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Kurt Vile in the i Arena, Latitude Festival

July 27, 2012

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written by Robert Pollard for Festival Republic Kurt Vile is an anomaly in the music world. While others overdo their performance and over-stylise their look, Kurt lets his music do the talking. A shy, retiring front man may seem like the antithesis of music stardom but Vile pulls it off with aplomb. Playing tracks spanning […]

Laura Marling – Manchester Cathedral – 24th October 2011

October 29, 2011

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written by Robert Pollard Manchester Cathedral, a stunning, centuries old church that sits proudly in the centre of the city, opened its time-worn doors to the public once more as Laura Marling continued her tour of British cathedrals. This beautiful building is fast becoming the most popular music venue in the city, with its outstanding […]

Deerhunter – Sound Control, Manchester – 30th March 2011

April 1, 2011

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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 […]

Latitude Festival 2011 – Ticket & Line Up Announcement

March 14, 2011

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written for High Voltage Tickets for this year’s Latitude are available to buy from Monday 14th March at 7pm, with the first line-up announcement for the event also taking place at the same time. The festival runs from 14th-17th July 2011 Since the inaugural event in 2006, Latitude has quickly become one of the most […]

Joanna Newsom & Roy Harper – Palace Theatre, Manchester – 19th September 2010

September 20, 2010

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written for High Voltage The Palace Theatre opened up its well-worn doors for an evening of top-class folk music tonight, as Roy Harper and Joanna Newsom combined to create a wonderfully inspiring evening. When a legend of music and a true modern-day great share the same bill it usually makes for a terrific spectacle, and […]

Yeasayer feature – Interview with Anand Wilder

August 9, 2010

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written by Robert Pollard for High Voltage Yeasayer have had a breathless start to life as a band. Their live performances and two studio albums have received high praise from music critics and they have an ever-increasing fan base. High Voltage caught up with singer and multi instrumentalist Anand Wilder to get his thoughts on […]

Hungry Pigeon Preview – May 28-30th, Manchester

May 27, 2010

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written for High Voltage Manchester’s Hungry Pigeon swoops back into town this weekend and it looks set to top last year’s inaugural event. It is an amalgamation of all things creative, with music, film, fashion photography and art coming together to create a special spring bank holiday weekend festival in Manchester. Athlete are the headline […]