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

MARTIN REBELSKI INTERVIEW

Martin Rebelski is the quiet man on keys. Like the fifth Beatle, he is the unofficial 4th member of Doves, having appeared on all 4 studio albums to date, but has resectfully made a name for himself with his own material along with touring as part of Peter Hook and Continue reading MARTIN REBELSKI INTERVIEW

BOOKS PLAYLIST

BOOKS PLAYLIST If you are a regular visitor to TheJournalix.com 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 visiting a tatty Continue reading BOOKS PLAYLIST

DOVES ARE BACK!

Doves are back! The Manchester legends have emerged from the studio after their eleven-year hold on new music with Carousels. A swirling, percussive groove that emphatically unfurls their flag at the peak of British music once more. Tracing memories of childhood innocence, wild nights on the Waltzers and the fairground’s Continue reading DOVES ARE BACK!

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

FEEDER’S GRANT NICHOLAS: THE INTERVIEW

Feeder have released their 10th (yes, tenth!) album Tallulah today! Ahead of release we had the great pleasure of speaking to Feeder’s lead man Grant Nicholas. We took the chance to ask him about coping with the loss of drummer Jon Lee following his suicide in 2002, working from home Continue reading FEEDER’S GRANT NICHOLAS: THE INTERVIEW

BANDS F.C. – THE INTERVIEW

If like us you love music, football and design then you’ll love Bands F.C. and quite frankly – where have you been?! The concept is simple: take a legendary band and using a classic football club crest, create something new and very cool. From Joy Division to Blossoms, the designs Continue reading BANDS F.C. – THE INTERVIEW

VELVET SHAKES: THE INTERVIEW

Velvet Shakes

VELVET SHAKES recently bounced bang onto my social media timeline without any warning. At a high octane, these lads with a Manchester-tag associated to them, were all anybody was talking about – but what was all the fuss? We caught up with the band and quickly found out that like Continue reading VELVET SHAKES: THE INTERVIEW

NILE RODGERS WINS KENDAL CALLING

Nile Rodgers and CHIC were the highlight of Kendal Calling, according to new research from Ibis Hotels. NILE RODGERS WINS KENDAL CALLING The hotel chain analysed Twitter conversation throughout the weekend, and found that 95.6% of tweets shared about Nile Rodgers were positive, making him the most popular headliner of the Continue reading NILE RODGERS WINS KENDAL CALLING

SHADOWPARTY GIG

Now it is officially Springtime and despite what you read in the papers, life goes on. And if you enjoy your music – there’s plenty to be excited about right now. For there was ShadowParty gig in town on Thursday and Alix was there to review… SUPERGROUP Made up of Continue reading SHADOWPARTY GIG