The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper


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Live Review: Niall Horan

One ex-boyband member finds his own Direction in an upbeat, folksy gig that promises a bright future

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Live review: Jake Bugg

A simplistically beautiful reminder of the forgotten gem of Jake Bugg

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Live Review: Gabrielle Aplin

Elizabeth Gibson reviews Gabrielle Aplin in a unique setting: Manchester Cathedral

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Preview: Liam Fray

The Courteener’s front man comes to Manchester’s Albert Hall this November

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Review: Nick Mulvey

Nick Mulvey is a soothing emotional roller coaster who is able to grip and captivate his listeners from the very get-go, says music editor Hannah Brierley

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Record Reappraisal: Indigo Girls – Swamp Ophelia

Elizabeth Gibson looks beyond the hype to the quiet beauty of Indigo Girls’ fifth album

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Live: J Mascis

The one man show from indie rock’s premier guitar wizard was typically unconventional

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Live: Laura Marling

“What could seem like a fairly generic, solo-acoustic performance on paper is elevated by a quiet, but brooding intensity that enthralls and intrigues all in her presence”.