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Top 10 Albums of 2016

The Mancunion’s favourite albums of the past year, lovingly compiled and illustrated by our contributors

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The ultimate high street brand

Want high end inspired clothes for high street prices? Talia Lee-Skudder reveals the ultimate shopping destination for all of your fashion needs

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High heeled horrors

Whilst we are told ‘beauty is pain’ and we cram our feet into the highest of heels, how far is too far in search of fashionable fabulosity?

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Opinion: Music is genuinely exciting again

A series of high-profile, transgressive album releases have shown that 2016 is the year where mainstream music has got its mojo back, writes Frank Hillman

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Album: Bon Iver – 22, A Million

Bon Iver’s third LP challenges every preconception about the artist, but comes off all the better for it, writes Callum Oliver

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Album: James Blake – The Colour In Anything

James Blake’s 76 minute epic lives up to it’s title, channelling shades of love and loss with extraordinary clarity, through vibrant and varied instrumentals

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Opinion: Rewinds

Tai Kolade hates rewinds. Tai Kolade hates rewinds.

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Album: Kanye West – The Life of Pablo

Kanye West’s much-anticipated and flawed seventh album The Life of Pablo will delight and piss off in equal measure. But it wouldn’t be a Kanye West album if it didn’t piss off somebody

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Top 5 Best Dressed Male Celebrities

Meg Roberts delves into the world of male fashion, picking her top five fave looks from the A-listers

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Record Reappraisal: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Rob Paterson reassesses Yeezy’s magnum opus as more than just a great hip-hop album: it’s a hedonistic, prog-rock dream

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Live: Kanye West @ Wireless

West confidently exhibits all the star qualities that make him one of hip hop’s biggest names

Jon Hopkins - Immunity. The Mancunion's Album of the Year 2013

Albums of the Year 2013: Top 10

A countdown of the best of 2013.