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< < Archive News Stories on Manchester Music For October, 2005

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ECLECTIC SANCTUARY
31 October 2005
Music is My Sanctuary is a new monthly club night at Dry Bar showcasing soul, funk, jazz, folk and electronica. This week's opening night (Wed 2nd) features live house from LTA and an eclectic supporting bill, and next month they've got Gideon Conn.

VOLTAGE OVERLOAD FOR YOUR LIVING ROOM
31 October 2005
The latest release on High Voltage Sounds is a 20 track compilation CD featuring all our favourite bands from recent Club Voltage nights. It's out on 7th November, with many of the featured artists playing at the official launch night on the 9th.

POP ART TAKE A CUE FROM LEVENSHULME
24 October 2005
I Had An Inkling
By the way I HAD AN INKLING are also on and they're absolutely brilliant

SNOOKER LOOPY
24 October 2005
Jeffrey Lewis
Idiosyncratic New York indie-rock singer-songwriter Jeffrey Lewis returns to Manchester on Thursday 10th November - with a date at a Levenshulme snooker and bowls club. No, we're not making this up. Acclaimed local noisesters I Had An Inkling support.

A BAND ON A MISSION!
24 October 2005
Jackie O
Jackie O launch their long-awaited debut album with a live set this Saturday (29th October) at Big Hands, with support from Nursing Home and Black Basque.

BOATING BLUES
24 October 2005
The Volga Boatmen
Loud angry bluesy rock'n'roll comes to the Academy 3 on Friday 28th October courtesy of The Volga Boatmen. There's also a bit of melodic retro-rock on the bill from one-time Noel Gallagher proteges Proud Mary.

STILL RAGING EVEN ON THEIR DAYS OFF
24 October 2005
Viking Skull
Viking Skull started as an improvisational old-school metal cum blues project frequenting a local ex-servicemen's club in Corby. And now they're supporting Alice Cooper at the MEN! See them a bit closer up at Music Box on 1st December.

CHAOS, CONFUSION AND COUNTER-ATTACK
24 October 2005
TVH-3
FictionNonFiction present a rather tasty selection of four bands at Tiger Lounge tomorrow (25th October) with our favourite masters of dirty electrosleaze TVH-3 headlining. Even better, it's free in all night and open til 2am.

DEADBEATS IN LOCAL FLOPHOUSE
21 October 2005
The Deadbeats
Country blues rockers The Deadbeats head off on a mini-UK tour

WOMEN AND CHILDREN FIRST
21 October 2005
James Younger
Women and Children are from Paris and play the Oklahoma Café on Sat 29/10

WIGAN AESTHETIC
21 October 2005
Moco
You'll have to keep a 'pie' on this lot - Moco continue to lead the charge onto the pier as Wigan's finest stomp into Jabez Clegg on the 10th November

JOHNNY THUNDERSTRUCK
21 October 2005
The Suzuki Method
Alt-rock night Thunderstruck comes to The King's Arms tomorrow (Saturday 22nd October) with live sets from dirty metal-o-philes Bane Overlord and weirdy rock-electro fusionists Suzuki Method.

DARK MATTER
20 October 2005
Damien Jurado
From stripped down folk to full-on Nick Cave country blues, next Tuesday (25th October) sees an evening of dark Americana at the Roadhouse featuring Damien Jurado and Dolorean.

SAY WHAT YOU SEE
20 October 2005
The Sights
Detroit band The Sights visit Night & Day on Wednesday 2nd November with a blend of frenetic garage rock, Motown and 60's pop.

GO SEE YOUR FOLKS THIS HALLOWEEN
20 October 2005
Folks
Avoid the marauding gangs of trick-or-treaters this Halloween by settling into the rather appropriately decadent Mint Lounge for a few local bands and South's Rock'n'Roll Bar DJs.

FULL CONTACT SPORT
19 October 2005
Thai Bride
Thai Bride unveil their new video and a series of Northern dates

VENT SOME SPLEEN
19 October 2005
Purgatory State
The Void present an evening of loud, fast and angry music tomorrow night (Thursday 20th) at the Retro Bar, featuring Mary Jane, Lilith Vile, Purgatory State and This All Time Low.

NORTH COUNTRY GIRL
18 October 2005
Hanne Hukkelberg
Described in the press as "this year's Joanna Newsome", Hanne Hukkelberg brings her strange brew all the way from Oslo to 14 Lloyd Street on Friday 28th October. Support from Inigo Ugarteburu, Former Bullies and Nursing Home.

BONES, BLUES AND BANJOS
18 October 2005
BoneBox
Jay Taylor emerges from his control room at Night & Day on Tuesday 25th October and onto the stage with his dirty swampy blues gang Bone-box, with support from "New York's angriest yodeling banjo player" Curtis Eller and innovative soloist Danny Saul.

CLUB YOU-KNOW-WHAT
18 October 2005
The Manchester wing of Club NME has found a new home in Club Academy (in the basement of the University Students Union building) and over the next few weeks you can see The Pedesrians, Performance, the KBC, Milburn and Bromheads Jacket.

ARCHITECTURE IN CHORLTON
18 October 2005
Architecture In Helsinki
Blowout returns to its Chorlton roots next Friday (28th) with a date at the Southern Hotel featuring eclectic Australian 8-piece Architecture In Helsinki and local violin-led post-rock types Bandyleg.

COMPETITION - MORRISSEY AND MARR MUSICAL
12 October 2005
Morrissey
A new musical production, 'Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others' featuring orchestral renditions of music by The Smiths hits The Lowry Theatre on Monday 24th October and we have three pairs of tickets to give away.

MONKEY MACARONI, APPARENTLY
10 October 2005
Brakes
Brighton indie-disco-punk-country-popsters Brakes are coming to Night & Day this Sunday (16th October). Expect very short songs, rabid fans and support from Liverpool's most ridiculously named band The Seal Cub Clubbing Club...

GET LOST THIS WINTER
10 October 2005
The Lost Weekends
After a year that has seen them gain fans across Manchester, The Lost Weekends are taking their acerbic, bitter indie rock on tour, with support from The Star Fighter Pilot, including two Manchester dates at Dry Bar (27th Oct) and Academy 3 (2nd Dec).

SHORT AND STICKY
10 October 2005
Thai Bride
Thai Bride's video for their debut single "Non Contact Sports", directed by Claire Elshaw, was chosen to appear at Talent Circle Super Shorts film festival. Quite what the Soho set made of Ricky Le Bleu's ode to lady tennis players is sadly unknown...

UP THE VOLTAGE AGAIN
10 October 2005
This Et Al, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah and Forward Russia are among the headliners lined up for High Voltage during October and November, with supporting roles for local favourites including Omerta, Movement and The Ending Of...

FIVE O'CLOCK FUZZ
10 October 2005
Five O'clock Heroes
Anglo-American indie-rockers Five O'Clock Heroes follow their ITC appearance with a date at Jabez Clegg next Wednesday (19th October), with support from the rather wonderfully-named female-fronted London trio Ladyfuzz.

MANCHESTER KEEPS IT PEEL
10 October 2005
The Lost Weekends
As part of the celebration of John Peel's life The Printwork is host to a series of tributes from Finka, Fourty Seconds, The Fountain, Mirbeau and The Lostweekends. It's free and there's also an aftershow party.

MANCHESTER KICKS - A TRIBUTE TO JOHN PEEL
10 October 2005
Badly Drawn Boy
'Manchester Kicks' salutes Britain's most important DJ at the Night & Day this Thursday 13th October with live sets from Badly Drawn Boy, Nine Black Alps (acoustic set), I am Kloot, My Computer and Liam Frost as well as a DJ set from Mark "Lard" Riley.

THE WHO'S WHO OF HEAVY
10 October 2005
The Art Of Burning Water
Satan's Hollow will hold host to the who's who of heavy, HEAVY rock on Thursday 3rd November with live sonic terrorism from The Art of Burning Water, The Birds of Paradise, Charger, Black Eye Riot, Three Stages of Pain and Lazerus Blackstar.

KING SAUL
07 October 2005
Danny Saul
Blending folk, bluegrass and indie noisecore Danny Saul defies categorisation. He plays The Star and Garter with Americana experimentalist Chris Mills next Tuesday 11th October. Mention Danny's name and entry is a mere £2!

FOUNTAIN AND BULLIES AT THE DELI
07 October 2005
The Fountain
The first ever Delicatessen will be held at The Waldorf tonight (Friday 7th October 2005). The band list includes The Former Bullies, The Fountain, Robon Nature-Bold and The Imogen Styles.

20 YEARS OF GARAGE FLOWERS
06 October 2005
The Stone Roses
Do you remember 1985? Or were you not even born? This month sees the 20th anniversary of arguably one of Manchester's most important releases ever, The Stone Roses' debut single, and Blowout have a great night lined up on Friday to celebrate...

IN THE CITY WEBLOGS AND PHOTO ALBUMS HERE
02 October 2005
For the latest running weblog and photobucket snapshots use the links in this article - all reviews will be posted fully once we've woken up !

NOT ITC 2005 - BUTTHOLE'S ROADIE + POPART LISTINGS
01 October 2005
Mike Ferrio
Former Butthole Surfers roadie Mike Ferrio is the frontman of upstate New York's Tandy. He plays Briton's Protection tonight. There's also all manner of great folk, anti-folk, country, indie pop and avant-garde going on at Popart this autumn.

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