I first crossed paths with RUNAH at Manchester’s inimitable Three Minute Theatre, where she gave a truly bewitching performance and later pressed ornate envelopes entitled ‘do you like magic?’ into the palms of audience members.
As she announces the arrival of her debut album later this year, Argentinian born, London based artist Malena Zavala gives us a sneak peek of what’s to come with her new single ‘Could You Stay.’
After hearing a stripped back, live version of Megan Dixon Hood’s new single ‘Alias Grace’ at the Castle Hotel a few weeks ago, I was unsure how the studio version could possibly compete with the fragility and beauty of the solo piano performance. However it just goes to show the skill and versatility of the […]
Off The Record is the result of a collaboration between independent festivals Sound City, Kendal Calling, Bluedot and music blog Louder Than War. After a sellout first year, expectations were high with ticket holders travelling from all across the UK for the Manchester music conference and festival, but luckily it did not disappoint.
Off the Record is back in Manchester on Friday 10th of November after its sell-out debut in 2016. The multi venue live music conference brings with it a host of industry experts from; Agents, Label and publishing A&R, Tech start ups, Bloggers, and Promoters to inform and inspire independent musicians of all instruments, genres and […]
Absorbing and unassuming, ‘If It Goes’ is the new single from Argentinian-born, London-based musician, artist and film-maker Malena Zavala.
After spending the past year or so on musical hiatus and simultaneously studying to become a paramedic, Paul Thomas Saunders returns with his new single ‘Holding On For Love’.
‘Veer’ is the profound new single from Barcelona-born songwriter Fins Ara and the first of three releases forming his debut EP ‘A Love, Elusive’.
After some confusion with Google and a narrowly avoided taxi fare to an identically named church in Middleton, we finally find St Michael’s tucked away on a quiet street in Ancoats. Originally founded in 1858, it was once the heart of the Roman Catholic community in Little Italy. Tonight, it’s a music venue with arched […]
Following the release of their second studio album and the departure of Joey Haynes in 2016, Bear’s Den led by Andrew Davie and Kevin Jones, kicked off a number of UK dates in March, including a night at the o2 Apollo in Manchester.
After the success of his debut single ‘St. Ives’, Leeds/London based musician Charlie Straw presents his latest DIY release ‘All I Know’.
Barcelona-born folk musician Odina delivers a blend of folk, pop and alternative with her slow burning, heart wrenching new single ‘Why’d You Make Me Cry’.
Over a year after his debut release, Burkini Beach (aka. Rudi Maier) brings us his new single ‘The World At Our Fingertips’, accompanied by a brightly coloured carousel of arcade scenes, cartoon clips and home movie-esque close ups.
After a busy 2016, Leeds-based indie folk musician Dom Robinson starts the year as he means to go on with ‘Good Love’, the first of several new releases.