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Monthly Archives: June 2015

Popular student pub the Friendship Inn, Fallowfield. Photo: raver_mikey @Flickr

Students may have to pass test to live outside halls

University-owned agency Manchester Student Homes is proposing the introduction of citizenship testing to crack down on noisy house parties current residents have repeatedly made complaints about

Photo: Pangaea Festival

Best of: Pangaea – Disco Apocalypse

At the end of the world, what’s left to do but party with the disco zombies? Here are some of our favourite costumes from this summer’s Pangaea

Photo: Gottwood logo | Embedded photos: Patrick Hinton

Festival: Gottwood 2015

Gottwood finds that happy medium between both the serene escapism sought from festivals, and the hedonism of underground dance culture

Photo: HOME

Review: 5 Soldiers – The Body is the Frontline

Rosie Kay Dance Company performed “5 Soldiers – The body is the Frontline” at the Army Research Centre in Manchester.

Photo: British Soap Awards

The British Soap Awards

The British Soap Awards is one of the biggest nights in the television calendar; the night when the stars of the country’s most-watched television shows come together in celebration of the last twelve months of unbeatable drama.

Image: Press Shot

Interview: The Preatures

Matthew Staite speaks to Izzy Manfredi and Jack Moffitt of The Preatures about their debut album, touring, and supporting The Rolling Stones.

Photo courtesy of Marc Sethi

Preview: Dimensions Boat Parties

Dimensions festival announces a new wave of boat parties…

Image: Press Shot

Live: The Nightingales

“We tend to see ourselves as better than most other bands” claim the Nightingales, while Tom Learmouth sees just how truthful they really are…

Image courtesy of Virgin Money

Opinion: The Sex Pistols Have Deserted the Punk Ideals, But They Haven’t Sold Out

Never mind the Sex Pistols, here’s another opinion piece from Stephen Miller himself


Festival: Dot To Dot

Henry Scanlan tests the waters and dives into the best music on offer at this year’s Dot to Dot Festival here in Manchester.

Photo: Chloe Chaplin @ flickr

Live: Young Guns

Young Guns returned with a performance that showed that, old material or new, their music still has an eager audience

Image: Press Shot courtesy of KDL

Interview: Kitty, Daisy and Lewis

Matthew Staite chats to Kitty Durham of sibling trio Kitty, Daisy and Lewis