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Yearly Archives: 2011

'Look into my crystal ball': it's the future (possibly)

Five political predictions for 2012

Dust off your crystal ball, don your Mystic Meg wig, and prepare to swallow some wild speculation – here’s 2012 before it happens

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Oh, Marc!

Has Marc Jacob’s desire to shock gone too far in his latest perfume campaign?

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Celebrities Selling (Themselves)

As the worlds of fashion and celebrity become ever more synonymous, we examine the role of stars in the advertising industry.

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Where Are They Now? – Tony Yeboah

Tony Yeboah left his imprint on the beautiful game in a rather unique way.

Photo: Jonathan Taphouse

Lack of faith in police was “sole trigger” for further riots

Report blames police inaction for spread of riots and warns they will happen again

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Messing about on the quays

Review: The Wind in the Willows at The Lowry

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Interview: Vinnie Caruana (I Am The Avalanche)

Frontman and founder of I Am The Avalanche, Vinnie Caruana, answers some questions shortly before their show at Moho Live earlier this month.

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Live: The Swellers @ Academy 3

Mutual appreciation between band and audience make for a memorable night in Academy 3.

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Album: Four Year Strong – In Some Way, Shape or Form

Not an astounding effort from the pop punk quartet but impressive enough.

The man himself.

Live: Skrillex @ Warehouse Project

Skrillex may have been dubbed the most hated man in dubstep, but there are nearly 2000 people in Manchester alone who’d disagree following this performance.

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My cup of tea

Review: UMDS Autumn Showcase- Not My Cup of Tea

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How to Solve with revolvers

Review: UMDS Autumn Showcase- Solve