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< < Archive News Stories on Manchester Music For August, 2005

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MUTANT BRAZILIAN PSYCHEDELIA
30 August 2005
Os Mutantes
Brazilian psychedelic rock comes to Night & Day this Thursday (1st September) courtesy of original 60s experimentalists Os Mutantes. Support comes from Voice Of Seven and Jane Weaver, with DJing from Andy Votel and Dominic Thomas.

DUNGEN DARES
30 August 2005
Dungen
Swedish prog strange types Dungen come to The Bierkeller this Friday 2nd September with support from Blowout residents Working For A Nuclear Free City and acoustic psychedelia from Lazybones.

JAY SAYS
30 August 2005
SAY (Say Jansfield)
Perforated Edge returns to Zumebar this Thursday 1st September with live sets from the sensational Say Jansfield, This Product, Mary Wanna Smile, Fragment and If Need Be.

PAINT THE TOWN PINK
30 August 2005
National Forest
After a summer hiatus, Shocking Pink makes its return to Fuel Café on Friday 9th September with a live set from Sir Yes Sir featuring Daniel 'National Forest' Cowley.

FROM THE ASHES OF THE FOREST FIRE
30 August 2005
The Forest
Due to musical differences kick ass post-punk quartet The Forest have disbanded but from the ashes a new featuring Jack, Paula and Paul have formed a new band are looking for a bass player.

HEATON PULP AND STELLA FUN
29 August 2005
Heaton Park hosts an outdoor screening of Pulp Fiction this Saturday, with special guests the Fun Lovin Criminals warming up the crowds..

SSSHHHH! - FREE EVENT THIS SUNDAY - ROADHOUSE
25 August 2005
Stickboy
FREE THIS SUNDAY - 7pm ROADHOUSE : Stickboy (full band),Jack Cooper (with Band),Danny Saul,James Younger,Then Thickens (Jon-Lee – Fi-Lo Radio / Kong),20/20 Vision (full band) Ed Cottam,,Politburo

CAROLINE MARTIN AND ROSE KEMP DOUBLE BILL
19 August 2005
Caroline Martin
Popart vs. Industry present a not to be missed double header of two of Britain's finest female solo artists. Q Magazine described Martin "as if PJ Harvey has inhabited the body of Gillian Welch" and The Fly described Kemp as "spine tingling".

FIRTH OF FRITH
19 August 2005
Garron Frith
Following last months City Life article and gigs with Grand Drive man Danny George Wilson and Jess Klein, Garron Frith has a couple of upcoming live dates for y'all.

LIFE CAFE IS THE NEW LEEDS
19 August 2005
Cohesion
...Well, maybe not quite, but if didn't get a ticket to Leeds Festival The Chameleons Jon Lever will be hosting a special Club Chameleon alldayer on Bank Holiday Sunday 28th August at Life Cafe, Manchester. Bands include Cohesion, The Whyers, Virtuoso...

DEATH FROM ABOVE 2005
19 August 2005
Day For Airstrikes
High Voltage have a couple of exciting gigs for you in September including post-rock action from Day For Airstrikes, avant-harshness from The Stanger Son of WB, 80s electro from Performance and plenty more.

INDIE POP EXERCISE
19 August 2005
Misty's Big Adventure
Twee indie pop octet (is that a word?) Misty's Big Adventure come to Satan's Hollow on Sunday 28th August with support from the equally indie pop Chemistry Experiment and Nursing Home.

SEEDY ORIGINALS
19 August 2005
Sky Saxon and The Seeds
Muddy Waters once called them, "America's own Rolling Stones". They were the reason why Joey Ramone started singing in the first place. The original US garage turned psych-blues combo The Seeds come to The Roadhouse on Monday 29th August.

NO HOPE IN NEW JERSEY - FREE GIFTS IN OLDHAM - Friday 19th AUGUST
18 August 2005
No Hope In New Jersey
ManchesterMusic.Co.Uk is hosting a No Hope In New Jersey promo night at The Electric Circus this Friday in Oldham - click for details of freebies

CASTLE STORMED THIS FRIDAY
17 August 2005
Politburo
Stranger Son Of WB, Politburo and soon to be legend, DAnny Saul, take on Oldhams Castle, this Friday - entry is a very friendly £2pm and doors are at 9pm

STRANGE TIMES AND NOSTALGIA IN BURY
16 August 2005
Mark Burgess
Former Chameleons frontman to play one-off full band electric gig at Bury Met on Friday 28th October, following a support slot with the enduringly popular proto-crusties New Model Army on a national tour.

INKLING TOUR AND DEAL IN THE POST?
16 August 2005
I Had An Inkling
MM favourites and masters of syncopated avant-rock I Had An Inkling have a date supporting NYC noise-rock trash quartet The Ex-Models on 9th September. Rumour has it they're also in the process of signing a deal with a large(ish) indie label...

WOMEN BEHIND THE DESK
15 August 2005
A unique project aiming to increase the number of women in the music industry has been launched in Manchester at the studios where The Smiths, Stone Roses and Happy Mondays used to record.

A VOID NOT TO AVOID
15 August 2005
Purgatory State
Grrl punk night The Void returns to Retro Bar this Thursday 18th August with sets from Purgatory State, Revenge of the Psychotronic Man, Squalbalkus and Amends to the Dead.

THE EDGE RETURNS
15 August 2005
Perforated Edge returns this Thursday 18th August to Zumebar. Live sets from Autumn 9, Ji, Bella Donna, Post Haste and Saving Grace and Rodeo Clown.

MILLS AND NO BOON
15 August 2005
Chris Mills
Despite being surrounded by the experimental rock sounds of his native Chicago Chris takes these influences and squeezes them into nuggets of pure pop. He plays 14 Lloyd St, Manchester on tomorrow (16th August). Support from Quiet Loner and Case Hardin.

RED OR DEAD
15 August 2005
3 Colours Red
Veteran brit-rockers 3 Colours Red come to The Academy 3 on September 21st with support from The Yo Yo's, The Smash Up and Along Came Man.

OPERA DROPOUT DROPS IN
15 August 2005
Josephine Foster
Opera school dropout Josephine Foster is perhaps best known as ½ of the spare twisted up Appalachian duo, Born Heller. Hailing from Chicago, her beautifully haunting psychedelic folk will be appearing at The Bowling Green on Monday 22nd August.

BASS AND JAZZ MUSICIANS RAISE FUND'S FOR TSUNAMI VICTIMS
15 August 2005
Bassplayers and jazzmusicians all over the world have donated music for a CD to raise money to aid the thousands of orphaned children, due to the South East Asian Tsunami and the recent aftermath.

NORTH RISING
11 August 2005
Omerta
The Witchwood in Ashton presents a rather special double header on Saturday 20th August, featuring two of Manchester's best up and coming bands The Tides and Omerta. Omerta also have a new single out on 3rd October...

NORTH COUNTRY NOISE
10 August 2005
Deep Insight
Fresh from a number one single in their native Finland, emo-rockers Deep Insight visit our relatively temperate climes with gigs over the next couple of weeks in Wigan, Stockport and Manchester.

NEW ADVENTURES IN LOKI
09 August 2005
The Adventures of Loki
Taut, aggressive indie rockers The Adventures of Loki play Dry Bar this Friday 12th August with support from Murdoch, Committee, MM2, Bookstore and Duffy.

FOR TOMORROWS TOMORROW
09 August 2005
Dirty Circus
Powerpop trio For Tomorrows play the Academy 3 tomorrow (Wednesday 10th August) with support from indie-dancer combo Dirty Circus, The Special Brew and A Boy Called Roy.

BIG BANG THEORY
09 August 2005
Big Bang presents a night crammed with emo/rock bands at Dry Bar on Wednesday 24th August. Live sets from Astroboy, A Victim's Romance, Mishkin, Three Second Rule and Mikes Hyper Sonic Mega Death Ray.

COME ON DIE YOUNG
09 August 2005
Kill The Young
Based in Manchester, Kill the Young are three brothers in their early twenties who deal in crashing choruses and arresting anthems, getting their kicks from Cobain, Curtis and Corgan. They play Dry Bar on Friday 9th September.

LOST AND FOUND
09 August 2005
The Lost Weekends
The Lostweekends have an upcoming show supporting Boy Kill Boy, a Channel M appearance and are currently recording for a new release.

GEORGE THE SECOND
09 August 2005
George
Top class eccentric folk trio George return with a follow up to last year's highly acclaimed 'The Magic Lantern" LP. 'A Week Of Kindness' will be released on Monday 19th September but you can order it early online...

DEVIL'S GRANNY ! - NANFEST AT SATANS HOLLOW THIS MONDAY (8/8)
06 August 2005
Loud music and charity work - this Monday at Satans Hollow in the name of your grandma, feat : Skylar, Pickled Dick, Blame It On Edd,Rhythmic Coughing and Babyboom

DPERCUSSION - STAGE TIME GUIDE
06 August 2005
With DPercussion once again providing a free celebration of the city's musical profile, here's a simple easy to use stage time guide - no recommendations - most of you know who you want to see - just go along and ENJOY (times correct at press)

CUTTING EDGE
05 August 2005
The Permissive Society
Perforated Edge have a tasty line up for you hipsters on Thursday 11th August at Zumebar with The Permissive Society, Working For A Nuclear Free City, 52 Teenagers, Air Cav and Karma Destination.

OCEANSIZE GET EVERYONE INTO POSITION - SINGLE, ALBUM AND TOUR
03 August 2005
Oceansize
Oceansize unveil news of new single "Heaven Alive" plus Tour Dates and info on their upcoming second album.

DOUBLE BLOW
03 August 2005
Morning Runner
Blowout have a couple of snap-crackin' treats for you this and next Friday. On Friday 5th they have Faith and Hope(fuls) Morning Runner, Beats For Beginners, Sirconical and Behind Green Lights. On the 12th there's Keith's return and more...

REUBEN TOURS
03 August 2005
Reuben
Post-hardcore ensemble Reuben will touring the UK this October which includes a stop at Manchester Academy 3 on October 17th. Support from the Forgotten Hopefuls.

MORE VOLTAGE THAN YOU CAN SHAKE A STICK AT
02 August 2005
It's summer, all your established favourite bands are off on the festival circuit and there's nothing on telly, so why not take the opportunity to check out the very best in new and unsigned music every Thursday with your hosts, High Voltage...

WE PREDICT A RIOT
02 August 2005
Alterkicks
This week (Thursday 4th August) Northern Riots presents hotly tipped Liverpool based indie boys Alterkicks with a full supporting cast of Jackie O, No Tokyo and 3rd Dan.

HANNAH LAUNCH
02 August 2005
Hannah
Acoustic rockers Hannah will playing a one-off free show at The Blue Cat Cafe in Heaton Moor, Stockport on Wednesday 10th August. Free copies of their current EP will be given out and Jim Rhodes supports.

SOUTHERN REVAMP
02 August 2005
Keith
Chorlton's Southern Hotel is receiving a revamp and to celebrate its new opening is Sweet Cinnamon DJs Vandali and Coda with the support of DJ Johnny Wishbone (drummer in Manchester band Keith) this Friday 5th August.

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