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Chuck Berry: Rock and Roll pioneer

In his memory, Tara Bharadia looks over the career and impact of the groundbreaking songwriter

Photo: album artwork

Record Reappraisal: John Lennon — Plastic Ono Band

Nick Jeyarajah looks back on John Lennon’s solo debut, a painful and raw record that establishes a new identity for the former Beatle

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Top 5: Post-Freshers Comedown

Freshers is over and the fact that you’ve got a 9am tomorrow physically hurts. Flop down into your beanbag chair for the Mancunion’s top five songs for the post-freshers comedown

The Greatest pop band ever? Photo: Will UK @flickr

Column: Talk About, Pop Music

What exactly is pop? Is Pop associated with a certain era? Tom Ingham takes a look

Murakami's Norwegian Wood, (Vintage, 1987)

Lost and disenchanted: Murakami and the student experience

Ross Graham explores the parallels between Murakami’s evocation of ‘60s students life in Norweigian Wood and 21st century student life…