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2007 MERCURY WINNERS KLAXONS COME TO RUBY LOUNGE
26 May 2010
Klaxons
2007 Mercury Prize winners Klaxons are finally nearing completion of the follow-up; they're streaming a preview track on their website and have announced a low-key tour. They play Ruby Lounge on 14th July, tickets onsale 9am tomorrow (27/5).

FOUR BANDS IN A BOAT
25 May 2010
Christopher Eatough- the subject of a recent MM interview is on a boat with Feldspar (+ 2 others) on Thursday (27/5), and then supports Neal Casal on Sunday (30/5) at Ruby Lounge

LET'S KILL MUSIC!
25 May 2010
Let's Kill Music is a new club night at Saki, launching this Friday (28th) with Black Market Serotonin and Metamusic, with the next one on 9th June with Charlie Barnes (full band show) and Unconscious Jungle. 5 / 3 with flyer.

FESTIVALS 2010: LOADS OF NEW BANDS ADDED TO KENDAL CALLING LINE-UP
25 May 2010
The "Calling Out" new bands line-up at Kendal Calling (30 Jul - 1 Aug) has been announced and we're delighted to see some favourites like Exit Calm, Chickenhawk, The Lucid Dream and The Heartbreaks on there. Meanwhile The Subways join the main stage.

RUBY LOUNGE - FULL JUNE LIVE MUSIC LISTINGS
24 May 2010
Wotgodforgot has two Ruby Lounge shows the first week of June - Scout Niblett on the 2nd and Mi Ami on the 6th. Read on for the lowdown on those and other Ruby Lounge highlights including Titus Andronicus (tonight!), Neal Casal, Micah P Hinson and more.

FESTIVALS 2010: TRIP (ANGLESEY)
17 May 2010
Fancy spending the bank holiday weekend (28th-30th May) on the isle of Anglesey with a load of great bands (including The Ruby Suns, Cate Le Bon, PLANK! and The Soundcarriers) and DJs? Sounds like you need to take a TRIP...

GET F**KED ON TUESDAY
16 May 2010
Holy Fuck
With a new album "Latin" released this week, Holy Fuck come to the Deaf Institute on Tuesday (18th) courtesy of High Voltage with support from SBTRKT.

DOT TO DOT STAGE TIMES RELEASED
13 May 2010
With Dot To Dot just a couple of weeks away now, all stages and times for the Manchester event (Mon 31 May) have been announced. It's going to be a long day, but in the best possible way...

NEW COUNTERPOINT
13 May 2010
Delphic
Delphic's next single will be an all-new version of "Counterpoint" with some exciting remixes, released on 7th June. They're on tour next week - Manchester (Ritz, 21st) is sold out but there are still tickets available for Leeds, London and Liverpool.

PURE GLASS
11 May 2010
Glass
New record label Caserta Red launches next week (Thursday 20th May) at Band On The Wall with live performances from first signings Puressence (acoustic) and Glass, with a copy of Glass' album included in the 10 entry.

HIGH CULTURE
11 May 2010
High Voltage takes over Font Bar (New Wakefield St) for two days at the end of the month - it's part of Eurocultured Festival and they've got 15 acts including Lost Knives, Black Knights, Mammal Club, Hey Zeus and Books.

RUNNING TO THE TOP
11 May 2010
Run Toto Run
Run Toto Run's new single "Hater" is already picking up radio play - it's out in a couple of weeks (24th May) and they're off on tour starting with a free FutureEverything show at Kro2 on Friday with Caro Snatch also on the bill.

ROB'S WISH
10 May 2010
Gabrielle's Wish
This Friday (14th) Gabrielle's Wish are hosting and headlining an evening of music celebrating the life and work of Rob Gretton at his old haunt The Briton's Protection.

BOOM TIME AGAIN
10 May 2010
We Came Out Like Tigers
BabyBoom Records Vs Free For Arts is back at the Bay Horse on Thomas St this week (Thursday 13th) and when they tell us it's their best line-up yet we're inclined to agree with them: We Came Out Like Tigers, Trojan Horse and Charlie Barnes.

WOTGODFORGOT WEEK OF WONDERS
08 May 2010
Faust
Delivering the best leftfield music from around the world to Manchester and Salford for a few years now, Wotgodforgot excel themselves this week with Faust (Wednesday), Grails (Thursday) and A Sunny Day In Glasgow (Friday).

FESTIVALS 2010: KENDAL CALLING
06 May 2010
Doves
It's not (quite) in Kendal any more but Kendal Calling 2010 (30 July - 1 August) boasts its best line-up yet with Doves, The Coral, British Sea Power, Wild Beasts, The Futureheads and a whole stage curated by Band On The Wall. Details here.

THREE IS THE MAGIC NUMBER
06 May 2010
Shark Teeth (formerly Blood Oranges)
Three great bands for three quid (Blood Oranges, Runaround Kids and We Walk In Straight Lines), three quid cocktails and top quality DJing til 3 in the morning? It can only be Underachievers Please Try Harder, Sat (8th) at Saki.

ROCK'N'ROLL BIRTHDAY
06 May 2010
Lowline
John Robb's new club night Pop Burial starts tomorrow (Fri 7th) at FAC251. Apparently it's his birthday too. Ten Bears, Lowline, 1913 and Bicycle Thieves provide the live music from 8pm.

MAKE A BIG NOISE AND HELP HOMELESS PEOPLE
06 May 2010
This Sunday (9th) Sound Control presents a massive all-day line-up of quality local music including Kid British, Run Toto Run, The Switch and Danny Mahon and it's all in aid of The Big Issue.

MEAT UP FOR NORDOFF-ROBBINS
05 May 2010
Uncle Meat And The Highway Children
Last month we told you about a great little charity live session down at Oddest in Chorlton on the second Sunday of the month - come round fast hasn't it? This week (9th) the excellent Uncle Meat And The Highway Children headline.

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