AFFAIRS

Live Act Alternative Indietronica Rock Electro Electronic Indie
AFFAIRS - Alternative Indietronica Rock Electro Electronic Indie Live Act in Manchester

AFFAIRS Short Info

Manchester-based Affairs are a sharply-dressed quintet, who have earned a reputation for their ethereal and theatrical live performances, considered lyrics and synth-based electro-pop rock.

Their music contains elements that are both uniquely modern and nostalgic, as laptop-made samples and loops combine seamlessly with vintage Rickenbacker guitars and expressive, baritone vocals.

Comparisons have been drawn to artists as diverse as Foals, The Smiths, Wild Beasts.

Affairs have supported the likes of Alt-J, Circa Waves, Dog is Dead, Coasts, Young Kato, Nothing But Thieves, As Elephants Are and JAWS

Their new single previous single ‘Brothers’ gained support from the likes of John Kennedy (Radio X), Steve Lamacq, Tom Robinson, Chris Hawkins (6Music), Janice Long (Radio 2) Shell Zenner, Jim Gellatly (Amazing) & Little Indie Blogs (Linn Branson/The Guardian).

Manchester-based Affairs are a sharply-dressed quintet, who have earned a reputation for their ethereal and theatrical live performances, considered lyrics and synth-based electro-pop rock.

Their music contains elements that are both uniquely modern and nostalgic, as laptop-made samples and loops combine seamlessly with vintage Rickenbacker guitars and expressive, baritone vocals.

Comparisons have been drawn to artists as diverse as Foals, The Smiths, Wild Beasts.

Affairs have supported the likes of Alt-J, Circa Waves, Dog is Dead, Coasts, Young Kato, Nothing But Thieves, As Elephants Are and JAWS

Their new single previous single ‘Brot...

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Past Gigs AFFAIRS

  • 10 | 2016 The Live Room/Manchester
  • 10 | 2016 The Live Room/Manchester
  • 09 | 2016 The Borderline/London
  • 09 | 2016 Night and Day/ Manchester
  • 05 | 2016 Liverpool The Cavern Club - IPO Festival
  • 05 | 2016 London The Old Blue Last
  • 03 | 2016 London Venue 2, 229 Club
  • 03 | 2016 Manchester The Castle Hotel
  • 03 | 2016 Hull Fruit
  • 03 | 2016 Man Night and Day
  • 03 | 2016 Leeds Verve Bar
  • 02 | 2016 London The Finsbury
  • 02 | 2016 Hull Adelphi (The Crookes Support)
  • 03 | 2015 Norwich The Blueberry
  • 02 | 2015 Manchester Deaf Institute
  • 02 | 2015 Nottingham The Orange Tree
  • 01 | 2015 Manchester The Castle Hotel
  • 01 | 2015 Hull Adelphi 'These Ghosts' support
  • 11 | 2014 Hull Fruit 'As Elephants Are' support
  • 09 | 2014 Hull Freedom Festival
  • 08 | 2014 Hull Trinity Festival
  • 08 | 2014 Hull Humber Street Sesh
  • 07 | 2014 Leeds Oporto 'Nothing But Theives' support
  • 07 | 2014 York The Duchess 'Nothing But Theives' support
  • 07 | 2014 Sheffield 02 Academy
  • 06 | 2014 London Tooting Tram & Social
  • 05 | 2014 Sheffield West Street Live
  • 05 | 2014 Norwich Waterfront
  • 05 | 2014 York The Duchess 'Fight Like Apes' support
  • 04 | 2014 London The Good Ship
  • 04 | 2014 London AAA
  • 03 | 2014 York The Duchess 'The Telescreen' support

Discography AFFAIRS

  • 2016 Runaway Single | Yellow Brick Music
  • 2016 Stained Gold EP | Yellow Brick Music
  • 2016 Play Single | Yellow Brick Music
  • 2015 Brothers Single | Yellow Brick Music
  • 2015 Blood Science Single | Yellow Brick Music
  • 2013 Cressida Single | Independant
  • 2013 Contact Single | Independant

Media

  • Sound AFFAIRS - Life of Leisure
  • Video AFFAIRS - Life of Leisure
  • Video AFFAIRS - Runaway
  • Sound AFFAIRS - Runaway
  • Sound Play
  • Video AFFAIRS - Play
  • Video AFFAIRS - Brothers
  • Sound AFFAIRS - Brothers
  • Sound Blood Science
  • Video AFFAIRS - Blood Science Liv...
  • Video AFFAIRS - Blood Science (Of...
  • Sound AFFAIRS - Cressida
  • Video AFFAIRS - Cressida (officia...
  • Video AFFAIRS - Contact (official...

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Origin

  • Manchester GB

Founded

  • 2012

Members

  • James Robinson Vocals
  • Liam Grindell Guitar/Vocals
  • Daniel Parker Guitar/Synth
  • Jack Richards Bass
  • Michaeal Bradnam Drums