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Strawberry Studios Exhibition

Strawberry Studios Exhibition  The Strawberry recording studio was set up in early 1968 by Peter Tattersall in Stockport, in small premises above a record shop. Peter then invited Eric Stewart, who later became a member of 10cc to work alongside him. [...]
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FAC 51 The Hacienda

FAC 51 The Hacienda’s next Manchester event sees it return to The Albert Hall with another top class line up on Friday 24th March featuring house legends Kerri Chandler and Derrick Carter. Having a brought a succession of the best American DJ’s to the [...]
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TOM GRENNAN

It’s hard to believe that Tom Grennan is only 21. Bedford born, Tom is a bluesy, soulful mash of indie, songwriting, genius. The past year has seen him graduate from university with a drama and physical theatre degree, to later burst onto the music scene [...]
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VIDA

Influences: Beatles, Rolling Stones, Tame Impala, Oasis, The Verve, OCS, Stone Roses   Members: Jamie Pollock, Nathan Evans, Craig Scobbie, Jamie Piggott, Greg Ballantyne   Home Town: Alloa   Scottish lads, VIDA are storming their way onto the music [...]
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RINSE

‘Formed in Staffordshire’s Stoke-On-Trent in 2014, the four piece have created a febrile buzz amongst a growing network of fans. Having shared bills with likes of The Horrors, Gengahr, Professor Green & Palma Violets in 2015, they headed into the end of [...]
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CABBAGE

CABBAGE   INFLUENCES: The Fall, Fat White Family, John Cooper Clarke, GG Allin   HOMETOWN: Mossley, Greater Manchester   After a drought of bands that resonate with the people, we had the pleasure of interviewing the Mossley band Cabbage. The band who [...]
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BLOSSOMS UK TOUR FOR SPRING 2017

BLOSSOMS ANNOUNCE HEADLINE UK TOUR FOR SPRING 2017 “This year’s biggest guitar-pop shooting stars…looking like snake-hipped garage rockers from the wrong side of Scarysex Central… Blossoms leap from their chart-bound Trojan horse as modernist rock [...]
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LIBERTY SHIP TALKS TO NORTHERN EXPOSURE

Hailing from the Sheffield and dubbed by Fred Perry and Ths Feeling as ‘Ones to watch’ Liberty Ship are quickly making a name for themselves as one of the next exciting bands to come out of the city. Liberty Ship have toured with the likes of King [...]
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FRAN JOLLEY’S MOST ANTICIPATED ALBUMS OF 2017

Well, we can all raise our middle finger to 2016 and celebrate that so far no musical legend has died. Let us pray that 2017 will be a year that is famous for producing moments of genius and inspiration rather than being remembered for tyrants and [...]
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THE BLINDERS

Influences: Include John Cooper Clarke, Slaves and Nick Cave Political, punk rock band The Blinders are frontman and guitarist Tom, Charlie (Bass) and Matty (Drums) from Doncaster, South Yorkshire. For too long now the music scene has been lacking bands [...]