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MUTINY IN THE COUNTY
28 September 2012 / Sound Control / Manchester
:: Amida :: Mutineers ::
After a short break away, anticipation is rife to
see how Mutineers can develop their already bulging
IT'S NOT THE OUTSIDE BUT WHAT'S ON THE INSIDE THAT COUNTS
29 September 2012 / Hulme Hippodrome / Manchester
:: Warm Widow :: Salford Media City :: Poppycock ::
"I think tonight is going to be a good one"
utters one of the saxophonists...
THE OUTER EDGE OF THE UNDERGROUND
26 September 2012 / The Bay Horse / Manchester
:: PoiL :: Whores And Wizards ::
They might be promoting some bigger names these days
but Fat Out Til You Pass Out have never lost sight
of their DIY roots. This is why we hope they never
MAKING IT THE HARD WAY
26 September 2012 / Academy 1 / Manchester
:: Richard Hawley ::
His first words to the sold-out crowd tonight are
“where the fuck did you lot come from?” We all take
it as a compliment.
NOT QUITE PHOENIX NIGHTS...
22 September 2012 / Lower Kersal Social Club / Salford
:: Deadtapes :: Evil Blizzard ::
We do love checking out a new venue - or at least
one that's new to the gig circuit. We just hope Evil
Blizzard haven't scared them too much...
DON'T MESS WITH THE BUNNYMAN
20 September 2012 / The Factory (Fac251) / Manchester
:: Danny Mahon :: Ian McCulloch (with Ian Broudie) ::
"Get that fucker out, don't care if he's a fan..." -
Mac The Mouth takes on people who have loud
conversations during quiet gigs, and wins.
16 September 2012 / The Attic / Manchester
:: Goodnight Astor ::
In an attic in darkest corners of Manchester,
something goes bump in the night...
OVER THE HILL OR FAR AWAY
14 September 2012 / Ruby Lounge / Manchester
:: Fu Manchu ::
Fu Manchu must have done something right, if they're
still amusing old indie-rock cynics like myself
15 September 2012 / Salutation / Manchester
:: The Bell Peppers :: L’amour Des Réves ::
It’s not that hot, but it’s warm & spicy
2012NQ - EH?
07 September 2012 / Various Venues / Manchester
:: Mike Garry ::
...a natural born raconteur who can translate
something he has only just seen into a 5 minute tale
that you want to listen to.
RAMSBOTTOM...SO MUCH TO ANSWER FOR
14 September 2012 / Ramsbottom Cricket Club / Bury (mcr)
:: Louis Barabbas And The Bedlam Six :: Air Cav :: Inspiral Carpets :: Danny Mahon :: The Janice Graham Band ::
Goood evening Ramsbottom !!!!...strange greetings
but magical stuff from the foothills of the
04 September 2012 / Soup Kitchen / Manchester
:: Sleep Party People :: The Underground Youth ::
There are four figures on the stage and each of them
has a black hoodie and a rabbit mask. A sad faced
DANCING IN THE STREETS.... OF ROCHDALE
01 September 2012 / Town Centre / Rochdale
:: Shinies :: The Tapestry :: Jesca Hoop :: The Beat :: Martha And The Vandellas ::
Yep, I think we have a winner. There have been some
frankly odd festival line-ups this summer, but Feel
Good Festival scoops the prize for this no-filler
eclectic lucky-bag of the brand new and the