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Mount Kimbie live in Manchester: A sonically edging set of dulcet tones

Mount Kimbie live in Manchester: A sonically edging set of dulcet tones

Mount Kimbie tours for the first time since expanding their group, redefining their genre yet again by showing off their alternative roots
DIIV live in Manchester: Shoegaze stars promise enlightenment

DIIV live in Manchester: Shoegaze stars promise enlightenment

Misspelt shoegazers DIIV took to New Century Hall, with special guests in Hull’s bdrmm
Pip Blom live in Liverpool: A new era for the Euro-indie ensemble

Pip Blom live in Liverpool: A new era for the Euro-indie ensemble

In the small, intimate setting of Liverpool’s o2 Academy 2, Dutch indie band Pip Blom took to the stage on February 6 to mark the start of the UK leg of their tour
FIZZ Live in Manchester: Proof that best friends make the best bands

FIZZ Live in Manchester: Proof that best friends make the best bands

Known together as FIZZ, Dodie, Orla Gartland, Martin Luke Brown and Greta Issac brought their fever dream tour to Manchester, finding a spiritual home in the colourful indulgence
The Last Dinner Party – Prelude to Ecstasy: A stellar debut from the UK’s most exciting new act

The Last Dinner Party – Prelude to Ecstasy: A stellar debut from the UK’s most exciting new act

The Last Dinner Party cement their place as one of the most innovative up-and-coming bands in the UK, showcasing operatic vocals and evocative lyrics on their debut LP
Yes, there’s comfort in conformity – but it’s less fun: The internet is killing individuality 

Yes, there’s comfort in conformity – but it’s less fun: The internet is killing individuality 

How can we form our own identity if our self-expression is dictated by the internet?
On screen style report #3: Effy Stonem

On screen style report #3: Effy Stonem

Effy Stonem’s style was the epitome of cool when Skins first aired in the late 2000s, but what would she wear in 2023? We take a look at her on-screen style and which trending pieces would be in her wardrobe today
Elephant Kind: “Moving to London is a dream come true for any musician, this opportunity is one in a billion”

Elephant Kind: “Moving to London is a dream come true for any musician, this opportunity is one in a billion”

The Mancunion sits down with London-based Indie band, Elephant Kind, originally hailing from Indonesia, to discuss their creative process, the Indonesian music scene, and the future of the worldwide music industry
Young Fathers live in Manchester: Redefining live music

Young Fathers live in Manchester: Redefining live music

Young Fathers blur the lines of live music and performance art, with a transfixing gig at the Manchester Academy
The Last Dinner Party: “It’s the album we wanted to hear as teenagers”

The Last Dinner Party: “It’s the album we wanted to hear as teenagers”

With two new singles under their belt, The Mancunion sat down with The Last Dinner Party to discuss their recent surge in popularity
2000 Trees Festival 2023: A perfect weekend of the best in rock

2000 Trees Festival 2023: A perfect weekend of the best in rock

2000 Trees festival returned to Upcote farm in July for the very best in rock and alternative music.
Jeremy Zucker – is nothing sacred? EP review

Jeremy Zucker – is nothing sacred? EP review

Jeremy Zucker returns for summer with new EP is nothing sacred?, a collection of songs covering everything from relationships to climate change.
The Lathums Live: Rain-sodden indie rock ‘n’ roll

The Lathums Live: Rain-sodden indie rock ‘n’ roll

The Wigan-born-and-bred indie rock outfit raise hell in a triumphant headline show at Manchester’s Sounds of the City 2023.
Ironing boards and fridge magnets: In conversation with Lip Filler

Ironing boards and fridge magnets: In conversation with Lip Filler

Ahead of their raucous Nottingham show at Dot to Dot 2023, The Mancunion sits down with South-West upstarts Lip Filler.
Live Review: Wallice Live @ YES, Manchester, 01/06/23

Live Review: Wallice Live @ YES, Manchester, 01/06/23

Dirty Hit’s Wallice brings her grungy and dynamic indie-pop to YES Basement, Manchester.
Album review: Enter Shikari – A Kiss For The Whole World

Album review: Enter Shikari – A Kiss For The Whole World

Enter Shikari’s seventh studio album is a jubilant triumph
Live review: Enter Shikari at New Century Hall

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
Omar Apollo’s new track ‘3 Boys’ continues his growth in 2023 following the immense success of his album ‘Ivory’

Omar Apollo’s new track ‘3 Boys’ continues his growth in 2023 following the immense success of his album ‘Ivory’

Is Omar Apollo climbing higher up the ladder towards becoming the new Frank Ocean with the success of new track ‘3 Boys’?
HMLTD’s new single Wyrmlands asks: “Would you still love me if I was a worm?”

HMLTD’s new single Wyrmlands asks: “Would you still love me if I was a worm?”

The new single from HMLTD gives us a characteristically absurd glimpse into their upcoming second album
Live review: Courtney Barnett gives fans a religious experience at Albert Hall

Live review: Courtney Barnett gives fans a religious experience at Albert Hall

The Australian singer-songwriter graces Manchester’s Albert Hall as part of her European tour