For the love of Manchester

We are here to provide you with updates, interviews, reviews and anything inbetween that is happening in the Manchester music scene. Whether it is from the hidden talent or the fast rising stars from our beautiful city, we will cover all aspects for the people of Manchester to hear.

Cobain Jones Manchester

Cobain Jones - Lockdown Q&A

We caught up with new kid on the block, Cobain Jones, about lockdown life and just what we can expect from the man himself once this is all over.

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Clear Vinyl Into The Night Manchester

Clear Vinyl release their first of 2020

Chesterfield quintet, Clear Vinyl, are back with a new single, 'Into The Night'. Their new single of the decade and the fourth in their library is out on Thursday 25th March.

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The Lathums Fight On Manchester

The Lathums release Fight On

The fast rising indie-rock band from Wigan release their new single, Fight On. We speak with lead singer Alex Moore on their noisy fan base, his quality lyrics and just when that first album will be coming around...

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Narrow Margin Kids Don't Dance Manchester

Narrow Margin release debut single

Indie-punk 5 piece, Narrow Margin, release their debut single 'Kids Don't Dance' on Friday 10th January under their new label, 42's Records.

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The Cavs Movin' Manchester

The Cavs unload their second single

The Cavs release their second single Movin' on Friday 13th December following the success of their first release 'Chasing the World'.

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Reclaim Vienna Paris Manchester

Reclaim Vienna release 'Paris'

Reclaim Vienna release their second single 'Paris' on Friday 6th December following the success of their first release 'Kick The Butterfly'.

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Jordan Allen Never Give It Up Manchester

Jordan Allen are back with 'Never Give It Up

It is the return of Jordan Allen, and they are back better than ever with a new direction and their first of four new songs, 'Never Give It Up'.

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Reclaim Vienna Kick The Butterfly Manchester

Reclaim Vienna release debut single

Reclaim Vienna release their debut single 'Kick The Butterfly' on Friday 13th September following their recent signing to new Manchester label, 42's Records.

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Clear Vinyl Foolish Chesterfield

Clear Vinyl release 'Foolish'

Chesterfield quintet, Clear Vinyl, release their second single 'Foolish' on Tuesday 23rd July following the great success of their first single, 'That Feeling'.

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The Notion Want You To Know Manchester

The Notion - 'Want You To Know'

Faisworth four-piece, The Notion, release their second single 'Want You To Know' with B-Side 'Distant Days' ahead of their headline show in Manchester at Night People on Saturday 6th July.

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Slow Readers Club Interview Manchester

The Slow Readers Club - Interview

We give you an insight into the exciting Manchester four-piece, The Slow Readers Club, and also catch up with the band to speak about their first 'full' UK tour, becoming full-time musicians and to see what 2020 has in store for their rapidly increasing fan base.

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Scuttlers There's Nothing New Manchester

SCUTTLERS release 'There's Nothing New'

Rock four-piece Scuttlers release their new single today, 'There's Nothing New'. This will certainly be an anthem for the boys with the catchy melodic chorus and one we cannot wait to hear live. The single has already had coverage on XS Manchester Radio as well as being named as their 'Record of the Week'.

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Callow Youth Wake Up Manchester

Callow Youth release second single

Indie-rock teenagers Callow Youth release their second single 'Wake Up'. It has been single of the week on XS Radio Manchester this week and has already had rave reviews. The boys are on course for a busy festival season after already playing a string of sold out live shows this year.

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An Introduction to The Notion

An Introduction to The Notion

4 piece indie rock band 'The Notion' are ready to take Manchester by storm, following the release of their debut single 'Wasting Time'. The Manchester lads have already played a sold out gig in their hometown and have plenty lined up this year.

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North Fest 2019 Failsworth

North Fest makes debut in 2019

A music festival is coming to Failsworth in 2019, headed by local DJ Jamie Nokes. The line-up already has some brilliant acts aswell as a yet to be announced special guest. We got a few words from Jamie about the festival and what we can expect!

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Fuzzy Sun Tour Manchester

Fuzzy Sun - Debut Headline UK Tour

Fuzzy Sun are heading on their first headline UK tour, playing 8 dates including a hometown gig at Manchester's Club Academy. We spoke to Kyle and Raffi, asking them questions about the upcoming tour and new music.

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Curtis Taylor FTK Manchester

Talking New Music with Curtis Taylor

Fresh from their new double A-side release and hometown headline gig at 'Band On The Wall', SoundMate talk to FTK frontman Curtis Taylor about their upcoming debut album and where the band like to go for a drink after rehearsals.

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From Carbon Existence Manchester

Scott Jeffreys - Existence Interview

From Carbon launch their new album 'Existence' with a show at The Bread Shed in Manchester on Saturday 30th March. They will be playing an additional set with Joe Duddell and a live classical ensemble. We speak to Scott about the upcoming album, his thoughts on working with Joe Duddell and what is around the corner for From Carbon.

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Y-Key Operators Warning Manchester

Y-Key Operators - 'Warning' Launch

The Y-Key Operators play their first gig of the year on Friday 29th March to launch their brand new single 'Warning'. They play the Alphabet Brewing Company in Manchester and have travelling support acts from Blackburn and London. We give our take on the new single, which is a belter, and also caught up with frontman Woz Griffiths for an insight into the new single and what is on the horizon for YKO in 2019.

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