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

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!

TOP 10 PLAYSTATION GAMES

Do you remember the PlayStation? Nope, not PlayStation 4, and there was the 3rd edition of the console before that. And no, I don’t mean the previous incarnation either. I’m talking about the original platform Sony launched as a video games console. With aplomb. You may otherwise know it as Continue reading TOP 10 PLAYSTATION GAMES

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

IT WAS 20 YEARS AGO TODAY…

We’ve previously done playlists at the end of the year celebrating our favourite tunes of the past 12 months but this time we’ve decided mid-year we’d go back a bit further. Just because time moves on doesn’t mean music turns bad like a rotten apple. Of course, we may learn Continue reading IT WAS 20 YEARS AGO TODAY…

Meet The Team

Joni : This guy is our resident geek, he likes his explosions but he’d prefer to be watching from the safety of his own home… Film: The Matrix (1999) – The Wachowskis Music: OK Computer (1997) – Radiohead Book: Fatherland (1992) – Robert Harris http://thejournalix.com/category/joni/       Una : She finds it Continue reading Meet The Team