BACK HOME SOON

WELCOMING AUDIENCES AND ARTISTS BACK HOME SOON Manchester’s HOME have announced that they are targeting 4th September to reopen their cinemas, bars and restaurant to the public. Engagement and Talent Development work will also return to the building from September, with the HOME gallery and theatre programme following shortly after. Continue reading BACK HOME SOON

DOVES ARE BACK!

Doves are back! The Manchester legends have emerged from the studio after their eleven-year hold on new music with Carousels. A swirling, percussive groove that emphatically unfurls their flag at the peak of British music once more. Tracing memories of childhood innocence, wild nights on the Waltzers and the fairground’s Continue reading DOVES ARE BACK!

CITIZEN DOG BY MARK O’HARE

Citizen Dog by Mark OHare

The comic strip Citizen Dog is something you need in your life RIGHT NOW! It’s utterly brilliant and with everywhere in lockdown (from Manchester to LA) I can guarantee it will brighten your day. You’ll definitely be familiar with the work of 2-time Emmy award winner Mark O’Hare. Having graduated Continue reading CITIZEN DOG BY MARK O’HARE

SONY’S NEXT-GEN PLAYSTATION 5 CONSOLE

Sony’ has revealed it’s next-generation PlayStation 5 console. And by leading in gaming services will help Sony control the next-generation console market, says GlobalData. EXTENSIVE GAMES PORTFOLIO Rupantar Guha is the Senior Analyst of Thematic Research at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. He shared his views with us: Continue reading SONY’S NEXT-GEN PLAYSTATION 5 CONSOLE

MARTIN REBELSKI INTERVIEW

Martin Rebelski is the quiet man on keys. Like the fifth Beatle, he is the unofficial 4th member of Doves, having appeared on all 4 studio albums to date, but has resectfully made a name for himself with his own material along with touring as part of Peter Hook and Continue reading MARTIN REBELSKI INTERVIEW

CHARLIE CLINTON’S QUARANTINE COVERS

You may have already seen some of these circling on social media? Reworkings of some of the most famous artworks in modern times! We were so impressed with this Coronavirus-isolation-inspired art, we spoke to the man behind it all! Graphic designer/video producer Charlie Clinton works for Radio X, where he Continue reading CHARLIE CLINTON’S QUARANTINE COVERS

THE BIG MOON: THE INTERVIEW

The Big Moon have announced their new single ‘Why’ which is taken from their critically acclaimed Top 20 album ‘Walking Like We Do’. In response to the worldwide COVID-19 emergency, the band have also contributed to ‘Songs For The National Health Service’, a one-off compilation album of exclusive, unreleased tracks Continue reading THE BIG MOON: THE INTERVIEW

HOW HAVE I NOT HEARD OF NEIL GAIMAN?

The question still simmers away in my mind some 4 years after I first asked it, having just eagerly consumed my first novel of his… “How have I not heard of Neil Gaiman?” Having been provided a well-loved, well-worn copy of Neverwhere by my father, I ravenously devoured it whilst Continue reading HOW HAVE I NOT HEARD OF NEIL GAIMAN?

WHAT IS IT ABOUT NEW YORK CITY? BY NATALIE-EVE WILLIAMS

New York City. Like millions of other people, I was totally enchanted by the place from the moment my feet first walked upon it’s historic streets. I just can’t bear to be away from the place that has become my second home… LOVE AFFAIR My love affair with the city Continue reading WHAT IS IT ABOUT NEW YORK CITY? BY NATALIE-EVE WILLIAMS

MANC MADE / ACTS OF HOPE

Out 24th April 2020, MANC MADE /// ACTS OF HOPE is an 18 track compilation album created & curated by musician Ben Guy and brought to life by Manchester’s newest record label, 42’s Records. The aim is to raise funds for the charity MancSpirit in support of their Creative Change Continue reading MANC MADE / ACTS OF HOPE