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The lady herself, Pip Brown.

Live: Ladyhawke @ Ruby Lounge

This down to earth starlet performs effortlessly yet impeccably.

Let the nostalgia flood back.

Live: Steps @ MEN Arena

There are certainly much worse ways to spend a Thursday night in Manchester.


Preview: Benicassim festival

Forget partying with the post-AS level results crowd at Leeds or trawling through the routine Glastonbury mud, make your festival experience this year Benicassim.

Nicki Minaj - A Fine Specimen of Moron

The Generation of Idiots

As the Beach Boys celebrate their 50th anniversary tour, trawling the length and breadth of America and Europe off the back of their 30th studio…

The Dandy Warhols live (Photo credit - Jason Williamson)

Live: The Dandy Warhols @ Academy 2

You’d be forgiven for thinking that the majority of this gig was spent waiting for ‘that song’.

Album cover for Deep Purple's Machine Head

Classic album: Deep Purple – Machine Head

Machine Head is a heavy rock milestone that should be in everyone’s collection.

Dry The River

Live: Dry The River

It’s nice to hear from a band that are capable of putting their own stamp on current trends rather than merely diluting them.

save the vinyl

Feature: Good looking music

New albums just don’t have the same impact anymore because the music is all too easy to come by.

Name plate of the now defunct Haçienda club.

Feature: The Haçienda: 30 Years On

Its creation gave the house movement a home in Manchester, and its legacy remains to this day.

Album cover for What's Going On.

Classic album: Marvin Gaye – What’s Going On

Marvin Gaye is more than ‘Sexual Healing’ and ‘Let’s Get It On’, as this classic album demonstrates.

Scroobius Pip and the almighty beard.

Interview: Scroobius Pip

Scroobius Pip chats to Elisha Mansuroglu about Beach Break, Celebrity Big Brother and the possibility of shaving his beard off.

British Nigerian Seye Adelekan.

Interview and Live: Seye

Lovely chap, Seye, sits down with Jonathon Lewis to talk about his continual rise to fame.