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

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GO FASTER STRIPES
29 September 2005
redcarsgofaster
Leicester indie rock ensemble Redcarsgofaster have announced a tour that stops off at In The City with Dirty Circus, The KBC, Good Shoes, Former Bullies and Lisa Brown and also at Wigan.

I HAVE SOME GOOD NEWS
29 September 2005
I Had An Inkling
It's been a good week for top avant-rock trio I Had An Inkling who have signed a deal with a large indie label and will be appearing in next week's NME. A November tour with Pifco has also been announced.

I'LL WAIGER A FIVER
29 September 2005
Waiger
Waiger are headlining the Night & Day in Manchester on Friday 7th October 2005. This is the first Manchester date in almost 7 months. The gig is also the launch party and release date for our latest work, the ‘SENSES’ EP.

TWO CHANCES, ACTUALLY...
28 September 2005
Omerta
Omerta have a new single "One Chance" out on 10th October, two live appearances during In The City and a rather unexpected new best mate...

ITC 05 - STRANGER THAN FICTION
27 September 2005
TVH-3
Ace electro-punk event Fiction Non-Fiction contributes admirably to ITC 05 at Tiger Lounge on Sunday 2nd October with live sets from Mystery Meat, TVH-3, Polythene, Sir Yes Sir, Kid Voodoo, Diamond Pistol Express, Zeema Zees and The Shallow Call.

ITC 05 - PLATONIC LOVE
26 September 2005
Little Plato
Indie rockers Little Plato play In The City with Smackwater Jack and Everstrong at The Late Room on Friday 30th October.

ITC 05 - BIG AND BLACK
26 September 2005
The Bêtes Noires
Ace alt-rock trio The Betes Noires will be playing Dry Bar as part of In The City on Saturday 1st October.

DEATH MENTAL
26 September 2005
Deicide
Growwwllll!!! Death!!! Puke in your eyeeee!!! Genuine Satan loving death metallers Deicide return to Manchester Music Box on October 27th. Apparently lead singer Glen Benton was beaten up by Christians on his last visit and vowed never to return.

LENCH MOB
26 September 2005
The Waverton Collective
The 6-strong Manchester based Waverton Collective are taking over 'trof' in Fallowfield for the evening of Tuesday 27th September.

GRASS IS ALWAYS BLUER ON THE OTHER SIDE
23 September 2005
Chatham County Line
Chatham County Line are a North Carolina quartet who fuse old-time, gather-‘round-the-microphone bluegrass with a love for John Hartford, The Band and traditional American music. They play 14 Lloyd Street on Wednesday 28th September. Support from Gardin.

ITC 05 - WALK THIS WAY
23 September 2005
Daywalkers
Daywalkers bring their crushing blend of hip hop and rock to Joshua Brookes on Sunday 2nd October. Support from crossover combo Zenfo, Prophecy and Xander.

DEAD GOOD
22 September 2005
Dead! Dead! Dead!
Much fancied Southamptonites Dead! Dead! Dead! will hit the road to Manchester for the first time on October 7th at Cuba Cafe. Support from Ex Nihilo, Lupus in Fabula, Bobby Millions and Riot Season.

PERFORMANCE SURRENDER DATES
22 September 2005
Performance
PERFORMANCE announce a series of UK Tour Dates to support their new Single "Surrender" which is released on Polydor on the 7th November.

ITC 05 - NO WAX DIGITAL DEMOCRACY NITE
22 September 2005
"Want to DJ? Take a ticket. Wait your turn. Plug in your iPod or MP3 player. Stick on a tune. Let the soundclash commence!" - NoWax provide ITC with some digital democracy

OFF THE DAMN DAMN LEASH
21 September 2005
Be Your Own Pet
Recent XL signings, ace juvenile Nashville rockers Be Your Own Pet, are heading out on the road for their first regional UK tour

TRANSATLANTIC FUZZ
21 September 2005
Five O'clock Heroes
Transatlantic combo the Five O'Clock Heroes play a doubleheader with chic London new wave darlings Lady Fuzz at Jabez Clegg on Wednesday 19th October.

MODERN MEDIEVAL
21 September 2005
Circulus
“Imagine what it would be like if you were to accidentally slip into a medieval future when you thought it was 1972.” An apt description for Circulus who play Jabez Clegg on Monday 14th November. Support from Sam Lench and his Waverton Collective.

PSYCHEDELIC DEATH POP
21 September 2005
The Termites
Harnessing the “power of the dark arts” The Termites have created their own unique equally mysterious blend of “psychedelic death pop”. They play Dry Bar on Saturday 29th October. Support from The Flow, Finka, Fletches Corner and Silvertown.

YORKSHIRE RISING
21 September 2005
The Harrisons
The Harrisons are the sound of Yorkshire rising. They may have only been together for a year but they already have an MTV2 single of the week. They play Cuba Cafe on Friday 14th of October. Support from Polytechnic, The Greats and The Mekkits.

WHAT'S THE BIG ISSUE ?
21 September 2005
The Big Issue begins it's run of regular quarterly music inserts this week - find out more and more importantly BUY ONE!

CALL FOR NEW BANDS FOR NEW GIGS
21 September 2005
MCR:MUSIC are on the look out for new bands and have 3 key events held on a regular basis in the City Centre

STOP PRESS - INSTANT WHIP!
20 September 2005
The Whip
We've just heard that the excellent The Whip, featuring ex members of Nylon Pylon, have got a last minute gig at Night & Day tonight (Tuesday 20th September). Go on, off you go!

HIGH VOLTAGE - AND LOTS OF IT!
20 September 2005
Snow White, Performance, Duels, Forward Russia and loads and loads more fantastic up and coming bands are coming to the Music Box over the next couple of months - it's time to fill in every Thursday on your gigging calendar!

POP ART TO SEE SOME BANDS!
20 September 2005
Pop Art vs Industry have got four gigs coming up across Manchester in the next week, including Southport's own alt-country/Americana star Michael Weston King, Stolenwine acoustica types Anna Kashfi and more as well a date from Jeffrey Lewis in November...

ITC 05 - BOARDS OF CANADA
20 September 2005
The maple contingent is well represented at this year's In The City with live sets from some of Canada's most emerging acts appearing live at The Late Room on Monday 3rd October.

STRUMMER COMPETITION
20 September 2005
Clint Boon and John Robb will be judging and upcoming unsigned band competition for the chance to win two days in a top notch studio and backing from a large Manchester PR company. To enter read on...

RHYME AND REASON
20 September 2005
Pure Reason Revolution
"London’s Pure Reason Revolution make spaced out signatures which sound like they were beamed in from a parallel universe where prog roolz OK." They play Club Fandango at The Night & Day on Sunday 25th September.

TRY SOMETHING NEW
20 September 2005
Beecher
As a fundraiser dedicated to founding a new arts/music community centre within the city centre Try Something New has announced a series of live shows all this week at The Phoenix. Sets from Beecher, Day For Airstrikes, D-Rail, Nancy Cunliffe and many more

ITC 05 - STRANGE MELODY
19 September 2005
Viva Stereo
Strange Melody bring their own strains of modern rock/dance to the frey at The Star and Garter on Sunday 2nd October. Live tunes from Viva Stereo, I Like Trains, Laymar and a special guest to be announced.

WHAT THE DOCTOR ORDERED
19 September 2005
Julian Donkey-Boy
New indie pop night Doctor's Orders comes to Zumebar tomorrow Tuesday 20th September with smashing live sets from Lonelady, Julian Donkey-Boy and Nursing Home.

ITC05 : BRIGHTON PREVIEW FOR ITC URBAN
19 September 2005
In The City URBAN has announced a chance to see the very best in new music at a seaside extravaganza later this month.

BOLTON BLUES - NEW SEASON OCTAGON PRODUCTION & TICKET OFFER
18 September 2005
The Octagon Theatre, Bolton is presenting the first UK production outside London of Stephen Jeffreys’ richly humane, moving and Blues-fuelled play, I Just Stopped By To See The Man. Read on for special 2 for 1 ticket offers for MM Readers.

HOPPING MAD
15 September 2005
The bacchic weirdness that is Beechwood Hotel is back this Friday at Mint Lounger with 'Lets Go To The Hop' which seems to based around a 50s USA High School theme. Rock n roll, checkered shirts and glass bottle of cola no doubt.

WHERE IS MY MIND ON FIRE?
15 September 2005
Folded Remediez
Each Thursday the basement at Po Na Na will play host to Mind on Fire residents, and regular guest DJs. On the last Thursday of the month, Mind on Fire will take over both floors, bringing in a range of live hip hop acts from Manchester and beyond.

ITC 05 - NIGHT AND DAY LISTINGS
15 September 2005
Art Brut
To say that the Night and Day have a huge amount planned for In The City would be something of understatement. Expect sets from Art Brut, Komakino, Redjetson, Omerta, The Deadbeats, Kill The Young, Fear of Music, Field Music, Hot Puppies and many more.

STYLE COUNCIL
15 September 2005
The Council
Described by many as ‘the only band that matters in London’, The Council is a fresh young three-piece that combines bluesy lyrics and relevant subject matter with hard-hitting guitar rock. They play Cuba Cafe on Friday 23rd September.

IN THE CITY - CLASSICAL GAS
13 September 2005
The Waverton Collective
The 6-strong Manchester based Waverton Collective are headlining their first show for In The City. An exciting mix of classical, folk and minimal-avant-garde-indie stylings, the collective play The Late Room on Saturday 1st October.

INDIE GO AND KISS MY HAÇ
13 September 2005
We Start Fires
Indigo vs Kiss My Haç returns to The Star and Garter in fine form on Friday 14th October with live sets from grrl punkas We Start Fires and art-rockers Noblesse Oblige.

MULCAHY UNCUT
13 September 2005
Mark Mulcahy
Following his superb shows in June, Mark Mulcahy returns to these shores in October for a series of gigs presented by Uncut.

IN THE CITY SAVES ITSELF
13 September 2005
Movement
It's coming up to that time of year again where In The City inundates Manchester with sheer mountains of hot live music and Club Save Yourself is no exception at The Waldorf on Friday 31st September. Sets from Movement, Polytechnic, The Night Jars + more.

DEAD LAUNCH SAVED
13 September 2005
Dead 60’s
The Dead 60s are a band from Liverpool who sound absolutely nothing like a band from Liverpool. To coincide with the release of their self-titled debut album they play Club Save Yourself at Charlie's this Friday 16th September.

HERE TODAY SIGNED TOMORROW
13 September 2005
For Tomorrows
Better late than never and in this case, we've been predicting this for years but finally Macclesfield powerpop trio were recently flown over to Los Angeles to sign a record deal to a large label that we cannot yet reveal.

GO HOLLY GO GO GO GO
13 September 2005
Holly Golightly
Esteemed solo artist Holly Golightly plays the Night and Day this Friday 16th September.

DEFINITELY NOT POP IDOL!
04 September 2005
Want to catch the urban music stars of tomorrow before anyone else? Join Urban Superstars at the Bridgewater Hall on 30th September where this year's ten finalists will ply their trade in front of an influential panel on the way to that potential deal...

PAINT IT BLACK
02 September 2005
David R Black
Currently in the studio recording the new album with producer Joe Gibb (Janes Addiction, Leftfield, Madonna), David R Black release their new single ‘Shot To Pieces’ on Oct 3rd and take time out to play a short UK tour.

STATIC AND STRATEGIES DOUBLE BILL
02 September 2005
65 Days Of Static
Some of us demand more from our 21st century rock ‘n’ roll. It’s been long overdue, but finally 65 Days of Static AND Youthmovie Soundtrack Strategies join forces for one of this year’s most essential tours, stopping off at Academy 3 on October 11th.

SKINDRED SPIRITS
02 September 2005
Senser
Club Nirvana, Wigan is the place to be on Tuesday 4th October for a reunion of one of Britain's most important metal crossover acts from the 90s, Senser.

REPLANT THE FOREST
01 September 2005
The Forest
The Forest still lives. At least it does in principal songwriter and singer Jonah who is looking for new members to replant the seeds.

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