This is our Newsletter of 18 April 2019. If you’d like to receive a weekly round-up into your inbox, just sign up here.

The 14th Samarbeta Music Residency is a collaboration between Portland’s psych-Kraut-electronic dream twosome Moon Duo and visual artist Emmanuel Biard of Manchester. Currently holed up in Regent Trading Estate working on material, the artists will present a new piece entitled ‘Stardust Highway: Experiments in Stoner Disco‘ at the beautiful Niamos in Hulme on Fri 26 April. This perfectly timeworn theatre is the ideal setting for dreamy adventures into escapist sonics and visuals, get into it!

// 24 April: Islington Mill Art Academy present a Thursday Late event at the Whitworth responding to their current John Ruskin programme, including drawing workshop and conversation. Read more here.

// 27 April: Not long till kings of street food GRUB launch their monthly weekend food fair at Regent Trading Estate. The new eat & drink bonanza runs from 12pm–10pm with vegan and non-vegan treats, cocktails, real ale, DJs and loads more goodies on offer. Free entry!

// 27 April: Afterlifes by Hannah Farrell continues at Caustic Coastal, open Thursdays & Saturdays 1-5pm until the end of April. Exploring ‘image’ in three spaces plus a new commission on the building facade. Join the artist for a free tour/talk on Sat 27 April at 2pm. Read more.

// 5 May: Sounds From The Other City present their Quindecennial with 15 promoters celebrate 15 years of Salford’s most beloved music and art festival. See FULL LINE-UP!

…and finally, Salford Makers next two workshops will teach you to work with gel plate printingand how to produce a super cool unisex bomber jacket. get Making…!

Let’s have a bit of Moon Duo ahead of their new live show, here they are live on KEXP…