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My Erasmus experience in Manchester

One Erasmus student reflects on her time here in Manchester, and realises that it’s not as bad as the reviews make out, despite the rain

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Life after Fabric: What’s next for the future of British clubbing?

When it comes to clubbing and drug culture in post-Fabric Britain, many questions have been left without reply. Miranda Bunnis searches for answers

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MMU lecturer creates Haçienda clubbing experience exhibition

Manchester Metropolitan University lecturer, Dr Beate Peter, has created an exhibition inspired by her previous clubbing days in Manchester’s iconic Haçienda

Flesh

Interview: FLESH

Zakk Brown chats to Manchester’s own hot new starlings FLESH about their new-found fame, a scattershot of influences, and their own self-defined ‘Snotpop’ sound

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Club: Fever 105 presents Greg Wilson

The cavernous space of Club Academy dampens the expertise of Greg Wilson

Manchester music legend Ian Curtis. But how many of the venues where his band Joy Division use to play are still standing. Image: Patrick Pearse

Manchester’s lost musical heritage

Some of Manchester’s most significant venues have been turned into supermarkets and flats, writes Chloe Glover

Name plate of the now defunct Haçienda club.

Feature: The Haçienda: 30 Years On

Its creation gave the house movement a home in Manchester, and its legacy remains to this day.

Hacienda cab by Gene Hunt

Madchester innit?

For the newbies you may not have seen Manchester in the daylight hours yet: it’s grey drizzly with a splash of colour graffittied to the…