Manchester we're back for more. We're holding a big ol' night at Indigo in Withington with a load of our favourite people. Come along and boogie into the night xo
«Best Live Show Of 2017» — We Are Uncollective
«No.7 Album Of The Year (Everybody Seems To Think That I'm A Raincloud)» — For The Rabbits
«London six piece Tugboat Captain are immediately warm, familiar and relatable. Though their recent album ‘Everybody Seems To Think That I'm A Raincloud’ is far from formulaic. Bearing influence from folk, dream pop, baroque pop and psychedelia it is an Imaginative and expansive work that does not fall prey to Indie cliché’s. Embracing a DIY ethos, whether recording in their living room or making their own videos Tugboat Captain are surrounded by an aura of the lovingly homemade.» — Pop Or Not Promotions
«An unstoppable imaginative force of indie music created on its own terms» — Bitter Sweet Symphonies
«Guitars mingle effortlessly with purpose as the trembling harmonies swim amongst the atmospheric foundations, each characteristic beautifully thought-out and rich with feeling» — GoldFlakePaint
«Tugboat Captain have pulled together two albums of songs that are timeless and engaging and frankly, a little addictive» — Made In Plymouth
«Snare laden grooves, sparse beards, Dadio on the strings. Standing tall on foundations of empty cans and orange lights, Hark’s basement abasement may have you saying out loud, “these guys are alright actually” to the person beside you. The foursome’s crossfaded call to prayer marks them out as easily the biggest thing since Dido»
New to the Manchester scene, Rascal Events resident DJ Alex Sansbury has been playing out his snappy yet progressive selection of tunes for OTS Manchester and Collier Music since 2017. When spinning, his sets explore minimal house, afro-beat and some darker heavy-hitters.
London/Manchester-based producer. Stringing together influences from across the electronic genre (ambient to alternative), his music is a blend of harmonious synths, intricate samples and soothing vocals. Whilst gigging in both cities, he is also involved in upcoming collaborations, producing old school hip-hop and dj’ing on turntables.
Lily Hayes music:
«A compelling, harmonic, original set. Emotionally charged with poetic lyrics and delicate guitar that engages the audience»