Manchester: Wah Wah 45s’ The Milk play 28 October

Influenced by the fire of the Isley Brothers, Bill Withers and Isaac Hayes, The Milk are currently on a headline tour in celebration of the release of their second album, Favourite

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Manchester: Eastern Bloc celebrate 30 years

Manc vinyl institution Eastern Block celebrates 30 years in the game in 2015. Their Record Store Day was a spectacular community event, and in September they’re taking over Band On The

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Nubiyan Twist, Work House + live in Manchester 26 March

Bedos, DJ A-UP and myself (aka IN THE LOOP) will be spinning with this 12-strong afro/dub/hiphop colllective on Thursday evening at Band on the Wall in Manchester. Their new single,

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Spoek Mathambo Manchester takeover 12/13 March inc showing of FUTURE SOUND OF MZANSI

Rapper and producer Spoek Mathambo is in Manchester for two nights this week, first with his crew Fantasma at Band on the Wall, and then DJing following a showing of

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Manchester: Osaka Monaurail @ Band on the Wall 10 Nov

World leaders in super heavy funk Osaka Monaurail are due to hit Manchester this November. I last caught them as Marva Whitney’s backing band at Leeds’ Hi-Fi Club in 2010

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Manchester: eMC {Masta Ace, Wordsworth and Stricklin} @ Band on the Wall, 27 Oct

The Show was a classic late 2000s album, flying under the radar of many despite the super-combo behind it and mostly as a result of the four not following it

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Manchester this week: Sharon Jones, Youngblood Brass Band, Pounders for Palestine, The Herbaliser, The Filthy Six

A very busy week for soul, funk and hip hop (and beyond…)  heads this week in Manchester! Peruse below… MONDAY YOUNGBLOOD BRASS BAND + IN THE LOOP // BAND ON

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Youngblood Brass Band and In The Loop – Monday 20 October @ Band on the Wall, Manchester

We’re chuffed to be doing an hour’s warm up for the bad boys of jazz this coming Monday… As a Groovement reader, you’re entitled to a £10 cheap list! Just

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