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Interview: Trentmøller

Ahead of his upcoming date at Warehouse Project, Jack Lewis-Barclay talks to Danish electronic music sensation Trentemøller about his musical influences. The Mancunion: You’re quoted…

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Interview: Kylie Minogue

Especially for Women’s Week, Kylie Minogue talks to The Mancunion about love, recovery and her sparkling return to the dance floor.

Songs Sans Frontières: Korea

This week Songs Sans Frontières is about the music of South Korea. Despite having a large population, about 48 million, Korean music isn’t very well-known outside Asia. Except perhaps for a handful of sugary K-pop monstrosities, which don’t exactly give Korean music a shining reputation. Well, all this is about to change!

Album: A Thousand Suns – Linkin Park

Linkin Park’s fourth studio album is, on the face of it, a typical Linkin Park album. Is there pointless screaming? Yes, ‘Blackout’ is full of it. Pointless swearing? Oh yes: “Are you fucking listening?” is my personal favourite line from the album, also from ‘Blackout’. Is there a tenuous political theme running throughout? Allegedly: of the album’s fifteen tracks at least five are seemingly random noise, ranging from gunshots to people ranting on random subjects.

Songs Sans Frontières: World Music

Hello, and welcome to Songs Sans Frontières. Every week we will showcase a different genre of music for your listening pleasure, as well as giving…

Introduction to the Warehouse Project

Now in its fifth year, Manchester institution that is the Warehouse Project hardly needs an introduction. But so wide is its appeal, and so significant…

Music festivals round up: Leeds

The northern leg of the Reading and Leeds festivals once again earned its reputation as the endearingly ugly big brother of the festival family with…

Music festivals round up: Sonisphere

In only its second year, Sonisphere Festival is making a huge impact across Europe. The touring juggernaut managed to secure some of the biggest names…

Music festivals round up: Download

With arguably the biggest set of headliners of the summer in AC/DC, Rage Against The Machine and Aerosmith, this year’s Download Festival had monumental expectations….

Music Festivals round Up: Latitude

Latitude is more than just a music festival. Comedy, poetry, ballet and the Royal Shakespeare Company shared this year’s bill with headliners Florence and the…