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FREE MUSIC ON THE BEACH THIS WEEKEND!
23 September 2010
News for Mr Brown: Manchester does have a beach these days. And some bands are playing on it this Saturday (25th) including Suzuki Method, Silverclub, The Switch, The Paris Riots and more. Castlefield, from 1pm, free entry.

BAD UNCLE RETURNS
23 September 2010
Braindead Collective
Bad Uncle Music have a free gig on this Friday (24th September) at Fuel featuring the "head-melting synth-fuelled assault" of Braindead Collective plus the mysterious Zing.

THAT'S JUST BIZARRE...
23 September 2010
The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster
Local alternative rockers Obsessive Compulsive and noisy genre-manglers Rolo Tomassi support The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster at Manchester's first Bizarre Ball (22nd Oct, Ritz) alongside various freakshow-styled entertainment.

FOLLOW THAT!
23 September 2010
To Sophia
Local folk experimentalists To Sophia release their first material as a full electric band on 18th October. The single "Follow" will also be available at their In The City gig at The Bay Horse on Friday 15th.

NEW INTERVIEWS ONLINE NOW
20 September 2010
In which we meet two very different sides of the local music scene: Delphic ponder the odd phenomenon of sudden success when you've actually been in bands for years, whilst the Black Knights warn us (and everyone else) not to mess with them...

POSTCARDS FROM MANCHESTER FESTIVAL - TIMES AND INFO
15 September 2010
Postcards From Manchester is this Saturday (18th) with live music from afternoon til midnight in the Deaf Institute, with Here We Go Magic, Golden Glow, D/R/U/G/S, Patterns (formerly Elmo Logic) and more. Full timings here.

DIDSBURY ARTS FESTIVAL 2010
15 September 2010
Dislocation Dance
Didsbury Arts Festival runs from 25th Sept to 2nd Oct in venues across Didsbury. Musical events include a 20 piece global community orchestra, singer-songwriters, electronica, folk and the return of 1980s nearly-pop-stars Dislocation Dance.

GETTING MASHED
15 September 2010
Shrag
A new indiepop night opens its doors on Friday 1st October at Kraak. The first Mashed Potato night sees Shrag and Standard Fare playing live, with DJs from local indie zine Pull Yourself Together.

TRAVELLER'S TALES
13 September 2010
Victorian Dad
David Rybka, frontman of The Victorian Dad Band, releases his first solo single this week: entitled "Mexico" and inspired by David's recent travels there, it's available as a free download on Mexican Independence Day (Thursday 16th).

NOT YOUR AVERAGE POP STAR
13 September 2010
Kirsty Almeida
David Edwards interviews the colourful and fiercely individual Kirsty Almeida, ahead of her Band On The Wall show on 30th September.

UNCONVENTION 2010 UPDATE
11 September 2010
British Sea Power
UnConvention has announced additions to its schedule for the three-day Salford event (1-3 October) including British Sea Power's acclaimed film soundtrack show in St Philip's Church, and Get Cape Wear Cape Fly playing in Central Station.

WOTGODFORGOT: GIGS YOU REALLY NEED TO BE AT.
09 September 2010
Wotgodforgot continues to bring the best experimental music of all shapes and sizes from around the world to Manchester and Salford. Coming up: Tweak Bird, Warpaint, Zun Zun Egui and a very special Halloween party.

SALFORD MUSIC FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND
07 September 2010
The Fall
Salford Music Festival kicks off this week with free gigs around the city on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and a massive invasion of Manchester on Sunday (12th) with The Fall and more taking over the Ritz.

GET YOUR KICKS FOR CHARITY TONIGHT
03 September 2010
Bright Kicks
Bright Kicks headline a night of live music in aid of Christies at Band On The Wall (Picturehouse Bar) tonight, also featuring Cheap Cuts, The Single Voice Of Sanity and John Ainsworth.

NOW WAVE AUTUMN GIG FRENZY
01 September 2010
Now Wave's autumn season kicks off tomorrow with Women and Zola Jesus at the Deaf Institute and loads of excellent stuff coming up including PVT, Mystery Jets, The Walkmen and a Twilight Sad / Errors double-header.

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