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  • PEOPLE'S PLAYLIST: STUDENTS

    As the purveyors of music trends, we asked
    a bunch of Manchester students what they’re
    listening to!
  • future five mcr live

    FUTURE FIVE

    New music is always on our mind!
    From shoegaze to electronica, we round up
    our top picks for Future Five every week.
  • 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 trust us,
    it’s not just jazz.
  • new manchester sound

    THE NEW MANCHESTER SOUND

    Forget what you know about the Manchester
    scene, these are the acts you NEED to get
    to know.
  • bondax 3

    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 Jadu Heart for the third installment.
  • radar smerz mcr live

    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!

THE LATEST

TAKEOVERS

  • PINS

    Our favourite group of Manchester ladies took
    over MCR Live to play an hour of their favourite
    female-fronted releases for a ‘Galentines Day’ spectacular!
  • PROSUMER

    Edinburgh based producer and DJ Prosumer has a DJ
    residency at Berghain / Panorama Bar. He took over
    MCR Live for a guest mix ahead a set at La Discothèque.
  • ELDER ISLAND

    Bristol based triad, Elder Island use a mixture of
    jiving mpc beats, alongside a myriad of effected keys,
    guitar, bass and cello and are ones to watch for 2018.
  • TOM TRAGO

    The Amsterdam based DJ and electronic
    label owner graced our studio with an exclusive
    mix just before his set at Soup Kitchen.
  • colin curtis

    COLIN CURTIS W/ GREG WILSON

    The man needs little introduction;
    joined by Manchester disco legend Greg Wilson
    to chat about the evolution of dance music.
  • 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.

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