LIVE REVIEW: The Postal Service at Academy, Manchester, 18/05/13

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  Written for DIY Funny how things turn out. An electronica whizzkid and an indie rock savant make fun pop music as a little side project, and it becomes one of the biggest albums (within certain circles) of recent times. Then, ten years after the fact, they decide to actually tour the thing. One of … Continue reading

LIVE REVIEW: How To Dress Well at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, 15/05/13

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Written for DIY “What a great place to have a concert,” says Tom Krell, taking stock of his surroundings. “It’s weird. It’s like we’re all grown ups.” The room of young and not-so-young hipsters laugh knowingly in their seats. Support tonight comes from a local duo who refuse to identify themselves – later outed as … Continue reading