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Grimes – The Ritz, Manchester – 30th August 2012

August 31, 2012


written by Robert Pollard for High Voltage As Claire Boucher, aka Grimes, walked on stage at The Ritz in Manchester, the excitement in the hall was palpable. It’s been a phenomenal year for Grimes. The release of her third studio album, Visions, was met with a justifiably high level of acclaim. Critics were pretty much […]

Preview: Grimes – The Ritz, Manchester, 30.08.2012

August 7, 2012


written by Rob Pollard for High Voltage Claire Boucher, aka Grimes, is a Canadian songwriter who doesn’t fit neatly into traditional music categorisation. Her extraordinary vocals and ability to write pop melodies means she stands on her own in the world of new music. 2012 has been her year. Late 2011 saw her she sign […]

Marina and the Diamonds – The Ritz, Manchester – 31st October 2010

November 2, 2010


written for High Voltage Marina Diamandis has had a very successful year indeed. She sits proudly in the pantheon of new-wave female pop-singers and projects a clear desire to stay there. With her first big tour nearing its conclusion and her following growing rapidly it seems safe to say that her success will continue. However, […]