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LIVE: Twisted Wheel @ Gorilla, Manchester, 20/10/18

Twisted Wheel took over underground gig/dance club, Gorilla, in Manchester for an overflowing night of hedonism and sweet sounds on Saturday October 20 2018. It’s ten years since Twisted Wheel were originally signed to Sony, and 2019 will mark a…

LIVE: Betsy @ Gorilla, Manchester, 29.11.17

A cocktail of influence, clearly snipped from Clare Maguire and the ever-iconic Cher, embed themselves firmly into the backbone of Betsy’s impeccable vocal.  Taking over the basement venue of Manchester’s Gorilla, on November 29, the upcoming Welsh songstress dazzled with…

LIVE: Marika Hackman @ Gorilla, 16.11.17

Since her twirl as a Burberry model and the beauty of her nu-folk inspired debut album We Slept at Last, Marika Hackman has delved through the main realms that an aspiring artist must take. Having expanded her sound and broadened…

LIVE: Thundercat – Gorilla, Manchester 23.03.17

Stephen Bruner (aka Thundercat) is three albums into a spellbindingly creative solo career. He arrived in Manchester riding high on the goodwill that has met his new album, Drunk; a 23 track collage that melts jazz integrity into a fast-moving,…

LIVE: BLOSSOMS – Gorilla, Manchester 07.08.16

They’ve seemingly arrived from nowhere, but they’ve certainly burst onto the scene with force. Blossoms, originally from Stockport, are a band that I would place in the ever expanding category of “ones to watch”. Over the years this list has…

LIVE: Sturgill Simpson – Gorilla, Manchester 12.07.16

Heralded as the sacrilegious saviour of alternative Country music, Gigslutz join Sturgill Simpson for his full-house Manchester show promoting his highly acclaimed release, A Sailor’s Guide To Earth. Gorilla at first might seem like a unlikely setting for a barnstorming…

LIVE: Shura – Gorilla, Manchester 03.12.15

It’s a homecoming show for Manchester’s main girl Shura tonight. Born in London but raised Northern by her Russian/English parents, Aleksandra Denton has been making and producing her own music since life as a teenager. After years of collaborations and…

LIVE: The View @ Gorilla, Manchester, 29.09.15

Being a top-class act from Dundee comes with some enormous pressure.  Sometimes, with expectations so high for, The View, to deliver a mind-blowing, life-changing set – the energy cracks and the four-piece begin to wade through the motions of a…