The Slow Readers Club Tour and Music News

Album Review: The Slow Readers Club – 91 Days In Isolation

Posted on 03 Nov 2020 at 8:13am

It seems prescient to be reviewing this album in the week the UK enters another lockdown.

For those of us old enough to remember the first lockdown, it was a time of great uncertainty and fear. Others took the bull by the horns and made the most of the opportunity – as you will have gathered by this album’s title.

They may have released an album only in March, but as The Slow Readers Club’s avenues for promotion were all closed off, the Mancunians weren’t as idle as many of us. In tandem with using social media to their advantage for listening parties and livestreams the band also, using the wonders of modern technology to their advantage, shared ideas and wrote songs online before taking to the studio once restrictions were eased.

As one would expect with an album written during an unprecedented (sorry) period, themes of isolation, anxiety and reflection pervade.

The Slow Readers Club release latest single Two Minutes Hate

Posted on 29 Sep 2020 at 8:15am

The Slow Readers Club have released their latest single Two Minutes Hate.

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Live4ever’s New Tunes Guide feat. The Minx, Factory Dolls and more

Posted on 16 Aug 2014 at 7:00am

Live4ever’s New Tunes Guide is led this week by The Minx and our latest ReverbNation featured artist Factory Dolls.

The Minx hail from Manchester and already count one of their hometown’s most famous sons, Johnny Marr, as a fan. They’ll be bringing their pop-orientated brand of rock to the city’s Ruby Lounge on August 23rd, and then headline The Rocking Chair in Sheffield a week later.

Factory Dolls are a three-piece from the south coast of the UK and are made up of former school friends. The band are the New Tunes Guide’s highlighted Reverb Nation act for this week.

These and eight other picks of the week can be found by scrolling through our latest collection. Find out much more about this week’s featured artists by clicking on their individual names, and you can catch up with all our previous editions direct through the New Tunes Guide logo above.

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