Over the past year, Manchester quartet, Larkins have seen streams of success, the band have travelled around the UK, visiting some of the most renowned venues, as well as taking to the stage in Germany and Austria. With the groups fanbase rapidly increasing in size, they have managed to grow into one of the strongest bands in the UK, never mind just Manchester
Later this month, Manchester Academy 2 will see a massive homecoming show for three of Manchester’s fastest growing artists- Glass Caves, Kashmere and Freeda.
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
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 city
After a quiet few months, we have decided that now is the time to relaunch Northern Alive, but this time it will be bigger and better!
We will still be featuring reviews of the best new artists in the north west, but we are also excited to be sharing much more content, including detailed feature articles, interviews and a bit of photography, which you will be seeing in the near future.
Keep your eyes and ears alert.