Delphic, described as an alternative dance band, are a trio from Manchester
who've caught the attention of the music industry after only forming in 2007.
They've embarked on a sold out UK tour, with another one in the pipeline,
performed at some of the country's biggest festivals and are already thinking
about trying to crack the US. The word 'Delphic' is defined as ... read more

(Shot by the Band) Azar Swan head west

It's no secret that we're fans of Brooklyn's Azar Swan. We interviewed them in a bar, saw them perform live and talked to them in a studio. Before they left t...
Posted 12 November 2013 12.00am — Comment on this

In case you didn't feel like showing up - Volume 65

Earcandy for your eyes Wehrmacht playing a Cryptic Slaughter mini set with Scott Peterson live at Saint Vitus in Brooklyn on August 25, 2013. After the break: Pharmakon a...
Posted 29 August 2013 5.00pm — Comment on this

Delphic - Collections

At no point across the 40 minutes does it seem as though Delphic really care about the songs they’re producing so much as the manner in which they’re produced...
Posted 28 January 2013 8.58am — Comment on this

The Source of Light

Euphoric is a tricky word to throw around when describing electronic music. With a few too many applications in the service of progressive house, its use carries some unn...
Posted 30 November 2012 10.00am — Comment on this

New band of the day: Trust (No 1,369)

Trust summon up the decadence of the 80s, mixing synthpop's chilly hauteur with the naked emotions of the singer-songwriterReading this on mobile? Click here to listenHom...
Posted 10 October 2012 5.44pm — Comment on this

This Week's (Olympic!) Singles! 23.07.12: Muse, Delphic, Pnau & **

This week’s singles column has been given over to the Olympic theme tunes. It is also a slightly breathless rant about the restorative power of exercise. Rea...
Posted 23 July 2012 1.47pm — Comment on this

London 2012: Listen to the Chemical Brothers' Theme for Velodrome

The dance duo have composed an official piece of music to soundtrack the London 2012 Olympic cycling eventsThe Chemical Brothers have composed an official song for the Lo...
Posted 17 July 2012 4.59pm — Comment on this

London 2012: Boris Johnson sounds '30-day alarm call' for start of Games

Final countdown to Games begins as organisers disclose they will use music and film to build atmosphere at Olympic venuesBoris Johnson said the London 2012 organisers had...
Posted 27 June 2012 5.47pm — Comment on this

Delphic: 'Today's bands are just trying to stay alive'

Manchester trio say there is no room to experiment in music industry
Posted 4 May 2012 10.43am — Comment on this

Noel Gallagher Gives Track To CALM Compilation 'Thirty One'

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Elbow and Mr Scruff are among the Manchester artists who have donated their music to a new charity album.Their songs appear on the two...
Posted 10 February 2012 4.31pm — Comment on this

Discuss the new Waterboys album with Mike Scott

Listen to the Waterboys' An Appointment with Mr Yeats and read Mike Scott's track-by-track guide. Better still, the man himself will discuss it in the comments section fr...
Posted 16 September 2011 1.17pm — Comment on this

Savaging Spires album out this week + london show announced

Critical Heights presents an evening of pastoral psychedelia, ancient synth drone and waves of fuzz with Deadrat Orchestra, impr...
Posted 12 September 2011 6.27pm — Comment on this

This week's new singles

Ms Dynamite Neva Soft (Relentless) Reality TV is an odd beast. A few years ago, Ms Dynamite was making sarnies for Marco Pierre White on Hell's Kitchen. Now she's the mos...
Posted 3 September 2011 12.07am — Comment on this

Has Manchester forgotten about its musical heritage?

The city has an illustrious musical history - but how much do the current hot bands care? Not much, apparentlyHot, often half-naked new Manchester band Wu Lyf ruffled fea...
Posted 4 July 2011 8.00pm — Comment on this

Clubs picks of the week

CYOA! LondonIf you ever owned a Choose Your Own Adventure book as a child, then this is probably the party for you; do check by turning to page 39 first, though. Celebrat...
Posted 23 April 2011 12.07am — Comment on this

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