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Album: The Record Collection – Mark Ronson and the Business International

  Three and a half stars ‘I only want to be in your record collection, and I’ll do anything it takes just to get there’,…

In The City: Preview

In the run up to this year’s festival, music editor Eoghan Bennett chats to the festival’s organisers to see what all the fuss is about….

Album: Tiger Suit – KT Tunstall

3 and a half stars With a discography that includes two well-received albums and a handful of top 40 singles, it may come as a…

Live: Dutch Uncles @ Night and Day Cafe

About to embark on the well trodden path to Mancunion music fame are local 5 piece Dutch Uncles. Coming up in a complete new wave…

Live: Two Door Cinema Club @ Manchester Academy

4 Stars Its 7:30pm, and outside the union a group of teenage girls are shelling out £40 each for a ticket. Bearing in mind the…

Live: Josh Ritter @ RNCM

4 Stars It’s always heartening to see a musician enjoying a gig as much as the audience, and Josh Ritter, playing to an almost full…

Album: Halcyon Digest – Deerhunter

4 Stars     Given their previous associations with so-called ‘garage rock’, this new offering from Deerhunter comes as a bit of surprise. Gone are…

Album: Disc-Overy – Tinie Tempah

3.5 Stars During the eleven months that it has taken to record his debut, Tinie Tempah’s jocular, no-frills lyrical style has taken him from relative…

Column: The Jonas Brothers Are Good For Music

Recently, I found myself sat in front of a Freeview box with friends and alcohol, begrudgingly watching the worst music channels on TV (You know…

Album: Amoral – Violens

4 Stars Soon to be supporting The Drums, and having already toured with the likes of MGMT, White Lies and Grizzly Bear, it is easy…

Live: Boys Noize Record Party @ Warehouse Project

3.5 Stars If God was a DJ, he’d almost certainly have played at Warehouse Project. But in the absence of any real divinity, it was…

Live: Grinderman @ Academy 1

4 stars Having had the Nick Cave experience for the first time when seeing him perform live with his band The Bad Seeds last summer,…