Arts + Music

Manchester's brilliant anti-folk band Crywank hits Halifax tonight on farewell tour

5 east coast shows are a surprise addition to the tour—the Halifax stop happens at Radstorm.

By Morgan Mullin

Since 2019, fans of the horrifically named but musically genius Crywank have felt the end is near: Right before COVID, the band’s two members—who hail from Manchester and make up one of the best examples of modern anti-folk—announced the breakup that close listeners had heard coming, thanks to the several-part song "I Love You But I've Chosen Me." Crywank started out as a solo bedroom recording project, picking up drums along the way to round out its sparse, DIY guitar...

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