CARAVAN PALACE AT THE ALBERT HALL

On the night Brexit finally came to pass The Journalix danced the night away with French electronic group Caravan Palace at a glorious venue named after a German prince who had a huge influence on British culture. It was a bit of an unusual start to the night with no Continue reading CARAVAN PALACE AT THE ALBERT HALL

THE FUTUREHEADS: INTERVIEW

The Futureheads are back in Manchester and we are here to interview them! They are bringing their new electric album Powers (“Judas!”) to the Ritz on Sunday 15th December alongside their much-loved self-titled debut 15 years on since it was first released, it promises to be a very special gig. Continue reading THE FUTUREHEADS: INTERVIEW

NBHD FESTIVAL 2019: REVIEW

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

GIG: THE SNUTS AT YES

We’re back in the Pink Room at YES, this time it’s for The Snuts, and our first time seeing them live. HIGHLY ANTICIPATED We’ve heard good things and the buzz in the room is of excitement, from the many in The Snuts t-shirts and anticipation from obvious The Snuts virgins Continue reading GIG: THE SNUTS AT YES

INTRODUCING: LOAstate

There’s a new band in Manchester called LOAstate. Despite only teasing fans with 2 officially released tracks so far, they’re being hailed as the next big thing. There was a big response to their performance at NBHD this year and they play their first headline gig at YES later this Continue reading INTRODUCING: LOAstate

KEANE – MANCHESTER APOLLO: REVIEW

After 7 years in the cold, KEANE play the O2 Apollo Manchester to remind us of what we’ve been missing all this time. Read Una’s review of a triumphant return… Following the breakdown of his marriage Tim Rice-Oxley sat down and poured his heart out in the only way he Continue reading KEANE – MANCHESTER APOLLO: REVIEW

STAR SHAPED MANCHESTER: GIG

As the Insta post for Star Shaped Manchester promised: And so it was. We’ve been to Star Shaped Manchester before. Also, their Oasis night at Zombie Shack a few years ago, so we know we’re in for a good night. Well day, as it started at 2.15pm. And we were Continue reading STAR SHAPED MANCHESTER: GIG

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

THE KOOKS SOTC: GIG

One of our favourite festivals Sounds of the City is back in Manchester, and so are The Kooks! Chief music writer Alix headed out to review The Kooks SOTC 2019, read on… SOUNDS OF THE CITY 2019 Castlefield Bowl is such a top Manchester outdoor venue. Easy to get to,  Continue reading THE KOOKS SOTC: GIG

GIG: PAUL HEATON & JACQUI ABBOTT

In a month of epic gigs in Greater Manchester, Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott (of The Beautiful South) arrived just down the road gracing the stage at the home of Stockport County for 2 nights last week. Una was there reporting for The Journalix, enjoying the night like a good old-fashioned Continue reading GIG: PAUL HEATON & JACQUI ABBOTT