Sarah's personal write up of Manchester Punk Fest 2022, giving you the behind-the-scenes perspective. Featuring bands like A Wilhelm Scream, Svalbard and Random Hand, lots of running around and happy tears - the little moments you want to remember for years to come.
Gig Review: Incisions @ Star & Garter, Manchester [28/01/2022]
Read the view from down the front at Incisions' 'Bliss' album launch, with Casual Nausea, Burning Flag, Fatalist and Going Off. "Incisions are a vicious outlet for all our distaste in the world; a product of the left-wing zeitgeist. They’re fiercely current."
The DIY Roots of Manchester Punk Festival
Sarah speaks to organiser Andy Davies about MPF's dedication to the DIY approach, five years on from the festival's humble beginnings.
Podcast: Tree from Manchester Punk Festival
We talk DIY, dogs and new music with Manchester's tallest promoter.
Spotify Playlist: Manchester’s Best Punk Gigs
Follow our playlist to discover up-and-coming punk bands who are playing near Manchester.
Gig Review: Consumed @ Aatma, Manchester [13/07/2018]
Consumed rip through their Northern album launch show, with support from Don Blake, Triple Sundae and Hoof.
Podcast #8: Crawl-of-Death, Bribery, Masturbation and Unfulfilled Promises
Tune into the next instalment of the Shout Louder punk podcast! Tunes from Eat Defeat, SKIV, Wolfrik and Hummer.
Fair Do’s: No One’s Going To Set Standards For You [Interview]
Manchester's finest talk working-class roots, quality-control and how hard it is to learn your own songs sometimes!
Top 10 Moments of Manchester Punk Festival 2018
MPF 2018 was a special weekend for reasons beyond just the music. Sarah's rounded up her personal highlights from the festival.
Gig Review: F.O.D. and For I Am @ The Eagle Inn [16/02/2018]
F.O.D. and For I Am provide surprising evening of skate/pop-punk shenanigans in Manchester with help from Upstream Colour, Aerial Salad and a bear.