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“Just because I look the way I look, please do not tell me I make R&B”: In conversation with Olivia Dean

“Just because I look the way I look, please do not tell me I make R&B”: In conversation with Olivia Dean

Ahead of her sold-out headline show at Gorilla, rising star Olivia Dean speaks to The Mancunion about her upcoming debut album, collaborating with Loyle Carner, and finding her creative identity
Live Review: Loyle Carner stuns at BBC Radio 6 Music Festival

Live Review: Loyle Carner stuns at BBC Radio 6 Music Festival

Loyle Carner stunningly opens the 6 Music festival, held in at Manchester’s Victoria Warehouse
Go forwards: Loyle Carner brings beauty to Victoria Warehouse

Go forwards: Loyle Carner brings beauty to Victoria Warehouse

Loyle Carner brings his incredible live show to Manchester’s Victoria Warehouse, in support of his latest album hugo
Battle of the October albums

Battle of the October albums

October brought new albums from the 1975, Arctic Monkeys, Loyle Carner, and Taylor Swift. Are we back in the 2014 heyday or are our preteen idols clinging on too hard?
Loyle Carner’s ‘hugo’ inspires us to reflect, to relate, and to take action

Loyle Carner’s ‘hugo’ inspires us to reflect, to relate, and to take action

Carner moves away from laid-back, mellow beats to intense, emotion driven tracks fuelled with deep political and personal thoughts in ‘hugo’
Cleaning is Cool

Cleaning is Cool

From Loyle Carner, to Vogue, to Marie Kondo: cleaning is being re-branded for a new generation. Cleaning is officially cool, and here’s why.
Rizzle Kicks vs Loyle Carner: They Walked So That He Could Run

Rizzle Kicks vs Loyle Carner: They Walked So That He Could Run

Alex Cresswell makes the case that without Rizzle Kicks, and their affection for 90s era hip hop, there would be no Loyle Carner today
Single Review: Loyle Carner – Loose Ends (feat. Jorja Smith)

Single Review: Loyle Carner – Loose Ends (feat. Jorja Smith)

Aaron Gerogious reviews two of the UK’s most promising stars and recognizable faces in their first collaboration, Loose Ends.
Hot Right Now: Kate Tempest

Hot Right Now: Kate Tempest

Tempest stretches the boundaries of spoken word, writing and rap. Her work is a brutally honest depiction and she’s only getting better at telling it.
Feature: NME celebrates diversity at 2018 awards show

Feature: NME celebrates diversity at 2018 awards show

The event was a triumph for female artists and musical minorities

Live: Loyle Carner

Loyle Carner returns to Manchester with his new album Yesterday’s Gone

Reading & Leeds 2017

Katie Shepherd reports back from this year’s empowering (and still thoroughly ‘rock’) Reading festival