Backstage: Twin Peaks in Manchester

We caught up with Chicago's finest Twin Peaks, taking their record 'Down In Heaven' on a spin across Europe. Setting up shop at Manchester's Sound Control, the five-piece shook the ceiling with their bluesy gar...

Live Review: Tom Odell at Manchester Town Hall

It’s fair to say that  Tom Odell's last bout of live shows were relatively disappointing,  largely due to songs falling flat from frankly a lack of energy. While there’s no doubting his abundance of talent, whe...

Live Review: Shakey Graves at Gorilla, Manchester

I’ll be honest and say I’d only listened to Shakey Grave’s debut album And The War Came once fully prior to his show at Gorilla, Manchester, last night. In hindsight, I wish I’d given it a few more plays beca...

Live Review: Courtney Barnett at O2 Manchester Ritz

Courtney Barnett has seen a meteoric rise in popularity this year, and in Manchester alone she’s been promoted from a small and intimate performance at Gorilla to a sold out show at the Ritz in less than a ye...