* Best New Bands for 2011 - Brother and The Heartbreaks head up this years 10 selections - Read the full line up here

* Chapel Club - An intimate special show at St Philips Church in Salford - Live Review

* The Coonics - Irelands new sons support The Saw Doctors - Live Review

* Designer Magazine Xmas Party - Hora Douse, Gypsy Lips, ZSilent Z, ZapZapZap, Moving Traffic, Illusion - Review Here

* The Winter of Deaf Content - We Have Band, The Concretes and Matthew Dear (live) all at Deaf Institute - Review here

* The Drums - Manclophiles win over Manchester following the loss of a member - review here

* The Heartbreaks - Manchester's best new band playing in Salford - Live Review

* Most Played Bands / Tracks of 2010 - Chart Roundup here

* Villagers - Mercury Music Prize nominees hit Manchester - Live Review

* XFM Winter Wonderland - The Wombats, The View, Futureheads, Mystery Jets, Everything Everything - Live Review

* A Me B - Manchester's new hip hop sensation supports Akala - live review here

* Atari Teenage Riot - Alec Empire and co tear up Manchester - live review here

* Daniel Sloss - The fast rising teenage comedian interviewed here in a 2 part video special

* The Deftones - Live at Manchester Apollo - review here

* Esben & The Witch and Gallops deliver in Manchester - Live Review here

* James Walsh - Live On Top Of The World - EP Review here

* Jedward - Photogallery from the sold out Manchester show

* Less Than Jake / Zebrahead - Manchester Academy review here

* Little Fish - Despite the backing of Courtney Love, Little Fish fail to impress in Manchester - Live Review here

* Miles Kane supported by Danny Mahon in Manchester - Live Review here

* Twenty Twenty - Video with the teen guitar pop band here

* Black Cards - Pete Wentz's new project play Manchester for the first tme - Live Review here

* Cherryghost - Review of the Bolton troubadour at York Fibbers - Live Review here

* In The City 2010 - Jo Lowes picks her 5 best bands of this years In The City Showcases - Review here

* In The City 2010 - Preview of the bands to check out at this years event here

* Jedward - Interview with mad twins from X Factor - Watch interview here

* ILikeTrains - Live Review of the Leeds band at Manchester's Ruby Lounge - Full Review here

* Lissie - Manchester Academy 2 for this sensation - Full Review here

* MaybeSheWill - Post Rock ala 65 Days of Static - Live Review here

* MF Doom - Neil Dring heads down to MF Dooms first Manchester gig at the Warehouse project - Live Review here

* My Chemical Romance - Live review of the bands new material in Manchester - Live Review here

* Everything Everything - Dreamy pop launch of their debut album here. Nerdchester Vs Madchester - Live review here

* Gary Delaney - Designer Magazine caught up with our fave comedian of the moment and "the man Jimmy Carr wants to be" - Watch the full interview here

* John Head - Former Shack frontman fails to impress at Manchester's Deaf Institute. Full Review here

* Hurt - Happiness at HMV Manchester - Live Review here

* Mystery Jets - Indie pop goes Willy Wonka in a Kit Kat gig in Manchester - review and pics here

* Neon Indian - Hello Neon Indian Goodbye Summer - Live Review at Manchester's Deaf Institute here


* The Divine Comedy - Review of the secret Manchester competition winners gig for Q Magazine at Hard Rock Care - Click Here

* Hungry Pigeon 2010 - Official Videos from the festival of Athlete / May68 - Click Here

* Kendal Calling - Reviews of The Subways, The Coral, Calvin Harris, Doves, These New Puritana and many more over the festival weekend - Click Here

* Connected - Designer Magazine DJe'd with Britains Got Talent Teen Boy Band and here's the pics and video interviews - Click Here
* Kendal Calling - Preview of our favourite boutique festival up in Penrith - Click Here

* White Lies - Review of the band live at Fac251 in Manchester - Click Here

* Chapel Club - Live Review of the doomladen rockers in Manchester - Click here
* Iglu & Hartly - Designer Magazine DJ'ed with them and we filmed In This CIty - Click Here
* State Kuban - We put on the new side project from the Wombats - Click here - for the video


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