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The Drums – The Drums

June 23, 2010

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written for High Voltage Much hype has surrounded The Drums in recent times. Earlier this year their successful ‘Summertime!’ EP warmed the hearts of many and their live shows began to be spoken about in glowing terms. Soon enough big-name heroes like Morrissey began to attend their gigs and a glut of television appearances ensued. […]

Live at The Bridgewater Hall: Photographs by William Ellis – Richard Goodall Gallery, Manchester

June 19, 2010

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William Ellis is a renowned music photographer based in Manchester, England. In 2008 William was commissioned by the Bridgewater Hall to document the artistic goings-on at Manchester’s finest music venue. William has captured a multitude of different shots, with some pictures demonstrating the grandeur and immensity of the performance area itself, and other more intimate […]

We Are Scientists – Nice Guys

June 8, 2010

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written for High Voltage ‘Nice Guys’ is the second single from We Are Scientists’ new LP ‘Barbara’ and it should act as the vehicle for the band’s demise. It is dull, uninspiring and lyrically annoying, and in the eclectic music world that exists currently, this kind of tripe will surely not last five minutes. The […]

Yeti Lane – Twice EP

June 8, 2010

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written for High Voltage Parisian popsters Yeti Lane have returned from their brief hiatus a member down, but the duo that remain have still managed to create some wonderful sounds on their new EP ‘Twice’. There are remnants of the old Yeti Lane, with the majority of the new EP still offering indie-pop delicacies, but […]

Hungry Pigeon – Festival Highlights

June 4, 2010

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Hungry Pigeon 2010 turned out to be an enormous success and Manchester can be proud to have hosted such an impressive event. Around 150 bands played over the three days and it allowed a large audience to assess the credentials of many aspiring music acts. With so many bands performing, there was inevitably going to […]

Murray vs. Berdych – French Open 4th Round – Roland Garros 2010

June 1, 2010

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Andy Murray limped out of this year’s French Open with a disappointing defeat to Czech player Tomas Berdych, losing 6-4 7-5 6-3. It was an unsatisfactory end to a campaign that had thrilled and delighted for the first three rounds. Murray looked disjointed, but credit must go to Berdych for the way in which he […]