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Live: Loyle Carner

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

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Live: State Champs

Is pop punk dead? Meg Roberts takes a trip down memory lane at the State Champs’ gig

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Live: The Front Bottoms

A poor choice of songs gives an unflattering impression of the folk-punk fourpiece — but they play with unbridled, endearing energy to an enthusiastic crowd, writes Joe Casson

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Live: Arab Strap

After ten years out in the cold, Arab Strap’s comprehensive reunion show retains everything that made them great the first time around, writes Joe Casson

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Live: MØ

An energetic, pitch-perfect performance is the perfect gift from the Danish singer to her enthralled audience, writes Tara Bharadia

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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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Preview: Less Than Jake

Dust off your checkerboard suspenders — Less Than Jake are coming to the Ritz this Monday

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Live: Sundara Karma

Sundara Karma are more than teenage icons – their fizzy pop is a perfect escape from the encroaching Mancunian autumn, writes Meg Roberts

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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

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Live: Floating Points

Manchester’s own Floating Points opens portals into other dimensions

Tell Me I'm Pretty Photo: Cage the Elephant

Preview: Cage the Elephant comes to Manchester

Full of funky rock and psychedelic tunes, Cage the Elephant are coming back to Manchester this Saturday

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Live: Beach House

With a setlist creator and larger performance troupe, Beach House’s Ritz performance was certainly considerable in atmosphere and sound than years gone by