Manchester post-punk powerhouses IST IST formed in late 2014 and have forged a formidable reputation on the back of uncompromising, intense shows and a fierce DIY work ethic.

Releasing their debut album ‘Architecture’ in the midst of the pandemic in May 2020 on their own label, Kind Violence Records, the LP found significant success, reaching the top 5 in the Independent, Physical and Vinyl Charts.

Second album ‘The Art of Lying’ was released in November 2021 and made the breakthrough into the UK Top 100, peaking at number 87,  firmly establishing the band as one of the leading lights of an incandescent new era for music born in the north of England.