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Nominated for ‘Best UK Breakthrough Band’ at this year’s Heavy Music Awards, YONAKA will be heading out on tour this month, writes Jess Foster

A sold-out Band on the Wall was the setting for Marika Hackman’s triumphant showcase of her often sincere and melancholy yet endlessly witty repertoire

Contributor Jack Greeney interviews rising indie stars The Night Café talking the upcoming festival season, Swim Deep and news of their imminent debut album

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Hot Right Now: Saytr Play

Manchester-based Saytr Play are a band which stand out in the current crop of guitar bands, and are no doubt in store for a bright future.

Live Review: Blossoms

After just a few years of growing fame, Blossoms fill Victoria Warehouse with a Manchester crowd, eager to welcome them home writes Winona Newman

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Live Review: Sports Team

Jasmine Bennett reviews the infectiously energetic and electric performance of Sports Team at Academy 3

Live Review: Hinds

Spanish indie rock band Hinds deliver a euphoric, energetic and personal set at Academy 3 writes contributor Issy Bolitho

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Jess Foster finds Reading’s finest in top form during their sold-out gig, featuring old favourites, surprising covers and major audience participation

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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

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Wintersleep’s gig at The Castle Hotel was not one to remember, writes music contributor Cara Conte

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For this week’s Hot Right Now, Georgina Davidson explores the distinctive, indie rock inspired tones of solo artist Thea Brooks

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Live Review: King No-One

Manchester-based band King No-One dazzled crowds at the O2 Ritz, with a combination of old classics and new tracks from their upcoming EP, writes Lily Martin

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Live Review: Kurt Vile

Kurt Vile plays as a shaggy-haired guitar virtuoso, preaching his beautiful music to a sea of dedicated fans, writes Bella Fleming

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Live Review: Black Honey

Black Honey take to the stage at Manchester’s Academy 2 to deliver a disappointing set that didn’t quite live up to expectations