Archive for February, 2012


Dayse & Aver – Live Band Show

Now Then Manchester are excited to announce the debut live performance of hip hop duo Dayse & Aver’s new full live band show. The collaboration melds the musical talents of the lyricists from Manchester hip hop collective The Natural Curriculum with former members of The Mind On Fire Band. Support comes from new local hip hop group Mothership Connection and Yorkshire’s sharpest lyricist Krankit.

Thursday 22nd March 2012
Antwerp Mansion, Rusholme, Manchester M14 5AG
8pm doors.
Pay-what-you-like; £3 suggested.

Now Then... Dayse & Aver

Now Then... Dayse & Aver

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mind on Fire hits Font in Fallowfield

We are pleased to announce a brand new residency as the Mind on Fire Brigade will be bringing the heat to Font Bar in Fallowfield every other Thursday. So Fallowfield folks should get these dates in your diaries… 23rd Feb, 8th March, 22nd March and so on. Good times!

Paper Tiger support Amon Tobin at Future Everything!

Not only is Amon Tobin coming to perform his amazing ISAM show in Manchester in May as part of Future Everything festival, but our very own Paper Tiger, and Herbal Sessions’ Raikes Parade will be supporting. We literally can’t wait. Keep an eye on the Future Everything website for more announcements about the best lineup they’ve had in years.

ISAM

Amon Tobin - ISAM

 

Illuminated EP Launch Party!

In celebration of the release of Paper Tiger’s Illuminated EP on Mind on Fire records, we return to Soup Kitchen on Friday 2nd March, with a lineup including Paper Tiger’s Raphael Attar, remixer Blacksmif, Groovement’s main man Agent J, as well as MOF DJs and a Paper Tiger laptop/sax set.

We’ll have copies of the Illuminated 12” EP available to buy, and we are keeping the door cost as low as possible so we really hope you can make it!

Click the cover more info.

Paper Tiger - Illuminated EP

Paper Tiger - Illuminated EP Launch Party

New Manchester Clubnight – UP!

Up is a brand new night based solely on promoting northern artists, and on 1st March Mind on Fire DJs will be opening their first night, warming up for North Base, Gloxxy b2b Bane, Kydro, Darka and Wobbie. Click the flyer for more info and get down… i mean Up.

Up!

Up!

 

Illuminated EP Launch Party!

In celebration of the release of Paper Tiger’s Illuminated EP on Mind on Fire records, we return to Soup Kitchen on Friday 2nd March, with a lineup including Paper Tiger’s Raphael Attar, remixer Blacksmif, Groovement’s main man Agent J, as well as MOF DJs and a Paper Tiger laptop/sax set.

We’ll have copies of the Illuminated 12” EP available to buy, and we are keeping the door cost as low as possible so we really hope you can make it!

PAPER TIGER – Illuminated EP
Manchester Launch Party
Friday 2nd March 2012
Soup Kitchen
10pm – 3am
Free before 11, £3 after.

Click the cover more info.

Paper Tiger - Illuminated EP

Paper Tiger - Illuminated EP Launch Party

Sounds From The Other City!

For this year’s Sounds From The Other City, we are collaborating with This City Is Ours, and here is our lineup, in no particular order. We’re very excited about it. We’re bringing the mighty Shigeto back to Manchester, and Brainfeeder’s Lapalux comes up from London, as well as Brighton’s Ghost Mutt and Alphabets Heaven. Debian Blak from Leeds, and King Capisce from Sheffield are joined by the cream of Manchester music and a full residents cast from This City Is Ours and Mind on Fire.

Check the website for biogs, links, videos and to check the great lineups on all the other stages!

SFTOC

SFTOC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SHIGETO (Ghostly International, NYC) // LAPALUX (Brainfeeder) // DEBIAN BLAK (First Word) // GHOST MUTT (Donkey Pitch) // ALPHABETS HEAVEN // GO GO PENGUIN // PATTERNS // DAY FOR AIRSTRIKES // FROM THE KITES OF SAN QUENTIN // DANNY DRIVE THRU // AGENT J (Groovement) // KING CAPISCE // ACRE // BORLAND // GOD DON’T LIKE IT DJs // MIND ON FIRE DJs // THIS CITY IS OURS DJs.

Across both floors of The Old Pint Pot in Salford on Sunday 6th May.

 

 

Herbal Sessions with Rhythm & Sound!

The first Herbal Sessions of 2012 approaches this weekend and its set to be a stormer. Relocated to Salford’s Islington Mill and bringing Rhythm & Sound’s Mark Ernestus over from Berlin especially, it’s not to be missed!

Herbal w/ Rhythm & Sound

Herbal w/ Rhythm & Sound

Electronic Exchange EP launch on Friday

This Friday all roads lead to Kraak gallery in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. Tullis Rennie and Najia Baji’s Electronic Exchange project launch their second EP with a full live band show, with support from Dayse & Aver. Following the gig there is new clubnight Go Dumb! in the same venue, featuring MOF crew Danny Drive Thru and G Kut, so no reason to go anywhere!

Electronic Exchange

Electronic Exchange

New Go Lebanon video – ‘Zaratan’.

Check out the brand new video for Go Lebanon’s ‘Zaratan’, before the band play at Islington Mill tonight for the Baptists and Bootleggers record launch. Go Lebanon attempt to escape from a giant turtle’s back in this arcade game tribute. Video by Ed Lill.