Music Archive


Column: Time to move on, Manchester.
15th November 2011

Column: Time to move on, Manchester.

When a band like The Courteeners is able to sell out the MEN Arena, there must be a clear dearth of anything remotely listenable coming out of the city.
Live: Katy Perry @ MEN Arena
15th November 2011

Live: Katy Perry @ MEN Arena

15,000 fans pack out MEN for the epitome of a perfect pop performance.
Live: Jessie J @ Apollo
15th November 2011

Live: Jessie J @ Apollo

The ‘Do It Like a Dude’ star dazzles a sold out Apollo.
Live: Enter Shikari @ HMV Ritz
15th November 2011

Live: Enter Shikari @ HMV Ritz

Post-hardcore. Electronicore. Metalcore. Whatever you want to call them, Enter Shikari are shaking up the music industry core.
Live: Evanescence @ Apollo
15th November 2011

Live: Evanescence @ Apollo

Evanescence more than make up for a 7 year absence from the UK.
Live: Other Lives
15th November 2011

Live: Other Lives

Arriving 20 minutes late on the eve of Halloween, it’s difficult to discern what the band have more of – instruments or facial hair.
Live: Rook and the Ravens @ Deaf Institute
15th November 2011

Live: Rook and the Ravens @ Deaf Institute

Alternative 5-piece, Rook and the Ravens, play a blinding show to a sold out Deaf Institute.
Live: Lykke Li
15th November 2011

Live: Lykke Li

A short but sweet set from the Swedish songstress.
Live: Sonic Boom Six @ Moho Live
15th November 2011

Live: Sonic Boom Six @ Moho Live

SB6 aren’t exactly changing the world but with as loyal a fanbase as theirs, it doesn’t look like they’ll be disappearing anytime soon either.
Live: The Cat Empire @ Academy 1
15th November 2011

Live: The Cat Empire @ Academy 1

If you ever need someone to “break down a party landmine” for you, these are your guys.

Get involved with Music

Interview: Staind
15th November 2011

Interview: Staind

James Birtles talks to Staind frontman, Aaron Lewis, about the new album, fans and Staind’s greatest career moment.
Live: Digitalism @ Club Academy
15th November 2011

Live: Digitalism @ Club Academy

German friends, Digitalism, know how to put on a memorable and exciting set.
Live: Bon Iver @ Apollo
15th November 2011

Live: Bon Iver @ Apollo

Lingering, delicate and hauntingly beautiful. It can only be Bon Iver.
Album: I Am the Avalanche – Avalanche United
15th November 2011

Album: I Am the Avalanche – Avalanche United

A solid record full of punchy choruses and energetic integrity.
Live: Benjamin Leftwich @ Ruby Lounge
15th November 2011

Live: Benjamin Leftwich @ Ruby Lounge

Laid bare and unremarkable, Leftwich’s set cries out for accompaniment.
Live: Funeral for a Friend @ Academy 1
15th November 2011

Live: Funeral for a Friend @ Academy 1

Vocal problems hinder FFAF’s overall performance, making for a less than average set.
Live: Laura Marling
15th November 2011

Live: Laura Marling

Manchester Cathedral and Laura Marling – a match made in heaven.
Live: The Blackout @ Academy 1
15th November 2011

Live: The Blackout @ Academy 1

The Blackout’s underground days seem to have come to an end and with performances like this, it’s not difficult to see why.
Live: Erasure @ Apollo
14th November 2011

Live: Erasure @ Apollo

If there’s one thing Andy Gott’s learnt from tonight, it’s to never be guilty about a pleasure.
Live: Emmy the Great
14th November 2011

Live: Emmy the Great

Tragedy, heartbreak and Dinosaur Sex – Emmy the Great brings Virtue to the Deaf Institute

Copyright © The Mancunion
Powered By Spotlight Studios

0161 275 2930  University of Manchester’s Students’ Union, Oxford Rd, Manchester M13 9PR