**PLEASURES**-Pleasures are a 4-piece punk/indie band based in Manchester. The members all met at a young age and have continued playing music together ever since. The lyric writer and lead singer of the band: Sonny Royle takes inspiration from bands such as The Stooges, The Ramones and Cabbage etc, combined with a Hendrix style of guitar playing from Barney Anderson ,filled with effects giving him his unique playing style, accompanied by Alec Waters on bass using a grimey bass sound to his advantage with unforgetable bass riffs locking in with the drum kit playing of Miles Pillinger.
**EMPEROR PHUNK**-5-piece Funk Rock Band — Manchester.
Drafts Riots are a 4 piece band from Manchester writing and producing alt rock / psych / indie songs with something to say. Drawing on a myriad of influences to create lyrically driven rock music in the vein of The National / BRMC.
Blanketman sweat and toil in a city called Manchester. They drink in pubs, eat supermarket meal deals and play musical instruments. Formed in late 2017 and made up of Yorkshire defector: Adam Hopper, South defector: Daniel Hand, La France defector: Jeremy Torralvo Godoy and Lesta defector: Ellie-Rose Elliot, all converging in Manchester to make music. Our fifth honorary member is Joe ‘O Rourke a class artist who paints all our artwork, whom we are very lucky to work with.
All four musical members of Blanketman share some of the same musical tastes. However, each member has their own distinct influences that adds something unique to Blanketman’s sound. After a quick whip round, we came up with: “The Velvet Underground, The Cure and Joy Division” from bassist Jeremy; “The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Neutral Milk Hotel and The Beatles” from singer/guitarist Adam; “The Smashing Pumpkins, Nirvana and The Slits” from drummer Ellie and “The Fall, Echo and the Bunnymen and Country teasers” from guitarist Dan.