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Menagerie Presents Beeswaxx vol.1

The first edition of BeesWaxx presented by Menagerie, broadcast live from Pirate Studios.

MCR Live Meets… Joe Goddard

Joe Goddard is a legend in his own right – whether it’s his work with Hot Chip, The 2 Bears, Greco Roman or his own music – and we were extremely excited to have a chat ahead of his set at the Warehouse Project & supporting lcd soundsystem on tour.

Scoffed – Episode 1: Mac Daddies

This is MCR Live’s brand new food series where we get to know the people behind some of Manchester’s tastiest Street Food. You’ll be treated to a new episode every other Thursday at 12:30pm. Yum.

Store Sessions #4 James Yuill @ SE7EN BROTHERS

Usually seen with a full electronic kit, it’s no surprise this guy has had support slots for everyone from Phoenix to Hot Chip. We wanted to do something different and had James Yuill swing by Ancoats SE7EN BROTHERS to perform a few stripped back tracks for us. This one’s called ‘Carrie’, from 2013’s ‘These Spirits’.

Store Sessions #3 James Yuill @ SE7EN BROTHERS

Usually seen with a full electronic kit, it’s no surprise this guy has had support slots for everyone from Phoenix to Hot Chip. Racking up over 5million listens on Spotify, here’s James Yuill performing the beautiful ‘This Sweet Love’ at an incredibly fitting SE7EN BROTHERS Brewery basement.

MCR Live Meets…. Noah Gundersen

Ahead of the release of new album ‘White Noise’, Noah Gundersen popped to Cow Vintage for a chat and to perform a couple of stripped back tracks.

Store Sessions #2 Noah Gundersen @ Cow Manchester

Ahead of the release of new album ‘White Noise’, Noah Gundersen popped to Cow Vintage in Manchester’s Northern Quarter to record a stripped back version of his latest single ‘Bad Desire’.

Store Sessions #1 Noah Gundersen @ Cow Manchester

Ahead of the release of new album ‘White Noise’, Noah Gundersen popped to Cow Vintage in Manchester’s Northern Quarter to record a stripped back version of his hit single,’The Sound’.

JOE GODDARD EXCLUSIVE MIX | MCR LIVE

You might better know him as the main man from Hot Chip, part of The 2 Bears or founder of Greco-Roman but we know him as Joe Goddard. Supporting LCD Soundsystem on tour, we had the electronic legend pop to The Deaf Institute for an exclusive mix you won’t find anywhere else🎧😱

WeWork Creators Award Pitch by MCR Live

Rhys Hancock, creative director of MCR Live pitches for 3 minutes as part of the WeWork creators award. MCR Live has been shortlisted to the final event in London on 14th September 2017. Fingers crossed for us 🤞

The Sherlocks – Live for the Moment / Will You Be There? | MCR Live Sessions

The Sherlocks are one of the UK’s most hard-working bands. The lads from Sheffield have just released their debut album and we’re obsessed so we had them come in the studio to perform a couple of tracks!

PREVIEW: ‘We Were Told there Was Dancing’ @ Royal Exchange Manchester | MCR Live

We were lucky enough to have a sneak peek at the ‘We Were Told There Was Dancing’ production happening right now at the Royal Exchange Theatre. It Marks the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act that began the decriminalisation of homosexuality in 1967 in England and Wales 🏳️‍🌈

WEWORK Comes To Manchester | MCR Live

Are you a creative? A Freelancer or an Entrepreneur? What’s so good about working in Manchester? What is WeWork? With WeWork’s first Manchester offices due to open soon, we headed to The Refinery at Spinningfields for an event celebrating all of this – We The Creatives – to find out more from those that know it first hand.

Ad Hoc @ Grub Food Fair | MCR Live

With our residents As Hoc taking over the decks at Manchester’s fast-becoming infamous street food market Grub Food Fair, we popped down to the Mayfield site to see what all the fuss is about.

*WARNING* do not watch on an empty stomach.

The People’s Playlist 001; Reggae, Metal & Electronic

MCR Live is all about YOU. From metal to reggae, we headed to the streets to find out what you’re listening to in order to make the first in our ultimate People’s Playlist series. Comment below with your favourite track featured to hear it on the station!

Ad Hoc @ Grub Food Fair | MCR Live

With our residents As Hoc taking over the decks at Manchester’s fast-becoming infamous street food market Grub Food Fair, we popped down to the Mayfield site to see what all the fuss is about.

*WARNING* do not watch on an empty stomach.

The People’s Playlist 001; Reggae, Metal & Electronic

MCR Live is all about YOU. From metal to reggae, we headed to the streets to find out what you’re listening to in order to make the first in our ultimate People’s Playlist series. Comment below with your favourite track featured to hear it on the station!

Manchester International Festival 2017

Manchester International Festival takes over the city once every two years turning the city into THE cultural hub for weeks of the best exclusive theatrical performances, art installations and one-off gigs from the most exciting creatives around.

Bluedot Festival 2017

Being only it’s second year running, Bluedot is really making a name for itself. With the best in electronic and alternative music, including British Dance pioneers Leftfield and Orbital, blended with science talks co-ordinated by Manchester’s leading professors & a bunch of new technology showcased all set in front of the Lovell Telescope, we had to see what all the fuss is about.

Science, Tech & Music | Bluedot Festival 2017

Bluedot Festival might be full to the brim with incredible musical performances, but the line up also boasts an insane array of scientists & technology speakers and hands on experiments a-plenty!

Orbital Answer GCSE Science Questions

Bluedot Festival blends the best electronic and alternative music with a healthy dose of technology & science all set at the picturesque Jodrell Bank, home to the Lovell Telescope. With this in mind, we quizzed British Dance pioneers (and Saturday headliners) Orbital on their GCSE Science knowledge.

MCR Live Meets… Orbital | Bluedot 2017

Re-united after a couple of years apart, the British dance pioneers are well and truly back. Headlining the Saturday of Bluedot Festival 2017, we find out that Phil & Paul are both dead into their sci-fi.

FoundHER Festival

All Bright’s FoundHER Festival made it’s Manchester debut at Manchester Town Hall for a celebration of everything women in business, tech and start-up companies. Providing a support and advice platform and network for female entrepreneurs, we went down to see what it’s all about!

Mat Hunsley | MCR Live Sessions

We’re about championing upcoming artists, and Mat Hunsley is someone hot on our radar. With past label mates including Axel Flóvent and Brooke Bentham, we’re sure you’ll love Newcastle’s answer to Bon Iver as much as we do!

Low Island | MR MR MR Game

Dot To Dot Festival 2017 was full to the brim with talent, yet again. Popping along to the party, we had one of our favourite artists on this year’s bill, Oxford’s Low Island, at our base in the NQ’s Blackdog Ballroom to play a game of Mr & Mr… & Mr.

MCR Live Meets… Low Island

Dot To Dot Festival 2017 was full to the brim with talent, yet again. Popping along to the party, we had one of our favourite artists on this year’s bill, Oxford’s Low Island, at our base in the NQ’s Blackdog Ballroom to chat about their music and uncover some truths.

QuickFire Q’s | D2D 2017

Dot To Dot Festival 2017 was full to the brim with talent, yet again. We had our favourite bands on the bill down at our Blackdog Ballroom hub to ask them some really important questions… like whether they like glitter and their opinion on wellies.

MCR Live Meets… KASHMERE

We had one of our favourite upcoming rockers, Stockport’s KASHMERE at our base in the NQ’s Blackdog Ballroom to chat about their music and play a game of Mr & Mr to see how much they really know about one another.

Hannah Georgas

Hailing all the way from Canada, the heavily respected upcoming musician Hannah Georgas chatted to us at our Blackdog Ballroom base about everything from Wellies to the music scene in Toronto.

Dot to Dot Festival 2017

We headed to Dot to Dot Festival to chat to and witness some of the best bands playing the Manchester line-up, 2017. These are just the highlights.

C Duncan In Session

Whilst supporting Elbow on tour earlier this year, we had the Mercury Prize nominated C Duncan in the studio to play a stripped back version of ‘For’, a track on the aforementioned ‘Architect’ album and a lengthy chat about the new album and the Glasgow music scene.

IBEN In Session

Originally from Denmark, IBEN came to our studios to perform a stripped back version of her debut single ‘Tell Me’ and chatted to us about the European music scene, Manchester and the importance of putting out music that reflects you.

MIFF 2017

With a plethora of exciting exclusives, we headed to ODEON Printworks for the opening night of Manchester Film Festival to get fully into the hustle and bustle of everything going on.

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