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< < Archive News Stories on Manchester Music For April, 2003

Bringing you all the News stories from deep in the archives

MANCHESTER DATE AND TICKET COMP
30 April 2003
Saian Supa Crew
With a forthcoming album "XRaisons; The International Collection" due out at the end of June, Saian Supa Crew embark on a short tour which hits Manchester (University) on the 14th May - We've 5 Pairs of Tickets to give away courtesy of SJM

TITBITS - AN IRREGULAR COLUMN
29 April 2003
Yes Folks rock is back and in *titbits* we have a couple of items that (1) pass on the message from the record industry that we're all thieves and (2) we also herald some familiar but rather good local music

ASS FROM YOUR ..
29 April 2003
Elbow
Elbow release their second album, 'Cast of Thousands', on August 18th, preceeded by a new single on August 4th plus ask if you want to be cedit on their new album and hint at "secret" gig

A WAY TO WEAR YOUR HEAD
29 April 2003
The Sonar Yen
On Wednesday May 7th at The Academy 3 Sonar Yen support cult indie popsters The Mendoza Line from Athens, Georgia USA and New York's superb Nada Surf

MAYDAY MEGALISTINGS
28 April 2003
CHARABANC announce their May HMV Showcase shows, held at Life Café - £3 a gig and 20 bands over 5 gigs.

ROLL OUT THE BARREL
25 April 2003
Watch out for the Brown Barrel - an Odd, interesting and groundbeaking live confection

CRACKED BONES CHEAP SKIN
25 April 2003
Fi-Lo Radio
Exclusive Release Date details for Fi-Lo's next single, plus regional dates

SUUUUUEEEEEEEEE !!!
23 April 2003
Club Suicide
Club Suicide would just like to remind all “Electronic Freaks” that the Club returns this Friday, 24th April

SOMEONE ELSE'S PARTY
22 April 2003
The Durutti Column
25 years on from the formation of The Durutti Column and 25 LP releases later, Vini Reilly & The Durutti Column release a new LP and make a rare apperance in town next Sunday (27/4)

AWAKE THIS SUMMER
20 April 2003
Elbow
Bury Boys, Elbow have been hard at work in the studio recording the follow up to their previously Mercury Prize nominated debut

EXCLUSIVE : CHAMELEONS SPLIT
19 April 2003
The Chameleons
ManchesterMusic is able to exclusively confirm that The Chameleons have split in what appears to be rather acrimonious circumstances

Night & Day switches to Summer Time
17 April 2003
Night And Days jam packed schedules for May include a few highlights that we’d recommend you check out.

VINYL WRATH
17 April 2003
Wrath Records (of West Yorkshire !) have unwrapped deatils of their singles club, WRATH SUPER SEVENS, a series of six split 7" releases throughout 2003.

BBQ and HMV
17 April 2003
Kid Conspiracy
ManchesterMusic tipped melodic metallers Kid Conspiracy have two upcoming dates this week (April 2003) which are worth checking out.

SECOND SPIN
17 April 2003
Stephen Fretwell
A second chance to join Northern Ambition and Stephen Fretwell, in the top room of the famous Manchester hostelry, The Britons Protection and hear the tunes from "8 Songs" and more on Friday the 25th April 2003

POUNDLAND OPEN TONIGHT SATURDAY & NEXT WEEK (HALF DAY CLOSING SUN)
17 April 2003
Icons Of Poundland
The Icons Of Poundland play Salford tonight (Thurs) and Saturday (aA) plus have news about their new "bargain" website and free downloads

CHAMELEONS DEMISE ?
13 April 2003
The Chameleons
It looks like it could be the end of the road for The Chameleons as news is just in of a bizarre if not extraordinary turn of events surrounding one of the bands shows in Greece.

OCEANSIZE NEW HEADLINE LIVE TOUR DATES CONFIRMED
11 April 2003
Oceansize
With Oceansizes's second single with Beggars Banquet now imminent (5/5/03) the band have confirmed dates and venues for their own headline tour

ONE BIG WEEKEND - RADIO AND TOP POP / ROCK IN THE PARK
11 April 2003
The Stereophonics and Badly Drawn Boy are among the artists looking forward to Radio 1's free mini festival in Manchester next month

WHORES ON DOORS
10 April 2003
Loose Canon
ManchesterMusic favourites Akoustik Anarkhy have an album to sell you and a launch night to invite you to - as ever its more than just a record and more than just a gig

TO AMY WITH LOVE
08 April 2003
Valentine Records couldn't stop telling us about this and also promised some Chocolates for Easter, so here's 4 good news points from the house of love starting with some live / club action at Retro this Friday

MORE SUPPORT - APPLY NOW!
03 April 2003
MCR:MUSIC are looking for more worthy supports to up and coming signed band Devics

NIGHT NIGHT
02 April 2003
Night & Day unveil their mountainous listings for April with some very heady high spots indeed

WHO ATE ALL THE PIES ?
02 April 2003
Fat Northerner Records, a new online label championing local music, launches Thursday 8th May with a showcase gig at Jabez Clegg featuring live music from Slims, Earl, Parma Violets and a fully manchestermusic recommended band, Pioneers

DANCEHALL ON THE WALL
02 April 2003
Mint Royale
Manchester smash off kilter dance stars, Mint Royale hit the road this week with their full live band. The Manchester Date is Thursday 3/4/03

CHARABANC SHOWERS US WITH MUSIC IN APRIL
01 April 2003
This Aprils listings sees Charabanc Promotions unleashing another round of HMV Showcases at the Life Café (Late Room), Peter St.

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