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Slow Readers Club Announce Tour Support

Manchester band, The Slow Readers Club, have announced the support acts for their forthcoming Spring UK tour. The band are extensively touring the UK, with 32 dates in both England and Scotland. The support acts they have chosen are Tea Street Band, ShadowParty, Alice Jemima and Bridges. Liverpool alternative rockers, The Tea Street Band, will support between the 2nd and 10th of March. Then it’s the turn of Anglo-American outfit,… Keep Reading

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Gig Of The Year For The Slow Readers Club?

Carefully and confidently the band have made a march on Manchesters Iconic Apollo theatre selling out 3 months in advance. As I ventured into Manchester Apollo tonight, it is just a little over 4 years, since I first had the pleasure of seeing The Slow Readers perform, over at Manchester’s Night & Day Café. For me it was clear from that initial gig, there was something special about this band….… 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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INTERVIEW: The Slow Readers Club 2017 Round Up

It’s without doubt that 2017 has been a phenomenal year for The Slow Readers Club and one has to what does 2018 have in store for the band? So much ground has been covered by the band, we couldn’t let 2017 go without a catch up with the bands front man Aaron Starkie as we reflect on the past 12 months. (JPD) The last time we spoke we discussed labels,… Keep Reading

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Slow Readers Club, Albert Hall, Manchester.

Slow Readers Club play to a full Albert Hall in Manchester A cold miserable Friday evening, in the heart of Manchester. Can sometimes be enough to stop many people venturing out to a gig. Tonight, at The Albert Halls, The Slow Readers Club being our hosts, having sold out their biggest headlining venue months in advance. As the venue fills, a real buzz, is flowing around this magnificent venue. This is… Keep Reading

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The Slow Readers Club – Unveil tense new video for ‘Lunatic’

Today, The Slow Readers Club are delighted to present the striking new video for powerful current single: ‘Lunatic’ (out now on the Modern Sky label). With reference points in the harrowing story of Robert Stroud ‘The Birdman of Alcatraz’ and nods to cult prison thriller Midnight Express, the ‘Lunatic’ video is a tense and claustrophobic affair that offers fitting visual accompaniment to this compelling new release. Filmed in the crumbling… Keep Reading

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The Slow Readers Club Release Upbeat New Single “Lunatic”

The Slow Readers Club are fast becoming a force to be reckoned with and the release of their new single, Lunatic, cements that fact. The track has an epic 80s funky electronic vibe to it as it soars along, possessing melancholic depth, giving the song heart, soul and intensity. It has shades of Gary Numan to it with its upbeat and almost dreamlike edge. The track was produced by long-time… Keep Reading

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The Slow Readers Club Announce UK Dates

Manchester’s The Slow Readers Club embark on their biggest UK headline tour to date this Winter If ever there was a band to currently embody the sheer tenacity of Manchester, it would be The Slow Readers Club. Having risen through their city’s ranks, the four-piece have rapidly gone from a best kept secret to one of its proudest exports. Following a 2016 that saw the band support James on a… Keep Reading

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INTERVIEW: The Slow Readers Club Front Man, Aaron Starkie…

I recently had the pleasure of catching up with The Slow Readers Club font man, Aaron Starkie, to discuss sell out shows, festivals, albums and the challenges of being in full times jobs with full time band commitments… Heres how it went…. So, with the way things are going with the band, especially the last 18 month… I’m sure you’d be getting offers of management, now right? Yeah We’ve are… Keep Reading

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James and The Charlatans, Echo Arena, Liverpool

James and The Charlatans bring Madchester to Liverpool Echo Arena When you mention Manchester music, James along with The Charlatans, normally get overlooked in the bigger scheme of things in favour of the likes of the Stone Roses, Oasis, Happy Mondays, New Order and the Fall. It was a quick trip down the East Lancs Road, for all tonight’s bands, Manchester comes to Liverpool. No Rivalry in the Arena tonight,… Keep Reading

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