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Monthly Archives: July 2015

Photo: Press shot

Interview: The Maccabees

Matthew Staite speaks to Felix White of the Maccabees about new album Marks To Prove It, returning to the live scene, and how releasing new music is still a nervous affair

Despacio is Happiness. Photo: Lovebox

Festival: Lovebox 2015 – Saturday

Lovebox thrives for another year

Photo: Courtesy of Farr Festival

Festival: Farr 2015

Farr offered up an intimate, music-centric festival for those who really care about what they hear

Photo: Hodder and Stoughton

‘Leading’: Alex Ferguson theatre tour will come to Manchester to launch new book

Sir Alex Ferguson will be interviewed on stage at the Bridgewater Hall on 25th September as part of his new book release

Kyle Hall. Photo: passetti @flickr

Club: MIF x Warehouse Project present 10×10

The Mayfield Depot has its last hurrah

Photo: rarvesen @flickr

Live: Primus

Indulging Les Claypool’s obsession for everything Wonka, Primus perform a 3-hour set including a full rendition of the Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory soundtrack

Photo: Album artwork

Album: The Fall – Sub-Lingual Tablet

Sub-Lingual Tablet is a statement that stands on its own

Texas alone has executed 527 people since 1976. Photo: Patrick Feller @Flickr

Taking on Death Row

University of Manchester alumnus Samantha Chammings hopes to combat the gross injustices of capital punishment in the USA. She has been offered a rare opportunity to study an LL.M. in Texas, but still needs donations to get herself there

Photo: Sónar Festival

Festival: Sónar 2015

The Mancunion’s own Rachel Connolly has her mind blown by Sónar’s electronic extravaganza

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Live: Anaal Nathrakh

A brilliant crowd gathered round for one of the weirdest and most bizarre bands in metal


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Students’ Union success recognised by NUS

The University of Manchester Students’ Union was given awards for both employee engagement and green impact