“I’m not going to let my illness control my life,” ... “I was told if you’re playing on stage you can’t be disabled,” and “you’ll never get anywhere in the music industry… you’re going to deter a crowd…
The past few years has seen a natural growth punk music, politically fuelled bands are beginning to dominate the new music scene, The Blinders refresh the genre with their own hard-hitting energy and psychedelic spin. Consisting of vocalist and guitarist Thomas Haywood, bassist Charlie McGough and drummer Matthew Neale, this week the trio begin their biggest tour yet, reaching all four corners of the UK, with exciting gigs in Manchester, Birmingham, London and Glasgow the trio will then be taking to stages in Germany, Lithuania, Holland, Spain and Portugal.
The Elephant Trees are an indie infused alternative rock quartet, who, over their short time as a band (less than 4 years) have captivated audiences all around the country, their sound changing as they grow to a more musically sophisticated synth-infused tone, as present in their latest release 4100, which came out earlier this... Continue Reading →
Off the Record took place in Manchester, just over a week ago. During the day, the event hosted a number of music conferences, bringing the music industry to the public and opening a discussion about the current musical climate. By night, the event took over several of the Northern Quarters most prestigious independent venues and filled them with some of the best emerging talent
Off the Record is such a different event, unlike anything else happening in Manchester. Merging business with music, a conference set up to inform people of what is happening behind the scenes of the UK’s gigs and festivals, celebrating the music industry, but also supporting emerging artists and the grassroots music venues in the culturally rich... Continue Reading →