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Album: 'A Deeper Understanding' – The War on Drugs

“They don’t make ‘em like this anymore” is an expression that can describe few bands better than The War on Drugs. Their 2014 ...

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Rewind: This week in music history

  As we find ourselves in our first week of the academic year, let's have a quick look back at what this week had ...

PVRIS Album Review: AWKOHAWNOH

PVRIS Album Review: AWKOHAWNOH

PVRIS' second album All We Know of Heaven, All We Need of Hell (or aptly can be shortened to AWKOHAWNKOH) has a ...

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Album: 'A Deeper Understanding' – The War on

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Rewind: This week in music history

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PVRIS Album Review: AWKOHAWNOH

PVRIS Album Review: AWKOHAWNOH

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Rewind: This week in music history

Hannah Brierley takes you back to look through some of the music worlds highs and lows of the past in this week in music history

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Album: ‘A Deeper Understanding’ – The War on Drugs

The classic rock revivalists return with more grand structures, more guitar solos and more songs than necessary

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PVRIS Album Review: AWKOHAWNOH

PVRIS have matured their sound

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Album: The Moods – Missing Peace

High praise for The Moods’ new album, from Music Editor Hannah Brierley

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Reading & Leeds 2017

Katie Shepherd reports back from this year’s empowering (and still thoroughly ‘rock’) Reading festival

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‘Villains’ – Queens of the Stone Age

On their seventh album, the ever-strong survivors of alternative rock try new things with the same old successes

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Review: 2000 Trees Festival 2017

Did I mention you can bring your own alcohol into the arena?!

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Preview: 2000 Trees Festival

Hannah Brierley takes a look at one of the UK’s most promising festivals

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Festival preview: Reading and Leeds

Reading and Leeds returns with another headliner-packed line-up, so The Mancunion looks ahead to what will surely be the perfect end to summer

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Interview: Christina Martin

Canadian singer-songwriter Christina Martin chats to Rebekah Shaw about her upcoming UK tour, stripped-down shows, and the social responsibility of music artists

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Interview: Spoon

We spoke to the Texan indie greats about Trump, ambience, and how you should never listen to anything they have to say

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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