AN INTERVIEW WITH DOVES’ JEZ WILLIAMS

If you didn’t know already, Manchester heroes Doves are back with new music. Their fifth album The Universal Want was released on Friday to richly deserved high praise and fanfare after a 9-year hiatus – and we for one couldn’t be happier! To celebrate another important milestone in musical history Continue reading AN INTERVIEW WITH DOVES’ JEZ WILLIAMS

CITIZEN DOG BY MARK O’HARE

Citizen Dog by Mark OHare

The comic strip Citizen Dog is something you need in your life RIGHT NOW! It’s utterly brilliant and with everywhere in lockdown (from Manchester to LA) I can guarantee it will brighten your day. You’ll definitely be familiar with the work of 2-time Emmy award winner Mark O’Hare. Having graduated Continue reading CITIZEN DOG BY MARK O’HARE

THE BIG MOON: THE INTERVIEW

The Big Moon have announced their new single ‘Why’ which is taken from their critically acclaimed Top 20 album ‘Walking Like We Do’. In response to the worldwide COVID-19 emergency, the band have also contributed to ‘Songs For The National Health Service’, a one-off compilation album of exclusive, unreleased tracks Continue reading THE BIG MOON: THE INTERVIEW

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

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: NATALIE-EVE WILLIAMS

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