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News – Manchester Box Set coming.

This town will drag you down…. to the record shop.


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2017: The Half-Term Report

A look at the year’s best … so far (includes Spotify playlist)


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First Glances – Carousel Clouds

“a little bit shoegaze, a little bit prog/post-rock and a little bit neo-psych”


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News – Cherry Red ‘Goth’ Box Set coming.

Get back in your box.


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First Glances – Just Everywhere

“songs that go everywhere and swell to be everywhere”


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First Glances – R Missing

One of our girls has gone missing.


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PREMIERE: The Hundredth Anniversary – “Knife”

“A super-dreamy cut” with crystalline guitar.


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First Glances – Lyndon Scarfe

The Black Lamps’ guitarist unveils solo work.


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Zig Zags @ Drop The Dumbulls, 8th March 2017

“the most bone-headed party in town”


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First Glances – Former Bullies

Indiepop from Manchester (where else?)


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PREMIERE: Nova Materia – “ON/AV”

Blow Your Mind

“A punk-informed slab of floor-filling darkwave”


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Steven Minurka’s Albums Of 2016

Resident New Yorker Steven Minurka gives his lowdown.


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Neil Meehan’s Highlights Of The Year 2016

Inlcuding musicals, singles, gigs and albums.


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Sub-Ed’s Tracks Of The Year 2016

Boiling it down to the best track of the year.


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Editor’s Albums Of The Year 2016

Brett Spaceman’s personal list.


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Pop Goes 2016

A Populist Review of the Year.


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Sub Ed’s Albums & EPs of the Year 2016

One man’s favourites.


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Black Swan Lane: An Album Retrospective.

In depth album retrospective, interview and buying guide


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2017 Tasting Notes

Like the BBC’s Sound of 2017 – only good.


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A DJ A Day Keeps The Doctor Away

2016 in 366 Spinners, Selectors and Sound Hounds