The Charlatans

Tim Burgess is hosting a listening party for MF DOOM’s ‘Born Like This’ later today

It comes after news that the legendary rapper and producer has died

‘The North Will Rise Again’: Manchester and Liverpool artists to play special livestream gigs

Bands from both cities including The Charlatans and The Lightning Seeds will play in their respective hometowns in January

Tim Burgess writes to Rishi Sunak: Other countries have “found a way” to support arts workers

"The worry is that the next generation of performers will come only from certain sections of society"

Tim Burgess announces new EP ‘Ascent Of The Ascended’, shares first single

The 6-track project includes a new version of The Charlatans' ‘The Only One I Know’

The Smiths’ Mike Joyce on raffling off a one-of-a-kind platinum record for ‘The Queen Is Dead’ listening party

The raffle marks a #Tim'TwitterListeningParty and is in aid of Manchester charity 'Back on Track'

Manchester’s Gorilla and Deaf Institute have been saved from closure

"The cultural fabric of our city centres depends on venues like these"

Does Rock ‘N’ Roll Kill Braincells?! – The best and worst rock star attempts… so far!

Which rockstars have triumphed and/or gloriously failed when taking on our weekly career-spanning memory quiz?

Love Record Stores Day boosts music retail, taking over £1 million in revenue

"It exceeded even our most ambitious expectations"