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Live review: Dermot Kennedy

Monday 19th February, Gorilla After opening act Jack Vallier set the pace with a wonderful, relaxed performance, Irish singer-songwriter Kennedy came onto stage ...

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Live Review: Alestorm

Sunday 18th February, The Ritz Manchestarrr hosted pirate metal band Alestorm at the Ritz on their Piratefest tour, following the release of their ...

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Feature: NME celebrates diversity at 2018 awards show

Modern award shows are regularly criticised for their mundane, run-of-the-mill series of events, culminating in American performances at a British event, and ...

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Live review: Dermot Kennedy

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Live Review: Alestorm

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Feature: NME celebrates diversity at 2018 awards show

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Feature: NME celebrates diversity at 2018 awards show

The event was a triumph for female artists and musical minorities

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Live Review: Alestorm

Jack “Sparrow” Greeney reviews Pirate Metal band Alestorm’s performance at Piratefest 2018

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Live review: Dermot Kennedy

Jack Greeney reviews up and coming singer-songwriter Dermot Kennedy’s sellout show at Gorilla

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Live Review: Seal

Seal made Valentine’s Day unforgettable for the O2 Apollo on his Standards Tour

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Live review: Amenra

Callum Lunn is converted to the Church of Ra by Amenra

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Live Review: Alvvays

The Canadian indie pop group put on a pleasant show at Academy 2

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Live Review: Puma Blue

The perfect soundtrack to your melancholy evenings

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Live Review: Lewis Capaldi

Lewis Capaldi continued his journey to stardom with a heartfelt and powerful performance at the sold-out venue of Manchester Club Academy.

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Live Review: Wolf Alice

Wolf Alice team up with War Child UK and the BRITS to deliver a wild night full of ferocity that had the crowd howling for more

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Live Review: Don Broco

Don Broco leaves Music Editor Hannah Brierley grinning from ear to ear after the show, with an intense, adrenaline-filled performance

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Interview: Tom Grennan

Tom Grennan rests a sore head from the 2018 NME Awards as he chats to us about his love for grime, his upcoming tour and watching Liam Gallagher

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Review: Pianos Become The Teeth – Wait For Love

Pianos refine what they started in their previous album in Wait For Love but it still isn’t hitting the right notes