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Interview: Pale Waves

Heather Baron-Gracie of budding pop band Pale Waves talks to Alice Berkeley about her aspirations and love for Manchester

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Live: Tom Grennan

Tom Grennan conquers a sold out Sound Control despite illness

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Calls for information about student missing since Saturday night

Student Charlie Bartlett was last seen at Sound Control late on the night, but has not been heard from since

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Live: Highly Suspect

New York indie rock three-piece Highly Suspect arrive in Manchester, but noise level doesn’t always equal entertainment, writes Alex Corns

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Preview: Highly Suspect

Grammy nominated Highly Suspect are about to set off on a UK tour that sees them performing an intimate performance at Manchester’s Sound Control in March

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Live: Palma Violets

The Lambeth-based band continue to delight their coterie of committed followers with a high-octane night of bangers

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Live: Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

A Blues Explosion live show is a refreshingly friendly and unserious affair

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Live: Hookworms

These Leeds boys know how to get people going

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Live: Barrence Whitfield & The Savages

Barrence Whitfield & The Savages fall just short of creating magic

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Live: Eagulls

Eagulls defy convention and courtesy

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Live: The Amazing Snakeheads

The Amazing Snakeheads have the musical pedigree to go on to be greats

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Live: Fat White Family

Fat White Family never cease to amaze