STAR SHAPED MANCHESTER: GIG

As the Insta post for Star Shaped Manchester promised: And so it was. We’ve been to Star Shaped Manchester before. Also, their Oasis night at Zombie Shack a few years ago, so we know we’re in for a good night. Well day, as it started at 2.15pm. And we were Continue reading STAR SHAPED MANCHESTER: GIG

STAR SHAPED FESTIVAL

Star Shaped Festival returns to Manchester this weekend and we for one couldn’t be more excited for it! It may be 2019 but with a line-up of Britpop legends including Cast, The Bluetones, Dodgy, Space and The Seahorses will takeover The Ritz for a day of 90’s rock ‘n’ roll Continue reading STAR SHAPED FESTIVAL

BLUEDOT FESTIVAL 2019 PLAYLIST

This year we are heading to Bluedot, celebrating fifty years since the Moon Landings across a four-day space spectacular combining music and science beneath the Lovell Telescope. Alix is shooting for the moon with this Bluedot festival 2019 playlist which includes headliners Kraftwerk 3-D, New Order and Hot Chip, amongst Continue reading BLUEDOT FESTIVAL 2019 PLAYLIST

RETRO VIDEO GAMES CLICKBAIT IS INSANE!

Over the past few months, we have had the pleasure of hearing from the retrogaming experts of SuperMegaStore. From Speed-Running on N64 to PS1 Hidden Gems they’ve got it covered. For their third installment, they tell us all about the pitfalls of retro video games clickbait… SCROLL DOWN TO WIN Continue reading RETRO VIDEO GAMES CLICKBAIT IS INSANE!

THE KOOKS SOTC: GIG

One of our favourite festivals Sounds of the City is back in Manchester, and so are The Kooks! Chief music writer Alix headed out to review The Kooks SOTC 2019, read on… SOUNDS OF THE CITY 2019 Castlefield Bowl is such a top Manchester outdoor venue. Easy to get to,  Continue reading THE KOOKS SOTC: GIG

BBC INTRODUCING MANCHESTER: MIF 2019

It’s that time of year again folks! With a ring of a bell Manchester International Festival 2019 has officially begun and events are up and running. Wednesday saw BBC Introducing Manchester takeover, with artists and crowd celebrating this great city as one. After a quick bite in Piccolino’s (the mushroom Continue reading BBC INTRODUCING MANCHESTER: MIF 2019

BOOK: MINIMAL FILM

We recently received our copy of the book Minimal Film by Matteo Civaschi. An uber cool graphic design book which invites the reader to see cinema from a different perspective. From Alien to Rain Man, Star Wars to Psycho, E.T. to Ghost… Minimal Film introduces cinema according to Shortology. This Continue reading BOOK: MINIMAL FILM

COURTEENERS AT HEATON PARK

The loudest and most colourful of triumphant returns was made by Courteeners at Heaton Park on Saturday. Parklife had already warmed up, or rather severely muddied the park in preparation. With tickets in hand and raring to go 50,000 fans came from all over the UK for Courteeners biggest headline Continue reading COURTEENERS AT HEATON PARK

SELF-PORTRAIT GALLERY

Have you ever tried to draw a picture of yourself? Not easy is it? And if you’re more accustomed to picking up a guitar than a paintbrush, my guesses are it’s going to look like a 5 year old has attempted to do it – have you ever seen the Continue reading SELF-PORTRAIT GALLERY