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Wolf Alice reach new heights on kaleidoscopic third album ‘Blue Weekend’

Wolf Alice reach new heights on kaleidoscopic third album ‘Blue Weekend’

Following their Mercury Prize-winning magnum opus Visions of a Life was never going to be an easy feat. But Wolf Alice have once again surpassed themselves with third album Blue Weekend. Here the London 4-piece blend dream pop and shoegaze with indie, folk, and punk rock, creating a kaleidoscopic collection of musings on love, fame, […]
Blissful Escapism with debut EP from UoM’s own atmos bloom

Blissful Escapism with debut EP from UoM’s own atmos bloom

Self-titled debut EP from atmos bloom provides a serene escapism when its needed most
In conversation with whenyoung

In conversation with whenyoung

Lily Martin reviews Irish trio whenyoung at the Manchester date of their most recent tour, supported by The Ninth Wave at The Deaf Institute
Album Review: What Chaos Is Imaginary by Girlpool

Album Review: What Chaos Is Imaginary by Girlpool

Girlpool continue to shine and evolve when they experiment with new sounds, yet are weighed down by a handful of unadventurous indie-rock fillers.
Live Review: Art School Girlfriend

Live Review: Art School Girlfriend

Art School Girlfriend is turning heads in the underground music scene. Writer Byron Gamble spoke with her ahead of her debut album releasing in 2019.

Record reappraisal: Third Eye Foundation: Semtex (20th anniversary edition)

Jacob Nicholas revisits this strange 90s gem, which fuses two of the most iconic and yet radically different underground genres: shoegaze and drum and bass.

Album: DIIV – Is The Is Are

DIIV’s second album comes after a period of turmoil which is reflected in the melancholic feel of the music

Live: Warpaint

Warpaint’s magical live show is a bubbling cauldron of 2 parts Joy Division, 1 part Foals and a sprinkling of chemical XX…

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