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Live Review: Gabrielle Aplin

Elizabeth Gibson reviews Gabrielle Aplin in a unique setting: Manchester Cathedral

Justin Vernon sings Skinny Love

An Ode to Bon Iver: 22, A Million

I left my heart in Blackpool Opera House

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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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Live: Mallory Knox

Hannah Brierley is impressed by a passionate and explosive performance

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Live: Ladyhawke

Ladyhawke comes to Manchester in an effortlessly cool performance at the Academy, writes Lydia Ransome

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Live: Poliça

Poliça’s pensive and brooding music comes alive at the Ritz with a thrilling sense of urgency, writes Christian Hurry

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Interview: Johnny Lloyd

Meg Roberts and Joel Boyce chat with ex-Tribes frontman, Johnny Lloyd ahead of his first Manchester headlining show as a solo artist

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Live: MØ

An energetic, pitch-perfect performance is the perfect gift from the Danish singer to her enthralled audience, writes Tara Bharadia

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Live: Death Grips

Death Grips performed as well as could be expected, leaving the crowd exhausted but satisfied

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Preview: Poliça

Polica are coming to Manchester and are bringing their inventive electronic, indie sound with them. Christian Hurry tells you why you should be there too

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Live: Rat Boy

Rat Boy inspired a passionate and chaotic atmosphere at Albert Hall, despite an uncharacteristic lack of stage presence

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Review: Paul Foot

Paul Foot’s stand up makes for an uncomfortable watch with a few good moments