Skream took the stage at Gorilla for a show that proved to be a comeback nothing short of epic.
If supporting grassroots music while listening to uplifting melodies is what you’re after, look no further than next year’s Manchester Punk Festival.
After four critically acclaimed albums, remixes from hot-right-now producers, as well as global tours, Submotion Orchestra have become respected stalwarts of English organic electronica.
British electropop singer-songwriter Aleksandra Denton , known as Shura, has come out as gay for the first time in an interview with MM ahead of her recent gig and Manchester’s Gorilla.
“It’s good to be home,” Shura yells to a clamouring, packed crowd.
‘Cars not conduit to the soul’: Akala on Jay Z, his status and Shakespeare ahead of sold out Manchester Gorilla gig
A show reel of creativity and accolades precedes Akala.
Matt Corby had been billed to me as ‘Sam Smith meets James Bay and Ed Sheeran’. Matt Corby – with all due respect – is none of those things.
Out of the Gorilla mist came musicians in retro leather jackets and brogues with neatly coiffed hair, armed with a washboard, harmonica and a… theremin? It’s not an inebriated Grease tribute act, it’s Lord Huron.
Fledgling Liverpudlian quartet Clean Cut Kid carved a post-Halloween indie triumph at the Soup Kitchen last night with a stirring performance exhibiting vigour and versatility.
‘David Fincher would let us be’: HEALTH on new album Death Magic and Max Payne ahead of Manchester gig
It has been six years since HEALTH last released an album. When their debut, Get Color, was released in 2009, the Californian noise-cum-experimental-rock quartet were met with a winning combination: praise, and fascination.
If all of Spector’s songs are, essentially, cries of existential angst from frontman Fred MacPherson, they are more fun than most.