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    MCR LIVE RADAR: 2018

    With so much new music cropping up all the
    time it’s easy to get lost. Don’t worry, we’ve done
    the hard work for you – these are the artists who
    you need to have on your radar for the next year!
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    THE NEW MANCHESTER SOUND

    Forget what you know about the Manchester
    scene, these are the acts you NEED to get
    to know.
  • THE BEST OF 2017

    2017 has been full to the brim with top releases.
    With the year drawing to a close, we put together the ultimate
    mix of tunes that made our top lists. Check it.
  • CHRIS BULLOCK (SNARKY PUPPY)

    With three Grammy awards to his name, Chris Bullock joins
    the MCR Live Residencies to show us what he’s about – and it’s not
    just jazz.
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    INTERVIEW: CHILDHOOD

    Prior to his on-stage triumph, we had a few words with the lead singer
    of London’s rising soul sensation Ben Romans-Hopcroft.
  • the blinders

    SESSION: THE BLINDERS

    Ahead of a sold-out Manchester date, The Blinders
    performed something a little more stripped back for us in a pub.
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    BONDAX PRESENTS: RECUR

    Showcasing a truly eclectic selection and chatting to some very special guests,
    on Bondax’s debut show the DJ’s are joined by friends Maribou State.

THE LATEST

TAKEOVERS

  • STEPHEN PORTER (JIKA JIKA!)

    A DJ with many years experience, Stephen Porter has shared
    the bill with some of the world’s biggest DJ’s whilst as a promoter
    he’s treated Derry to a regular variety of underground acts.
    If deeper 21st century house and techno is your thing, check this out.
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    DJ BORING

    The origins of London based DJ & producer Tristan Hallis lie in Australia,
    where he was raised and cultured amongst some of the most interesting
    musical phenomena of the 21st century.
  • DJ RED GREG

    An exclsuive 2 Hours of obscure soul, disco and boogie
    from a highly regarded selector.
  • JOSH BUTLER

    From the North of England to dance floors across the globe,
    Josh Butler has made serious headway with his high-caliber House sound.
  • SPLASHH

    Australians Splashh immediately turned heads with their distinctive
    sound – a tropical, tripped out take on swirling psych-garage, doused with insouciance, vitamin D and dizzying kaleidoscopics.
  • THE AMAZONS

    The Amazons are an English rock band from Reading. Included in the BBC’s
    “Sound of 2017” and MTV’s “Brand New 2017” lists who are big on local, underground and classic music alike.
  • CLEAN CUT KID

    Signed after just two gigs to one of the biggest labels about,
    Clean Cut Kid’s songs possess the whip-smart immediacy of classic
    radio pop; but with something much deeper going on.
  • the lemon twigs

    THE LEMON TWIGS

    Fusing tightly constructed pop, sophisticated orchestration, and
    British invasion melodies into a ten-song masterpiece, the D’Addario
    brothers are whipping fans and critics alike into an utter frenzy.

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