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Live review: the Vamps bring a night of singalong hits to Manchester’s O2 Apollo

Live review: the Vamps bring a night of singalong hits to Manchester’s O2 Apollo

The British boyband return to Manchester as part of their tenth anniversary world tour
Sea Girls made ‘shore’ to impress at the Victoria Warehouse

Sea Girls made ‘shore’ to impress at the Victoria Warehouse

Sea Girls bring a set of feel-good indie rock to Victoria Warehouse
Live review: Franz Ferdinand – Hits to the Head Tour

Live review: Franz Ferdinand – Hits to the Head Tour

Glaswegian indie-rockers Franz Ferdinand bring their Hits to the Head Tour to Manchester.
DMA’s release new single ‘I Don’t Need To Hide’

DMA’s release new single ‘I Don’t Need To Hide’

Australian indie rockers DMA’s have released the new single ‘I Don’t Need To Hide’, a standalone ahead of their UK tour in October
In Conversation with the Reytons

In Conversation with the Reytons

Dan Knight interviews The Reytons, discussing musical influences, band names, gigs and the growth of the band.
Live Review: Horsegirl at YES Manchester

Live Review: Horsegirl at YES Manchester

Kevin Thomas reviews Horsegirl’s enthralling show at YES Manchester
From Reeling to The Ronettes, The Mysterines show their quality at Band On The Wall

From Reeling to The Ronettes, The Mysterines show their quality at Band On The Wall

Merseyside rockers The Mysterines deliver an enthralling night of music at Band on the Wall.
Serena’s Shambolic night with the Skinner Brothers

Serena’s Shambolic night with the Skinner Brothers

We review the Skinner Brothers latest Manchester venture at Deaf Institute, Serena Jemmett leaves nothing unsaid. Covering their new album live ‘Soul Boy 2 and more’.
Angelica – Wet Leg’s newest single

Angelica – Wet Leg’s newest single

The Mancunion take a deep dive into Wet Leg’s new track ‘Angelica’ which is out next month
Album Review: Reeling by The Mysterines

Album Review: Reeling by The Mysterines

Alex Cooper reviews The Mysterines’ explosive debut album ‘Reeling’.
Album Review:  Soul Boy II – The Skinner Brothers

Album Review: Soul Boy II – The Skinner Brothers

Serena Jemmett reviews the album ahead of The Skinner Brothers’ headline tour in March
In Conversation with Alt-J

In Conversation with Alt-J

With their fourth studio album due out early next month, Alt-J discuss The Dream LP and creating safe spaces at concerts.
Valentine: the wistfully transparent sophomore album from Snail Mail

Valentine: the wistfully transparent sophomore album from Snail Mail

Snail Mail’s sophomore album beautifully conveys her emotions, and does not hold back.
“Women to the front!”: Black Honey Live Review

“Women to the front!”: Black Honey Live Review

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 […]
Wolf Alice reach new heights on kaleidoscopic third album ‘Blue Weekend’

Wolf Alice reach new heights on kaleidoscopic third album ‘Blue Weekend’

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 NWRA festival – A rise to challenge Online Festivals?

The NWRA festival – A rise to challenge Online Festivals?

The North will rise again is an online festival set to take place across two iconic northern venues; will the line up fly up to successes in this challenging time?
A big pink ball, a giant step forward: IDLES Ultra Mono

A big pink ball, a giant step forward: IDLES Ultra Mono

“Like Kathleen Hanna with bear claws grabbing Trump by the p*ssy” – an insight into the latest release from British rock band IDLES
Live Review: Blossoms at Stockport Plaza

Live Review: Blossoms at Stockport Plaza

Editor Georgina Davidson reviews Blossoms at their album launch show in Stockport
Preview: Happy/Sad by Circa Wave

Preview: Happy/Sad by Circa Wave

Georgina shares all about Circa Wave’s upcoming music and gigs
Live Review: Vampire Weekend at O2 Victoria Warehouse

Live Review: Vampire Weekend at O2 Victoria Warehouse

Emma and Brendan give their opinion on Vampire Weekend’s triumphant return to Manchester after a six year hiatus.

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