The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper


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Live Review: Joan Baez

It may be Joan Baez’ farewell tour, but her incredible, captivating voice will stay with audiences forever, writes Alex Corns

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Interview: Pheobe Bridgers

The Mancunion talks to singer Pheobe Bridgers — talented, polite but not afraid to speak her mind

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Tracks of the Week: 27th February

Love and uncertainty: melancholy music and intriguing themes prevail in a week of releases from the old and new of the musical spectrum

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Bob Dylan is awarded Nobel Prize in Literature

Roma Havers celebrates the news of the new Nobel Prize for Literature winner Bob Dylan, and considers the state of mind of the contemporary literary scene


Interview: Jack Savoretti

Phoebe Clarke chats to Jack Savoretti on his number album, and finds out whether being compared to Bob Dylan ever gets old.

The modern look for the acoustic

Column: From finger-picking folkies to fashionable frauds

Tom Ingham explores the acoustic guitar’s decline, from folk revivalist weapon to X-Factor accessory

This year's Hop Farm line-up.

Preview: Hop Farm Festival

Hop has taken things back to basics, making the festival experience all about the fans.