All Them Witches | Mon 3 Oct | All Them Witches | £9
Fuzzy blues rock band hailing from Nashville, who take inspiration from Black Sabbath and Blue Cheer.

Beth Orton | Tue 4 Oct | Manchester Cathedral | £18.50
Singer songerwriter embraces electronic sounds in her new album Kidsticks that was co-produced by Andrew Hung (Fuck Buttons). See our full preview here.

Stars of the Lid | Wed 5 Oct | Central Methodist Hall | £20
Minimalist ambient/drone duo with one half from A Winged Victory for the Sullen.

The Eskies | Thu 6 Oct | The Castle Hotel | £7
Dublin-based gypsy folk quintet with witty lyrics and offbeat performances.

Beaty Heart | Fri 7 Oct | Deaf Institute | £8
London-based quartet where three members play the drums. Their sound is psychedelic pop with electronic touches and percussive highlights.

Mykki Blanco | Sat 8 Oct | Soup Kitchen | £10
New York-based rapper with a reputation of releasing far-out records, and s also known as a poet, actor and author.

Wild Beasts (pictured) | Sun 9 Oct | Manchester Academy | £16
Indie band whose recent releases, not least their most recent, skew towards the electronic and groove-laden.

Swans | Sun 9 Oct | The Ritz | £22
Experimental group who formed in the 1980s and draw from post-punk, industrial and the blues.

Mon 3 Oct - Sun 9 Oct
Edwina Chan
Published on:
Sun 2 Oct 2016