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2007 Live Reviews

Manchetsr Academy 3 – Sun 2nd Dec 2007 Sunday night, anyway, sees four of the regular fixtures of the year all on one rather excellent bill courtesy of Stuart “S.A. Promotions” Avery. “You reviewing tonight?” shouts Liam “Tides” Pennington at … Continue reading

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Live Reviews

2010 Freinds of Manchester Festival 2010 – Reviews SIC MAGAZINE: The performance that local regulars Optional Wallace turn is a beefy one this evening. Supporting their politicised rock with aggressive guitar, militaristic drumming and loose, low bass, they let the … Continue reading

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Generation – Steve Lamacq BBC 6 Music ‘Single of the Week’

Steve Lamacq has made Generation his Single of the Week, and will be playing the track each day on his BBC 6Music show. You can order now from the Optional Wallace shop. Steve also wrote the following about the song … Continue reading

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Manchester Evening News Feature: Just Busk it at The Garratt

Feature by Manchester Evening News‘ Paul Taylor on BUSK – the monthly acoustic night hosted by Optional Wallace.   THERE is only one rule for the have-a-go musicians who take the stage at Manchester’s Busk night… play something familiar. It’s … Continue reading

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