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< < Archive News Stories on Manchester Music For April, 2007

Bringing you all the News stories from deep in the archives

RAIN OR SHINE FOR SOUNDS FROM THE OTHER CITY
28 April 2007
Gideon Conn
For the third year running Rain or Shine is hosting a venue for the wonderful Sounds from the Other City festival on the first May bank holiday

LOST & BROKEN HAS PLENTY OF SAY
28 April 2007
SAY (Say Jansfield)
The third instalment of the Lost and Broken series is this Saturday 28th of April (doors 8pm, FREE entry) with DoubleJo(h)nGrey and SAY....

BLOWOUT TAKE OVER MARK ADDY - SOUNDS FROM THE OTHER CITY UPDATE
27 April 2007
The Beep Seals
Blowout have announced details of their Sounds From The Other City line up for next weekend (6/5/07) - acts include Working For A Nuclear Free City, The Beep Seals,The Satin Peaches Orphan Boy,Lone Lady and Little Engine at the Mark Addy

HIGH VOLTAGE NEWS PLUS SOUNDS FROM THE OTHER CITY HV LINE UP!
27 April 2007
It's Hot High Voltage news time again - here's the vast array of musical riches being planned over the month or so including their full line up for next weeks SOUNDS FROM THE OTHER CITY...

NORTHSIDE LIVEN UP THE RITZ
27 April 2007
Northside continue their miraculous return to form and stature with an emphatic gig at the Ritz on the 3rd May - Tickets out now!

GABS WISH - NEW SINGLE, ALBUM + DATES
27 April 2007
Gabrielle's Wish
The ever astounding Manchester band Gabrielle's Wish play the following dates in the North West to promote their new upcoming single Cunning Stunts

FUTURESONIC FAUST IN MCR
27 April 2007
Inventors of Krautrock, Faust legends of 20th Century music play on Friday the 11th May at the Academy 2 as part of Futuresonic 2007>>

GLOSSOP GLOBE'S DIRTY CIRCUS THIS SATURDAY
27 April 2007
Dirty Circus
Latitude at the Globe returns on Saturday 28th April with another stellar line up of up and coming talent.

DAVE PAJO / ALEXANDER TUCKER AND ANOTHER SONAR YEN SPLINTER PROJECT - FRI 27th APRIL
26 April 2007
The debut solo outing for ex-guitarist with The Sonar Yen, Tom Long will be tomorrow (fri 27th) opening for Alexander Tucker and Pajo at The Roadhouse.

IT'S A CIRCUS AT MINT LOUNGE
26 April 2007
The Sleeves
Circus Rock want you in the ring at Mint Lounge on Wednesday 2nd May with HEY EDISON, THE SLEEVES and THE CONSOLATIONS

PINEAPPLE FOLK PRESENT OLLABELLE AT KRO plus * PF events update *
26 April 2007
Pineapple Folk brings you country blues of the highest order from Ollabelle at Kro on the 3rd of May

CHARABANCS MAY LISTINGS AT LATE ROOM
26 April 2007
Obviously Four Believers (aka The Headlines)
Charabanc's continuing unsigned series supported by HMV / Kerrang! Announces its May 2007 line ups

TO HULL AND BACK - GROOVE ARMADA & KEANE HEADLINE FESTIVAL
26 April 2007
Keane
Keane, Manchester's own The Whip, The Wombats, The Paddingtons, Little Flames all join forces for Freedom Rocks in Hull this summer

THIRSTY TUESDAY TONY
26 April 2007
Tuesday Tony presents his regular shindig every - yes - Tuesday at The Thirsty Scholar.

BLACK DOG IN WITHINGTON AND ON A BARGE
26 April 2007
Paperwives
Folk and acoustic night Blackdog is run at the Ladybarn (Mauldeth Road, Withington) twice a month. With their our own room, itís an intimate setting and friendly way to get close to Manchesterís acoustic scene.

BESTIALITY AT DRY BAR * Recommended *
25 April 2007
Wild Beasts
Into The Black returns to Dry Bar on Monday (30th) with hot property Wild Beasts, local faves The Ending Of, Wakefield ranters The Spills and North Manchester newcomers Humanizer.

AMAZINGLY, NO MENTION OF BORIS YELTSIN...
24 April 2007
The Medicine Bow
You've probably worked out by now that Tuesday is FictionNonFiction night; on tonight's menu: Screaming Mimi, The Rise And Fall Of The Rockets, The Medicine Bow and The Casinos. Expand your musical horizons free of charge at Tiger Lounge from 9(ish)pm.

MOCO GIG PLUS ALBUM NEWS
21 April 2007
Moco
Longstanding MM favourites and good chums Moco are making a welcome return after a slight line up tweak and some hard work recording their next album - you can catch the sharper sounding new look Moco in Wigan tonight (Sat 21/4) with the fab Loungs

GRUMPY YOUNG MAN LAMENTS OVER BILL SHATNERS DOG
19 April 2007
Stephen Fretwell
Scunthorpian and Mancunian resident Stephen Fretwell is set to release a limited edition 5 track EP and there's news of a May tour and new album coming in July

COMPLETELY HATSTAND
18 April 2007
Dr Butler's Hat Stand Medicine Band
FictionNonFiction squeeze in an extra session this week - tomorrow (Thursday 19th) at the Bay Horse pub in the Northern Quarter featuring the deranged skiffle sounds of Dr Butler's Hat Stand Medicine Band and regular FNF DJs. And it's free in, of course.

FUTURESONIC 07 : MUSIC FOR THE BEEP GENERATION
18 April 2007
The Futuresonic 2007 festival's central music strand, featuring the likes of Kraftwerk's Wolfgang Flur, French hip-hop sensation TTC and legendary music pioneers, Faust.

HV NEWS - SOUNDS FROM THE OTHER CITY & NEXT ROADHOUSE DATE
18 April 2007
Red Vinyl Fur
News from the High Voltage stable of their Sounds From The Other City slot plus line ups for their Roadhouse residency, this month including Red Vinyl Fur and Dead Disco.

BUILT FOR THE CITY - MEGA LINE UP THIS THURSDAY
17 April 2007
The Earlies
In case you didn't know already the CAT sponsored mini-fest Built For The City Trundles into town featuring : The Earlies,The Boy Least Likely To, Archie Bronson Outfit, Alberta Cross, Findlay Brown ,Domino Records Djs, Eat Your Own Ears Djs

FRENCH ONION SOUP
16 April 2007
Onions
FictionNonFiction this week features French visitors No Hay Banda along with Seven Sisters and Onions. It's on Tuesday (17th), it's at Tiger Lounge, it's free in and it runs from vaguely half nine til whenever...

SOUNDS FROM THE OTHER CITY 2007 - ARTIST & BOOKING INFO
16 April 2007
After last years sell out festival, Dead Digital presents this years Sounds from the Other City, over Eight venues around Chapel St, Salford this May Bank Holiday Sunday - tickets are disappearing fast - booking info updated >>

REVERENCE APRIL
16 April 2007
Reverence present two very special episodes of music where you can catch tomorrows underground, today. April has David Pajo and Alexander Tucker preceded by appearances from Thee More Shallows and Bracken..

BACK IN BLACK
10 April 2007
Anteater
Two months on from their legendary Fallowfield bedroom gig, AnteAter and iDresden return to Into the Black next Wednesday (18th April) - this time in the slightly (but only slightly) larger Dry Bar basement. LATEST: Politburo now added to the bill.

DOUBLE BASS
10 April 2007
Edward James Bass
Edward James Bass, once dubbed as "the new thinking person's misanthrope, with excellent tunes as well" and likened to Nick Cave, Luke Haines and Lou Reed, has two free gigs lined up; The Castle (Mcr) on 26th April and Trof (Fallowfield) on 2nd May.

WISH YOU WERE HERE
10 April 2007
Gabrielle's Wish
Gabrielle's Wish have a bit of a tour coming up, with loads of chances to catch them in and around Manchester including a live recording for Revolution FM at Revolution Bar on 30th April, the Roadhouse on 4th May and Oldham Castle on 8th June.

SWITCH ON
10 April 2007
Switches
Up and coming spiky types Switches visit Night & Day on Sunday (15th April) in support of their imminent debut album Heart Tuned To D.E.A.D. which is released a week later.

FRAYED ACRYLICS
10 April 2007
The Courteeners
Club Acrylic's second instalment takes place this Thursday at the Attic, with Pierre Hall & The Lead Balloons, Orphan Boy and not particularly secret any more headliners the Courteeners. Get tickets or get there very early.

SOUNDS FROM THE OTHER CITY 2007 - IT'S BACK!
04 April 2007
After last years sell out festival, Dead Digital presents this years Sounds from the Other City, over Eight venues around Chapel St, Salford this May Bank Holiday Sunday .

RETRO DISCOUNTS WITH STRANGER SON AND MUGSTAR
03 April 2007
Stranger Son
This Wednesday (4/4) at the Retro Bar, Sackville Street, Manchester you'll find Mugstar, Stranger Son, Kailash and Samual Sharp and all for 75p per band - bargain or what?

FREE KBCTV
02 April 2007
The KBC
Fancy watching the KBC, My Luminaries and Gillan Edgar live absolutely free - and maybe even getting on the telly? Channel M invites you to The Great Northern Music Show at 235Live this Thursday (5th April).

FICTION(ISM)
01 April 2007
Band(ism)
FictionNonFiction continue to bring free live music to Manchester - this week's instalment (Tiger Lounge, Tuesday 3rd April) sees the excellent Band(ism) joined by Bogart & The Addictives, The Thief and The Harringtons.

DANCE TO THE HIGH VOLTAGE
01 April 2007
Black Wire
High Voltage joins forces with Leeds' Dance To The Radio label for the latter's latest compilation launch this Thursday (5th) at the Roadhouse, featuring Black Wire, Voltage Union and :( live with Forward Russia DJing.

BRIGHTON BEATS
01 April 2007
Electric Soft Parade
Fresh from a well-received appeareance at SXSW, Electric Soft Parade return with a new album on 30th April and a national tour calling at Manchester Roadhouse on the 25th.

ECLECTIC ELECTRONIC EASTER
01 April 2007
The Bays
Electronica improvisers The Bays headline an all-nighter at Sankeys on Easter Saturday (7th April), also featuring sets from Digitonal and sometime Durutti Column collaborator John Metcalfe.

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