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Live: Loyle Carner

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

Live Review: Lorde Reigns at Melodrama Tour

Lorde dazzles in her first show of the Melodrama tour

What’s on this week?

Despite fairly slim pickings, music reporter Callum Pinder has rounded up the cream of the crop of music events to show your face at this week

Live: Mitski

Despite an uncertain start, Mitski pulls another powerful performance out of the bag

Interview: Tall Ships

Ahead of their upcoming show and album, Calum Pinder speaks to Tall Ships frontman Ric Phethean about what the band have been up to and what to expect next

Album: Jens Lekman – Life Will See You Now

The quirky Swedish artist returns with a more mature album that’s as entertaining than ever, writes Calum Pinder

Album: Peter Doherty – Hamburg Demonstrations

Peter Doherty returns with a second solo album. Once again, it’s just alright

Album: Sleigh Bells – Jessica Rabbit

Sleigh Bells fourth album is an underwhelming attempt to deviate from the style they’ve established, writes Calum Pinder

Interview: The Japanese House

Amber Bain brings The Japanese House’s lush dream pop to Club Academy

Live: George the Poet

Rapper, spoken word artist and political activist George the Poet displays his skill with words in a charming performance

Preview: George the Poet

George the Poet brings his search party to Manchester’s Band on the Wall

Tracks Of The Week: 10th October

Paak slacks in this week’s ‘Tracks of the Week’ feature

Festival: Bilbao BBK Live

Set in the beautiful hills above Bilbao, BBK lived up to all our expectations

Festival Preview: Bilbao BBK Live

Calum Pinder explains why the BBK Live Festival in Bilbao (7th-9th July 2016) might be worth considering if you’re looking for a warm, cheap and cultural fix this summer

Live: Benjamin Clementine

Benjamin Clementine delivers an intense performance at The Lowry, but does his debut album deserve the Mercury Prize?

Live: Katzenjammer

Norwegian folk rock four-piece Katzenjammer bring their manic energy to Manchester

Album: Real Lies – Real Life

The eclectic mix of styles in Real Lies’ debut album creates the perfect soundtrack for a Friday night