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Blinders Return To Manchester On New Tour

After great support the Blinders showcased ‘Columbia’ to Manchester once more, this time with new material woven into the set It’s always great to hear new music from a band as talented as these three lads, and the direction they are going in sounds promising for their future. The Blinders have been around for a few years now, but it was only last year that they began to scratch the… Keep Reading

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Kid Kapichi Have Dropped A New Single

Kid Kapichi have released a powerful new single and video, Glitterati, today. The track comments on social media, self-indulgence and an insatiable thirst for decadence. Talking about the new track vocalist Jack Wilson explains “It’s a tongue in cheek look at the materialistic world in which we live, where Instagram culture rules and people’s want for the next outrageous thing grows and grows. We sing, give me the glitterati because… Keep Reading

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Flick of the Finger Album Choices of 2018

Some of the picks of the year are here…. It’s been safe to say that 2018 has been another great music year. Many, many contenders for the usual end of year lists which everyone either agrees or disagrees with. And here at Flick Of The Finger, we are no different! But instead of numbers, this special edition of Throw Back Thursday concentrates on the albums that got your attention, as… Keep Reading

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A TFI Friday Style Live Show is Coming To Manchester: Trashed TV Live

Full Lineup For Trashed TV Live Announced. Supported by Manchester brewers, Brewdog and hosted by the hilarious Gary Drury of Our Fold, and Meredith Peterson of Kendal Calling / Bluedot / Transmission and Manchesters, Off The Record, Trashed TV Live brings a fresh take on Manchester live entertainment scene.  A first for the city! A TFI Friday style live entertainment show is coming to Manchester and taking place at The Bread… Keep Reading

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The Blinders Live at Gorilla, Manchester

A bunch of wild Blinders fans in a small venue made for an epic night After completing their debut headline tour, The Blinders revisited Manchester for those who missed out  At 6.30 sharp, the doors to Gorilla swung open, and the crowd began to slowly pile into the venue, and by the time the support act, Afghan Sand Gang, came on stage, the venue was ready to burst. After ASG’s… Keep Reading

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Neighbourhood Weekender (Sunday)

3 stages, 2 days, 1 amazing lineup The second day of this festival did not disappoint, and the weather held off too. From the screeching tones of WhenYoung, to the political voicings of The Blinders, and the laid back, yet crowd-pleasingly brilliant Noel Gallagher, day two of Neighbourhood Weekender delivered some truly wonderful talent to the masses. The festival had everything it needed to be a spectacular day, from amazing… Keep Reading

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The Blinders New Video: L’etat C’est Moi

Revolution: Fifty years on from The Paris Riots, the nation is unhappy with its broken politics. The Blinders lead the guitar revolution of 2018 with this acerbic, sonic charge. From Cabbage to The Charlatans, festivals to acoustic shows, The Blinders take to the streets with a call to arms, playing spectacular, unforgettable shows, wherever and whenever.    Treat yourself to a look at the video for The Blinders’ new single ‘L’etat C’est Moi’,  premiered recently on… Keep Reading

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Blinders New Single Gotta Get Through Out Now

New single ‘Gotta Get Through’ out now Single release heralds debut album, new summer live dates and festival appearances. ‘Gotta Get Through’ urgently escalates, through an aural spectrum into an inexplicably hooky explosion of glorious sounds. A fitting introduction to the credible, incredible, new movement in music; The Blinders. This is their first release for Modern Sky UK, after the band had spent winter hibernating in Magic Garden Studios with producer… Keep Reading

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The Blinders – New Headlines/Festivals Announced

Due to demand for tickets, The Blinders announce new live shows; June 6th : The Borderline, London June : Gorilla, Manchester Tickets  available here. The Blinders have also been announced for festival slots, including Sound City, Liverpool (5th – 6th May) and Kendal Calling (26th – 29th July) with more confirmed appearances to be announced. They are also invited back by CABBAGE on the bill of their ‘Glamour At Thee… Keep Reading

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The Blinders – Deaf Institute, Manchester

A truly astonishing night with a more astonishing crowd  From spoken word to psychedelic riffs, there was nothing left out in the midst of the energy After truly fantastic support from, ‘Lyerr’ and ‘Strange Bones’ then a short John Cooper-Clarke style poetry section before The Blinders put Doncaster on the music map as they charged into their highly energetic set, and their first song ‘Gotta Get Through’, they then went… Keep Reading

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Nihilistic Glamour Shots: The New Album From Cabbage

‘Nihilistic Glamour Shots’ is the debut album from Cabbage, to be released 30th March. Produced by James Skelly and Rich Turvey (Blossoms, The Coral, She Drew The Gun) at Parr Street Studios in Liverpool, ‘Nihilistic Glamour Shots’ is an album that confirms Cabbage as one of the most nuanced bands in years. Equally drawn to socialist politics and mucking about, they’re devotees of both big choruses and anarchic totems like… Keep Reading

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The Blinders, Rock City, Nottingham.

A cold bleak Wednesday and a long drive down to Nottingham, like the trips to lower division mid-week football fixtures I used to make many years ago Tonight however is definitely a winner as its the opening night of The Charlatans UK tour, but as great as the band are its the support act thats dragged me down to the East Midlands. The magnificent Blinders from Doncaster, fresh from touring… Keep Reading

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The Blinders Support The Charlatans

Its been quite a year for The Blinders 2017.  They started they year with two sell out ‘Big in 2017 This Feeling’ events in Manchester. Followed by a headline tour, much of which was sold out in advance. Supports slots were played alongside Cabbage, The View, King Blues, The Shimmer Band, Idles and The Membranes. The summer saw many festival slots around the country, in fact The Blinders have been… Keep Reading

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The Blinders Winter Tour Dates

Another one to watch out for in 2018 The reaction to The Blinders – on stage (just finished the ‘Healing Brexit Towns Experiment’ tour as main support to CABBAGE, with Queen Zee, and in the studio (Radio X session and interview for John Kennedy) – has been highly encouraging to put it mildly.  As words gets out, tickets stealthily sell for a band unknown outside word of mouth circles. The… Keep Reading

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The Blinders – Radio X Session Wednesday 10pm

Catch The Blinders Radio X Session 25/10/17 on  JohnKennedy @Radiox Live Session tonight (10pm-1am) Listen Live here February 2018 headline tour update: Most shows are 14+ events. Individual ticket links via The Blinders FB page  – advances advised; please note that Manchester Deaf Institute is sold out. If you were unable to get tickets for that show, this just in: The Blinders are playing live in Manchester’s Northern Quarter (alongside… Keep Reading

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The Blinders Release ‘Brave New World’ Video

The dystopian anthem of the Idiot King rises to the surface of the murk-filled-mire. Take the song for what it is; an ugly, brown portrayal of the modern day ‘free world’, and the inevitable ‘helter skelter’ we would face, so long as things continued this way. “You won’t find us in it, because we feel like we don’t need to be.The film focuses on the cult leaders of mindless nations,… Keep Reading

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Cotton Clouds  Is  Ready For Lift-Off This Summer. 

Taking place on 12th of August, the one-day extravaganza in Saddleworth (Greater Manchester) will host radiant performances from the likes of The Coral, The Sugarhill Gang, Nick Heyward, The Whip, PINS, Everly Pregnant Brothers, Clint Boon (DJ set) and many more. A brand new festival for 2017 conjured up from the blue-sky thinking of brothers Max & Rick Lees, this summer the pair invite you leave your troubles behind and… Keep Reading

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Camden Rocks Festival 2017, London

13,785 steps, 250 bands, 24 venues, 1 ticket. Camden Rocks 2017 The heart of London’s music scene beat a powerful united rhythm on Saturday 3rd June as thousands came together to enjoy the sound and spectacle of the annual Camden Rocks Festival. On any given night in Camden you’re hard pressed to stand on the street and not hear live music free-wheeling down the pavement. The place is littered with… Keep Reading

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The View, The Tramshed, Cardiff

“The View, The View are on fire”, the crowd chanted, and they were, tonight in Cardiff. The Tramshed is a new venue to me, and once found was a great setting for The View’s return to the Hats off to the Buskers Tour. Supporting The View are The Blinders a three piece band now based in Manchester. They play with enthusiasm and had the crowds attentions running through a set… Keep Reading

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