Blur announce series of warm-up shows ahead of their first-ever Wembley Stadium dates
Blur will visit four locations across the UK on their warm up tour ahead of two huge shows at Wembley Stadium; find out more here.
The Beatles’ debut album isn’t one of their best, but could it be?
As the Fab Four’s debut turns 60, Jake Rowley proposes an alternative ‘Please Please Me’ comprising the best of their early material.
Let yourself ‘Be Opened By The Wonderful’: We ‘Sit Down’ with James’ Jim Glennie
In conversation with Jim Glennie, the bassist of James, to discuss their brand new Orchestral album and upcoming UK tour.
Live review: Balancing Act rock YES, Manchester
Balancing Act are the next must-see band before they blow up. The Mancunion chats to the band after their superb sold-out YES gig.
Live review: Thee Sacred Souls at Band on the Wall, Manchester
San Diegan soul band Thee Sacred Souls brings a love heavy setlist to Manchester that leaves us all longing for a little more romance in our lives.
Creating a transitive space in This Stupid World: Yo La Tengo play New Century
New Jersey’s Yo La Tengo return to Manchester for their first show in the city in five years.
Album review: Enter Shikari – A Kiss For The Whole World
Enter Shikari’s seventh studio album is a jubilant triumph
Album review: Billie Marten – Drop Cherries
Billie Marten releases her fourth studio album Drop Cherries, combining influences from her previous three records into a self-assured and mature selection of love songs
Live review: Paramore @ AO Arena, Manchester
Paramore return to Manchester at the top of their game, playing a career-spanning set to a sold-out crowd.
Live review: Big Thief at Manchester’s O2 Apollo
Returning to Manchester with a second round of tour dates, the Brooklyn band dazzle fans with stunning renditions of their folk-rock masterpieces
Live review: Enter Shikari at New Century Hall
Enter Shikari gear up for their newest album release at the final Manchester show of their residency tour
Live review: Leith Ross @ The Deaf Institute
After going viral with hit song ‘We’ll Never Have Sex’, Leith Ross embarked on their UK tour with a stop at Manchester’s Deaf Institute.
Live review: Lyra at Canvas: “Wonder Woman on Steroid”
Lyra’s concert in Canvas was a reminder of the power of live music to bring people together and to create unforgettable moments
Disney celebrates 100 years of music and memories with a UK arena tour
Disney 100: The Concert is touring the UK to mark 100 years of The Walt Disney Company, with Strictly star (and Disney super-fan) Janette Manrara as host
‘CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST: The Estate Sale’ – Tyler, The Creator bounces back with new bonus tracks
Is Tyler, The Creator’s new deluxe ‘The Estate Sale’ worthy of the attention it has gained from those who were underwhelmed by the original ‘CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST’?
Album review: Baaba Maal – Being
Rhythmically powerful and lyrically thoughtful, Being is one of the most exciting releases in Baba Maal ’s long discography
Warmduscher bring their chaos to The Pink Room, Yes
Subversive five-piece Warmduscher brought the noise to the Pink Room
Gig Review: The Afrobeats Orchestra at The Blues Kitchen
The Untold Orchestra return to The Blues Kitchen for The Afrobeats Orchestra.
2000 Trees festival 2023: Everything you need to know
2000 Trees festival promises an amazing weekend of rock and alternative music. Here is everything you need to know about the festival and who to check out once you’re there!
Shame on Food for Worms, touring and an encounter with Mark E. Smith
Just after the release of the post-punk band’s third record, The Mancunion’s Alex Cooper and Jacob Broughton-Glerup sit down with Shame to talk all things music: touring, the new record and Christmas singles.