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Woods & Spectrals – Deaf Institute, Manchester – 15th March 2011

March 19, 2011


written for High Voltage Manchester’s Deaf Institute played host to three bands tonight as Woods, Spectrals and The Doozer were each given an opportunity to impress a room full of organic food lovers and long beards. Each band had their own approach and each band had differing fortunes on the night. First up was 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 […]

Warpaint – Deaf Institute, Manchester – 24th May 2010

October 25, 2010


Formed in Los Angeles back in 2004, Warpaint are an ambient rock group that combine experimental tendencies with post punk rhythms. Having undergone various changes in personnel, the band’s progress had been somewhat stifled in the past but anyone inside last night’s sold-out Deaf Institute gig would agree that they are now set to become […]

Bear In Heaven – Deaf Institute, Manchester – 22nd April 2010

April 25, 2010


written for High Voltage Tonight saw yet another Brooklyn-based band descend upon The Deaf Institute and provide an impressive display of musical ability. Bear In Heaven are little known in the UK at present, but expect them to become more widely recognised in the not too distant future. They create vast musical landscapes that contain […]

The Paris Riots – Deaf Institute, Manchester – 8th April 2010

April 16, 2010


written for High Voltage The Paris Riots demonstrated tonight that last year’s appearance at FIB was not a fluke, and that performances on larger stages may become habitual in the future. Their stage presence is exemplary, and they write pretty impressive stadium rock songs, meaning they are quickly outgrowing the smaller music venues, and, judging […]

The Drums – Deaf Institute, Manchester – 30th March 2010

April 1, 2010


written for High Voltage Manchester’s Deaf Institute was packed to the rafters as The Drums made their much anticipated return to this growing left-field venue. An expectant audience did not leave disappointed as the New Yorkers provided an energetic performance full of vocal hooks and superb dancing. Support tonight came in the shape of Uranium […]