The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper


In Some Way, Shape or Form

Album: Four Year Strong – In Some Way, Shape or Form

Not an astounding effort from the pop punk quartet but impressive enough.

The man himself.

Live: Skrillex @ Warehouse Project

Skrillex may have been dubbed the most hated man in dubstep, but there are nearly 2000 people in Manchester alone who’d disagree following this performance.

The big man himself.

Interview: Tinchy Stryder

Phoebe Clarke chats to the big man himself about his new album and outside-of-music business ventures.

Otis Redding- Otis Blue

Classic Album: Otis Redding – Otis Blue

Dan Jones takes a look at the album that shot soul icon Otis Redding to the top of the charts in 1965.

Lisa Hannigan (Credit- Victoria Smith)

Interview: Lisa Hannigan @ St. Phillips Church

As lovely as gigs in churches can be, Lisa Hannigan’s set needs less restriction and more sweatiness.

Thurston Moore

Live: Thurston Moore

Thurston Moore’s new album, Demolished Thoughts, has been lost somewhat in the live translation.

The Staves (Credit to Brian Roberts)

Live: The Staves @ Sacred Trinity Church

Angelic voices, folky tones and complex harmonies make up this choir of 3 young sisters’ sound.

Wild Beasts (Credit to Tom Johnson)

Live: Wild Beasts

Both band and venue remain amongst the live circuit’s best-kept secrets. On tonight’s evidence though, they surely won’t be secrets for much longer.

A Day To Remember

Live: A Day To Remember @ Academy 1

ADTR are breaking down borders and redefining genres to create the music they and their fans want.

Aphex Twin a.k.a. Richard D. James

Live: Aphex Twin @ Warehouse Project

A 5 star review for the Irish-born producer’s second set on British soil in over a year.

Drake - Take Care

Album: Drake – Take Care

That difficult second album cliché proves its truth this time around.

Exit Ten

Live: Exit Ten @ Moho Live

Exit Ten are a band that have only matured with age, making them a band certainly worth keeping an eye our for next festival season.