Katie Bray reviews Sam Smith’s hit album ‘Love Goes’ one year on from its release.
Under the misty blue lights of Academy 2, Brighton-based indie outfit Black Honey make their long-awaited return to Manchester. Over the years, the quartet have earned a reputation for their raucous live shows and rightly so. Lead singer Izzy B. Phillips is a force to be reckoned with, strutting about the stage, with her platinum […]
The Mancunion catches up with The Hara over the summer fresh off of their recent livestream gig success with a live zoom interview!
Music writer Izzy Langhamer covers hide and seek festivals sophomore year, its joys and its kinks.
Head Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Boney M. featuring Maizie Williams at Hale Barns Carnival
Head Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Bloody Elle at the Royal Exchange Theatre – the first show at the Royal Exchange since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic
Escape to Planet Her this summer – Doja Cat’s third album secures her place among the stars.
Having just announced a new collaborative album Mr Jukes (Jack Steadman of Bombay Bicycle club) and Barney Artist sit down with Music Editor Reece Ritchie and Alannah Williams for the Mancunion
The UK has a long history of producing excellent and emotive female vocalists. Everyone from Dusty Springfield to Adele has graced world stages, and in recent years, several key British pop music vocalists have begun to venture away from traditional pop formats and towards more alternative influences. Born and raised in Croydon and taking inspiration […]
We interview indie-pop misfits BLOXX about their upcoming tour, latest EP ‘Pop Culture Radio’, and the importance of speaking up.
Contributor Kerry Mack interviews the creator of the Gigs and Bands society, Robbie Beale, detailing their first live outing!
Katie Bray explores the influence of Aretha Franklin’s classic soul songs, in the wake of the release of her biopic, Respect
Little Mix The Search winners Since September are embarking on a solo tour, which includes a date at Manchester’s Deaf Institute – ahead of their arena tour with Little Mix
The musical polymath Damon Albarn needs no introduction. The Britpop legend, master producer, world music connoisseur, and co-founder of the most successful virtual band of all time is never one to shy away from experimentation. For two consecutive July evenings (12th & 13th July), Albarn takes attendees of Manchester International Festival on a musical voyage […]
Hale Barns Carnival returns with a full-scale show but a 50% capacity – headlined by Katrina and the Waves and Boney M
Following their Mercury Prize-winning magnum opus Visions of a Life was never going to be an easy feat. But Wolf Alice have once again surpassed themselves with third album Blue Weekend. Here the London 4-piece blend dream pop and shoegaze with indie, folk, and punk rock, creating a kaleidoscopic collection of musings on love, fame, […]
The Warehouse Project has just released the first six upcoming events which will kick start this September. The full calendar line-up will be released in the next coming weeks starting from September 17th until New Year’s Eve. A WHP press release prepares ravers for the long-awaited return to the dancefloor, getting us all ready for […]
Following a masterpiece isn’t easy. Lana Del Rey’s 2019 album Norman Fucking Rockwell was one of the most universally acclaimed albums of that year, if not the entire decade, and certainly the most acclaimed of the artist’s career. When it was announced that her next album, also produced by Jack Antonoff, would be released the […]