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Live Review: Joey Bada$$

There’s something intrinsically hip-hop about a rapper wearing a bright orange sweatshirt, cargo pants and military boots, holding a glass of white wine whilst rapping a nursery rhyme

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Live: Loyle Carner

Loyle Carner returns to Manchester with his new album Yesterday’s Gone

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Review: 2000 Trees Festival 2017

Did I mention you can bring your own alcohol into the arena?!

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Live: The Orielles

“Despite their young age they are all really making ripples in the music world”

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Interview: Lizzie Nunnery

The Mancunion’s Theatre editor Brogen Campbell talks to writer Lizzie Nunnery about her play ‘Narvik’

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Live: Sampha

At his first headline show in Manchester, Sampha shows he’s as comfortable in the spotlight as in the shadows ahead of his debut album’s release, writes Harrison Kersey

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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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Feature: Guide to Manchester’s Music Venues

From sold-out arenas to atmospheric basements, this Freshers’ guide shows what Manchester’s array of venues has to offer


Live: Hinds

Hinds’ charming, rip-roaring garage-rock revivalism had the audience in Gorilla right in the palms of their hands

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A street free of suggestion? Live music’s struggle against sexual harassment

Elizabeth Rushton speaks to Girls Against about their campaign to banish the culture of victim blaming and battle sexual harassment at gigs

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Manchester Academy 1
3rd October 2012

Warehouse Project: Ian Brown Preview

Ian Brown is a certified Mancunion musical icon. Now seven albums down since the split of the Stone Roses, he’ll be playing his second huge…