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Monthly Archives: April 2017

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University of Manchester students back Tom Harwood for NUS President

University of Manchester students have endorsed Tom Harwood, who claims the NUS is “failing students”, mandating their delegates to vote for him in tomorrow’s election against controversial incumbent Malia Bouattia

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GRUB Food Fair

We tried and tested a multitude of delicious treats from GRUB Food Fair, held at the Alphabet Brewing Company, before it takes a break from the streets of Manchester

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Analysis: Marcelo’s brilliance

Aadel assesses how important Marcelo is to Real Madrid

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Live: The Kooks

The Kooks plan an explosion of old hits for their promising “The Best of…” tour, writes Irune Vega

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Review: Suri

“Perhaps we’ll head back for our graduation meals”

Photo: Katie Shepherd

Live: You Me At Six

You Me At Six delivered with an exceptional rock show at Manchester Academy, writes Katie Shepherd

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Album: Diet Cig — Swear I’m Good At This

Personal and political blur together in an infectiously energetic debut album that appropriately develops the pop-punk duo’s sound, writes Joe Casson

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Lift-Off 2017: In Conversation with Nicholas Connor

James Gill Interviews the Northern Lights Director

Photo: Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival

Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival 2017 Short Interview: Ascension

Rajnish Sharma on his post-apocalyptic short film

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Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival 2017 Short Interview: Hope

James Gill explores the development process of Adam A. Losurdo’s innovative zombie film

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Album: Future Islands — The Far Field

Future Islands fifth album follows their 2014 breakthrough with a somewhat uneven album that both surpasses and falls short of its predecessor, writes Cassie Hyde

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Album: Wire — Silver/Lead

Wire’s latest record is another excellent example of what they’ve always done — being impressively odd, writes Jacob Bernard-Banton