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Freshly Sliced is tonight! ๐Ÿฅช

we’re back down at The English Lounge tonight for our next Freshly Sliced gig! ๐Ÿค˜

tonight we’ve got the amazing talents of James Leigh Nina Ettridge and last-minute change of the fantastic Tom J Johnson Music ๐Ÿค  it’s gonna be a boss one, can’t wait! always a lovely one on Fridays!

come on down to The English Lounge from 8pm tonight to catch all the artists doing their thing – it’s free entry, there’s lovely food and drink on offer and it’s such a nice atmosphere in the pub! ๐Ÿ™Œ find out more at our event Freshly Sliced: Nina Ettridge / Tom J Johnson / James Leigh ๐Ÿž

“Calendar Girl” is almost four weeks old! ๐Ÿ™Œ

tomorrow is four weeks since Olivia Browse released her latest single “Calendar Girl” with Szou ๐Ÿ™Œ

easily one of our favourite feel-good tunes of the year, it’s such a banger! ๐ŸŒ  sooooo good and definitely one to pop on before you go out to get yourself hyped up!

if you’ve not heard it yet, then head on over to Spotify at where you can check it out in full ๐Ÿ˜Ž let us know what you think of it! ๐Ÿž

Freshly Sliced: Nina Ettridge / Hayden J Barlow / James Leigh โ˜€๏ธ

we’re back down at The English Lounge this Friday for our next Freshly Sliced gig! ๐Ÿค˜

we’ve got music from the absolute talents of Nina Ettridge Hayden J Barlow and James Leigh – some amazing musicians here and we can’t wait to catch them performing full sets for us! gonna be boss ๐Ÿ˜Ž

come on down from 8pm this coming Friday to enjoy some fantastic local talent doing their thing – lovely drinks and food on sale too, and a lush lil pub environment too! catch you guys there! ๐Ÿž

find out more at our event Freshly Sliced: Nina Ettridge / Hayden J Barlow / James Leigh ๐Ÿ™Œ

“A Good Winter in June” has been out for FOUR MONTHS ๐Ÿ˜Ž

we can’t believe that the Anyoneโ€™s Ghost EP “A Good Winter in June” has been out for a grand total of 4 months already ๐Ÿคฏ

here at the label we’re so proud of this release – a full thirty minutes of gothic folk shoegazy goodness courtesy of Wanda and produced and recorded by our very own michael webster! ๐Ÿค 

if you’ve not checked it out yet, you can find it over on Spotify at ๐Ÿฅฐ or alternatively we have proper cute lil tape cassettes of it for sale on our Bandcamp at! go and have a listen and let us know what you think! ๐Ÿค˜

how the time flies! plenty more stuff in the pipeline so keep your eyes out for it all ๐Ÿž

๐Ÿ“ธ: Olivia Browse

Just The Crust 04/10/21: Bonfire Tide – Romance Isn’t Dead ๐Ÿ’ซ

our feature for today’s Just The Crust is the brand new single from Bonfire Tide – “Romance Isn’t Dead” ๐Ÿค˜

the debut single from the Manchester-based outfit, this is a real indication of what’s to come from them! a beautifully put-together track, reminiscent of early 2000’s indie/folk nostalgia, Bonfire Tide have created a lovely soundscape for this track with waving guitars, almost angelic vocals and a driving rhythm. definitely one to check out! ๐Ÿค 

make sure you head on over to their Spotify at and give the new tune a listen – add it to your playlists, drop them a follow.. we’re sure there’ll be plenty more music on the way too! ๐Ÿฅช

you can also find their full music video over on YouTube at – well worth a watch, captivating video and fits the tune perfectly! ๐Ÿ™Œ

head on over heree to our website at to find all of our features, gigs, music and more! ๐Ÿž

Local Loaf update ๐Ÿ™Œ

another Sunday.. you know what it is, another update to our Local Loaf playlist ๐Ÿ™Œ

some absolutely amazing music added this week, with music from Happy Athletic Hannah Ashcroft Lindsay Munroe Timothy Robinson and Hayden J Barlow ๐Ÿ™Œ unreal talent, well worth checking out this week!

head on over to our Spotify at to find the playlist in full – we’re nearly at 500 songs!! give it a follow to keep up to date with any new additions! ๐Ÿž

Cream of the Crop is today! ๐Ÿค˜

we’re back to gigging today down at The Thirsty Scholar for our next Cream of the Crop event! ๐Ÿ™Œ

we’ll be joined by the fantastic talents of Alf Whitby Lexxi Raine The Horse Puppets and last minute addition Louis Crossโ˜€๏ธ gonna be a lovely one today with so many great musicians! perfect way to spend your rainy Manchester Saturday daytime ๐Ÿ˜Š

come on down from 1pm to catch all the artists doing their thing – it’s gonna be boss, free entry, lovely vegan/veggie food served and top local musicians performing! find out more at our Facebook event Cream of the Crop: 2nd October! ๐Ÿž

Freshly Sliced is tonight! ๐Ÿฅช

we can’t wait for this one tonight down at The English Lounge (64-66 High Street, Manchester) ๐Ÿค˜

there’s a boss lineup for this one, with music from Chloe Glover Tom J Johnson Music and Tallulah Guard – it’s looking like a really lush night of live music, some of the best musicians Manchester has to offer! โ˜€๏ธ

come on down from 8pm tonight, it’s free entry, lovely food and drink on offer and some amazing artists doing what they do best! ๐Ÿ™Œ find out more at our event @Freshly Sliced: Chloe Glover / Tom J Johnson / Tallulah Guard ๐Ÿž

The Wrap: September 2021 ๐ŸŒฎ

we’re back with our new September edition of The Wrap for you guys ๐Ÿ™Œ some unreal music has come out over the past month and we’re so stoked to chat a lil about it all here!

it’s so fantastic to see not only things reopening and gigs going ahead again, but some of our favourite artists doing what they do best and bringing out some absolutely unreal tunes for you all to hear! โœจ check out our in-depth reviews below โฌ‡๏ธ

SHADER are back with their brand new single “Blackholes”! ๐Ÿ™Œ filled with hard-hitting drum breaks, powerful and huge choruses and a lovely synth melody throughout, these are definitely ones to keep an eye on! A top guitar solo at the end, and we love the line “the world eats a weak man” – a real anthem for the lost youth. (SPOTIFY / YOUTUBE)

Manchester punks Supera Morza are back with their second single “Roadkill”! Following the mass success of “Scrubber”, this is a massive followup with the same unique energy we saw in the first single. Noisy, shouty, something to say.. what’s not to love about this? ๐Ÿค˜ We absolutely adore the DIY and grainy aspect of the video as well – gives it such a character! (SPOTIFY / YOUTUBE)

Sheffield-based folk-punk singer Steve J Allen has just released his latest album Contrast! Filled with powerful lyricism, controlled rage and outrageous guitarwork, Steve puts his energy completely into his music. ๐Ÿ˜Š lovely production throughout, especially in the intro of The Anchor – he’s got such a unique style that we completely hold our hands up to! (SPOTIFY)

Our favourite Tay Temple has just dropped her new single “Forbidden”, another single from her upcoming EP! โœจ a song of self-worth and reminiscence of past mistakes, it’s a message we should all take heed of… “it is forbidden, but we love it..“. We love Tay’s songwriting and this song is full of beautiful guitarwork, Tay’s band sounds so tight now and her voice sounds fantastic on this one! Making so many moves and the EP isn’t even out yet! (SPOTIFY / YOUTUBE)

We couldn’t not speak about this one could we? Our very own Olivia Browse has collabed with Szou to bring you a complete banger – definitely the sound of our September. ๐Ÿฅช Fantastic production, hyperpop-feel goodness, amazing vocals and Szou’s verse is just absolutely top! One to blast before you go out partying, and then some more while you’re out! (Video coming soon… keep your eyes peeled!) (SPOTIFY)

Warrington-based indie rockers The A.V. Club are back with yet another class release! We loved their previous singles and this one doesn’t disappoint at all! โœŠ With such a unique sound, synth-pop vibes in the chorus, this tune is such an innocent glimpse into the mindset of someone who’s falling for another – a lovely song from these guys who have been churning tune after tune for the past year or two! (SPOTIFY / YOUTUBE)

Another beautiful tune from Lea Willms – “Bittersweet” has such a fantastic aura surrounding it and the soundscape is simply gorgeous. Lea’s vocal sounds absolutely unreal – and the guitarwork is sublime and perfect for the song. Production on this is fantastic, really giving the track just what it needs โ˜€๏ธ well worth a listen. (SPOTIFY)

Alternative rock vibes all around for this – we adore the 90’s influence in Sophie Li‘s sound here! Lovely lovely track, Sophie’s vocal is lush ๐Ÿ˜Š the band sounds so tight as well, lovely swing to the drumbeat and the bassline is on point. Fantastic stuff! Well worth checking out and we can’t wait for even more to come from the Liverpool-based songwriter! (SPOTIFY / YOUTUBE)

It’s so boss to catch so many amazing artists bringing out so much unreal music! ๐Ÿ™Œ an absolute pleasure to be able to make these ones up and we catch so much new talent. There’s so many gigs and such going on now, we can’t wait to see what the future holds for these guys!

Make sure you head on down to open mics, gigs, support local music and keep your scenes going! ๐Ÿ˜Š all music, videos and images remain copyright of their respective owners!

Cream of the Crop is this coming Saturday โ˜€๏ธ

we can’t wait for Saturday down at The Thirsty Scholar for this one! โœจ

another one of our Cream of the Crop songwriter events – with music from the amazing talents of Alf Whitby Lexxi Raine David McCreadie and The Horse Puppets! ๐Ÿ˜Š we love these events and it’s a pleasure to bring such a fantastic one to you guys!

running from around 1pm-5pm on this coming Saturday 2nd of October, it’s gonna be lush with so many absolutely talented artists. ๐Ÿ˜Š come on down, it’s free entry, lovely vegan/veggie food served all day and one of the loveliest atmospheres around! ๐Ÿค 

find out more at our event over on Facebook at Cream of the Crop: 2nd October! ๐Ÿž