Previous installments of Off The Record festival have taken the groundbreaking step of avoiding announcing the lineup until twenty-four hours before the event itself. This year, they've stuck with the innovative and eclectic curators, but unleashed their well-selected acts with plenty of time for people to acquaint themselves.
As we approach the inaugural Off The Record Festival in Manchester this Friday (4th November), we also approach another important milestone in the timeline of the groundbreaking festival; the revelation of the line-up itself. That's right. At the moment, the name of every band playing is a closely guarded secret.