Dave Swindells shot an infamous Stone Roses gig
On a Sunday afternoon in summer 1990, 30,000 Stone Roses fans arrived on the man-made Spike Island, somewhere along the River Mersey. What could go wrong?
Aitch talks us through his new EP, track-by-track
“It’s called ‘Polaris’, the northern star... it’s my realm, up north.”
manchester's ariana grande stans on why she's a queer icon
Ari returned to her second city to headline Pride this weekend. We met her fans.
skepta's dystopia987 introduced us to the rave of the future
In Manchester -- rave's spiritual home -- Skepta blazes a trail once more, guiding a cyberpunk tribe of phone-free humans into an augmented reality rave new world.
the best things to watch, see and do this week in the uk
Get your indispensable gui-De to leisure action, with our culture highlights of the week.
the forgotten history of the reno: manchester’s original nightclub for mixed race youth
Thirty years after it closed, Manchester nightclub the Reno has been excavated by playwright Linda Brogan and a team of volunteers -- now they’re taking over Whitworth Art Gallery to continue telling its story.
get in the mood for the i-D x warehouse project party with this playlist
Ft. Pusha T, Slowthai, Flohio, AJ Tracey and more.
i-D is throwing a party at manchester’s warehouse project
Pusha T, AJ Tracey, Flohio, Slowthai, Clams Casino and more will be playing.
the haçienda’s first female resident DJ shares her story
Why have black women been omitted from the history of house music in the UK?
the manchester record label broadcasting live from a disused tv studio
Aiming to reflect and reaffirm Manchester as the epicentre for new music, Low Four is a recording studio, a venue, a record label and, most excitingly, a television station, all rolled into one.
manchester-based swing ting release the summer’s best slow jam featuring gemma dunleavy
From a basement club night to an award winning record label and production outfit, Swing Ting chart their journey so far, and drop another single from their debut EP Junction.
we’re millennials 2.0 and we’re coming to get you — lauren stocks on generation change
Teenager Lauren Stocks blew our minds with her speech at the Labour party conference last year. Voice trembling with emotion, she spoke out for every “spaced-out, stressed-out, depressed kid in a battlefield where they can’t afford pens and paper."