MIF is over!

And just like that, MIF 2017 is finished! It’s been a wonderful few weeks with some of the best artists showcasing their work. Personal highlights for me include Karl Hyde’s (Underworld) Manchester Street Poem, which beautifully displayed the heartbreaking stories of several homeless people, and Party Skills for the End of the World, which equipped you with allContinue reading “MIF is over!”

Manchester International Festival

It’s time for MIF again! I’m very excited to be covering many of the events over the next few weeks with Matter of Sound. MIF always throws up many great events and performances, with my personal highlight in recent years being a flash choir concert in Whitworth Art Gallery.   Make sure to follow MatterContinue reading “Manchester International Festival”

Matter of Sound presents Band & Bean

On Tuesday I was at Grindsmith in Media City for the second of Matter of Sound’s Band & Bean sessions. Featuring excellent stripped back sets from Fears Chella, Gazelle and Cassia, the night was thoroughly enjoyable, if extremely busy! Look out for videos from the evening due out later this month.

Caitlin Gilligan EP Launch

On Thursday I took a team to film the EP launch of local musician Caitlin Gilligan. Caitlin recently performed as part of our ‘Courtyard Creations’ sessions and so we were delighted to be working with her again. The night started out interestingly due to a missing camera operator and set of lights, but this wasContinue reading “Caitlin Gilligan EP Launch”