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Top 5: Tracks by LGBT+ Artists

Ever since the ancient Roman festival of Lupercalia, which we now call Valentine’s Day, February has been associated with love and romance. ...

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Live: Ladyhawke

11th February at Academy 3 7/10 Last weekend, synth-pop legend Ladyhawke delivered a flawless performance at the intimate Manchester Academy 3 venue as the ...

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Tracks of the Week: 20th February

'Kinda Bonkers' – Animal Collective Recorded around the same time as Animal Collective's 2016 album Painting With, the first single from their similarly named The Painters ...

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Top 5: Tracks by LGBT+ Artists

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Live: Ladyhawke

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Album: Sampha — Process

Process is an emotionally bare and richly compelling debut album, writes Tara Bharadia

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Album: SweetSexySavage – Kehlani

Kehlani’s debut album is a personal and dark as it is fun, resulting in an album that manages to discuss difficult topics whilst remaining a pop delight, writes Charlie Maudsley

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Tracks of the Week: 20th February

Ollie Clack runs through a fun and idiosyncratic new week of releases

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Top 5: Tracks by LGBT+ Artists

Charlotte Ridout lists her top 5 songs by LGBT+ artists

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Live: Ladyhawke

Ladyhawke comes to Manchester in an effortlessly cool performance at the Academy, writes Lydia Ransome

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Tracks of the Week: 13th February

Death, aging and loss: grim subject matters make for compelling songs in a strong week for new music

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Live: Bloc Party

A timid set leaves Bloc Party stuck in the disappointing space between their beloved early material and more exploratory present, writes Jacob Hopkins

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Live: Bry

Bry’s performance had everything needed for an enjoyable indie-pop show, but was shrouded by a persistent sense of insecurity

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Album: Elbow – Little Fictions

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

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Top 5: Pre-Summer Warm Ups

Tara Bharadia is already anticipating the buzz of summer – and the workout that preceeds it with this weeks Top 5

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Album: Lyra, Lyra – Fionn Connolly

Fionn Connolly’s debut is a promising combination of calming ambience and wistful apathy, writes Tristan Parsons

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Live: Psappha play Maxwell Davies and John Horne

Hugh Morris reviews a Psappha’s dramatic performance of David Horne and the late Sir. Peter Maxell Davies at Hallé St. Peters