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Photo: Yang Sweeps

For the finale of the ‘Art in Mancunia’ event, the Manchester-based psyche rock band, Yang Sweeps, will perform in one of Manchester’s most iconic venues

Live Review: Frank Turner

A sweaty night at a packed Victoria Warehouse is evidence Frank Turner is still at the top of his game. Here’s to the next one thousand shows, writes Alex Corns

Photo: Peter Myers @ Flickr

In Conversation with James

Contributor Jack Greeney catches up with Jim Glennie from critically acclaimed Mancunian 7-piece James who return in december on their arena tour

Photo: Joy Division ©Jill Furmanovsky/rockarchive.com

Rock music photographer, Jill Furmanovsky, the person behind the exhibition ‘There Is a Light That Never Goes Out’ talks about her career and the art of music photography

Photo: alt-J @ The Mancunion

Live Review: alt-J

Seeing alt-J live at The Bridgewater Hall felt like a spiritual experience – completely breathtaking and utterly mesmerising, writes contributor Alex Wain

Photo: Pistenwolf @ Wikimedia Commons

The band are back after three quiet years with a contrastly loud release. It may not blow fans’ minds but it will keep them happy for now.

Photo: Press Shot

Contributor Jasmine Bennett sits down for a chat with frontman Alex Rice of up-and-coming band Sports Team who claims he “never felt punk”

Live Review: The Amazons

As indie rockers The Amazons return to Manchester, Bella Fleming tells you all you need to know about their sold-out gig at Jimmy’s

Allusinlove: India Fleming

Live Review: Allusinlove

Lily Martin chats to Yorkshire based four-piece Allusinlove backstage before their opening night at Manchester’s basement venue, Jimmy’s

Editor Olivia White catches one of the industry’s most exciting upcoming punk-rock inspired band’s Fontaines D.C. with support from Hotel Lux

Kurt Vile Photo: Bella Fleming @ Mancunion

Live Review: Kurt Vile

Kurt Vile plays as a shaggy-haired guitar virtuoso, preaching his beautiful music to a sea of dedicated fans, writes Bella Fleming

Photo: Alex Stagg

Live Review: Tom Walker

Amidst his hectic tour schedule, Tom Walker sits down for a chat with contributor Alex Stagg before putting on an electric performance at the O2 Ritz.

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