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< < Archive News Stories on Manchester Music For October, 2004

Bringing you all the News stories from deep in the archives

GET LOADED
30 October 2004
XisLOADED
The ubiquitous and also very generous V-Man presents some heavyweight rock action on Tuesday November 9th with X is Loaded with support from The Verra Cruz, The Lucida Console and PTA.

BLUE FRIDAY
30 October 2004
The Urban Blue
Invigourated after a top drawer slot with Do Me Bad Things, Urban Blue play the Roadhouse on Friday November 12th.

BOO ! (HALLOWEEN BLOWOUT)
29 October 2004
Zombina & The Skeletones
This Friday the 29th October sees the VCs and The Children shimmy alongside the excellent Zombina & The Skeletones (see recent MM review).

MOVIE SOUNDTRACK STRATEGIES
28 October 2004
L Dopa
Zootsuit Productions opens its doors tomorrow (Friday 29th Oct) at The Star and Garter with a live music and film soundtrack night themed on Quentin Tarantino. Live sets from L Dopa, R Mutt, Pussycat and Made in China.

CLUB FANDANGO
28 October 2004
The Gods of Good Living
Club Fandango purveyors of live quality returns to the Night and Day this Friday 29th October with live sets from Gods of Good Living, 28Costumes, Computerman, Overtone and The New Fear.

NEWS CATCH-UP DAY #5- TEN BANDS PLAY TEN MINUTES?
27 October 2004
TVH-3
You've heard of speed dating. Well here's speed gigging. On the 10th of November 'Where there's a Will There's no Wave' presents Dance Dance Revolution! 10 bands playing for 10 mins each at the Retro Bar. Sets from Julian Donkey Boy, Brown Owl, R Mutt...

NEWS CATCH-UP DAY #4 - TWO CITY
27 October 2004
Karma
2Cityrecords presents a night of new live bands in the North on Thursday 28 Oct at Jabez Clegg. Sets from Karma, Rebbeca, The Maker and Sam Sallon.

NEWS CATCH-UP DAY #3 - FUCK FIREWORKS
27 October 2004
Jack Cooper
Watch £40 disappear in the space of a one second blast or alternatively you could trot to Gullivers and catch Jack Cooper, Goldrush, Tanaou and The Grain.

NEWS CATCH-UP DAY #2 - VOLTAGE RECORDINGS BASH
27 October 2004
The Sonar Yen
In celebration on their first release High Voltage have announced a series of upcoming live dates with a series of local household names including Performance, The Cardinals, The Sonar Yen, Lisa Brown and many more.

NEWS CATCH-UP DAY #1 - ALTERKICKS TOUR
27 October 2004
Alterkicks
Top indie popsters Alterkicks have announced a mini tour next month and have appeared and will be appearing again on Zane Lowe's Radio 1 show.

JOHN PEEL 1939 - 2004
26 October 2004
John Peel - a legend in music - tributes pour into UK media for Radio 1's most popular DJ

RAW BLISS
22 October 2004
Think rock with soul, soul with rock and tunes that will make your feet hurt and ears rejoice; there you will find your very own rawbliss. Club night premieres Monday 25th October at Baby Grand.

LEMON MORANGO
21 October 2004
Working For A Nuclear Free City
New label Morango Records presents a launch night on Friday 5th November at The Attic at the Star and Garter with live sets from Working for a Nuclear Free City, Then Came Music and Laymar. Sounds better (and cheaper) than fireworks.

HARPO MARKS - M.M. RECOMMENDS!
19 October 2004
Joanna Newsom
Author of what has to be one of the most stunning debuts we've heard in a long time, Joanna Newsom comes to Matt and Phred's on November 1st courtesy of Pop Art Records.

WHISTFUL NOT WIMPY
18 October 2004
He's a guitar virtuoso but his playing isn't flashy. He's sexy without being blatant. And he's whimsical without being wimpy. Come and see Eugene Edwards - Arizona man of contradictions - at the Night and Day on Monday 25th of October.

FONTAINE AGAIN
18 October 2004
Richmond Fontaine
Indie/country rockers Richmond Fontaine hit The Roadhouse tomorrow (19th October). Highly recommended for fans of Wilco, Husker Du etc...

PHANTOM LIMB
16 October 2004
Attend the Thomson's Arms on the 21st of October for a night of hardcore/indie-rock delights including sets from: Kill Yourself, The Ceramic Hobs, 3 Ages of Elvis and Horowitz.

ELECTRIC CIRCUS TONIGHT!
15 October 2004
Manchester Music's very own Electric Circus arrives at the Star and Garter tonight (15th October) with stellar sets from Julian Donkey-Boy, The Forest, I Had An Inkling and Laymar.

STICKY FINGERS
15 October 2004
Maupa
Next Thurday 21st October get yourself down to Jabez Clegg for your monthly dose of White Chocolate with sets from Maupa, Lyca Sleep, Bingo Jesus and Working For a Nuclear Free City.

WIN TICKETS TO SEE FRANZ FERDINAND IN MANCHESTER
14 October 2004
Franz Ferdinand
2004's sensations Franz Ferdinand have had a sparkling year and this October has seem them kick off an extensive UK tour - they hit Manchester on the 25th / 26th October and there's a chance to win a pair of tickets

RODRIGO Y GABRIELA RETURN WITH IN YOUR FACE ACOUSTIC GUITARS
14 October 2004
Rodrigo Sanchez & Gabriel Quintero
Following appearances at V2004 and T in the Park, Mexico's finest exports, Rodrigo y Gabriela make a triumphant return to Britain with a brand new album and 23 date tour

EARLY TOURS
14 October 2004
The Earlies
The Earlies will be on tour in the UK very soon (see dates below) and have a new single in the shops on the 25th October, "Morning Wonder".

PRESTON SCHOOL OF INDUSTRY
14 October 2004
...well music, actually. The Retro Bar becomes host to three extraordinary Preston bands plus local headliners Will.Fall this Sunday 17th October.

CAN YOU PLAY TARANTINO?
12 October 2004
Band needed to fill slot for Film Soundtrack evening at the Star and Garter on Friday 29th October.

WINTER BRIDE
12 October 2004
Much acclaimed songstress Hazel Winter and her band play the Night and Day this Thursday 14th October as part of the rather lovely and often vile Eyeball Haemorrage cult film night.

T...T...TOTALLY WIRED
12 October 2004
R Mutt
Ace indie/alt night Wired strikes the Night and Day next Monday 18th of September with striking sets from R Mutt, Star Collector, The Beat Poet, The Pioneers and Pierre Hall.

JAH WOBBLE COMES TO MANCUNIUM
12 October 2004
Bass supremo Jah Wobble continues an extended tour of the UK with his English Roots Band, and has added a homecoming Manchester date on Life Cafe on Saturday 6th November.

LUCKY BUGGERS
12 October 2004
Not only is BUGGED OUT! returning to Sankey's Soap this Saturday (16th Oct) but the main room is being headlined by DJ superstar EROL ALKAN!!!

EVERYBODY WANTS TO BE A DJ
12 October 2004
Electro event The Beat Route comes to The Attic on Friday 22nd October with mega turntable-ism from DJ Kudos and DJ 3sixty (joining them from The Institute), DJ Omas, Diesler (Tru Thoughts) and DJ Milkboy (Sit Tight).

SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL HEROES
12 October 2004
Local Heros is the only night in Manchester to fuse live hip-hop with classical music covering a broad spectrum of sounds, styles and beats. Hugely entertaining and highly original…It's at the Roadhouse this Thursday 14th October...

MIDAS TOUCH
08 October 2004
Midasuno
Hotly-tipped nu rock Welsh rock act Midasuno will be appearing on Wednesday October 20th at The Retro Bar. Sets also from MM faves Inertia Rise, Dopamine and Murder on Four Oaks.

CALDER TONES
07 October 2004
Calder Recordings presents a night of new unsigned talent from Lancashire and West Yorkshire at Rock World on Wednesday 27th October at Jilly's Rock World. Sets from The Mushrooms, Blue Hobo, Operator Six, DeadAt27 and Pretend Girlfriend.

VMAN Oct / Nov LISTINGS AND NEWS
06 October 2004
VMAN Events, fresh from a dominating show(s) at ITC announce their stellar Oct / Nov line ups.

IN A SENSE IT MAKES SENSE
05 October 2004
Innasence
Stalybridge retro rockers Innasence headline Jabez Clegg this Thursday 7th with support from The High and Day-Glo Carousel.

PALE RIDER
05 October 2004
Tricky Nixon
Highly acclaimed NYC trio Reid Paley will be playing a one off date at Manchester Night and Day on Saturday October 23rd with cracking support from Bonebox, Tricky Nixon and Treehouse Three.

GET A SHOCK
04 October 2004
Omerta
On Thursday 7th October The Night and Day will be turning its air conditioning on! You read correctly...Oh and there's a top slice of High Voltage with sets from Omerta, Lisa Brown, Grand Transmitter and Behind The Green Lights.

WHAT SADIE DID NEXT
02 October 2004
Popart vs Industry serves up another great night of alt-country and indie rock at the Star and Garter on Thursday 14th October with The Sadies and Striplight.

CLAYHILL COMPETITION
01 October 2004
Clayhill
Witty chroniclers of forlorn modern life Clayhill come to Manchester Roadhouse on Thursday 7th October. We have copies of their new album to give away.

GET YOUR KICKS
01 October 2004
Alterkicks
MM can recommend you lovely shiny popsters Alterkicks who will be playing The Late Room on Saturday 9th October.

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