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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: Julien Baker

Despite the elements, Julien still puts on an impressive performance while in support for Belle & Sebastian

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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: King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

And God Said ‘Let there be 7 Australian musical virtuosos’, and there was King Gizzard

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Live review: The Front Bottoms

The Front Bottoms entwined the exploration and lyricism of folk music with the fast-paced assertiveness of punk

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Album review: First Aid Kit – Ruins

An album beautifully crafted from the ruins of heartbreak

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Live review: Kodaline

Kodaline brought the Irish folk to Manchester

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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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Interview: Wildwood Kin

Hannah Brierley interviews post-Americana and family band Wildwood Kin about how blood is thicker than water

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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