Music contributor Gabriel Barnett gives his thoughts on the recent controversy surrounding the line-up announcement of Reading & Leed’s festival. Covering who he thinks should be featured and why there is no excuse for the current gender imbalance.
Luke Keohane says up-and-coming, Manchester-based band, Champagne On The Rocks, are much more than another derivative acoustic guitar band
The broadcaster has also chosen Bristol and Glasgow to house two new creative hubs
Leeds-born five-piece Heir radiate a pool of light on the otherwise colder and darker autumn months
The Pigeon Detectives show they can still kick ass in a sweaty, brilliant show in Manchester, writes Jay Plent
Part of our Festival Preview season, we present pop-punk takeover Slam Dunk North
A recent report has shown that London’s economy is growing faster than that of any of the northern cities despite plans to create a ‘Northern Powerhouse’
As universities step up campaigns against sexual harassment, students tell The Mancunion of their personal experiences
Where else could you see half of a career-spanning set from The Rolling Stones, then go and indulge in Olympic opening ceremony contributors Fuck Buttons atmospheric electronica.
Joey Millington dissects the plethora of sport related entertainment available while in lockdown
Contributor Caolán Coleman reviews Heir’s latest 80s pop nugget ‘What You Haven’t Got’ as they continue to rise up in Leeds’ indie scene
Brudenell Social Club is treated to a night of reflection and emotion, courtesy of Welsh talent Novo Amor, writes contributor Urussa Malik.
Contributor Callum Lunn thinks we should all embrace our inner emo
Laura Joyce gives the breakdown to what’s on nationwide this Christmas
The University of Manchester will host the annual Christie Championships and will look to retain the title against Liverpool and Leeds
The uncharacteristically bright weather at Richfield Avenue fails to breathe life into a festival that is as inconsistent as it is unsure of its own direction.
Leeds too strong for valiant Manchester in relegation battle at the Armitage Centre