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

No airs or graces, just gratitude and talent as Bugg shows he’s still a diamond in the rough

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Feature: in conversation with Georgie

Mansfield’s rising country star supports Jake Bugg on his UK tour

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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: Beth Ditto

Performing tracks from her debut solo album, Beth Ditto stole the show with grit and Southern charm

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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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Chuck Berry: Rock and Roll pioneer

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

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Album: Lady Gaga — Joanne

Lady Gaga’s new album is a Wild West shock to the Little Monsters’ systems, writes Alexandra Bickell

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Festival Preview: Secret Garden Party

Secret Garden Party promises to cater for all tastes, both musical and unusual

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Live: Darius Rucker

The Hootie & The Blowfish man turned country artist gives a flawless, feel-good performance

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Interview: Alabama 3

The bizarre fusion between country and acid house makes Alabama 3 an intriguing act.