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Kurt Vile – UK Tour 2011

April 24, 2011


written for High Voltage  Kurt Vile’s latest LP ‘Smoke Ring For My Halo’ has gone down a storm with fans and music critics alike. Intensely personal and full of beauty, it’s a record that looks set to make the end of year ‘Best Album’ lists. Kurt and his band The Violators are now embarking on […]

Woods set to release ‘Sun & Shade’

April 23, 2011


written for High Voltage  Woods have announced the release of a new album entitled ‘Sun & Shade’ which will be available in the UK from June 13th. Their inimitable style means any Woods release is an intriguing prospect. Their tendency to jam and incorporate strange electronic sounds with unusually fuzzy guitar tones makes for a […]

Andy Murray – Monte Carlo Rolex Masters 2011

April 17, 2011


Andy Murray exited the Monte Carlo Masters at the semi-final stage after a 6-4 2-6 6-1 defeat to world number one Rafael Nadal, leaving the Spaniard on course to win his seventh consecutive Monte Carlo title. Nadal was pushed hard by Murray who produced some of his best clay court tennis to date, eventually succumbing […]

Beirut – 2011 Tour Dates Announced

April 6, 2011


written for High Voltage One of the world’s greatest ensembles are back and ready to embark on some exciting live performances. Beirut, the brainchild of the significantly talented Zach Condon, have announced a fairly hefty set of tour dates for 2011, stopping off in Manchester, as well as Hyde Park in London where they will […]

Deerhunter – Sound Control, Manchester – 30th March 2011

April 1, 2011


written for High Voltage It has long been acknowledged that Deerhunter are one of the most enterprising bands in the world, with their influence on other contemporary musicians already highly noticeable. We can now add ‘consummate professionalism’ to their growing list of attributes. This performance at Manchester’s Sound Control was highly impressive, once again demonstrating […]