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Despacio is Happiness. Photo: Lovebox

Festival: Lovebox 2015 – Saturday

Lovebox thrives for another year

Photo: Gottwood logo | Embedded photos: Patrick Hinton

Festival: Gottwood 2015

Gottwood finds that happy medium between both the serene escapism sought from festivals, and the hedonism of underground dance culture

Photo: Decoy Media / Oliver Nuttall

Festival: Pangaea – Disco Apocalypse

An excited atmosphere pervades every corner of the festival

DVS1. Photo: Rltvty

Club: Selective Hearing presents DJ Deep / Rødhåd / DVS1

Rødhåd takes things to the next level

Photo: passetti @flickr

Club: High Hoops presents DJ Sprinkles

Sprinkles inspires an atmosphere of joyous community with some achingly beautiful deep house sounds

Peverelist. Photo: lepid @flickr

Club: Selective Hearing x Project 13 presents Livity Sound & Tessela

Techno takes prominence

Photo: Dice logo

Feature: Dice launches in Manchester

Is Dice the future of ticketing?

Photo: maxime_fort @flickr

Club: Selective Hearing presents Robert Hood & Sunil Sharpe

Robert Hood is everything a DJ should be

Photo: Press shot

Live: Jam City

Jam City’s live show feels undercooked

Photo: Truss

Club: Transmission Funk presents Truss, Clouds & J Tijn

Transmission Funk enlist a threesome of djs to fuck with your mind

All photos: Press Shot

Interview: Bicep

Patrick Hinton speaks to Bicep about the musical culture of Manchester, being labelled 90s house revivalists, and who can bench more

Photo: Simon Archer Hurlstone @flickr

Club: Transmission presents Hessle Audio

Proof that you need more than great music to make a great club night was evident on the night