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BDB AT RNCM
28 July 2010
Badly Drawn Boy
Badly Drawn Boy has announced details of a new single, album and tour in October with a Manchester date at the Royal Northern College Of Music on Thursday 21st - again, tickets on sale Friday at 9am.

CATHEDRAL SOUNDS
28 July 2010
I Am Kloot
Following their Mercury nomination for "The Sky At Night", I Am Kloot are have announced they will play Manchester Cathedral on Friday 3rd December 2010. Tickets go onsale on Friday 30th July at 9am.

RETURN OF THE MAC
28 July 2010
Echo & The Bunnymen
Echo And The Bunnymen will perform their first two seminal albums “Crocodiles” and “Heaven Up Here”, back to back and start to finish, at Manchester Ritz on 7th December - tickets go on sale this Friday.

BIRTHDAY JAM
28 July 2010
Jam On Bread
Happy second birthday to the indiest indie fanzine / clubnight in town. Pull Yourself Together is celebrating tonight (Wed 28th) at Common with Springfactory and Jam On Bread playing live and a new edition of the zine hot off the press.

A-MAZE-ING LINE-UP AT THIS WEEK'S UNDERACHIEVERS
28 July 2010
Mazes
Bargain priced high quality music night Underachievers is back at Saki this Saturday (31st July) with Mazes, Brown Brogues, Boy Or Bison and Waiters playing live plus the best indie disco in town til half three in the morning.

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS
23 July 2010
Cats In Paris
Denis Jones, Cats In Paris, With That Knife and Brown Brogues play the Deaf Institute on 12th August in celebration of online video channel MCR Scenewipe's 100th broadcast. £6 advance.

WAREHOUSE PROJECT 2010 SEASON STARTS HERE!
22 July 2010
Doves, Delphic and Doom are amongst the live acts lined up for this autumn's Warehouse Project season - full listings and tickets are now available, here's some highlights...

SLOW FRIENDS
21 July 2010
The Slow Readers Club
The Slow Readers Club headline a Friends Of Mine special at Night & Day this Saturday (24th) with support from Crooked Rooks and The Tea Street Band plus FOM and Akoustik Anarkhy DJs til late.

INDIE SURVIVORS RETURN WITH 11TH ALBUM
21 July 2010
The Charlatans
The Charlatans release the first single from their forthcoming album on 2nd August and you can watch the video here - the album "Who We Touch" follows in September, with a national tour in October visiting the Apollo on the 16th.

BIG 'BREAKS
21 July 2010
The Heartbreaks
The Heartbreaks release their second single "I Didn’t Think It Would Hurt To Think Of You" on Label Fandango on 2nd August, and there's a launch gig on Thursday 5th at the Deaf Institute courtesy of High Voltage.

RETURN OF THE GHOST
21 July 2010
Cherry Ghost
Following some well received support slots with Doves in May and June, Cherry Ghost have announced their biggest headline tour to date this autumn, finishing at Manchester Academy 2 on 15th October.

FESTIVALS 2010: KENDAL CALLING STAGE LINE-UPS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
19 July 2010
Going to Kendal Calling? Here's the stage by stage guide for each of the three days. The festival's now completely sold out, but if you did get a ticket we have a few recommendations...

WOTGODFORGOT SUMMER SEASON
18 July 2010
Silver Apples
Silver Apples, These Are Powers and Pantha Du Prince head up three exciting line-ups from Wotgodforgot over the next couple of weeks.

MIDSUMMER BLOWOUT ** updated with latest line-up additions **
18 July 2010
Working For A Nuclear Free City
Blowout is back at Chorlton Irish Club this Friday (23rd) and whilst in typical style they're still finalising the line-up, they've already got WORKING FOR A NUCLEAR FREE CITY, I AM BLACKBIRD, BEAT THE RADAR, JO ROSE and many more.

GIG OF THE WEEK: A VERY NOISY THURSDAY NIGHT
18 July 2010
Kong
KONG headline an excellent seven band bill at the Deaf Institute this Thursday: running from 5pm til very late, Wolves Festival also features These Monsters, Castrovalva and more for just £8 advance.

POSTCARDS FROM MANCHESTER 2010 - ON SALE NOW
12 July 2010
Postcards From Manchester have announced the line-up for this year's all-dayer including Here We Go Magic, Trailer Trash Tracys, Internet Forever, Vera November (ex-Electrelane), Elmo Logic, Mazes and more. Deaf Inst, 18 Sept.

LET'S GET FRANK SIDEBOTTOM TO NUMBER ONE
09 July 2010
Frank Sidebottom
"Guess Who's Been On Match Of The Day" is currently riding high in the charts, and with your help we can push it all the way!

DIRECT TRAINS
08 July 2010
I Like Trains
I Like Trains have announced details of their new album "He Who Saw The Deep", which they are self-releasing this autumn via the Pledgemusic scheme: here's the tracklist, artwork preview, ordering details and how it works.

MANC ELECTRO LEGENDS RETURN WITH LIVE DATES, SINGLE & LP
07 July 2010
Performance
Manchester electro-legends Performance return with new single ‘Unconsoled’ released August 9th on Too Much Information Records.

FESTIVALS 2010: WOOD VIBRATIONS
07 July 2010
Danny Mahon, Driver Drive Faster, The Second Floor, The Lucid Dream, Jay Stansfield, Janice Graham Band and Lucy And The Caterpillar are some of the acts playing at Wood Vibrations, a new festival near Lake Windermere on 21-22 August.

SKANKIN' SATURDAY NIGHT ** VENUE CHANGE **
06 July 2010
DILE
Tameside ska warriors DILE launch their new album "Hipsters" at Olivers Bar (Ashton - moved from The Witchwood) this Saturday (10th) and just six quid gets you a copy of the CD plus gig entry including support from Janice Graham Band and The Sticks.

YOUR WEEK AT SAKI
06 July 2010
Monster Island
Lots of good stuff on at Saki this week: a free gig on Wednesday (7th) featuring the excellent Dirty Organ; a one-off return for Killing Fantasy on Thursday and the ever-brilliant Underachievers on Saturday with Monster Island and more.

SIZE MATTERS
02 July 2010
Oceansize
Few things get us at excited here at MM Towers as news of a new Oceansize album, so we're delighted to report that “Self Preserved While The Bodies Float Up” is out on 6th September with a tour to follow (Manchester date 15th Nov).

PLAN YOUR (NEAR) FUTURE
02 July 2010
Future Of The Left
Kick off your summer tonight at Moho with a massive line-up of local talent including Stop The Blackout and Six10Repeater - plus all Moho listings for July including a welcome return for Future Of The Left on Sunday 18th.

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