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Student Spotlight: Off Beat

This week our Student Spotlight falls on Off Beat, four University of Manchester students who throw parties that emphasise two things: eclecticism ...

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Top 5: Colourful songs for Holi

Holi is the Hindu festival of colours and is celebrated around the world from India to Platt Fields Park. Signifying the triumph ...

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Tracks of the Week: 20th March

‘Chanel’ – Frank Ocean Thankfully out of step with his previous four-year wait for new music, 'Chanel' is Frank Ocean’s most explicit comment ...

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Student Spotlight: Off Beat

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Top 5: Colourful songs for Holi

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Tracks of the Week: 20th March

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Student Spotlight: Off Beat

Ahead of their 1st Birthday Party at Antwerp Mansion, Harrison Kersey finds out what makes Off Beat’s nights stand out

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Top 5: Colourful songs for Holi

The Hindu festival of colours is celebrated from India to Platt Fields Park. Charlotte Ridout recommends five rainbow records for this occasion

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Tracks of the Week: 20th March

Snoop Dogg gets political in this week’s rundown, writes Ben Lomax

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Tuned On: Ms, Millennial & The Music Industry

Punch Records ran an empowering and dynamic all-female panel to discuss what it means to be a woman in the music industry in celebration of International Women’s Day

Feature: Remembering 2016’s lost LGBTQ+ pop icons

Following February’s LGBT history month, Jack Ashworth looks back over some of the dominant LGBTQ+ pop icons of the late 20th century

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Tracks of the Week: 6th March

You’re not the only one longing for summer in the midst of this winter-spring slump, let Tara Bharadia’s picks from the past week help

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Record Reappraisal: Ryo Fukui — Scenery

A retrospective on a masterpiece: Jack Greeney explores why everyone should know about one of jazz’s finest albums, but so few do

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Feature: In conversation with Laura Marling

Rebekah Shaw speaks to Laura Marling about femininity, creative production, and moving on from LA at the folk musician’s first student conference

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Tracks of the Week: 27th February

Love and uncertainty: melancholy music and intriguing themes prevail in a week of releases from the old and new of the musical spectrum

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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