A fresh aesthetic has been bubbling in the city over the last twelve months, pushing eerie dancehall and tempo-twisting bangers to the forefront of the Mancunian identity.
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They're accessible and interesting artists whose work has been played on Radio 1 in the past, so why do they feel like they are swimming against a tide?
GoldLink is receiving props from everyone right now - listen to his new track with Bipolar Sunshine.