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Ben Lomax

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Album: Pitbull — Climate Change

Climate Change leaves Ben Lomax wishing it really was just a hoax made up by the Chinese

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Tracks of the Week: 20th March

Snoop Dogg gets political in this week’s rundown, writes Ben Lomax

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Top 5: “Good” Songs

In unprecedented times of bad and ugly, it’s important to keep an eye out for the good. Ben Lomax picks out his top 5 songs both good in name and good in nature.

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Top 5: Album Openers

Some of the best songs ever written have sat proudly at the top of their album’s track listing, after all, the opening track needs to sell the rest of the album to the listener

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Top 10 Albums of 2016

The Mancunion’s favourite albums of the past year, lovingly compiled and illustrated by our contributors

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Live: White Lies

White Lies play a divine set at the Albert Hall, but their bombast and lack of nuance leaves Ben Lomax looking for a higher power

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Live: Christine and the Queens

The French pop troupe pop the question, writes Ben Lomax — and the answer is a resounding ‘yes’

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Tracks of the week: 24/10

Bowie’s ghost haunts this week’s crop of new tracks