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Feature: We'll help you form a band and get you your first gig

Whilst Manchester’s music scene is fantastic, it is something of an impenetrable fortress at the beginning. When I started a band, I ...

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Note From the Music Editors

The first issue of the semester, and first music section brought to you by your new music editors is here, and we ...

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COMPETITION: Turntable and LP

The vinyl revival is in full swing and HMV estimates that an incredible 1.5 million LPs will be sold in hmv stores in ...

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Feature: We'll help you form a band and

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Note From the Music Editors

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COMPETITION: Turntable and LP

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Feature: We’ll help you form a band and get you your first gig

Lonely Viking Arts are helping musicians in Manchester find one another and starting a night for acts who’ve never played a gig in Manchester before

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Note From the Music Editors

The Mancunion Music section wants contributors: here’s now to get involved

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Feature: Guide to Manchester’s Music Venues

From sold-out arenas to atmospheric basements, this Freshers’ guide shows what Manchester’s array of venues has to offer

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COMPETITION: Turntable and LP

Enter our competition for a chance to win a Lenco L85 complete with an LP of your choice, from the top 10 student picks list

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Interview: Twin Atlantic

Katie Shepherd speaks to the Glasgow band before an intimate in-store show

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Album: Angel Olsen – My Woman

Angel Olsen’s new album arrives as a fully-formed classic, writes Cassie Hyde

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Festival: Latitude

An impeccable lineup combined with perfect weather from start to finish; Latitude was the crown of this summer’s festival season

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Album: Frank Ocean – Blonde

After four years out of the spotlight, Frank Ocean makes a masterful return on his own terms

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Festival: Bilbao BBK Live

Set in the beautiful hills above Bilbao, BBK lived up to all our expectations

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Boomtown is becoming Boomcity…

The Hampshire festival cannot stop booming…

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Live: Whitney

Whitney are destined for greater things, which made catching them in such a small venue all the more memorable

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Festival: Field Day London (Saturday)

While Field Day may have started with a downpour, it was far from a washout