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Sour Grapes Records’ ‘Meltchester’: Mancunion music community at its finest

Sour Grapes Records’ ‘Meltchester’: Mancunion music community at its finest

Manchester’s own Sour Grapes Records brings Meltchester to town again at Projekts Skatepark
Beyond the Music Festival review

Beyond the Music Festival review

The Mancunion explores Beyond The Music Festival, a weekend full of tantalising shows, conferences and real change in the music industry
The Redroom: “The music is the most important thing”

The Redroom: “The music is the most important thing”

The Redroom sit down with The Mancunion to talk about their upcoming headline show at the Deaf Insitute, moving cities, and Sam Fender
Half Moon Run to play the Albert Hall on the 16th September: Everything you need to know

Half Moon Run to play the Albert Hall on the 16th September: Everything you need to know

Half Moon Run will stop off at Manchester’s Albert Hall this autumn – find out how to get tickets here.
Beyond the Music announces partnership with LUSH and free ‘Music For Everyone’ opening day

Beyond the Music announces partnership with LUSH and free ‘Music For Everyone’ opening day

Beyond the Music today (24th August) have announced their free ‘Music for Everyone’ day, showcasing Manchester’s finest talent.
The Clientele – I Am Not There Anymore: dovetailing genre, but never defying

The Clientele – I Am Not There Anymore: dovetailing genre, but never defying

London’s The Clientele return with their new ethereal album, I Am Not There Anymore.
Hozier Live: sun, rain, and honey drizzled thunder

Hozier Live: sun, rain, and honey drizzled thunder

Capitalising on the excitement of an upcoming third album, Hozier plays a hypnotic performance to a crowd of his most devout followers at a packed-out Castlefield Bowl.
Beyond The Music Festival announces first wave of artists

Beyond The Music Festival announces first wave of artists

The inaugural Beyond The Music Festival, hosted in Manchester’s Northern Quarter, have shared the lineup’s first 60 artists
The Goo Goo Dolls Live: Unforgettable smash-hits

The Goo Goo Dolls Live: Unforgettable smash-hits

New York rockers the Goo Goo Dolls delivered an energetic performance in Manchester, their first in three years.
King Krule – Space Heavy: Threads of optimism

King Krule – Space Heavy: Threads of optimism

The Mercury Prize-nominated Archy Marshall, aka King Krule, explores his fascination with spaces on his fourth album.
Gathering Speed are back with an exciting trans-European project

Gathering Speed are back with an exciting trans-European project

Cutting edge Manchester promoters are back with a project that seeks to bring bands from Europe to Manchester; first, Berlin post-punkers LIIEK
Live Review: Caroline Polachek at Albert Hall

Live Review: Caroline Polachek at Albert Hall

Caroline Polachek stuns a sold-out Albert in her rescheduled show, touring her second solo album Desire, I Want To Turn Into You.
Live review: Inhaler

Live review: Inhaler

Dublin indie rock outfit Inhaler return to Manchester, playing their biggest headline show in the city to date at Stretford’s Victoria Warehouse.
Remembering Andy Rourke: The Smiths bassist has passed away aged 59

Remembering Andy Rourke: The Smiths bassist has passed away aged 59

Remembering the brilliant Andy Rourke, bassist of Manchester legends The Smiths after his passing on 19th May 2023
Live Review: Oracle Sisters at YES Basement

Live Review: Oracle Sisters at YES Basement

Oracle Sisters kick off their UK tour at YES Basement, with support from Ryder the Eagle.
Live Review: Aldous Harding at Albert Hall

Live Review: Aldous Harding at Albert Hall

New Zealand’s Aldous Harding brings her latest album tour to Manchester’s Albert Hall, with support from H. Hawkline
Noel Gallagher: “Cosmetically, Manchester changes… but it forever stays the same”

Noel Gallagher: “Cosmetically, Manchester changes… but it forever stays the same”

The Mancunion sit down with Noel Gallagher to talk about Manchester, his new album Council Skies, and his headline gig at Wythenshawe Park.
Live review: Thee Sacred Souls at Band on the Wall, Manchester

Live review: Thee Sacred Souls at Band on the Wall, Manchester

San Diegan soul band Thee Sacred Souls brings a love heavy setlist to Manchester that leaves us all longing for a little more romance in our lives.
Creating a transitive space in This Stupid World: Yo La Tengo play New Century

Creating a transitive space in This Stupid World: Yo La Tengo play New Century

New Jersey’s Yo La Tengo return to Manchester for their first show in the city in five years.
How Many Dreams? by DMA’s: Track by Track

How Many Dreams? by DMA’s: Track by Track

Australian indie outfit DMA’s return with their fourth album of anthemic and contemplative songs.