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RUBY LOUNGE: AUGUST / SEPTEMBER LISTINGS
29 July 2011
Loads of great stuff coming up at Ruby Lounge in the next few weeks including Ringo Deathstarr, I'm From Barcelona, Bob Log III, Baxter Dury, G Love and regular free BBC Manchester upcoming bands sessions, of which tonight's looks very good...

NOW WAVE AND CONSTELLATIONS SHOWS FOR INDIE LEGEND
28 July 2011
Stephen Malkmus
US alt-rock legend Stephen Malkmus visits the UK in November where he will play a Now Wave promoted gig at Manchester Ritz (Thursday 10th November; tickets on sale Friday 29/7) and at Leeds Constellations Festival (Sat 12th, tickets on sale now).

FRIDAY FUEL FUN
26 July 2011
Dignan Porch
Grey Lantern returns for a special one-off night at Fuel this Friday (29th July), featuring Indietracks Festival main stagers Dignan Porch, the new side project of Kong front man Magpie, and sunny lo-fi pop courtesy of Daily Life.

FESTIVALS 2011: KENDAL CALLING - SIX TO SEE
25 July 2011
The Lucid Dream, Let's Buy Happiness, Honeyfeet, Dinosaur Pile-Up, Mount Fabric and Japanese Popstars - never mind the big stars, these are the bands you need to be seeing if you're off up to Kendal Calling this weekend...

WAREHOUSE PROJECT 2011 - ALL THE LINE-UPS NOW REVEALED / TICKETS ON SALE
21 July 2011
Dance legends Chic make a rare live appearance at Warehouse Project on 12th November. The last series of nights at Store St also features James Blake, The Horrors, Foals, Squarepusher and anyone who's anyone in dance music of any sort. Tickets on sale now

WOTGODFORGOT SUMMER SPECIALS
20 July 2011
We do like promoters who don't stop for the summer - especially when they bring us the likes of Yacht, Wye Oak and Sic Alps. Thank you Wotgodforgot - they've also got The Jezabels and Peggy Sue coming up in September.

SUMMER WAVES
19 July 2011
Tickets for Now Wave's newly announced Ghostpoet show (9th October, Deaf Institute) are selling fast on the back of his Mercury nomination today - full Now Wave schedule here including Gruff Rhys, Austra and the legendary Wilco.

GET SOME HEAVY POP IN OCTOBER
19 July 2011
WU LYF
Fresh from their triumphant tunnel gig, WU LYF have announced an October tour. Bad news is there's no Manchester date, good news is the wonderful Brudenell Social Club in Leeds is (Wed 19th). Tickets go on sale this Friday (22/7).

EVERYTHING & ELBOW FOR MERCURY
19 July 2011
Everything Everything
North West music fans have much to celebrate as Manchester’s Everything Everything alongside Bury heroes and 2008 winners Elbow, find themselves on this years Mercury Music Prize shortlist

INSERT YOUR OWN JOKE HERE ABOUT MISERABLE RICH PEOPLE AND CHARITY FUNDRAISING...
15 July 2011
The Miserable Rich
The Miserable Rich (who are neither miserable nor rich in reality), Driver Drive Faster and Walton Hesse play Band On The Wall this coming Tuesday (19th July) with all proceeds going to the Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy charity.

SSD: A STATEMENT OF INDEPENDENCE
14 July 2011
"We buy physical product, and it’s these fans we can relate and market to. To the others, we have to try our hardest to not be patronising and roll with the punches" - Superstar Destroyer Records outline their new business model.

WELCOME BACK WHISKAS
13 July 2011
Honour Before Glory
Honour Before Glory - aka Whiskas (¡Forward, Russia! / Dance To The Radio) - released his debut album digitally today: £8 gets you an instant download plus CD on release.

ALBUM OF DEATH FROM PULL YOURSELF TOGETHER
12 July 2011
Pull Yourself Together announce their latest release, this time featuring multi-national misfits Moustache of Insanity..

LIZ GREEN'S MUSIC MACHINE
12 July 2011
Liz Green
Freshly signed Liz Green unveils single and album details on PIAS

FESTIVALS 2011: LATITUDE, BEACONS AND BESTIVAL - BILL UPDATES
09 July 2011
It's still not too late to book yourself a festival, and three of the best for 2011 have announced new bill additions: Bjork and The La's for Bestival, Tom Vek and Jamie XX for Beacons, Steve Mason and The Phantom Band for Latitude.

NOT THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
09 July 2011
Trojan Horse
Next Saturday at Ruby Lounge sees a homegrown alternative to MIF featuring some bands we would have put on if we'd been curating the local line- ups: Trojan Horse, From the Kites Of San Quentin and Cyril Snear.

GETTING SLAUGHTERED AGAIN
08 July 2011
Slaughter & The Dogs
Arguably Manchester's first punk band, Slaughter & The Dogs will make a very rare live appearance on Saturday 6th August at Night & Day with fellow Wythenshawe boys Frazer King supporting.

JOIN A JIM CLUB
07 July 2011
Jim Noir
Jim Noir's got a new single out, and you can help yourself to a completely free and legal download of the title track here - plus details of how to get loads more Jim music for not very much money.

AIRSHIP TAKING OFF IN AUTUMN
07 July 2011
Airship
Airship have announced details of their debut album - released on 5th September - and a massive autumn tour including Salford King's Arms on 13th September.

LIVE WHIP
06 July 2011
The Whip
The Whip have announced three low-key dates in September including a hometown show at Ruby Lounge on Saturday 10th. Pre-order now for the chance to win a rather exciting prize...

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