Lily Martin

Lily Martin


Review: Wuthering Heights

Review: Wuthering Heights

Lily Martin reviews Wuthering Heights at the Royal Exchange Theatre
SKUM: Manchester’s Bullingdon Club?

SKUM: Manchester’s Bullingdon Club?

A 4-month investigation conducted by The Mancunion found multiple instances of offensive behaviour inside the University’s Ski and Snowboard club
Preview: Cage the Elephant UK/European Tour

Preview: Cage the Elephant UK/European Tour

American noughties rock sensations Cage the Elephant will play a UK tour this month in the wake of their much-anticipated collaboration with Iggy Pop on single ‘Broken Boy’.
Review: Opera North’s La bohème

Review: Opera North’s La bohème

Lily Martin reviews Opera North’s rendition of La bohème at The Lowry Theatre
Live Review: Fuzzy Sun at Academy 3

Live Review: Fuzzy Sun at Academy 3

Hometown favourites Fuzzy Sun played Manchester’s Academy 3 to a raptuous crowd, despite absences and a disappointing support act
Live Review: SHEAFS at Night Day Cafe

Live Review: SHEAFS at Night Day Cafe

Yorkshire based quintet SHEAFS graced the stage at iconic Manchester venue Night & Day Cafe, impressing fans and newcomers alike
Preview: The Struts at Manchester Academy

Preview: The Struts at Manchester Academy

Much acclaimed British glam-rock band The Struts headliner Manchester Academy on October 11, promising a gripping and fuelled live performance on the back of the US leg of their Young and Dangerous world tour
The Hyundai Mercury Prize Debate: was Dave’s Psychodrama the rightful winner?

The Hyundai Mercury Prize Debate: was Dave’s Psychodrama the rightful winner?

Your music editors tell you all you need to know about this year’s Mercury Prize winner and who they thought deserved the win
Hot Right Now: Dantevilles

Hot Right Now: Dantevilles

Old-time favourites Dantevilles feature as this week’s Hot Right Now. Having recently played a sold-out gig at Salford’s Eagle Inn in the wake of their comeback to the music scene, they are impressing fans both old and new with their tight sets and new writing
Top 5 Recent Releases

Top 5 Recent Releases

Lily Martin presents this week’s recently released tracks that you should be listening out for
Live Review: Children of the State

Live Review: Children of the State

Deputy Music Editor Lily Martin reviews and meets Yorkshire band Children of the State at Jimmy’s Liverpool
Hot Right Now: Polar States

Hot Right Now: Polar States

Lily Martin presents Liverpool four-piece Polar States, praising their charismatic stage presence and latest EP, ‘All You Couldn’t See’
In Conversation with The Post Romantics

In Conversation with The Post Romantics

Playing only a handful of gigs in the last six months, Lily Martin catches up with rising stars The Post Romantics to get the latest on their plans for the future.
Live Review: Steely Dan

Live Review: Steely Dan

Firm ’70s favourites Steely Dan graced Manchester Arena as part of their star-studded European Tour, delighting both old and new fans with a packed set
In conversation with whenyoung

In conversation with whenyoung

Lily Martin reviews Irish trio whenyoung at the Manchester date of their most recent tour, supported by The Ninth Wave at The Deaf Institute
Live Review: YUNGBLUD

Live Review: YUNGBLUD

In the wake of his latest release, ’11 Minutes’, Yungblud has been proving to the wider music industry that his impressive on-stage energy and driven, politically empowered tracks have a place in the current protest alt-rock revival
Opinion: Sexism remains an issue in the music industry

Opinion: Sexism remains an issue in the music industry

Women make up just 17% of the charts, and sexism in the industry goes much deeper even in our local music scenes, writes Lily Martin
Live Review: Allusinlove

Live Review: Allusinlove

Lily Martin chats to Yorkshire based four-piece Allusinlove backstage before their opening night at Manchester’s basement venue, Jimmy’s
Live Review: King No-One

Live Review: King No-One

Manchester-based band King No-One dazzled crowds at the O2 Ritz, with a combination of old classics and new tracks from their upcoming EP, writes Lily Martin
Preview: The Brickworks Venue

Preview: The Brickworks Venue

The latest addition to Manchester’s legendary collection of music venues can be seen in the soon-to-open The Brickworks, located beneath the Barton Arcade between Deansgate and St Ann’s Square. Lily Martin explores what it has to offer.

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