Following a successful February and March, featuring a sold-out East India Youth show, a busy iLiKETRAiNS 10th Anniversary Show, and a packed-out Box Social down at the Klondyke Social Club in Levenshulme, Grey Lantern are looking ahead to April and three fine shows!
Kicking off on April 4th is Department M, the new project of former Grammatics front man Owen Brinley. Following the synthetic, shiny pop of their Fierce Panda-released mini-LP last winter, they play Night & Day Cafe. Support comes electronic duo U.V. as well as from Hartheim, playing their first ever live show having already received BBC 6music play from Mary-Anne Hobbs.
Watch Hartheim 'Yellow' below!
On April 5th, Let's Wrestle play Kraak in support of their brilliant self-titled third album, out now on Fortuna POP! The London trio are less keen for a ruck than in their youth, but have replaced their punk leanings with some of the finest songwriting you'll hear this year. Tour support comes from London scuzz-pop band Charles Howl.
Watch Let's Wrestle's 'Codeine & Marshmallows'
On April 8th, Grey Lantern welcomes back Mexican shoegazers Lorelle Meets The Obsolete to Manchester, after they played Soup Kitchen last year following Liverpool Psych Fest. With a new album, Chambers - out now on Sonic Cathedral - winning the critics over from The 405 to Q and Drowned In Sound, Lore and Beto look set to take the UK by storm second time round. Support for this show comes from Bristol-based noise rockers Spectres and local, Pins-signed acid-punk trio MiSTOA POLTSA.
Watch Lorelle Meets The Obsolete's video for 'Sealed Scene'
Beyond April we have headline shows from Her Name Is Calla, Shield Patterns and Douga, while we also team up with Wotgodforgot at Sounds From The Other City and return to Salford for a special event yet to be announced at the end of May...