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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


Oh, Marc!

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


Celebrities Selling (Themselves)

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


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

The Wind in the Willows - press pic 15

Messing about on the quays

Review: The Wind in the Willows at The Lowry

Vinnie Caruana

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.

The Swellers

Live: The Swellers @ Academy 3

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

In Some Way, Shape or Form

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.


My cup of tea

Review: UMDS Autumn Showcase- Not My Cup of Tea


How to Solve with revolvers

Review: UMDS Autumn Showcase- Solve