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Review: Horse Meat Disco’s Spring Fling!

HMD comes around once s month, and it’s back once again for your monthly fix.

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Live Review: No Hot Ashes

Stockport saviours take on their biggest show to date at the Manchester Club Academy, Jake Oliver reports

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Review: Horse Meat Disco

With Pangaea not on the cards this January, Hannah Brierley heads to Horse Meat Disco, an event for all your disco boogie needs

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Record reappraisal: Michael Jackson – Thriller

Tara Bharadia discusses the relevance of the record today

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Live Review: Jamiroquai

Music contributor Jack Greeney reviews the first leg of funk band Jamiroquai’s latest arena tour in Manchester

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Event Review: Blue Monday – Bombay Bicycle Club DJ Set

Jamie MacColl took to the decks for another groovy episode of Antwerp’s best-loved indie event

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Live: Mr Jukes serves up sass and brass

In a fiery display of funk and soul, Mr Jukes brought magic to Manchester Academy 2

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Album: Thundercat — Drunk

Christian Hurry talks through Thundercat’s latest album Drunk, his first since working with Kendrick Lamar on To Pimp A Butterfly

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Album: Childish Gambino – Awaken, My Love

Childish Gambino confidently trades rap for funk with his latest release, writes James Gill

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Album: Solange – A Seat at the Table

Her sister may have beaten her to the finish line, but Solange Knowles’ effort is more cohesive and understated

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Campus Confidential: NUDE

Fun, feisty and downright funky. Student band NUDE are making ripples in Manchester’s Northern Quarter

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Live: Cory Henry and the Funk Apostles

Cory Henry leaves our jazz specialist Pierre Flasse lost for words (almost)