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Sankeys closes: who saw this coming?

With the closure of the beloved Sankeys, Eliott Mills turns his heart to a memory of his last trip to the infamous venue

Sankeys Manchester shuts its doors

Despite multiple closings and re-openings in the past, it seems Sankeys Manchester is to close for the final time after the building was bought by property developers

Interview: Armand van Helden

Tai Kolade speaks to Armand van Helden about Manchester, vinyl, and the 1990’s revival

Preview: Sankeys Manchester

After a successful summer in Ibiza, Sankeys is opening its doors in Manchester once again

Opinion: Profit, Politics & Principles – How They Don’t Mix

Bradley West peers into the often-blurry world of dubious music industry politics and profiteering

Club: RBMA presents Industrial City Sounds

Derrick May is not your ordinary 50 year old

Club: Mvson 2nd Birthday w/ Scuba, Ryan Elliott & Tom Demac

Mvson celebrate their second birthday at their true spiritual home: Sankeys

Interview: Bicep

Patrick Hinton speaks to Bicep about the musical culture of Manchester, being labelled 90s house revivalists, and who can bench more

Club: Shadow Child @ Sankeys

Great music is lost on an abrasive crowd

Club: Selective Hearing presents Tama Sumo, Virginia, Prosumer & Murat Tepeli

Another Selective Hearing, another ridiculous line-up

Club: Transmission presents Hessle Audio

Proof that you need more than great music to make a great club night was evident on the night

Club: Sanction @ Sankeys

Zinc, Kane Law and Yasmin bring bass to Sankeys

Club: Boys Noize

Boys Noize delighted with a hard-hitting, genre-bending set

Interview: Pearson Sound

Patrick Hinton catches up with Pearson Sound to discuss his debut LP, Hessle Audio’s release selecting process, and the essence of DJing

Interview: Prosumer

Kim Khan speaks with Prosumer about vinyl, drug policy and Mancunians knowing their stuff

Club: Music is Love presents Kerri Chandler and Move D

Editor-in-chief Aidan Gregory saw out 2014 in typical Sankeys style

Club: Tribal Sessions presents Boddika

Boddika spins a dark and pummelling set

Interview: Move D

Patrick Hinton talks with Move D about the superiority of Manchester to Berlin, the stagnation of the German scene, and red wine

Clubber left with fractured face and broken teeth after a brutal attack outside Sankeys

Police are appealing for witnesses to a vicious assault outside Sankeys nightclub in Ancoats to come forward and assist in the investigation

Interview: Jaguar Skills

David Crawley talks to Jaguar Skills about influences, the modern music business, and the reasons why he wears that ninja mask