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Live review: A Tribute to Manchester

A magnificent homage to Manchester’s cultural identity

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Win a Limited Edition Morrissey Clear Vinyl

Could you be the lucky person to get your hands on a limited edition Morrissey Vinyl?

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Record Reappraisal: The Smiths – The Queen Is Dead

Jake Oliver re-examines why The Queen Is Dead is still the prized jewel in The Smith’s crown

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Manchester City 1-2 Tottenham Hotspur

City are struggling for form at the moment, and on Sunday they fell at the hands of Tottenham Hotspur at The Etihad Stadium

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A look at NME’s previous importance in alternative culture, leading up to it’s demise as as a free publication. RIP NME.

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From The Vault: The Smiths – The Smiths

The Smiths, so much to answer for.

Johnny Marr. Photo: Man Alive @flickr

Preview: Johnny Marr

Marr returns to Manchester hot on the heels of the success of his top ten album ‘The Messenger’

A genuine Mancunian legend, Marr closed out his UK solo tour with two nights at the Ritz. Photo: Man Alive! @Flickr

Live: Johnny Marr

The legendary axeman returns to the scene of his first-ever Smiths show in support of long-overdue solo effort The Messenger

Fleetwood Mac

Never Going Back Again

Why is our hunger for nostalgia sharper than ever in 2013? Tom Ingham investigates

The Smiths - Meat is Murder. Photo: Brett Jordan @flickr

From the vault: The Smiths – Meat is Murder (1985)

A look back at the album that put more people off their meat than any horse burger ever could

Manchester music legend Ian Curtis. But how many of the venues where his band Joy Division use to play are still standing. Image: Patrick Pearse

Manchester’s lost musical heritage

Some of Manchester’s most significant venues have been turned into supermarkets and flats, writes Chloe Glover

Handsome devils. Photo: Stephen Wright

A Smiths reunion – ‘Stop me if you think you’ve heard this one before’

George Bailey investigates yet another Smiths reunion rumour…