Backstage: RY X in Manchester

Lit by only flickering candlelight, Ry Cuming looms over the 260-strong crowd in Manchester's Deaf Institute, all of them spellbound by the enigmatic Australian. Flanked by his band, the trio moved like shadows...

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...