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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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Interview: The Amazons

The Amazons’ Matt Thomson chats new music, Reading, and wearing sunglasses

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Live review: Kodaline

Kodaline brought the Irish folk to Manchester

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Live Review: Airbourne

Music contributor Jack Greeney reviews the last leg of ultimate “Dad-Rock” band, Airbourne in all their hair metal glory

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Live Review: Gabrielle Aplin

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

PVRIS - Ian Cheek Press


PVRIS have matured their sound

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Interview: Darwin Deez

There’s a clear progression in Darwin Deez’s lyric writing, and anyone who has been to one of his gigs before knows to expect something special

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