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Interview: YolanDa Brown, the UK’s leading Saxophonist

Two-time MOBO winner for ‘Best Jazz Artist’ YolanDa Brown takes the time to chat to Kizzy Bray about her new album, tour and how her double life as a musician and business student at uni made her passion into a success story

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Album: The Moods – Missing Peace

High praise for The Moods’ new album, from Music Editor Hannah Brierley

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Live: The Wailers

A punky reggae party is just what the doctor ordered in 2017, with The Wailers bringing classic Jamaican fun to rainy Manchester in an entertaining night at The Academy, writes Alex Corns

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Record Reappraisal: The Clash – Sandinista!

Released between their critical and commercial peaks, Sandinista! is a complex and messy collection of progressive ideals and experimentation. Joseph Preston makes the case for The Clash’s overlooked fourth album

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Red Bull Culture Clash – Manchester

Manchester hosts “the world’s biggest music battle”, the Red Bull Culture Clash 2016—featuring Manchester-based acts Made in Manchester, LEVELZ, Dub Smugglers and BASSTRONIC fronted by A Guy Called Gerald

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Societies At Pangaea

The first Pangaea festival of the academic year promises to be a great night, helped along by some of Manchester’s most party-ready societies.

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Interview: The Skints

We catch up with reggae punk collective The Skints, to discuss creative independence, political motivation and living on the bread line.

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Interview: Gentleman’s Dub Club

Whoever said Reggae is dead, clearly hasn’t heard Gentleman’s Dub Club.

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Easy Star All-Stars

Tom Ingham chats to world-renowned reggae producer Michael Goldwasser on the Easy Star All-Star’s new project