Five studio albums down and Franz Ferdinand still retain so much of their zany and rambunctious aura that enticed legions of fans in more than a decade ago. And whilst carrying out a performance that would’ve considerably pleased the oldest and ardent of fans, the concert also featured a plethora of tracks from their newest […]

Just before Christmas I had the opportunity to see Ryan McMullan at his Manchester stop while he was on tour of the UK. Having really enjoyed his gig back in September I was looking forward to seeing him again a few months later and it definitely didn’t disappoint! The show began solo with just him […]

It has now been 11 years since the Warehouse Project’s inception back in 2006. Over its lifetime Warehouse Project have established a reputation for presenting some of the finest club nights the UK has to offer, playing host to several blockbuster line-ups over their annual 12-week stints. You get the sense that co-founder Sam Kandel […]

Throughout the yearly Warehouse Project season, there are always a handful of one-off shows not hosted in the usual haunts of Store Street, but shows that utilise the variety of different venues that Manchester has to offer. This year is no exception, and last week they hosted a Stone Island-sponsored party in Old Granada Studios […]

  IT’S BACK AND BETTER THAN EVER! Fuse LIVE returns on November 14th, and have we got a show for you! – Hardwicke Circus – The Tom Knight Band – Ace Motel Tickets are £5 online or on the door, so turn up early to make sure you don’t miss out! Tickets: https://manchesterstudentsunion.com/groups/fuse-fm/events/fuse-live-14th-november/buy_ticket Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/353580895101297/ #FuseLIVE

Peter was supported by Bad Parents, who had a slow start in front of a still thin crowd. However, their closing track ‘You Can’t Date a Model’ – previously a Steve Lamacq 6 music recommends – drew a warm response as the Peter Perrett Posse started to arrive and get into the spirit of things. […]

In 2012, Shaun Ryder mentioned in an interview with Philip Schofield on This Morning that when the Happy Mondays reformed their original line up (Shaun Ryder himself on vocals, Mark “Bez” Berry on percussion, Paul Ryder on bass, Mark Day on guitar, Gary Whelan on drums, Paul Davis on keyboards, who apparently left in 2015, and […]

Once again, on Friday The Warehouse Project provided a line-up that filled the part-time carpark with entertainment to the early hours. On arrival, a combination between the sweaty dancers, the bass from the multitude of speakers and the anticipation for the evening ahead instantly warmed us up from the chilly Mancunian evening outside. In room […]

Having built up a cult following through Bandcamp with his lo-fi indie rock sound, Philadelphia musician (Sandy) Alex G was signed by Domino in 2015, though his performance at the Deaf Institute was still very much embedded in DIY principles. Alex and his band appeared a couple of minutes before their scheduled start time, tweaked […]

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