This is a bumper episode to celebrate Manchester Punk Festival 2022 in pseudo-review format. It’s a tad late because I caught a horrendous MPF flu and I’ve only been physically capable of movement or thought in the last week or so. I hope all of you have fared better.
I got together with Kaz & Big Hands to talk about all the highs and lows of MPF 2022. All three of us work behind the scenes at Manchester Punk Fest, so we’ve got a slightly different take on the event. We squeezed in a lot of bands alongside a lot of work, and we had a bloody wonderful time.
Kaz is in Follow Your Dreams, who played two sets on Saturday, and Chris ‘Big Hands’ Hinsley is in Knife Club, and previously Revenge of The Psychotronic Man. They’re an important part of the TNS family and the MPF team – two wonderful people who work pretty tirelessly for the world of DIY punk rock.
We reminisced about all the bands we fell in love with, including the likes of Nosebleed, Snatch Game, Random Hand, Electric Press, Fatalist, Going Off, Forever Unclean, NEXO, Sewer Cats, Smoking Gives You Big Tits, Corrupt Vision, PMX and literally heaps more. We also discussed towels, Mr Blobby and the complexity of
Check out our full write-up of MPF2022: shout-louder.com/mpf2022
Tickets for MPF2023 are on sale now: manchesterpunkfestival.co.uk/mpf2023-tickets/
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