ROCK & POP: ROCK & POP CHOICE

Rooster

The London retro rockers, whose album shot from nowhere to No 3, won't be playing venues this small again. Rock City, N'ham (0115 941 2544), ton; Newcastle Uni (0191 261 2606), Mon; Town Hall, Middlesbrough (01642 242561), Tue; QMU, Glasgow (0141 339 9784), 13 Feb; tour continues

The Go! Team

The "British Avalanches" continue to win hearts, minds and feet. Manchester Acad (0161 832 1111), Fri; Barfly, Cardiff (0870 907 0999), Sat; Astoria, London WC2 (020 7434 9592), 14 Feb; tour continues

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