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Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival 2018

The International Lift-Off Film Festival is coming back to Manchester at the end of the month to showcase high quality independent film

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Album review: Andrew W.K. – You’re Not Alone

Andrew W.K. just falls short of a great album

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Interview: Husky Loops

Jay Plent grills Husky Loops on music, art, life, and where the three coalesce

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K-pop in crisis: a controlling, corporate culture

Beneath a happy, energetic K-Pop exterior lies a draconian, corporate underworld


Nintendo unveils plans for mobile

Japan-based company outlines ambitions for 2018

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Live review: Franz Ferdinand

Franz Ferdinand show no signs of slowing down in a career-spanning, electrifying live show says contributor, Jay Plent

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Live Review: Mogwai at Albert Hall

Jay Plent recounts this fiery performance from post-rock giants Mogwai

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2018 Manchester Scran Update

Felix fondly features a fair few fresh and fantastic food functions in town, as well as saying farewell to Farman’s fine Odd Bar

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Music in 2018

Music Editor, Hannah Brierley, runs through some of the new artists to look out for this year, as well as a rundown of rumours and album releases for the year too

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What to expect from the games industry in 2018

The Mancunion’s guide to the coming year in the industry

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Top 5 2018 book releases

A look at some of the most promising books being published next year

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Review: Pro Evolution Soccer 2018

Too many cons in the latest Pro Evo