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

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

THOMAS HAYWOOD, THE BLINDERS – THE INTERVIEW

The Blinders arrived in a bit of a whirlwind for me as I was ordered by a friend to attend their show at Manchester Academy 2 back in October 2018. I had liked what I’d heard on the radio, but the anticipation in the room that night was special. Anyone Continue reading THOMAS HAYWOOD, THE BLINDERS – THE INTERVIEW

TOP 30 SONGS OF 2018

Sam Fender, Florence, The Blinders, Jade Bird, Alex Turner

Here we go again gang! 12 months have passed and as the dust settles on 2018 we’ve put our heads together to decide on our favourite 30 songs from the year. The rule is no repeating artist and most importantly – it’s in no particular order. Thank fuck for that! Continue reading TOP 30 SONGS OF 2018

HERE’S JOHNNY!

The Shining (1980) is undoubtably a masterpiece of a movie. Based on Stephen King’s dark and twisted 1977 novel, directed by Stanley Kubrick in his prime and with Jack Nicholson at his menacing best, it’s a complete thrill-ride, a rush, utterly enthralling, a beautiful piece of art. It asks questions Continue reading HERE’S JOHNNY!

AN ALTERNATIVE HALLOWEEN

Hey spook-fans, how’s it hanging? Joni here wearing far too much makeup and eyeliner than I usually would but in good spirits and ready to scream all night long to my favourite alternative Halloween tooooooooooooons! Join us… Dracula Teeth – The Last Shadow Puppets (Everything You’ve Come to Expect – Continue reading AN ALTERNATIVE HALLOWEEN

COVERS AND REMIXES

So I’m here to elaborate on my previous point of how a cover version or remix of a song can be better than the original. It’s up for debate whether these are an improvement but I’ll keep it simple and list some examples that prove that it can work and Continue reading COVERS AND REMIXES

MUSIC VIDEOS IN HOMAGE TO TV OF YESTERYEAR

Alix posts a little list of some well-respected bands making cool music videos in homage to TV shows. It has set up my Friday schedule quite nicely. In some cases, there is original footage from a particular show, and in others it’s a clear parody of some classic television… MUSIC Continue reading MUSIC VIDEOS IN HOMAGE TO TV OF YESTERYEAR