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EXIT CALM
30 April 2010 / Club AC30 / 11 Trk vinyl / CD / Download
:: Exit Calm ::
Listen to this in a late night haze, or the blur of an early morning

APRIL 2010 ALBUMS - Uk Artists
30 April 2010 / Various Formats
:: Love Is All :: Paul Weller :: Sparrow And The Workshop :: Mr Fogg :: Hungry And The Hunted :: Super Adventure Club :: The Deer Tracks :: Matt Bentley :: Peggy Sue ::
Review of April 2010 Album Releases from unsigned and signed artists outside of Manchester

APRIL 2010 SINGLES / EPs - Uk Artists
30 April 2010 / Various Formats
:: Codeine Velvet Club :: Mr Fogg :: Being 747 :: Biffy Clyro :: Lovehead :: The ABC Club :: Losers feat Riz & Envy :: Le Shark :: Fortune ::
Review of April 2010 Single / EP Releases from unsigned and signed artists outside of Manchester

CLASSIC RE-RELEASE : Heaven & Hell / Mob Rules / Live Evil
30 April 2010 / Universal / 2 x CD Deluxe Gatefold Packs
:: Black Sabbath ::
The Black Sabbath Deluxe Edition re-releases have been something of a treat, not least because of their issue in chronological order - here we have the Dio years...

THE BRAVEST THING
30 April 2010 / Caserta Red / 1 Trk CD
:: Glass ::
A tantalising cut from their debut album "Teenage Galaxies

CONNEXIONS
30 April 2010 / White Label / 10 Trk CD
:: Lifescreen ::
A whole sound that is rounded, but not without the required complicated rhythms or attractive melodic counterpoint

DAYBREAK EP
30 April 2010 / Demo / 5 Trk CDR
:: City Reign ::
Five great tracks from a band that can only promise more during 2010 and beyond

INSIDE OUT
30 April 2010 / Demo / 3 Trk CDR
:: High Roller ::
A band with a shuffling 60’s pop influenced swagger

DEMO 2
30 April 2010 / Demo / 5 Trk CDR
:: Transmission 13 ::
From a secret hideout somewhere north of the city, T13 captures the sheer essence of shoe gazed orchestrations and innovative, organic electronica.

DEATH OF A ROCKSTAR
30 April 2010 / Calder Recordings / 9 Trk CD
:: Exit State ::
A convincing combination of melodic new rock and charging post punk

THE DEATH OF DREAMS
30 April 2010 / 11 Trk CD / Digital Download / Vociferous Records
:: Obsessive Compulsive ::
One of the few rock bands in Manchester to continually fly the flag for dark metallised heavy punked up rock

THE LOAFER
30 April 2010 / Demo / 3 Trk CDR
:: Ayatana ::
Ayatana delve into early 70’s stoner rock and peppering it with psychedelia and hefty blues tinged guitar hook

AK47 / BEAT ME UP * buy this *
30 April 2010 / 2 Trk 7” Vinyl / RAC Records
:: Danny Mahon ::
An ideal platform for two songs that probably half the people in Manchester already know the words to.

MY WAYS / THE NEW YOU
30 April 2010 / 2 Trk CD / Hit Club / Silver Music Machine
:: May 68 ::
Stuck in you head tune that's lightweight enough to mix any serious pretensions with a bucketful of bubblegum fun

PLANS
30 April 2010 / Demo / 3 Trk CDR
:: Nowhere Again ::
Manchester is always searching for it’s post experimental, alternative, rock champions - look here

GIN SOAKED EP
30 April 2010 / Demo / 3 Trk CDR
:: Daniel Burt ::
Daniel Burt shouldn’t be afraid of the odd obvious moment, because that’s exactly what will have him lighting up all sorts of musical radars

NEVER THERE
30 April 2010 / Demo / 4 Trk CDR
:: Black River ::
A wistful complexion that is infectious, riddled with charm and elevating.

TOY TOWN
30 April 2010 / Demo / 5 Trk CDR
:: The Rising Hours ::
A band having fun with an almost relentless supply of energy

LOVE, DEATH & WHISKY * essential listening *
30 April 2010 / Promo / iTunes / Myspace
:: The Alfa Binding Theory ::
Music that is efortlessly exciting and sonically fulfilling, with the feel of a ballad and the striking attack of a sound bound for bigger spaces

PLANK!
30 April 2010 / Akoustik Anarkhy / 4 Trk CD
:: PLANK! ::
Plank ! widen their horizons before they’ve even started - Prof Brian Cox, work that one out...

ARE HAVING A LOVELY TIME * recommended *
30 April 2010 / Stay Warm / 15 Trk CD
:: Islands Lost At Sea ::
Carried by their own feral theories ILAS provide moments of pure ethereal delight, peppered with Beefheart sensibilities

THE SOUNDS OF THE CITY
30 April 2010 / Demo / 7 Trk CD
:: Freedom Of The City ::
An overdose of sorts, but ultimately something of a triumph for this new band

HEADS OR TAILS
30 April 2010 / Demo / 2 Trk CD
:: Casual Riot ::
Solid, competent work in progress

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