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Album Review: Liam Gallagher – As You Were

Gallagher masters experimental genres, saturated with 90s swagger and dazzling Liam-ness

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The Venue Want To Create a ‘New Legacy’

Music Editor Hannah Brierley discusses the radical changes that have been made to The Venue

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Record Reappraisal: Radiohead – In Rainbows

10 years on and this Radiohead album remains impressive

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New Mancunian music is taking inspiration from the past

Deputy Music Editor Yasmin Duggal runs through the top 5 Manchester bands you SHOULD be listening to, but might not know it yet

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Top 5: Indie Films

With Little Miss Sunshine featuring in HOME’s ‘This is Human’ season, and David Lowery’s A Ghost Story currently in cinemas, Jamie McEvoy lists the top 5 independent films from both the US and UK

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Competition: Win Marika Hackman limited edition vinyl and signed postcard

Mancunion readers are in with a chance to win an exclusive vinyl edition of Marika Hackman’s new album, as well as a signed personalised postcard

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Live: The Kooks

The Kooks plan an explosion of old hits for their promising “The Best of…” tour, writes Irune Vega

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Album: Mount Eerie — A Crow Looked at Me

A devastating tribute to his dead wife, Phil Elverum’s reflection on love and grief still feels raw. It is his most powerful and complete work yet, and it is a tearjerker

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Live: Cosmo Calling

Cosmo Calling are buoyed by a receptive audience and play a bright, enjoyable set, writes Callum Oliver

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Live: Glass Animals

The industry influence casts a dark pineapple-shaped cloud over the Indietronica wunderkinds disappointing set, writes Ben Rout

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Tracks of the Week: 27th March

This week brings new releases from both well established and upcoming artists. Despite it being the beginning of spring, across all tracks darkness certainly prevails, writes Amy Matthews

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Review: Josephine Doe

James Gill’s thoughts on the films UK premier at MANIFF 2017