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Soundtracking: The best FIFA songs of all time
9th May 2022

Soundtracking: The best FIFA songs of all time

Our resident Mancunion FIFA players choose their favourite tracks from soundtracks past and present.
Mallrat is ready for stardom with new single ‘Surprise Me’ (feat. Azealia Banks)
9th May 2022

Mallrat is ready for stardom with new single ‘Surprise Me’ (feat. Azealia Banks)

A review of up-and-coming Australian artist Mallrat’s most recent single ‘Surprise Me’, featuring Azealia Banks.
Album Review: The Line Is A Curve – Kae Tempest
9th May 2022

Album Review: The Line Is A Curve – Kae Tempest

Conrad Pope reviews the excellent new LP from South London spoken-word artist Kae Tempest.
Hook present new single, ‘I Want to See You Tonight’
9th May 2022

Hook present new single, ‘I Want to See You Tonight’

Alex Cooper reviews latest single ‘I Want to See You Tonight’ by Dublin Trio Hook.
The Snuts are leading the revolution to “Burn the Empire”, starting in Manchester Academy
9th May 2022

The Snuts are leading the revolution to “Burn the Empire”, starting in Manchester Academy

Serena Jemmet follows up her single review and interview with a review of The Snuts’ sold-out Manchester Academy gig!
From the Vault #2: Top 5 Hardcore Punk songs
7th May 2022

From the Vault #2: Top 5 Hardcore Punk songs

5 hardcore punk songs you need to hear!
Denis Coleman: Music, mental health, and Little Mix
5th May 2022

Denis Coleman: Music, mental health, and Little Mix

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy sits down with Denis Coleman, ahead of him opening for Little Mix at AO Arena.
In conversation with Dorian Electra
3rd May 2022

In conversation with Dorian Electra

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy talks to Dorian Electra about genre-defying music, gender-bending fashion, and “trendy” queerness
NOISY talk tour, festivals, and future
3rd May 2022

NOISY talk tour, festivals, and future

Maddy Oxley sits down with NOISY to discuss their festival appearances and new material this summer.
Live Review: Craig David at AO Arena
3rd May 2022

Live Review: Craig David at AO Arena

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Craig David at AO Arena, as part of his Hold That Thought Tour

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Gig Review: Making (Strange) Waves
1st May 2022

Gig Review: Making (Strange) Waves

‘Strange Waves’ saw bands such as Dry Cleaning, Sunflower Bean and W. H. LUNG take to the stage at the O2 Ritz for an exciting night of music and good vibes
Live Review: Dua Lipa confirms her star power at a sold-out Manchester Arena show
27th April 2022

Live Review: Dua Lipa confirms her star power at a sold-out Manchester Arena show

Bringing some of the catchiest pop tunes of recent years to the Manchester Arena, Dua Lipa proved to be one of the leading pop stars in the music world.
Preview: Liverpool Sound City
26th April 2022

Preview: Liverpool Sound City

Serena previews Liverpool Sound City, kicking off this Saturday 30th April as it celebrates it’s 15th anniversary.
Live Review: Crawlers at YES Pink Room
26th April 2022

Live Review: Crawlers at YES Pink Room

Daniel Tsourekas reviews Crawlers’ return to Manchester.
Paul Weller Live: A night of nostalgia
26th April 2022

Paul Weller Live: A night of nostalgia

Millie Sheppard reviews a nostalgic night of hits from The Jam and Style Council frontman Paul Weller
Bastille Live: A-O, A-O at the AO Arena
24th April 2022

Bastille Live: A-O, A-O at the AO Arena

Even if you only know Bastille from their hit ‘Pompeii’, their new tour would make you dance like never before.
‘Talk’- The new single from Beabadoobee
21st April 2022

‘Talk’- The new single from Beabadoobee

Owen Scott reviews the latest track from rising star Beabadoobee.
Sounds of the City 2022: Manchester’s outdoor summer concert series
20th April 2022

Sounds of the City 2022: Manchester’s outdoor summer concert series

Previewing the summer series of concerts – Sounds of the City – at Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl in 2022.
Live Review: The Psychedelic Furs at Manchester Academy 2
19th April 2022

Live Review: The Psychedelic Furs at Manchester Academy 2

A review of The Psychedelic Furs’ show at Manchester Academy 2 by Jessica Bagley.
Track review: The Lightning I, II by Arcade Fire
19th April 2022

Track review: The Lightning I, II by Arcade Fire

The Mancunion review Arcade Fire’s latest release ‘The Lightning, I,II’ – but lightning didn’t even strike once on this single, never mind twice.

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