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“I think it’s going to be one of the best projects we’ve ever worked on”: The Music Shed prepares for an online Christmas extravaganza

An Eccles music school is planning a Christmas extravaganza after its initial live stream gigs exceeded their expectations. The Music […]

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“It will only spur them on to work even harder” Salford musicians hit back at Chancellor comments

In response to Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s comments this week, Salford musicians have had their say on what the future for […]

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Belle Noir bandmate reflects on auditions as The Voice returns to Salford

Will.i.am, Sir Tom Jones and Olly Murs will all be joined by new coach Anne-Marie for the blind auditions that will be filmed in the Dock 10 studios.

Sam Davies (left) and frontman Jake Vickers (right). Image credit - Alyx Ashton

“A rite of passage for Manchester based artists” – The Zangwills’ Sam Davies explains what the closure of two iconic venues will mean for future artists.

Sam Davies (left) and frontman Jake Vickers (right), The Zangwills. Image credit – Alyx Ashton Some would argue that Salford […]

Online Salford music festival this weekend includes Graham Nash, Peter Hook and others

Online Salford music festival this weekend includes Graham Nash, Peter Hook and others

Graham Nash, Peter Hook, John Cooper Clarke, Ian McNabb and Ren Harvieu are amongst the star names performing at this […]

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INTERVIEW: The Velvet Shakes on keeping creative in quarantine

With the current pandemic changing the dynamic of everyday life for a lot of people, musicians and creatives are finding […]

Peter Hook and The Light at Manchester Albert Hall in 2018.
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Peter Hook and The Light reschedule tour dates which were set to remember the life of Ian Curtis

Peter Hook and The Light at Manchester Albert Hall in 2018. Image credit: Jody Hartley Peter Hook, Salford born bassist […]

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Salford musician releases new single ‘Electric Heart’

Salford electro-pop producer and singer/songwriter, Ewan, has released his new track, ‘Electric Heart’.  The 19 year old singer/songwriter, Ewan Job, […]