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< < Archive News Stories on Manchester Music For August, 2004

Bringing you all the News stories from deep in the archives

ROSIE TINTED
31 August 2004
Tomorrow (September 1st September) sees Subpop songstress Rosie Thomas hit the Star and Garter with support from Denison Witmer.

ITC04 : NOT IN THE CITY (but in the city)
31 August 2004
Popart present a night of US indie/alt country elite with nothing to do with ITC on September 20th at the Star and Garter with Jeffrey Lewis, Misty's Big Adventure and Jeff Greene.

YEN'S SONAR BLEEPS AGAIN
28 August 2004
The Sonar Yen
The Sonar Yen are back with a new bassist and national mini tour featuring some first class support acts including Degrassi, Mugstar, Bilge Pump and Viva Stereo.

ITC04: TVOD ON THE FRINGE
27 August 2004
Rhythm King and Her Friends
TVOD will return on Friday 17th September with a very special In the City show featuring electro trio RHYTHM KING AND HER FRIENDS.

DATA CAPTURE COLLECTIVE # 2, OK?
27 August 2004
Anexium
The Castle sees a rare appearance of Amiga 500 electro super hero Anexium on Thursday 2nd September.

OCEANSIZE & AMPLIFIER NOMINATED FOR KERRANG! AWARD
24 August 2004
Oceansize
MM.co.uk & Chairsmissing bands Oceansize and Amplifier, have been nominated in the “Best Newcomer” category in this weeks Kerrang! Awards.

DEFINITELY MAYBE THE DEFINITIVE ALBUM
20 August 2004
Oasis
Oasis release a special DVD Edition of Definitely Maybe - details plus the chance to win signed artwork.

GET THERE EARLY
20 August 2004
The Earlies
More news from the excellent Blowout camp and XFM X-Posure Live, this Monday 23rd August with the brilliant transatlantic act The Earlies, Homelife, Cranebuilders and Aiden Smith

STILLS - NEW LOVE SONG AND COMPETITION
19 August 2004
The Stills
Canadian moody poppers THE STILLS release the superb Still In Love Song - we have free copies to give away and the latest details of a Manchester date in September

TRANSELEMENT GOES TO SLEEP
19 August 2004
Transelement
It is with great disappointment that MM announces that Transelement have finally split.

THE CURRENT RETURNS
16 August 2004
The Forest
After a summer recess High Voltage returns with a typically stellar lineup of The Forest, Beats for Beginners, The Longcut and No Arm on Tuesday 24th August at Night and Day.

ITC04 : IN THE CITY FRINGE - DEADLINE FOR LISTINGS FRI 13/8
13 August 2004
Got a gig on ? Want it listed in the official ITC Guide - Do it now ! - Deadline for Copy is Friday the 13th August !

MANCHESTER's NOISE GENERATION WARM UP
11 August 2004
Oceansize
Stop press news of a European Festival special warm up gig by OCEANSIZE next week (19/8) at The Castle Oldham

OBSESSION OVER
11 August 2004
The Obsession
Due to the imminent depature of their guitarist for the big smoke, garage rockers The Obsession have had to call it a day.

MORE OUTDOOR MUSIC AT MOORFEST THIS WEEKEND
11 August 2004
Haven
Moor Fest is a contemporary performing arts festival that takes place in Heaton Moor, South Manchester for the second time this year on Saturday 14th August feat. Haven, The Fall, Mr Scruff amongst others

TANDY BAND(Y) IN TOWN
10 August 2004
Tandy, the band of former Butthole Surfers roadie Mike Ferrio's from upstate New York take to the Star and Garter this Thursday 12th August with support from The Sunshine Delay and the UK States.

GODFATHER OF SCOT POP DOUBLE HEADER
09 August 2004
Eugene Kelly
On August Bank Holiday (29th) The Kitchen Sink Disco presents a classic Scot pop double header with live performance from Eugene Kelly (The Vaselines, BMX Bandits, Teenage Fanclub, The Pastels) and Malcolm Middleton (Arab Strap).

HEYWORTH TOURS HOME AND ABROAD
07 August 2004
Isobel Heyworth
The end of July to the middle of October sees folk soloist Isobel Heyworth playing yet further and further a field.

SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES
06 August 2004
Youth Movie Soundtrack Strategies
Youthmovie Soundtrack Strategies return to the Night and Day on August 20th as part of their national tour with Redjetson. YMSS also have a record imminently out on Fierce Panda.

ITC 04 - GET COVERED - UNSIGNED ITC REVIEWS
05 August 2004
Local and Out Of Town bands can get quick, exclusive coverage from the regions leading music website. If you're appearing at an official or fringe gigs, we'll be running a "Quick Access / Quick Review Scheme".

MANCHESTER GETS IT'S OWN X
05 August 2004
Manchester will be getting it's own X-FM all through August.

EARLY BIRDS AT THE CASTLE
03 August 2004
Earl
Predominantly girl electro/indie quartet Earl his Oldham Castle this Saturday August 7th with live sets also from Nathan and Penumbra Derry.

BEANS MEANS TUNES
02 August 2004
The Beans
Northern Ambition present night full of (The) Beans and also live sets from Chris Tye and Sam & Me at the Briton's Protection on Saturday August 14th.

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