Live review: Orbital at Manchester’s Albert Hall
The iconic electronic music duo bring 90s rave to Albert Hall, playing new and old favourites to a sold out crowd
In conversation with A Certain Ratio
A Certain Ratio discuss their upcoming album 1982, their favourite music right now and iconic Manchester venues
Albums of the year 2022
We’ve whittled it down to our 10 top albums of the year; from Yard Act to Loyle Carner, these are The Mancunion Music Section’s favourites of 2022!
Metaphysical: Mall Grab pay homage to London
A review of the new Mall Grab track from Kristin Cooper.
Mood Swings presents The Lounge Society at YES MCR
The Mancunion details one of Now Waves’ hottest gig formats in Manchester. Their Mood Swing collective gigs highlight some of the greatest talent Greater Manchester has to offer all at Yes.
Skee Mask and Illian Tape remove entire back catalogue from streaming services
Mancunion Music Writer Kristin Cooper explains Skee Mask’s decision to remove his music from the streaming platform Spotify!
Burial’s Antidawn EP, the atmosphere of urban British wintertime
A review of the new ambient EP Antidawn by Burial.
Live review: Legss at YES basement
Kristin Cooper reviews Post-punk group Legss play to a sold out crowd at YES basement with support from Pyncher and Mandrake Handshake.
Four Tet vs Domino Records – Why won’t record labels remunerate artists properly?
Kristin Cooper discusses the removal of electronic producer Four Tet’s albums from streaming services amid a legal dispute concerning royalties, highlighting the ongoing issue of record labels failing to properly remunerate artists for streaming revenue.
Girl Band to Gilla Band, Why the Change?
Kristin Cooper investigates the post-punk band Girl Band’s decision to change their name to Gilla Band after 10 years