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< < Archive News Stories on Manchester Music For January, 2008

Bringing you all the News stories from deep in the archives

NEW YEAR NEW NOISE *** recommended ***
31 January 2008
The Window Right
Home of all things experimental and post-anything; proclaimed "the greatest live music night in town" by certain factions of Team MM, WOTGODFORGOT returns to Retro Bar on Wednesday (6th) with The Window Right, Liondialer, Go Lebanon and Denis Jones.

UPPING THE ANTI
31 January 2008
The Search Map
Following a break in January, The Anti-Scene is back in Dry Bar basement next Thursday (7th) with four more shots from Manchester's underground, namely MM favourites The Search Map plus The Drake Equation, The Generalissimos and Mr. Fist.

CLUB BRENDA'S MOHO MOJO
31 January 2008
The Answering Machine
Switchflicker announce that the next Brenda is on SATURDAY 9th FEBRUARY @ MOHO Live, the Northern Quarter’s brand spanking new venue with the Answering Machine making a grand appearance

BLOWOUT BACK IN CHORLTON!
31 January 2008
Working For A Nuclear Free City
The legendary BLOWOUT returns proper, starting this Friday February the 1st, back at The Irish Club in Chorlton, and going weekly from March

CONTROL CONTINUES TO CONQUER
31 January 2008
Joy Division
Sam Riley (who plays Ian Curtis from Joy Division in critically acclaimed film CONTROL) has won Rising Star Award for The Richard Attenborough Film Awards 2008

AMPLIFIER MAKE NOISE MAKE RECORD MAKE LIVE
30 January 2008
Amplifier
I’d be high above the mountaintops / I’d be deep beneath the ocean blue....Amplifier are back and they play Manchester this Saturday (2/2)

TWISTED AWARDS & RECORD DEALS
30 January 2008
Twisted Wheel
Oldham band Twisted Wheel have won 97.7 Xfm Manchester’s competition for new and emerging talent, Uploaded, and have since gone on to sign a multi record deal with Columbia Records

CHARLIES ALBUM - FREE !
29 January 2008
The Charlatans
The Charlatans announce news of their brand new album "You Cross My Path" available as a FREE download with Xfm (March 3rd) & CD and vinyl (May 19th)

COUNTRY CLUB'S FEBRUARY APPOINTMENTS
29 January 2008
Petty Thief
Hot Diggedy ! The Country Club is back for 2008 from the plush confines of Ruby Lounge as well as slots at Night + Day and the Bay Horse..

INSPIRALS TOUR
29 January 2008
Inspiral Carpets
Manchester's legendary finest the Inspiral Carpets head out in March for an 8 date tour, 20 years on from their debut release, the much celebrated Planecrash EP.

CORNERHOUSE EXIBITIONS - FEB
29 January 2008
Three Cornerhouse exhibitions open during February 2008 including some curious footgae of the late great Tony Wilson on Spanish TV talking about Madchester in a fetching pair of pink braces..

SUGARS SWEET TOUR
29 January 2008
The Sugars
2008 is set to be a busy year for much touted Leeds three piece, The Sugars

ACOUSTIC ACTION AID IN CHORLTON
29 January 2008
Watch out for this interesting slant on a charity gig. There's an intimate night of music from some of the best of the region's acoustic talent to raise money for Action Aid, on Saturday 9th Feb 2008 at St Clements church, Edge Lane, Chorlton

BOROWSKI'S BUSK
29 January 2008
George Borowski
The legendary Busk once again throws open the doors of the Garratt this Wednesday with the affable guitar melodies of George Borowski

ELBOW TOUR & NEW SINGLE
29 January 2008
Elbow
Elbow The New Single, ‘Grounds For Divorce’ released March 10th 2008, plus tour dates.

MANGION'S PICKLED MOUNTAIN
29 January 2008
The debut solo album by Suzy Mangion (previously of George) "The Other Side of the Mountain" is released by Pickled Egg Records on January 28t

WINELIGHTS DOUBLE DATES AT BURY MET
27 January 2008
This coming Tuesday and Friday, The Winelight Club has two high quality events in Bury - the regular 4 act slot on Tuesday the 29/1 is accompanied by mini-fest of 10 acts this Friday (1/2)

SOUTH CENTRAL IN THE HOOD
23 January 2008
The Hair
Shrouded in mystery (and indeed their trademark black hoods) the enigma that is South Central manifest themselves at the Roadhouse on Thursday the 31st Jan..>>

ROBO-TEENS
23 January 2008
Robots In Disguise
Roadhouse all ages gig this Monday with Robots In Disguise, Red Vinyl Fur and Daggers

RUBY LOUNGE LOVES FEBRUARY
21 January 2008
Duffy
The Ruby Lounge makes a very firm mark on 2008 - February features Angus & Julia Stone, Calvin Party, Arthur Lee,Bone-Box, Foy Vance, Eamon Hamilton (Brakes), DUFFY the return of THE COUNTRY CLUB plus The Vipers club night DISCO APOCALYPTO

BLOWOUT BACK !!
18 January 2008
Little Engine
Blowout have been welcomed back to the Irish Club in Chorlton starting Friday the 1st Feb with Orphan Boy and Cats In Paris plus a Ruby Lounge Special on the 25th Jan

AIRTIGHT'S FIFTH BIRTHDAY AND 2nd STUDIO LAUNCH
18 January 2008
Sara Lowes
Manchester's Airtight Studios are having an open day to celebrate their 5th birthday & the opening of a new 2nd studio – all invited – plus Matt & Freds event featuring King Creosote and Sara Lowes plus some Earlies band members !

UNSIGNED BAND TO BE GIVEN CHANCE TO OPEN MCR VERSUS CANCER EVENT
18 January 2008
Xfm Manchester will give unsigned band a chance to open Versus Cancer 2008 - read on

NO GAMBLING ON GLASVEGAS MANCHESTER DATE
18 January 2008
Glas Vegas (NOT the Irish Language talent show, but the hotly tipped NME touted hot new band for 2008) make a stop off on their journey to greatness at the City's Night & Day Cafe. on Tuesday the 29th January.

MORRISSEY - THE LAST OF THE INTERNATIONAL PLAYBOYS ? - ALBUM / IRAN / TOUR & FAN INVITE FOR AD CAMPAIGN
18 January 2008
Morrissey
Morrissey is set to release new single “That’s How People Grow Up” on 4th February , one week prior to a 15 track Greatest Hits which spans his unique 20-year solo career.

CHROME HOOF PROVIDE ISLINGTON SPARKLE
18 January 2008
Islington Mill are having a break throughout January, but don't worry they're using the time well to plan some powerful shows throughout the rest of the year.

ROADHOUSE KICKS OFF 2008
18 January 2008
The Roadhouse Manchester has just announced its early calendar for 2008, so get those new diaries filled in quick.

BLURT IT OUT ** VENUE CHANGE **
16 January 2008
Blurt
This Friday's (18th) Paper Scissors Glue night, originally booked for Saki, has moved to Joshua Brooks. Featuring veteran experimentalists Blurt plus Burnst, Cats In Paris, Holloran and Sannyassin (of Solar Fire Trio).

ALLIANCE LAUNCHED
15 January 2008
Air Cav
Air Cav release their long awaited debut single "Alliance" on 4th February; available on limited seven inch vinyl and CD it's available for pre-order now. The official live launch takes place on Friday 22nd February at the Roadhouse.

MIX AND MATCH
15 January 2008
Rachael Kichenside
So far as interesting collaborations go, we're rather intrigued by the prospect of Hacienda legend Dave Haslam remixing up-and-coming singer-songwriter Rachael Kichenside. The result features on her "Like The Tides" EP, released on 14th February.

TWISTED NEW YEAR : AFTERSHOW HOT NEWS
15 January 2008
Twisted Wheel
This new year, The Aftershow has a new start, in a new club. After a stint at Sankeys in 2007, the night moves to the last Friday of every month at MoHo Live in the Northern Quarter with Twisted Wheel lined up to headline the relaunch on 25th January.

YES WE LIKE ROCK MUSIC
15 January 2008
British Sea Power
With near universal critical acclaim for their third album British Sea Power visit Academy 2 on Sunday 27th January midway through a national tour. Support comes from hotly tipped These New Puritans and up-and-coming local MM faves The Vanguard.

NIGHT & DAY - FEBRUARY
15 January 2008
Night & Day unveils a typically packed schedule for February, with These New Puritans, Palladium, John "I Am Kloot" Bramwell and The Von Bondies just a few of the headline acts lined up and plenty of local and up-and-coming bands on the nights in between.

MANCHESTERMUSIC - Business As Usual
02 January 2008
Unfortunately, the close of 2007 was marred by an attack on the MM database

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