Chapter 11 of Boomtown Festival did not disappoint Owen Trimming, who reflects on the highlights of the weekend.
Manchester DJs organise dance day-festival in Capesthrone Hall, Cheshire, to showcase musical talent from across the world
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds played an epic homecoming gig at Manchester’s Heaton Park, with great thanks to the audience writes contributor Lucy Stockdale
Eleanor Roberts gives an insight into the line-up for this year’s 2000trees Festival near Cheltenham, as well as the thought put into it by its creators
Contributor Dylan James reviews Little Simz’s third studio album GREY area which was released earlier this March
In the year which is the setting of Danger Days, Eleanor Roberts reflects on My Chemical Romance’s role in terms of its music and creative style
The future is bright for A Pint With Bill after their debut at Indigo
Theatre Editor Anuli Changa talks to Adam Szabo, Managing Director of Manchester Collective, creating “radical human experiences through live music”
Billie Eilish, sombre superstar in the making, takes Manchester Academy on frenzied journey, cementing her status as the future of pop, writes Pascale Chalmers-Arnold.
Old-time favourites Dantevilles feature as this week’s Hot Right Now. Having recently played a sold-out gig at Salford’s Eagle Inn in the wake of their comeback to the music scene, they are impressing fans both old and new with their tight sets and new writing
Lily Martin presents Liverpool four-piece Polar States, praising their charismatic stage presence and latest EP, ‘All You Couldn’t See’
Big bands are the best
Contributor Jack Greeney interviews rising indie stars The Night Café talking the upcoming festival season, Swim Deep and news of their imminent debut album
Over a decade after its release, Eleanor Roberts reassesses Panic! At The Disco’s often-criticised sophomore album Pretty. Odd.
Letting grip loosen on his ‘one-man-band’ approach Jacob Collier took to the stage of Gorilla to produce a magical and memorable music experience
Alexia Pieretti reviews Abandon Ship as part of the Drama Society’s MIFTA Season
Anuli Changa reviews Wise Children on its touring visit to HOME, an adaptation of the Angela Carter novel by Emma Rice