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Jay Plent

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Live: The Pigeon Detectives

The Pigeon Detectives show they can still kick ass in a sweaty, brilliant show in Manchester, writes Jay Plent

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Album: Elbow – Little Fictions

Elbow dig into new, soulful territory, with mixed results, writes Jay Plent

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Live: Cigarettes After Sex

Cigarettes After Sex endure as one of the most captivating live acts around, writes Jay Plent

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Live: Tom Odell

Tom Odell delivered a characteristically moody, yet entertaining performance at the Apollo, writes Jay Plent

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Live: Pangaea Festival – Down The Rabbit Hole

Jay Plent reports back from this year’s Pangaea Festival

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EP: The Strokes – Future Present Past

The Strokes’ musical return is packed with everything fans came to love about the band

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Festival Preview: Cambridge Folk Festival

As part of our Festival Preview season, we present an enchanting festival situated in one of Britain’s most famous cities

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With A Little Help From My Friends: A Tribute To George Martin (1926-2016)

A reflection on the legacy of Beatles producer George Martin

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Live: Cigarettes After Sex

An intimate and captivating performance from the New York gloom-rockers

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Album: The 1975 – I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It

The 1975 deliver a gluttonously self-indulgent new album

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Campus Confidential: NUDE

Fun, feisty and downright funky. Student band NUDE are making ripples in Manchester’s Northern Quarter

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Live: Flesh & together PANGEA

Flesh & Together Pangea give a lesson in tedium