As they mark the 30th anniversary of the release of their first charting single, we offer a beginner’s guide to British music institution Manic Street Preachers.
The best gigs of the week in Leeds – including Katie Von Schleicher, Mexrrissey, Manic Street Preachers and Yo La Tengo.
Toiling to resolve their populist tendencies with artiness, ‘Resistance Is Futile’ might be the most emotionally honest Manic Street Preachers album yet.
Ah, Christmas: the season of travel disruptions, disappointing presents and violent stomach cramp. Not to mention being bombarded by the same bloody songs over and over again. If you’ve ever quietly gritted your teeth in murderous rage at Noddy Holder screeching “It’s CHRIIIIIIISTMAAAAS” for the 50th time in a week, we feel your pain. To provide a soothing remedy for what ails you, we’ve made a playlist of ten weird and wonderful seasonal