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Album: Run the Jewels — Run the Jewels 3

Fiery and fluid, the hip-hop duo’s surprise third album is their best yet, writes Madeleine Jones

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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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Top 5: Songs to Mourn 2016

“2016 is gonna be MY year”, you said on January 1st, and chaos descended thenceforth

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Remembering George Michael

Tara Bharadia reflects on the legacy of pop star and gay icon George Michael, who died on Christmas Day

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Album: Childish Gambino – Awaken, My Love

Childish Gambino confidently trades rap for funk with his latest release, writes James Gill

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Live: VANT

VANT’s energetic live performance as main support for Nothing But Thieves have the audience roaring for more, writes Amy Matthews

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Interview: VANT

Amy Matthews sits down with rockers VANT to talk about Theresa May, Manchester crowds and their forthcoming album DUMB BLOOD.

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Student Spotlight – House of Flying Daggers

For our first feature on what our students are getting up to, Harrison Kersey covers a student-run dancehall night

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Album: Thee Oh Sees – An Odd Entrances

Thee Oh Sees have yet another great addition to their impressive catalogue of albums with this latest release, writes Ollie Clack

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Five free things to do on a rainy day

With the weather getting worse and worse, read on for our tips on how to beat the rainy day blues and get out and about in Manchester

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Album: A Tribe Called Quest – We Got it From Here…Thank You 4 Your Service

Eighteen years after their last studio album, ATCQ return with tributes to the old and the up-and-coming, writes Will Whiting

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Live: Local Natives

From feminism to favourite colours, Stuart Grantham speaks to the Californian band before a well-sequenced and democratised performance