Don’t Miss A Beat is here to recommend five tracks a week. Rather than being a standard ‘five new tracks you must hear’ it will comprise a selection of music that fall into five categories.
A fitting tribute: Radiohead’s drummer Philip Selway hopes memorial kit will inspire next generation of musicians
Selway is in the city tomorrow to take part in a special live edition of Elbow frontman Guy Garvey’s BBC 6 Music show, which will be broadcast from Manchester’s stunning Central Library.
A unique relationship: Guy Garvey to explore influences of music and literature at Manchester Central Library
Guy will be joined on the programme by Radiohead’s Phil Selway and New Order’s Stephen Morris to discuss the literary influences that have impacted on their work.
The punk veteran was talking at the annual John Peel Lecture at this year’s Radio Academy’s Radio Festival, named after the former BBC Radio 6 DJ
Music money matters: Gig and festival tourism revealed to boost Manchester economy to tune of millions
Third of Manchester’s live music crowd made up of tourists
Comedown screened at Manchester horror festival Grimmfest 2012.
The Smith’s guitarist, Johnny Marr, is having his ‘outstanding’ career in music recognised with an honorary degree by the University of Salford.
Midas touch: University of Manchester fifth best in UK at producing millionaires and business tycoons
The seat of learning has been named the fifth best university in the UK
There are fears that the famous Manchester Academy music venues face an uncertain future, following the departure of its lead booker.
Free newspapers published by Radiohead and given out in Manchester this week are already being sold by fans on eBay