Gig Review: Rebecca Ferguson

Upon arrival to the City Hall, seated on row E and very close to the stage, I prepared myself for a certain someone or something called ‘Chelsea.’ I got this information from the group of 20-somethings seated in front of me chanting the name and holding up a sign expressing their love for ‘Chelsea’. Not soon after, all was revealed and on came singer-songwriter, and support act, Chelsea Alice Scott – to...

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Gig Review: Bugzy Malone

Risen from the depths of Manchester’s darkest slums, comes the Berghaus-sporting, unapologetically-Mancunian, grime mogul Bugzy Malone, touching down in the Steel City as part of his headline tour. Following the explosive release of his EP ‘Facing Time’, Bugzy has decided to tear the nation in half with a series of appearances across the country. Appearing almost immediately after Isiah Dreads as if by some sort of...

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Gig Review: Crystal Castles

When I was younger I had an ornate fear of dark woods, of uninhabited forests where things lurk bewildered to my imagination. Fear tended to lurk behind, beyond and within the pines. Simply the fear of the unknown; that’s what being scared of the dark is. As I grow older this fear shrinks but, as I enter the Leadmill, as I drink a gin and tonic, as I wait for the slender shadows of him and her to appear, the duo who make up the...

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Muay Thai coming to Real Fight Life TV

For the first time in TV history in the UK, Muay Thai will be airing on Freeview Channel 91 every Saturday at 10-12am and Sunday at 7-7.30pm. Real Fight Life TV will be showcasing all the best past Muay Thai combat events, including ‘The Tankō Main Event Rewind.’ On Sunday’s Real Fight Life TV will be showing ‘life behind the fighter’ which includes interviews with Muay Thai and MMA professional fighters. Director of Tankō Management...

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Gig Review: Johnny Lloyd

I am bundled through a small door after climbing the disabled ramp and spun back and forth, to and fro by crowds of teenagers, crowds of quiffs and crowds of eyes peering, waiting, and anxiously debating what is to come. I have entered the snake pit, the gladiator’s arena. I am hunched over the bar at the Harley with its dim lit, miasmic gutter-esque atmosphere. Yet its beauty is hidden in its charm. This beauty will only blossom when...

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