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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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Tracks of the Week: 13th February

'Ran' – Future Islands After a lengthy victory lap following their 2014 breakthrough Seasons, Future Islands return with new track 'Ran' from their upcoming ...

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Student Spotlight: Off The Record

This week, as part of The Mancunion Music’s ongoing Student Spotlight feature, showcasing the finest in student-led nightlife, we present Off the ...

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Tracks of the Week: 20th February

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Tracks of the Week: 13th February

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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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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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Student Spotlight: Off The Record

Harrison Kersey previews another promising night organised by students in this week’s Student Spotlight

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Record Reappraisal: Indigo Girls – Rites of Passage

Elizabeth Gibson celebrates Indigo Girls’ joyous, adventurous fourth album and their remarkable career

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Tracks of the week: 16th January

Geographical metaphors abound in a strong selection of tracks released in the last week, by Joe Casson

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Top 10 Albums of 2016

The Mancunion’s favourite albums of the past year, lovingly compiled and illustrated by our contributors

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Top 5: Songs to Mourn 2016

“2016 is gonna be MY year”, you said on January 1st, and chaos descended thenceforth

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Remembering George Michael

Tara Bharadia reflects on the legacy of pop star and gay icon George Michael, who died on Christmas Day

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Feature: David Mancuso – the New Yorker who taught the world how to party

Remembering David Mancuso, founder of the legendary ‘by invitation only’ loft parties that transformed New York’s club scene in the early 70s

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Student Spotlight – House of Flying Daggers

For our first feature on what our students are getting up to, Harrison Kersey covers a student-run dancehall night

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A South side showcase: Chicago hip-hop comes to Manchester

Chance the Rapper and Mick Jenkins bring Chicago to Manchester for the weekend, writes Harrison Kersey

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Top 5: Songs to introduce you to classical music

Finding yourself out of the loop when your musical friends talk classical? Stuart Grantham has compiled an introduction to catch you up in no time