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Interview: Whitney

Last time Whitney played in Manchester back in November, frontman Julian Ehrlich commented: "We've been on tour too long". It's been six ...

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Album: (Sandy) Alex G – Rocket

Released 19th May via Domino Records 6.5/10 Rocket is multi-instrumentalist Alex Giannascoli’s eighth full-length album, and his second with big label Domino. Up until ...

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Competition: Win Marika Hackman limited edition vinyl and signed postcard

The Mancunion is pleased to announce a competition, giving readers the chance of winning a limited-edition coloured vinyl copy of Marika Hackman's ...

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Interview: Whitney

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Album: (Sandy) Alex G – Rocket

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Interview: The Parrots

The Parrots talk to Irune Vega about their future projects, metaphors of the internet revolution, and their love for Madchester

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Interview: Whitney

A year on from the release of their debut album Light Upon The Lake, Whitney are still on the road. Joe Casson speaks to singer Julien Ehrlich about tour vans, Elton John, and pole dancing at Islington Mill

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Album: (Sandy) Alex G – Rocket

Alex Giannascoli’s latest offering blends bare-bones alt-country with heady electronica – Rocket is a puzzling, yet consuming record, writes Harry Sherrin

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Competition: Win Marika Hackman limited edition vinyl and signed postcard

Mancunion readers are in with a chance to win an exclusive vinyl edition of Marika Hackman’s new album, as well as a signed personalised postcard

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Eurovision 2017

The most fabulous night in the musical calendar returns with political drama, horse masks, and a few plot twists, writes Elizabeth Rushton

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Review: Gorillaz — Humanz

Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett bury the hatchet to deliver an apocalyptic soundtrack to 2017

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Album: Slowdive — Slowdive

Slowdive effortlessly showcase their talent, creating an album which feels fresh and yet familiar

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The art of the cover and Ne-Yo’s insult to it

Ben Lomax on the singer’s not so sick ‘HUMBLE.’ bumble

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Album: Mac DeMarco — This Old Dog

Mac DeMarco finally grows up, delivering a low-key album full of his most introspective and accomplished songwriting to date

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Live: The Amazons

The Amazons’ triumphant performance at sold out Deaf Institute leaves the audience eagerly anticipating their return, writes Amy Matthews

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Album: Kendrick Lamar – DAMN.

Kendrick Lamar raises the bar and lays down the gauntlet, writes Ben Lomax

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Live: The Orielles

“Despite their young age they are all really making ripples in the music world”