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< < Archive News Stories on Manchester Music For January, 2007

Bringing you all the News stories from deep in the archives

RETURN OF THE HARD ROCK REVOLUTION * updated *
27 January 2007
ManchesterMusic in association with The Revolution 96.2 FM and Hard Rock Cafe brings you free live music every Wednesday in February, with iDresden, Tim & Sam, Sunday International, The Amber Club, Monomania, The Shallow Call, Band(ism)and Say Jansfield

RAMPANT CHARITY
26 January 2007
Air Cav
With the gig season well underway again, any night can bring tough choices - but next Wednesday (31st) there's only one place to be and that's The Rampant Lion - Air Cav, The Clerks and Contact Mo are playing and it's all in aid of Christies Cancer Care.

SONIC BOOM TIME
24 January 2007
Longview
Sonic Cathedral, the national home of all things shoegazing and space-rock, finally arrives in Manchester on Sunday 11th February with live sets from Longview, Maps and The Second Floor and a DJ set from Ulrich Schnauss. Night & Day.

ALL NIGHT INDIE PARTY
24 January 2007
The Courteeners
Fallowfield's biggest new music night has now moved to Thursdays with International One headlining tomorrow (25th) and the Courteeners next week (1st Feb). Indie All Night is at Bar XS, Wilmslow Rd - and no, you don't have to be a student to get in.

TROUBLING TIMES
23 January 2007
Troubles
Following their sell-out performance in December, former Hope Of The States members Troubles return to the Star & Garter on Monday 19th February for more spacious instrumental post-rock indie. Advance tickets are most definitely recommended.

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE!
23 January 2007
This week sees the first edition of Across The Pennines, a new monthly CD "compilazine" featuring ten tracks of new Northern music - #1 includes Lonelady, Sky Larkin, Nightjars and That Fucking Tank. We had a chat with the man behind it...

MORE NONSENSE FROM THE USUAL SUSPECTS
23 January 2007
El Condorez
FictionNonFiction tonight (Tue 23rd) bring you the rattling chords and splintered riffs of El Condorez, Libertines-ish snarl and swagger of Balboa, boisterous punky trio Armrug, and the phrase "motion notation perturbs the fan engine". All free! Bargain!

WANDERING MINSTRELS
22 January 2007
Das Wanderlust
Widely tipped as one of the bands to look out for in 2007, Das Wanderlust hail from Middlesbrough and describe themselves as "art-noise-pop for tea drinkers". They play Retro Bar on Thursday 25th January.

747s LANDING AT DRY BAR
22 January 2007
747s
Hot on the heels of their single "Rainkiss", the 747s pay a visit to Manchester's Dry Bar this Saturday (27th) with a full support bill including local indie-rock space-cadets The Amber Club.

THE COOPER'S VIRGIN INSTORE THIS MONDAY plus ALBUM COMP
18 January 2007
The Cooper Temple Clause
Manchester fans will be the first to see The Cooper Temple Clause perform tracks and signing their new album 'Make This Your Own' on the day of release - it's this Monday 22nd January at an exclusive Virgin in-store. details plus ALBUM COMP >>>

NORTHERN VEG ROCK
18 January 2007
Assembly Now
Assembly Now bring us their southern, off the handle blurry pop, supported by a new crop of worthy upstarts - The Ending Of..., Sir Yes Sir and Onions - Night & Day Friday the 19th January!

LAWNMOWERS! POTATOES! BISON! YES, IT'S THE LATEST V-MAN EVENTS LISTING
16 January 2007
Diaries at the ready! From the tuneful jangles of Alterkicks to a six-band extreme metal bash, there's something for everyone here, including the return of 65daysofstatic, a rock night for under-18s in Altrincham and some bands with really silly names...

FEAR NOT THE ENEMY
15 January 2007
Fear Of Music
Fear Of Music release their new EP "We Are Not The Enemy" on 12th February before heading off on tour supporting Mutemath, calling at the Roadhouse on Sunday 18th February.

NEW YEAR FICTION
15 January 2007
Hard Luck Child
FictionNonFiction reopens for business at Tiger Lounge tomorrow (Tuesday 16th). Expect hard rock'n'roll bottleneck blues from Hard Luck Child as well as sets from Arty Zyph and Eyes Wide; free entry; and the usual delightful word-mangling.

MY GENERATOR
10 January 2007
The Whip
Over January, February and March 2007, HV continue to host Manchester’s best tasty indie-punk-electro club night every Thursday at the Roadhouse with resident DJs from 10-2am and super special guest bands sandwiched between.

NEW YEAR, NEW FRIENDS
10 January 2007
The Courteeners
With the Xmas fun behind us, trust Friends Of Mine to carry on the party at Joshua Brooks this Saturday - The Courteeners, Cardinals and Its A Buffalo - need we say more ?

THE BUSK-IT CASE
10 January 2007
Help set the record for the World’s largest Group Busk with local charity VERSUS CANCER

AMERICAN BONER
10 January 2007
BoneBox
Manchester band Bone-box have been selected with only a handful of other emerging bands from the UK to play the esteemed South By Southwest festival

FIRE AWAY!
09 January 2007
Arcade Fire
The Arcade Fire have announced two Manchester dates at the Apollo (Thu 8th & Fri 9th March) as well as dates in Glasgow and London, and tickets are expected to sell out within minutes when they go on sale this Friday (12th Jan).

MUSIC FOR SALE... FOR NOUGHT PENCE
08 January 2007
Yes, it's another of those big lists of gigs - well you must be bored with sitting in watching TV by now. This one's for the people of Sale - Bar Amp and Designer Magazine bring you The Drainpipes, Say Jansfield, Monomania & more, free in every Thursday.

BEAT THIS!
07 January 2007
Beat Promotions's early 2007 schedule is here, featuring quality bills every Tuesday and Thursday at Dry Bar including some bands already well known to ManchesterMusic such as Former Bullies, The Shmatte Kid, Air Cav, Starfighter Pilot - plus loads more

ESCAPE TO THE JABEZ
02 January 2007
Make Good Your Escape
Fierce Panda's passionate indie rockers Make Good Your Escape follow their excellent In The City 2006 performance with a return to Manchester on 24th January at the Jabez Clegg, with support from local atmospheric soundscapers Laymar.

EAT INTO THE BLACK
02 January 2007
Anteater
Into The Black welcomes in 2007 with news of record releases and live club nights at the Star & Garter, including one of the first live shows by AnteAter (Tom "Forward Russia" Woodhead's pleasantly cacophonous side project) on Monday 5th February.

CIRCUMNAVIGATE THE GLOBE
02 January 2007
One of our favourite out-of-town club nights Latitude at Glossop Globe announces its Jan-Feb schedule, featuring Superkings, The Get Out Clause, Otra Mano, The Search Map, Air Cav, Headlines and My Side Of The Mountain all lined up to play.

SO WHICH ONE'S SAM, THEN?
02 January 2007
Tim And Sam's Tim And The Sam Band With Tim And Sam
With radio plays from Lamacq and a support slot with Troubles towards the end of last year, 2007 looks to be a good year for Manchester's most oddly-named pastoral post-rock-indie experimentalists. They kick it off with a gig at Night&Day this Sat (6th).

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