Keen to liven up those playlists with something new? Fancy being one of the first to discover the hottest live acts that are set to blow up this year? Well, the next 3 pages have all the answers to your musical prayers. We’ve just returned from one of Europe’s top music showcase festivals, Eurosonic Noorderslag, where hundreds of promising artists strut their stuff. We’ve rounded up the top acts that you won’t want to miss when they visit us here in Manchester.