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Monthly Archives: May 2013


Parklife Competition

Win 2 VIP tickets to Parklife this year


Preview: Parklife

Parklife returns for another year, the only question is ‘where will you be?’

Jamal Edwards photo: nupe

Interview: Jamal Edwards

One of the country’s most exciting young entrepreneurs discusses his involvement with this year’s Manchester International Festival

Tegan and Sara. Photo: Lindsey Byrnes

Interview: Tegan and Sara

One half of the Canadian indie-pop duo talks romance, regeneration and reaching a new audience with Tom Ingham.

Photo: Peter Ellenby

Interview: Bob Mould

The alternative icon discusses returning to guitars, his autobiography and his legacy as one of rock’s most influential figures

Competition Hard Rock cafe

Win Tickets to see Kodaline live!

Win tickets to see Kodaline at the Hard Rock Cafe in Manchester, in association with Hard Rock Cafe and Absolute Radio

Photo: Jagrap @ Flickr

Live: Alt-J

An uneven set from the Mercury winners suggests they might prove a case of too much, too soon

Album: Daft Punk – Random Access Memories

The enigmatic duo’s near-mythical comeback finally comes to pass, and it was worth the wait

These glorious little beans can be so much more than mere revision buddies. Photo: Stirling Noyes @Flickr

Preview: Chorlton Coffee Festival

Fed up of yawning despondently into a lonely campus coffee? This one’s for you


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Feature: Justin Bieber – Misbehaving or misunderstood?

Will Lynn investigates as the pop sensation veers increasingly further off the rails


Interview: Ghostpoet

One of urban music’s most exciting voices talks progression, diversity and choosing his own path