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Live review: Anteros

Bittersweet dreampop foursome Anteros grace the tiny stage of Jimmy’s for a night full of energy

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Live Review: (Sandy) Alex G

Alex G takes a rather unusual approach to gig, a performance not to be missed, says contributor Ollie Clack

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Live Review: The Hoosiers 10th Anniversary Tour

10 years is a long time to harbour high expectations, and unfortunately this time they weren’t met

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Live: You Me At Six

You Me At Six delivered with an exceptional rock show at Manchester Academy, writes Katie Shepherd

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Live: Stornoway

Stornoway celebrate their past decade of making music with a farewell gig of sea shanties, bird noises, and Simple Minds, writes Rebekah Shaw

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Live: Tom Walker

Tom Walker’s energetic performance at Manchester’s Fallow Café leaves the audience feeling they have witnessed something special, writes Amy Matthews

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Live: Bloc Party

A timid set leaves Bloc Party stuck in the disappointing space between their beloved early material and more exploratory present, writes Jacob Hopkins

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Live: Bry

Bry’s performance had everything needed for an enjoyable indie-pop show, but was shrouded by a persistent sense of insecurity

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Live: Psappha play Maxwell Davies and John Horne

Hugh Morris reviews a Psappha’s dramatic performance of David Horne and the late Sir. Peter Maxell Davies at Hallé St. Peters

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Live: The Head and the Heart

The Head and the Heart filled Manchester’s Gorilla with a polished and passionate performance, writes Ruth Foran

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Review : Pangaea – Land before time

Hannah Brierley, a Pangaea regular, reports back on what was a damp and unimpressive Pangaea

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Live: White Lies

White Lies play a divine set at the Albert Hall, but their bombast and lack of nuance leaves Ben Lomax looking for a higher power