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The Changing Face of Manchester’s Club Scene

Change is something in life that we’ve all got to accept. Nothing stays the same as time goes on, with something new always waiting around the corner. However, it’s hard to be optimistic when change looks to put independent, hard-working ventures out of business. Such is the case in Manchester, a city infamous for its […]

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Sunn O))) @ O2 Ritz, Manchester

Images courtesy of Louis Loizou Ever breath a frequency? Ever felt the air pressure shift around you, sound becoming a tactile experience, jaw shaking in your head? Complimentary ear plugs and warning of “it might get loud” might have hinted as to the manner of the night’s events, but no amount of warning can prepare […]

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The Story of O.J.: Confronting American Animation’s Racist Past

While most publications seem to be debating whether or not Jay-Z cheated on Beyoncé, Jay-Z’s music video for his new track The Story of O.J. has already become one of the boldest music videos of the year. Released on YouTube this afternoon, the black and white animation examines offensive racial stereotypes and explores the Jim Crow […]

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Intertainment Magazine Issue Nine

The new issue of Intertainment Magazine is now live and you can read it right here. June’s issue includes Triple Six Horror Festival, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, The Manchester School of Art Film Festival, Wonder Woman, Tycho, E3 Expo 2017, Baywatch and more. For the first time you can also order print copies of […]

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Music

Echobelly @ O2 Islington Academy

I don’t recall when I first saw Echobelly but I’m guessing it was around 1994. I recall seeing them playing festivals and small (but gradually larger) venues and I was lucky enough once to see them play in Los Angeles. All of which leads me to tonight, where I see this ‘further comeback’ show at […]

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King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard @ Albert Hall, Manchester

Images courtesy of Charlotte Rudd A clamour of excited voices built to a crest as King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard set up onstage, each member tuning up a series of outlandish guitars themselves – a seeming rejection of the amenities awarded to a group of their newfound prestige. Despite the ever-growing successes of the […]

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Tycho // DJ Tennis @ The Albert Hall, Manchester

Images courtesy of Georgina Hurdsfield Tycho’s and DJ Tennis’ Albert Hall date was a particularly exciting gig, with the venue acting as a beautiful backdrop for a night of ambient music and creating a sense of near tranquillity. DJ Tennis served as a solid opener to the show, bringing his signiature mix of trippy electronica to […]

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