SONGS INSPIRED BY BOOKS PLAYLIST If you are a regular visitor to you will know we specialise in movies, music, video games and… books! So how about a books playlist? Admittedly, some of us round ‘ere like the idea of reading rather than actually doing it. The idea includes Continue reading BOOKS PLAYLIST


Natalie-Eve Williams began broadcasting over 2 decades ago on various stations across Manchester. She joined the BBC in 2006 and since 2007 has also been a founding member of BBC Introducing, giving the perfect platform to up-and-coming music acts both locally and nationally. We spoke to her all about her Continue reading INTERVIEW: NATALIE-EVE WILLIAMS

TOP 30 SONGS OF 2019

“And now, the end is near…” Well it’s already passed but we still need to make time for our annual look back on the previous 12 months! That’s right – our writers Una, Alix and Joni have finally agreed on what our top 30 songs of 2019 looks like. The Continue reading TOP 30 SONGS OF 2019


As if you needed telling – but Manchester doesn’t half know how to put on a good show! Just 24 hours after an incident had the city on lockdown, our favourite event of the year NBHD Festival once again took over Manchester for a day of rock ‘n roll with Continue reading NBHD FESTIVAL 2019: REVIEW


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


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


After leaving a good impression in the support slot of the Blossoms’ Victoria Warehouse gig back in December, we took the opportunity this week to interview Limerick band whenyoung. Released last month, debut album Reasons to Dream has been getting played a lot in The Journalix offices. They are due Continue reading INTERVIEW: WHENYOUNG

TOP 30 SONGS OF 2016

“The time has come again…” For better or for worse, it is closing time for the year 2016. Which means it is time for our annual tradition of naming a top 30 songs. The usual rules apply so no repeating artists and only music that made a significant impact during Continue reading TOP 30 SONGS OF 2016


The Journalix 3 pick out ten of their favourite songs of the year each, making our Top 30 of 2015! Continue reading #PLAYLIST FOR 2015