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Daily Archives: 21st January 2017

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Presidential pondering: A philosophical analysis

What are the real reasons that made the American public choose Trump to be their commander-in-chief, and what does it mean for the United States?

Photo: Harry Newton

Manchester City 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur

An impressive display from Manchester City wasn’t enough to take all three points unfortunately, as Spurs clawed back a 2-2 draw at The Etihad Stadium

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Album: The Flaming Lips – Oczy Mlody

The Flaming Lips return with an album that is characteristically heavy on the atmosphere, unicorns and Miley Cyrus vocals, but light on memorable tunes

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Live: The Julie Ruin

The Riot Grrrl veteran returns to Manchester with band in tow and plays a show that refuses to rest on the laurels of past successes, writes Cassie Hyde

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Live: Shura

Rounding off the year on home turf, Shura’s catchy dance-pop is unfortunately let down by a static performance that lacks variety, writes Cassie Hyde

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Album: The xx – I See You

The interplay between the xx’s members is evident in an album which is both instrumentally varied and emotionally intimate, making I See You their strongest album yet, writes James Gill

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Tracks of the week: 16th January

Geographical metaphors abound in a strong selection of tracks released in the last week, by Joe Casson