CORONAVIRUS PLAYLIST – MUSIC IS MEDICINE

We’ve got a coronavirus playlist for you today – we like to stay topical! And is it too soon to do something like this, as our nation and the rest of the world goes into meltdown? Or is it all a bit too late…?! But stick with us, for music Continue reading CORONAVIRUS PLAYLIST – MUSIC IS MEDICINE

INTERVIEW WITH ROCK N ROLL PHOTOGRAPHER TRACEY WELCH

When we first saw the work of photographer Tracey Welch, printed in Q magazine, we were instantly impressed. She has a cool eye for the perfect shot and isn’t afraid to get deep amongst the action in order to get it. By chance, we discovered a number of cool photos Continue reading INTERVIEW WITH ROCK N ROLL PHOTOGRAPHER TRACEY WELCH

NEW EP FROM TURIN BRAKES’ OLLY KNIGHTS

Olly Knights (Turin Brakes) & Keyboardist Philip Marten Reunite to Form OKPM New release The Rewilding EP is their first offering of electronic folk alchemy… “It started off as a follow up to my solo album from a few years before – If Not Now, When. I was hugely inspired Continue reading NEW EP FROM TURIN BRAKES’ OLLY KNIGHTS

KISSTORY PRESENTS THE BLAST OFF! TOUR

KISSTORY presents The Blast Off! Tour at Manchester Arena on the 6th March, featuring some of the biggest names in RnB, Hip-Hop, and Garage from the 90’s & 00’s. The tour will see old school legends such as NELLY, SALT N PEPA, SHAGGY, EVE, MYA, BLU CANTRELL, DJ LUCK & Continue reading KISSTORY PRESENTS THE BLAST OFF! TOUR

PINS’ FAITH VERN: THE INTERVIEW

PINS are a Manchester rock band, formed in 2011. The group includes lead singer Faith Vern, guitarist Lois MacDonald and bassist Kyoko Swan. An important all-female band, they’ll be playing the inaugural Fair Play Festival at the iconic St Philips Church in March 2020. It’s been 5 years since their Continue reading PINS’ FAITH VERN: THE INTERVIEW

WHY YOU NEED TO SEE STAR WARS EPISODE IX AT A DOLBY CINEMA

See Star Wars Episode IX at a Dolby Cinema

Dolby Cinema is officially up and running in Manchester and across the UK and we can’t stress this enough – it is the only way to watch Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker! STAR WARS EPISODE IX: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER WHY YOU NEED TO SEE STAR WARS Continue reading WHY YOU NEED TO SEE STAR WARS EPISODE IX AT A DOLBY CINEMA

HOW DO YOU SUM UP THE PAST DECADE?

As we approach the year 2020, we asked artists from the world of music, art, writing and film to give us their verdict on the previous 10 years. So much has happened but the question is simply… “How do you sum up the past decade?” THE WORLD OF MUSIC SUM Continue reading HOW DO YOU SUM UP THE PAST DECADE?

STAR WARS LYRICS IN SONGS

Star Wars references are everywhere! And we’ve picked out our favourite Star Wars lyrics for a cool playlist for you to enjoy today… STAR WARS LYRICS The Sounder – Gorillaz featuring Phi Life Cypher (G Sides – 2001) A great way to kick things off. The best film in the Continue reading STAR WARS LYRICS IN SONGS

THE STROKES – CODY SMYTH INTERVIEW

The Stokes: NYC, 2001

Here at The Journalix Towers, we’re all huge fans of The Strokes. I mean, who isn’t?! Many people claim they define an era but for us they define rock n roll. The music is so special and those images of the boys in New York at the turn of the Continue reading THE STROKES – CODY SMYTH INTERVIEW

INTERVIEW: SASAMI

Alix was recently given the chance to interview Sasami Ashworth, a classically trained musician who in her own words: “fucked a bunch of people on tour and wrote an album about it”. But her eponymous debut album, released back in March 2019, is much more than that. Originating as a Continue reading INTERVIEW: SASAMI