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Beth Orton Charms at the AO Arena

Beth Orton Charms at the AO Arena

Owen Scott reviews Beth Orton’s set, as she opened for Alanis Morissette’s Jagged Little Pill anniversary tour at the AO Arena.
My Chemical Romance are back! (And playing in Warrington?)

My Chemical Romance are back! (And playing in Warrington?)

Maddy Oxley reviews My Chemical Romance’s comeback gig in the bizarre location of Warrington!
The Snuts are leading the revolution to “Burn the Empire”, starting in Manchester Academy

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!
Gig Review: Making (Strange) Waves

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

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.
Live Review: The Psychedelic Furs at Manchester Academy 2

Live Review: The Psychedelic Furs at Manchester Academy 2

A review of The Psychedelic Furs’ show at Manchester Academy 2 by Jessica Bagley.
Boston Manor Live Review: A little less talk, a little more action please

Boston Manor Live Review: A little less talk, a little more action please

Features Editor Serafina Kenny gives an unfortunately scathing review of Boston Manor’s recent gig at Manchester Academy 2
Review: DELIGHTful evening at Deaf Institute

Review: DELIGHTful evening at Deaf Institute

Serena reviews Delights’ gig at the Deaf Institute, an evening filled with groovy tunes and groovy moves.
Blue Orchids Play Night and Day Café

Blue Orchids Play Night and Day Café

For promoter Deco Records’ last gig of the year, Blue Orchids play Night and Day Café with support from DEAFDEAFDEAF and YUKA TREE.
Live Review: Melt Banana at Gorilla

Live Review: Melt Banana at Gorilla

Melt Banana’s gig at Gorilla was both intense and awe-inspiring, writes Blake Crompton
Live Review: City Calm Down at Soup Kitchen

Live Review: City Calm Down at Soup Kitchen

James Carroll gives his verdict on the atmospheric Australian synth-pop group City Calm Down and reviews their most recent performance at Manchester’s Soup Kitchen
In Conversation with Peach Fuzz

In Conversation with Peach Fuzz

Elena Bradley catches up with upcoming Peach Fuzz who are freshly picked and buzzing with promise as their tour with The Vryll Society ends on a high.
Q and A: Tom Zanetti

Q and A: Tom Zanetti

Tom Zanetti answered some quick-fire questions ahead of his show at the O2 Ritz
Live Review: Tramlines Festival 2018

Live Review: Tramlines Festival 2018

Contributor Georgina Davidson reports from Tramlines 2018, giving us the lowdown on music offerings and the reasoning behind the event’s message to “Be More Nulty”
Live: Sophie Ellis-Bextor

Live: Sophie Ellis-Bextor

While the dancefloor thankfully stays murder-less, Sophie Ellis-Bextor still takes care not to kill the groove, writes Lewis Thomas-Hargreaves
Live: Death Grips

Live: Death Grips

Death Grips performed as well as could be expected, leaving the crowd exhausted but satisfied
Live: Algiers

Live: Algiers

Go to an Algiers gig and then tell us music isn’t political enough in 2015. We dare you

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