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What’s on in​ Manchester next week?

Electric Guest @ Deaf Institute 3rd December 2019

Electric Guest are a Los Angeles based band formed in 2011, they debuted their album Mondo on April 2012. The album is very much influenced on retro grooves from the ’70s and ’80s. As reviewed by Rolling Stone magazine, the sound of Mondois a Beck-ian journey into L.A. slacker soul, full of hooky neon jams that ponder fame’s fraught highway and the emptiness of modern life.

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Dido @ 02 Apollo 3rd December 2019

Dido attained international success with her debut album No Angel (1999). Hit singles from the album include “Here with Me” and “Thank You”. It sold over 21 million copies worldwide,  and won her several awards, including two Brit Awards: Best British Female and Best British Album, and the MTV Europe Music Award for Best New Act. The first verse of “Thank You” is sampled in “Stan”, a collaboration with Eminem. Her next album, Life for Rent (2003), continued her success with the hit singles “White Flag” and “Life for Rent”. In 2004 Dido performed with other British and Irish artists in the Band Aid 20 version of the charity single “Do They Know It’s Christmas?”.

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Razorlight @ Albert Hall 4th December 2019

Indie-rock elite Razorlight have announced their official return, with the release of their first album in 10 years, “Olympus Sleeping”, out on the 26th October.

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White Lies @ Academy 1, 5th December 2019

White Lies are an English post-punk band from Ealing, London. Formerly known as Fear of Flying, the core band members are Harry McVeigh (lead vocals, guitar), Charles Cave (bass guitar and backing vocals), and Jack Lawrence-Brown (drums). The band performs live as a five-piece, when sidemen Tommy Bowen and Rob Lee join the line up. White Lies’ musical style has been described as dark yet uplifting by the media, drawing comparisons to Editors, Interpol, Joy Division, and The Killers.

They are back Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of ‘To Lose My Life’

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Denzel Curry @ Academy 2, 6th December 2019

Denzel Curry is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. Raised in Carol City, Florida, Curry started rapping while in sixth grade and began working on his first mixtape in 2011, when he was attending school. Influenced by underground Florida rapper SpaceGhostPurrp, the mixtape was later featured on Purrp’s social media, giving Curry local attention and resulting in Curry joining Purrp’s hip-hop collective, Raider Klan.

Curry left Raider Klan in 2013, releasing his debut full-length album, Nostalgic 64, in September of that year, while still in high school. He has gone on to release four more projects.

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The Lathums @ Night & Day Cafe 6th December 2019 SOLD OUT

The Lathums are an upcoming indie band from Wigan. They recently gained attention after their single ‘The Great Escape’ gained plenty of attention on social media. The Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess checked them out and asked if they wanted to play at Kendal Calling, along with getting Record Of The Week on XS Manchester.

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Bjorn Again @ Academy1, 7th December 2019

The Internationally acclaimed BJÖRN AGAIN show was designed as a rocked-up light-hearted satirical ABBA spoof. The show has rapidly achieved world-wide cult status and is acknowledged for single-handedly initiating the ABBA revival…

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Bishop Briggs @ Club Academy 8th December

Bishop Briggs is a Los Angeles-based singer and songwriter of dark pop. Born Sarah Grace McLaughlin, she was briefly known as BISHOP before reverting to the full form of her branding inspiration, her family’s hometown of Bishopbriggs, Scotland, in order to avoid confusion with a heavy metal band of the same name.

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