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Morrissey – Manchester Arena – 28th July 2012

July 29, 2012


written by Robert Pollard ‘When Morrissey’s playing you fucking know about it’. Never has Noel Gallagher, one half of Manchester’s most overrated band, made so much sense. Last night was the latest proof that Noel was onto something when, during an interview for the documentary The Importance of Being Morrissey, he attempted to articulate the […]

Upcoming Gigs

July 28, 2011


written by Robert Pollard  Passions Just Like Mine will be attending some truly mouth-watering gigs in the coming months. With Anna Calvi and Laura Marling both playing live at the Cathedral and Beirut set to play the Academy, Manchester is playing host to some of the greatest names in the music world. Details of the […]

Woods to play Deaf Institute – Tuesday 15th March 2011

March 14, 2011


written for High Voltage Woods are set to drop by Manchester’s Deaf Institute this week as part of their short UK tour. The New Yorkers’ lo-fi psychedelic folk should work brilliantly inside Manchester’s best small music venue and tickets for the event are still available. Woods have earned a reputation as a fine live act, […]

Twin Shadow – Deaf Institute, Manchester – 26th January 2011

February 7, 2011


4AD are proving to be masters at signing high-quality music acts, and Twin Shadow is the latest to emerge from their offices. Twin Shadow is the moniker adopted by George Lewis Jr., a Dominican-born singer who makes synth based music layered with ingenuity. Manchester’s Deaf Institute was sold-out as locals clamoured to assess his credentials […]

The Walkmen – Central Methodist Hall, Manchester – 20th January 2011

February 3, 2011


written for High Voltage Since their inception at the turn of the millennium, The Walkmen have become known as an underachieving band, struggling to fulfill their early promise. Tonight they proved why success has thus far eluded them with a lacklustre and uninspired performance at the Central Methodist Hall in Manchester. The Walkmen are, quite frankly, an infuriating act. […]

Wu-Tang Clan Reunite For UK Tour In August

July 6, 2010


written for High Voltage The Wu-Tang Clan are the finest hip-hop act in history, and they are set to reunite for three very special UK performances this August. This brief tour could turn out to be one of the major talking points of the year, with many of the original line-up taking to the stage […]