Review: Sleater Kinney @ Manchester Academy

I’m looking at the phrase ‘Sleater Kinney’ written in an understated font on a drumhead from the front row of the Manchester Academy, and reflecting that at one point in the career of this riot grrrl behemoth, I would not have been allowed into the room.

Review: Jungle @ Manchester Academy

Stepping out at Manchester Academy on Saturday evening wrapped in monochrome outfits and backlit with plush golds, you’d think Jungle are a band that don’t seem short of an ego.