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Album: David Bowie – No Plan EP

William Bain deliver’s The Mancunion’s verdict on the deceased icon’s final recordings: a fond farewell to an exceptional career

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Live: Honeyblood

With their refreshingly modest and empowering performance, Honeyblood are ones to watch, writes Nancy Colbert

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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

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Live: The Cadillac Three

Straight outta Nashville, The Cadillac Three thrill with more power than even mighty Zeus could handle, writes Jeni Lambert

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Live: Daughter

Daughter went bigger, but was it better? Daughter confidently take a step towards rock in their show at the Academy, writes Rebekah Shaw

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Live: Nickelback

Despite falling victim to a plateau of hate and internet trolls, Nickelback are a far cry from whimpering their swan song, writes Jeni Lambert

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Album: Kings of Leon – ‘WALLS’

The one-time ‘biggest band in the world’ have little to lose or prove with their seventh output: Will the Nashville boys regain their title?

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Album: Beware of Darkness – Are You Real?

Beware of Darkness have returned with an album that has seen them re-emerge from the shadows, writes Jeni Lambert

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Album: Angel Olsen – My Woman

Angel Olsen’s new album arrives as a fully-formed classic, writes Cassie Hyde

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Festival Preview: Secret Garden Party

Secret Garden Party promises to cater for all tastes, both musical and unusual

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Review: Wolfmother

Hannah Brierley tells us of her crowd-surfing antics after psychedelic rock band, Wolfmother, graced Manchester Academy on the 9th of April with an energetic live performance that didn’t disappoint

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Interview: Cage the Elephant

Lead singer Matt Shultz from the famed American Indie Rock band, Cage the Elephant, talks to The Mancunion