanuka – KIWANUKA

What a time Michael Kiwanuka is having. A few short years ago after the release of a...

Live Review: Weyes Blood – Club Academy, Manchester

Manchester has gone to town on Halloween this year for some reason. There’s orange, inflatable monsters everywhere, and Club Academy is no...

Album Review: Liz Lawrence – Pity Party

Listening to her new album Pity Party, it becomes apparent almost immediately that Liz Lawrence's slot supporting...

Album Review: Wilco – Ode To Joy

In recent times, a new Wilco release has been viewed with trepidation. The last two releases, Star...

Album Review: Big Thief – Two Hands

A second album of the year for Big Thief, and there's probably enough time to fit in...

Live Review: Dope Lemon – Gorilla, Manchester

Despite arriving in the UK to officially promote the second album Smooth Big Cat and it's rather cool, psychedelic vinyl re-release, Angus...