Vinyl record spinning, photo by: Hernán Piñera (flickr)

20th March 2019 | By nq_admin

Manchester’s most influential music: who would you rate?

Over the decades Manchester has produced some phenominal music and sparked the interest of the youth growing up here and throughout the nation. Bands such...


13th March 2019 | By Hanya Hassan

Middle eastern and North African society hosts cultural festival at Manchester Student Union this Friday

Arab societies across universities in Manchester are hosting a night of culture to help international students embrace their identities. Although the cultural festival event take place...


26th February 2019 | By nq_admin

Oscars 2019: why average films always seem to win best picture

So the Awards season is over as the 91st Academy Awards has now drawn to a close. The night was full of passionate and emotional...


25th February 2019 | By nq_admin

Oscars 2019: who were the winners and losers?

Best supporting actress Emma Stone (The Favourite) Rachel Weisz (The Favourite) Amy Adams (Vice) Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk) – WINNER! Marina De Tavira...


24th February 2019 | By nq_admin

Oscars 2019: the Northern Quota guide to who’s in the running and who will win

Best Picture Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman, Bohemian Rhapsody, The Favourite, Green Book, Roma A Star Is Born Vice,  Our Pick: While other films have taken the top spot at prior award...


14th February 2019 | By nq_admin

Review: Apex Legends is the best battle royale experience money can’t buy

Apex Legends, having dropped last week completely out of the blue, with no marketing campaign or any hype, is undoubtedly the best battle royale experience...


6th February 2019 | By nq_admin

The Union MMU to hold Volunteering Fair for first time

  The Manchester Metropolitan University Student Union is for the first time hosting a Volunteering fair. The event will take place on Thursday 7th February...


9th January 2019 | By Andrew Wong

Review: Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse introduces a new Spider-Man in a fun and dynamic way

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is the latest computer animated film to come from Sony Pictures Animation and is directed by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey and Rodney...


9th December 2018 | By Isaac Jordan

Media City invaded by Daleks as part of Lightwaves 2018

This weekend saw Media City and Salford Quay taken over by a group of Daleks. Their cries of ‘Exterminate’ can be heard along the noise of arriving trams and...


7th December 2018 | By Harriet Mills

Live review of Fat Freddy’s Drop at the Manchester Academy

It’s been a highly anticipated twelve month wait for our reggae fathers. So the frenzy surrounding Fat Freddy’s Drop in Manchester was potent on the...


5th December 2018 | By Megan Luke

RuPaul’s Drag Race is giving UK drag queens a chance for the crown in all new British installment.

After years of speculation and rumours, RuPaul’s Drag Race is finally creating its UK version of the popular US reality competition show. .@RuPaul’s Drag Race...


4th December 2018 | By nq_admin

Bob Dylan: The Reluctant Revolutionary

The term ‘voice of a generation’ is one which gets thrown at almost any new artist who tries to tell a story through their music....


4th December 2018 | By nq_admin

Review: Callum Francis puts a new spin on a Broadway staple in the Manchester Opera House production of Kinky Boots

Based on the 2005 film, Kinky Boots has cemented itself as a musical theatre standard ever since it opened in Chicago in 2012. With music...


4th December 2018 | By nq_admin

Legendary Smiths guitarist gives Marr-vellous performance on home turf

A Gospel Guitarist  On the night of Halloween 1963, a Manchester legend was born under the name Johnny Marr. Marr is a an award winning...


4th December 2018 | By nq_admin

20 year old indie sensation Rex Orange County sells out headline show at Albert Hall in Manchester

Alexander O’Connor, famously known as Rex Orange County, is a talented rising star singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist at the young age of 20.  In 2016, things...


4th December 2018 | By Sam Peckett

Manchester’s Grassroots Music and Arts Festival FOUNDATIONS Returns This December

FOUNDATIONS Festival is returning to Manchester this December to celebrate the city’s grassroots alternative music and art scene. Focusing on recognising the talent beyond the...


4th December 2018 | By Kirsty Bird

Anteros return to Soup Kitchen in anticipation of their debut album

London quartet Anteros have swiftly made a name for themselves on the alternative scene after releasing their self-titled debut in 2014. With undertones of music...


4th December 2018 | By Jordan White

“You’re the show, you’re not the clown” Smooth, haunting and uplifting – Ambiere definitely know how to put on a show.

Ambiere’s sound is described as “fairy-tale grunge with a jellybean and peanut butter finish” by Manchester production company Scruff of the Neck – but what...


3rd December 2018 | By nq_admin

Review: Lil Pump Brings Raw Energy To Manchester In Sold Out Gig

  With viral success at just 16 years old, American rapper Lil Pump has emerged out of the Florida underground rap scene and landed success...


3rd December 2018 | By nq_admin

5 Seconds of Summer return to the stage in Manchester for their Meet You There Tour

As 5sos take to the stage, the flashes of purple lights and smoke matching the artwork of 5SOS recent album, Youngblood, fills the O2 Apollo...