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Handsome devils. Photo: Stephen Wright

A Smiths reunion – ‘Stop me if you think you’ve heard this one before’

George Bailey investigates yet another Smiths reunion rumour…

Tame Impala - Lonerism

Album: Tame Impala – Lonerism

Lonerism strikes a delicate balance between celebrating its influences and outright copying them

Band Night

University of Manchester Music Society Band Night

Jabez Clegg
26th September 2012

Nick Clegg speaking at last years conference. Photo: Liberal Democrats

5 songs in the field of: the Lib Dem Conference

Joe Goggins suggests the soundtrack to this year’s Liberal Democrat party conference


5 Songs in the Field of: Prostitution

If you fancy yourself as a real pimp daddy, then this is the playlist for you!

photo: alterna2 @flikr

Interview: Fatboy Slim

Norman Cook talks to The Mancunion about feeling old, rocking weddings and bucket lists


Column: We are not amused

Following the release of their sixth studio album, Dan Jones takes a look at where Muse went wrong

Transcendental Youth

Transcendental Youth – The Mountain Goats

Merge / Tomlab / Remote Control / Moorworks; 2012


Are you prepared to bare all? photo: Guido's Portaal

It’s my party, and I’ll play Shaggy if I want to

Tom Ingham explores the concept of guilty pleasures, and whether we should be embarrassed by them.

Shut Up and Play the Hits is the latest music documentary to be released.

Column: Shut Up and Make a Documentary

LCD Soundsystem’s legacy might yet extend beyond their music.

Trimbal- "Confidence Boost" Music Video

New music: Trimbal – ‘Confidence Boost’ (Harmonimix)

8/10 stars

photo: Henessa on flikr

Richard Hawley

Manchester Academy 1
26th September 2012