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NO SLOWDOWN FOR FROST
22 December 2005
Liam Frost
Having played every den in Manchester over the past couple of years, 22 year old Mancunian Liam Frost will release his debut EP and start a New Years residency at Night & Day

I'M DREAMING OF A WIRED CHRISTMAS
19 December 2005
The Clerks
The Night and Day again plays host to Wired's annual Xmas bash on Thursday the 22nd of December.

JONES' MOJO RISING AT BLOWOUT
15 December 2005
EDGAR 'JONES' JONES, provides some soothing music for stray cats, when he appears live at Blowout ( Bierkeller, 77 Piccadily Manchester) This Friday the 16th December, with special guests The Aeroplanes & El Mariachi

RETREAT! RETREAT!
15 December 2005
65 Days Of Static
65daysofstatic bring their unique blend of electronica, post-rock and fried samples to Acedmy 3 on 4th March. Prepare to have your brain re-wired...

SPRING OFFENSIVE
15 December 2005
Discharge
You still see their name on the backs of battered leather jackets at bus stops... second-wave punks Discharge spin back the clock quarter of a century to bring their still aggressive thrash to the Academy 3 on 29th March.

STRANGEWAYS CHRISTMAS RIOTS
12 December 2005
The Permissive Society
For charidy - On Saturday The 17th Dec 05 - An evening of debauched Christmas Revelry featuring John Cooper Clarke plus Aristocrash, Only One Mammal, Ampersand, Shallowface, Suzuki Method,The Body Doubles, Permissive Society

BROWN POWER
07 December 2005
Lisa Brown
Lisa Brown release their long awaited single on Monday through High Voltage Sounds, and there's a launch gig on Friday at Night & Day. We've also got news on the last two Club Voltage shows of 2005 and a taster for what's coming in 2006...

20 NECKTIES RELEASES SAD SONGS EP
07 December 2005
David Thomas Broughton
David Thomas Broughton donned 20 neckties just as he was finishing up one of the saddest song ever. Then only seconds later, he ran around the room singing "I know it's only rock'n'roll but I like it". He releases a 10" EP on local label Golden Lab.

BARKING MAD
07 December 2005
Lapsus Linguae
Golden Lab Records DIY extravagandisaster hits Levenshulme's Klondyke Club on Sat 21st January. Named ROWF ROWF ROWF it will feature I Had An Inkling, Lapsus Linguae, Nursing Home, Cowtown, Cleckhuddersfax, D'Astro and many more.

INKLING INK DEAL
07 December 2005
I Had An Inkling
We jabbered on about them for ages and finally premier avant-rock trio I Had An Inkling have a deal with Pias Records home to Mogwai and various lauded others.

MY DAD XMAS BASH NEWS & COMPETITION
06 December 2005
Jim Noir
The My Dad Xmas bash promises to be something rather special, featuring as it does the live debut of the Jim Noir Band. Helping celebrate Jim's debut album will be Jack Cooper, The Greats and the very wonderful Dear Eskimo - read on for COMP details

FIND SOME SANCTUARY
05 December 2005
Gideon Conn
Music Is My Sanctuary present a typically eclectic bill this Wednesday at Dry Bar freaturing Little Green, Gideon Conn, Batfinks and Ordinaryson.

LITTLE MONKEY MEN
05 December 2005
Little Man Tate
They're young, they're from Sheffield and they claim to "ooz commercial indie-pop potential in a Kaiser Chiefs meets Carter USM stylee". And sound a bit like the Arctic Monkeys. Catch Little Man Tate in Oldham and Manchester over the next couple of weeks.

TEXAS SON
05 December 2005
Josh T Pearson
Former Lift To Experience frontman brings his Texan son-of-a-preacher-man demons to the Star & Garter on Tuesday 6th December.

VALERIE SINGLETON ISLINGTON
03 December 2005
Valerie
Valerie have a new single, mp3s and gig all happening before the New Year

ARTISTS OFFERED 2p PER DOWLOAD TRACK BY UK RECORD INDUSTRY
03 December 2005
The latest news from the UK record industry is that discussions are underway to change the levels of royalties made available to the artists and musicians who wrote, arranged and performed original scores of music

ICON TO RAISE POUNDS FOR ASIA
01 December 2005
This Friday the 2nd December watch out for "Tea in the Parlour" a benefit event for the Asian Earthquake appeal

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