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Wed April 3

THE NIGHT & DAY SHOWCASE

featuring ONE-WAY SONG + LOU TERRY + PROPERTY + WHITE NOISE

£6 // Doors 8:00pm


THE NIGHT & DAY SHOWCASE

ONE-WAY SONG

One-Way Song hold the rather odd title of being the first Manchester rock band to form from a theatre group.

One-Way Song formed in Manchester in 2017. Operating as a collective rather than a traditional band, the name is taken from a poem by Wyndham Lewis — Britain’s ‘original rebel artist’.

The One-Way Song story begins a few years earlier when two 18-year olds (Luke Gilfedder, Angus Macalister) forewent university to start a theatre group, writing & producing plays across the UK including at The Royal Exchange Manchester & on London’s West End, and even being based at an allegedly haunted theatre in Wilmslow on the estate of Sir Henry Boddington. But an idea to write songs for a future show soon snowballed into a wholly new project, hence ‘One-Way Song’.

The group took the fledgling project live on the Manchester circuit and shortly after recorded a selection of their live tracks for a debut release, entitled ‘Passionate Leave’. It was produced at Hilltown Studios in Colne by Keiron Melling (The Fall / Imperial Wax) and Mat Arnold (who has previously worked with artists as diverse as Tom Jones and Kanye West), who also play drums and guitar on the release respectively. The record features vocals from Angus Macalister, South African model Danielle Roseler & Jay Stansfield (a veteran of two Peel Sessions with tRANSELEMENt).

In November 2017, One-Way Song were honoured to debut the new songs at their biggest performance to date at the Imperial War Museum in Salford as part of its exhibition on Wyndham Lewis, incorporating video and theatre into the performance.
One-Way Song are currently gearing up for the November 2018 release of Passionate Leave,due out on Hilltown Records.
A tour will be announced shortly afterward.

“With song topics ranging from Nostradamus to Marseille, Brutalism to the Mafia, this group promise to be an entirely original proposition” Guardian

“They are otherworldly and are like nothing you have ever heard before. They are just slightly odd, but they make sense. And surely this is what art is about?” Louder Than War

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LOU TERRY

‘Sensational, where do you gig?’  John Cooper Clarke

‘Sorry we haven’t got anything for you at the moment’ The Five Bells

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PROPERTY

Property are Morgan Hewitt on vocals, Josh Holliday on bass, Ryan Grieve on drums and Michael Woods on guitar, playing post punk with fingers in alt. and goth rock; think Wire and Fugazi by way of Bauhaus and Ceremony. They offer a level of live intensity most bands would be envious of, playing with their hearts firmly on their sleeves and pouring out their take on regular modern anxieties. Last year Property played alongside touring artists such as Les Deuxluxes, The Goon Sax, B.A. Johnston, Mur-Man, and Yamantaka // Sonic Titan amongst many others during a busy year which also saw them cut a number of recordings of which you can hear via the usual channels.

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WHITE NOISE

Four-piece indie rock band formed in Manchester. Mixing synths with catchy riffs and a driving rhythm section creating powerful and melodic music. Strong passion for playing and performing live, striving to make a mark in the Manchester music scene and around the UK.

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