IT’S DARK IN THERE…

We’re very active on social media, especially on Instagram with updates to the official feed for @TheJournalix but also my own feed of ideas and inspirations – which is where I stumbled across the amazing art of Beth Simpson and her shop It’s Dark In There! It’s an eclectic mix Continue reading IT’S DARK IN THERE…

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

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

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

NO HOT ASHES – THE INTERVIEW

No Hot Ashes are celebrating the release of their long awaited debut LP ‘Hardship Starship’ with an extensive tour of the UK and Ireland, which includes their biggest headline show to date TONIGHT at Manchester’s o2 Ritz. The band have been making big waves around the North-West and beyond for Continue reading NO HOT ASHES – THE INTERVIEW

LIAM WONG: THE INTERVIEW

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You’ve probably already seen his work without knowing who was behind the camera. Most probably you won’t have realised there was even a camera involved in the wonderful profile of work Liam Wong has quietly been putting together for his first book TO:KY:OO. Well we’re here to shout about it, Continue reading LIAM WONG: THE INTERVIEW

GEAR.CLUB UNLIMITED 2

Since its release last December, Gear.Club Unlimited 2 players have been able to burn rubber on 1800 miles of tracks. Behind the wheel of the most beautiful cars from the top manufacturers, drivers have been enjoying a diverse range of environments, such as snowy mountains, wooded valleys, desert roads and heavenly coasts! Continue reading GEAR.CLUB UNLIMITED 2

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

TAKEKIYO – THE INTERVIEW

Time for us to introduce you to something a little different! We pride ourselves on being in touch with pop culture and in a beautiful melge of music and video games with some wonderful art, we made contact to interview Takekiyo. The Japenese graphic designer has used his previous work Continue reading TAKEKIYO – THE INTERVIEW

BEING FRANK SIDEBOTTOM

Chris Sievey. You may not have heard of this incredibly artistic, talented individual. But he, was Frank Sidebottom. And we think you need to know all about him. Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story gives us everything. Cataloguing his life and works in incredible detail this film is a delight. Continue reading BEING FRANK SIDEBOTTOM