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WHATEVER FLOATS YOUR BOAT...
28 August 2008
YACHT
New DFA signings YACHT come to Ruby Lounge this Friday (29th August). Expect genre-smashing psychedelic post-electronica, contemporary art in the form of PowerPoint presentations, and pretty much anything else...

RUBY LOUNGE SEPTEMBER LISTINGS
28 August 2008
And here's what Ruby Lounge has to offer throughout September...

FREE LIVE MUSIC ON SUNDAY
21 August 2008
I Am Kloot
I Am Kloot are headlining a bank holiday weekend special on Sunday 24th August at Spinningfields (between Manchester and Salford) also featuring The Travelling Band, The Mekkits, Bluebird Kid Clark and Its a Buffalo.

TAKE IT TO THE BRIDGE
21 August 2008
Its A Buffalo
Manchester officially heads for the hills this weekend with Its A Buffalo, Air Cav, Garron Frith, Kathryn Edwards, Spokes and more appearing over two nights of completely free live music at Sowerby Bridge Puzzle Hall Inn. And yes, it's dead easy to get to

EVERYTHING'S F**KED UP
20 August 2008
Everything Everything
Like all things experimental and a bit leftfield? Every Thursday is Fucked-Up Thursday down at Dry Bar; 4 bands for £4. This week (21st) there's Everything Everything, Winter North Atlantic, Samuel Sharp and Spokes, plus future listings here...

NEVER MIND THE FESTIVALS, HERE'S THE AFTERSHOW
20 August 2008
Longview
Astonishing value for money at The Aftershow this week (Fri 22, Moho) with Longview, Air Cav, The Maple State, Orphan Boy, Six10Repeater and Morning Sparks - all for a fiver. Unsigned stuff in second room c/o Designer Magazine with Twilight Robin and more

NIGHT & DAY LISTINGS UPDATE
19 August 2008
Here's the full Night & Day schedule for the rest of August and September, along with highlights for later in the year. There have been a few date changes since the last N&D listing here so check your diary, and keep an eye on N&D's page for updates.

GOD, SEX AND WAR
18 August 2008
Silver Apples
We're not sure which is our favourite band name of the week - War Bastard or A Middle Sex? They comprise half the bill for Wotgodforgot on Wed 3rd September, alongside Sacred and Warm Widow. Then the following night they've got the legendary Silver Apples

SONIC PAINTERS
17 August 2008
Daniel Land And The Modern Painters
South Manchester shoegazers Daniel Land & The Modern Painters will be supporting ex- Slowdive / Mojave 3 man Neil Halstead at Sonic Cathedral (Salford Sacred Trinity Church) on 25th September, and you can download their EP free here.

DIRTY SOULS
17 August 2008
The Vortex
Hotly tipped indie soul rock'n'rollers The Vortex release their debut single "Dirty Soul" in September, and to celebrate they'll be playing Academy 3 on Friday 19th with ex Oasis man Bonehead drafted into their ranks for the night.

SUMMERTIME SPECIAL
17 August 2008
The Black Paths
Manchester's greatest underground electronica merchant The Black Paths has a new EP out, entitled "Summer". And you can download it here, absolutely free and 100% legally.

SOUNDS LIKE MANCHESTER show 2 - this weds (13/8)
10 August 2008
The Tides
Fresh from their #22 entry into the Official UK Indie Singles Chart a few weeks back, THE TIDES lead the charge at MM's next FREE Hard Rock Show on Wednesday (13/8)

70th ELECTRIC CIRCUS IN OLDHAM THIS SATURDAY!
07 August 2008
The Minions
This Saturday (9/8), ManchesterMusic's The Electric Circus hits Oldham Castle for it's 70th Gig with special guests The Minions, Where's Strutter? and Violet Youth

NEXT WINELIGHT IN BURY
07 August 2008
The next Winelight Club on the 12th August at Automatic in Bury featuring Malc Evans, Shaughnessy, John Herring and Mike Neafsey.

MEOW! CATS ALBUM !
07 August 2008
Cats In Paris
CATS IN PARIS release their debut album 'Courtcase 2000' on Akoustik Anarkhy Records on the 25th August and the Manchester album party is on the 5th September at The Deaf Institute.

BIFF'S WINTER TOUR DATES
07 August 2008
Biffy Clyro
biffy clyro announce UK and Ireland December dates, hitting Manchester on the 19th December

ITC 08 : IN THE CITY PARTY AND DEMO DEADLINE !!
02 August 2008
In The City demo deadline expires Friday the 8/8 - get yours in ! - plus news of keynotes and the opening party...

HINSON LIVE DATE
02 August 2008
Micah P Hinson
Micah P. Hinson makes a special appearance at Manchester's Ruby Lounge on Tuesday 4th November - album out now

THE BIG O ARE BACK
01 August 2008
Jackie O return to the live circuit with a load of ace new material plus an upcoming date at Ruby Lounge (8/8).

DECORATORS BACK IN TOWN
01 August 2008
Decoration
It's been a while since we've wrapped our ears but Decoration have some news of records and various other activities..

MADMA FOR THE B-BOY
01 August 2008
Manchester District Music Archive has teamed upwith electrofunkroots to bring a marathon celebration of Manchester's 1980s Electro-Funk and B-Boy scene to Islington Mill on Saturday 30th August 4pm-3am

GHOSH BACK FOR MORE
01 August 2008
Arun Ghosh
After a stirring appearance at the Manchester Jazz Festival Arun Ghosh will again be performing in Manchester at the Royal Exchange, as part of their SFX event on Friday 15th August.

PULP FRICTION
01 August 2008
Saturday 9th August has Constant Friction putting on another show from 8.30pm at Jackson’s Pit, Oldham.

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