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Live review: Dinosaur Jr. at O2 Ritz Manchester

Live review: Dinosaur Jr. at O2 Ritz Manchester

Dinosaur Jr. deliver a two-hour set that cements the band as the go-to noise rock act
Orbital and Sleaford Mods drop collaboration ‘Dirty Rat’

Orbital and Sleaford Mods drop collaboration ‘Dirty Rat’

The new collaboration between Orbital and Sleaford Mods on the track ‘Dirty Rat’ hits the mark on both classic Sleaford social commentary and irresistible Orbital rave-ability
Pixies prove their legendary status at Castlefield Bowl

Pixies prove their legendary status at Castlefield Bowl

Sarah Taylor heads to Castlefield Bowl to see trailblazing alternative rock band Pixies play hits like ‘Where is My Mind?’ and ‘Hey.’
Girl Band to Gilla Band, Why the Change?

Girl Band to Gilla Band, Why the Change?

Kristin Cooper investigates the post-punk band Girl Band’s decision to change their name to Gilla Band after 10 years
Live Review: The Growlers at Albert Hall

Live Review: The Growlers at Albert Hall

Music editor Georgina reviews The Growlers at their Manchester Albert Hall gig
Live Review: Chastity Belt at YES

Live Review: Chastity Belt at YES

All female Indie Rock band Chastity Belt come to YES on their latest album tour, as the Pink Room was treated to an emotive performance that showcased their development as a band, Owen Trimming gives the review
Live Review: The Hunna

Live Review: The Hunna

The Hunna played a sold-out show at Manchester Academy and were greeted by a surge of screaming and chaotic jumping up and down from the crowd.
Live Review: Highly Suspect

Live Review: Highly Suspect

Jack Greeney reviews Grammy nominated rock band Highly Suspect on their European tour

Live: Highly Suspect

New York indie rock three-piece Highly Suspect arrive in Manchester, but noise level doesn’t always equal entertainment, writes Alex Corns

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