Blanketman band National Trust EP review

Blanketman – ‘National Trust’ EP review


Already favourites of Annie Mac, Steve Lamacq, Marc Riley and Lauren Laverne, Manchester four-piece Blanketman are getting set to release their new EP, ‘National Trust’. The songs cover everything from the band’s exasperation at Britain’s national identity to personal fears, escapism and the consequences of financial, social and geographical divisions. The early Maximo Park-style art…

Blanketman – ‘Leave the South’


Blanketman have shared ‘Leave the South’, the latest single to be taken from upcoming debut EP ‘National Trust’. Covering the extremely important issue of the north/south divide – one that is showing no signs of improving following our government’s attitude towards Andy Burnham last year – it’s a breezy slice of jangly indie pop that…

Blanketman – ‘I’m Taking You With Me’


Blanketman are a new band from Manchester who played a sold-out show in Manchester mere days before the pandemic took hold and changed all of our lives. They’ve already played numerous festivals, gaining praise from Huw Stephens and Steve Hanley (The Fall), and are now set to release debut single ‘Taking You With Me’. Sitting…