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

Bringing you all the News stories from deep in the archives

ROCKY RACKET
30 November 2004
L Dopa
On The Rocks comes to The Star and Garter on Thursday 9th December with live sets from L Dopa, The Young Offenders and Marlin.

SEE THINGS FROM SPACE CANCELLED
30 November 2004
Shirokuma
Due to a fire at Legends, See Thing From Space II this Friday 3rd December (see article below) has been cancelled.

RE-WIRED
29 November 2004
Tricky Nixon
"Are you feeling tired, of night's plain uninspired? Well get your bonce to Wired, for bands to be admired." T.S. Elliot...Wired is back at The Night & Day with sets from Politburo, Change Nothing, The Exports and Tricky Nixon.

MAGOO'S EX
28 November 2004
Popart present another great night of adventures in indie/folk with lives sets from ex-Magoo man Chris T-T, NYC's Thomas Truax and London anti-folk hero Sergeant BuzFuz. Monday 6th December, Briton's Protection.

NOT ALONE (or quiet)
27 November 2004
Quiet Loner
Popart vs Industry present a swell night of folk/americana with live sets from New Mexico's Nel Andrews, Quiet Loner and Pete Lashley. Saturday 4th December, Briton's Protection.

BLOWOUT ! THIS FRI - Plus Big Big BLOWOUT DEC' NEWS !
25 November 2004
Omerta
There's a Blowout gig this Friday 26th Nov at Bierkeller, Piccadilly, Manchester - The lineup got changed, changed and then changed again so here's how it's looking now ..

RUBBER STAMP
25 November 2004
Local goth indie/electro acts Narcissus and Midland Railway are set to support glamour goth rokcers Rachel Stamp on Wednesday 1st December at The Night and Day. (nb. this is not the Narcissus who are on Northern Ambition).

SHOCKING PINK PUNK
25 November 2004
TVH-3
Shocking Pink opens its door at Fuel Cafe, Withington this Friday 26th November. Live set from suited electropunks TVH-3 and DJ set from Faith and Hope's National Forest. It's also free!

IRON LION ZION - COMPETITION TIME!
24 November 2004
A Silver Mount Zion
Toronto experimentalists and Godspeed You! Black Emporer offshoots A Silver Mount Zion play the Bierkeller on Tuesday December 7th. And the lovely folk at Remtek have a pair of tickets to give away.

DON'T CUNT ON IT
23 November 2004
Selfish Cunt
Banned from a number of London venues and also know for throwing horse dung over Pete Doherty outside Buckingham Palace, agit punk duo Selfish Cunt play Dry Bar on Thursday 2nd December. Support from TVH-3, The Martini Henry Rifles and Strawdogs.

BRAVE NEW WORLD
23 November 2004
The Bravery
Burning bright from BBC's Jools Holland, The Bravery play The Roadhouse on Monday 29th November in association with High Voltage. It's a ticket so hot it'll melt your hands off. Support from Performance and Forward Russia.

FEST ROCKS PALACE
21 November 2004
Levenshulme Palace presents a night of unsigned entertainment on Friday 26th November with live sets from Fonetics, The Strand, The Mushrooms, Calm before the Storm, Milton Drive & Skyline plus 'Take Me Out' club night with the Rockfest DJ crew.

TRANSCENDING TO OUTER SPACE
20 November 2004
Shirokuma
See Things From Space returns on Friday December 3rd at Legends with an absolutely huge night of live electro, dance, kitsch, indie and acoustic sets. Appearing Shirokuma, Machines, The Vanities, Isobel Heyworth, Sam Hammond and Nathan Burton + many more.

HINSON DATE CHANGE
20 November 2004
Micah P Hinson
Please note that the date of this gig is Wednesday 24th November, not the 22nd as printed previously.

FOLLOW THE FUNKY SQUIRREL
19 November 2004
Lifeform Recordings and The Beat Route present another night of hip hop - old and new skool, funk and turntablism at The Attic on Friday 26th November.

ELECTRIC CIRCUS SAT & SUN !
19 November 2004
The Permissive Society
This weekend sees two Electric Circus gigs - brand new acts on Friday at the Star & Garter and three CM-Gen rockers on Saturday in Oldham. It's cheap too !

RAGTIME BANDS
18 November 2004
Ragtime and Mcr Music are proud to announce a brand new series of student targeted live music events and initiatives specifically aimed at the best emerging and unsigned bands and musicians from around the UK. Get on the web, get involved, read on...

VOLTAGE VINYL
18 November 2004
The Sonar Yen
High Voltage releases its first vinyl only compilation 'Power and Demonstrations' on Monday 22nd November with tracks from local hotties Performance, The Sonar Yen, Lisa Brown and The Longcut.

TRUCKING BASTARDS!
18 November 2004
Swearing At Motorists
Popart presents a swell night of indie pop delight on Monday 22nd November at the Retro Bar with live sets from Ohio's Swearing At Motorists, Stirling's Endrick Brothers and Moston's own inimitable Julian Donkey-Boy.

PLUCKING ANGRY
16 November 2004
Curtis Eller
Curtis Eller is New York's angriest yodeling banjo player. Why not check out his plucking rage at the Night and Day this Saturday 20th November?

DOUBLE THE VOLTAGE
15 November 2004
Performance
High Voltage presents a double bill next week with more buzz than a hornets' nest. Live sets from Moving Units, The Cardinals, The New Black, Performance, The Sonar Yen, Lisa Brown and Julian Donkey-Boy. High Volatge also release a vinyl only compilation.

DAUGHTER TO THE SLAUGHTER
14 November 2004
Sons And Daughters
Scot folk-rock quartet Sons and Daughters come to the Night and Day on Wednesday 24th November and the lovely folk at Wired have a pair of tickets to give away. Support from Behind Green Lights, Loose Canon and Little Flames.

STATIC STATISTICS - MM RECOMMENDS
12 November 2004
65 Days Of Static
Currently Zane Lowe's Radio 1 'single of the weekers' 65 Days of Static come to Dry Bar on Fri 26th November. Seems the press can't enough of them at the mo' and so should you. Support from Thai Bride, The Lucida Console and Hate Mail.

ON THE ROCKS
12 November 2004
Kni9hts
From the stable that bore Club Fandango comes 'On The Rocks' at The Star and Garter on Thursday 18th November with live sex...sorry, sets from Kni9hts (nee - 39Phoenix), The Second Floor, Danny Mahon and Harem Pilots.

KEEP IT IN THE FAMILY
11 November 2004
Valerie
It's a veritable old school punk fest at the Star and Garter this Friday 12th November with live sets from Valerie, Icons of Poundland, Flamingo 50 and the Strap-ons. And it's a fundraiser for CND. Jolly nice...

THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO...
11 November 2004
Micah P Hinson
Much touted folk star Micah P Hinson comes to the Star and Garter on Monday 22nd November with support from The Beauty Shop and the Former Bullies.

RUN OUT OF INDIGO PUNS
10 November 2004
Loose Canon
Indigo returns to the Retro Bar on Friday 19th Novemeber with live sets from National Forest, Loose Canon and Wrongtoy.

THE THRILLS
09 November 2004
Aconite Thrill
Travels further than 'emo' and stronger than 'crossover metal'. That'll be Aconite Thrill appearing at Jabez Clegg on Sunday 21st November with support from Dopamine and many others.

ODE TO JOY
09 November 2004
Nebraskan Bright Eyes collaborator and mentor Simon Joyner plays Big Hands on November 18th.

MATES OF STATE
07 November 2004
Roger
Roger and Boys of Scandinavia will release a split 7" vinyl single on new local electro label Mate Recordings. Roger also play the Night & Day on November 11th.

IT'S THE VINYL COUNTDOWN
07 November 2004
Red Vinyl Fur
All girl indie rocksters Red Vinyl Fur perform their wistful brand of melancholic indie rock at The Roadhouse this Thursday 11th November.

MORE THAN ONE COLOUR
05 November 2004
The Children
Club Chameleon opens its doors at Ashton Witchwood on Thursday 10th November. Chameleons drummer John Lever DJs and comperes with live sets from The Children, No Standards and No Arm.

MINISTRY OF SOUND ANNUALS UP FOR GRABS
04 November 2004
Armand Van Helden
The Ministry Of Sound Annual Is Out NOW - We have 2 copies to give away in an MM exclusive comp !

BRAIN MELTING FOLK
04 November 2004
Gravenhurst
As legend label Warp broadens from brain melting electronica to folk (sic), Popart pick up the new chalice to present the equally innovative folk sounds of Gravenhurst at Matt and Phred's on Monday 8th November.

PARK YO ASS - MM RECOMMENDS
04 November 2004
Maximo Park
Newcastle's finest purveyors of social commentary pop hit the Roadhouse on Monday 8th November supporting Clor.

DROYD AT WITCHWOOD
03 November 2004
Ormondroyd
Sheffield smugglers of fine chamber pop, Ormondroyd strike Ashton Witchwood on Sunday 7th November.

COME QUAFF
03 November 2004
Micah P Hinson
This Saturday 6th November see the Roadhouse turn into a place of impeccable indie folk with live sets from Micah P Hinson, Iron and Wine and The Lights. All presented by those with equally impeccable taste, Popart.

MAKE MARY PROUD AND WIN TICKETS AND SIGNED ALBUMS
02 November 2004
Proud Mary
PROUD MARY have been busy touring the whole of the UK - having released their second album ‘’LOVE & LIGHT’ with REDEMPTION RECORDS the band have a massive line up for November when they hit the Academy 3 on the 12/11 - WIN FREE TICKETS AND ALBUMS

SEATTLE REVISITED
02 November 2004
TEEN SPIRIT , Nirvana Tributers, play on the 19th November at the Manchester Academy 3

STEVE EARLE - UK TOUR HITS MANCHESTER
02 November 2004
Steve Earle and the Dukes will tour the U.K. in November and December, hitting Manchester on Thursday the 11th of November

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