INTERVIEW WITH ROCK N ROLL PHOTOGRAPHER TRACEY WELCH

When we first saw the work of photographer Tracey Welch, printed in Q magazine, we were instantly impressed. She has a cool eye for the perfect shot and isn’t afraid to get deep amongst the action in order to get it. By chance, we discovered a number of cool photos Continue reading INTERVIEW WITH ROCK N ROLL PHOTOGRAPHER TRACEY WELCH

NEW EP FROM TURIN BRAKES’ OLLY KNIGHTS

Olly Knights (Turin Brakes) & Keyboardist Philip Marten Reunite to Form OKPM New release The Rewilding EP is their first offering of electronic folk alchemy… “It started off as a follow up to my solo album from a few years before – If Not Now, When. I was hugely inspired Continue reading NEW EP FROM TURIN BRAKES’ OLLY KNIGHTS

INTERVIEW WITH THE SNUTS

With a slew of floor-stomping hits and sold-out shows, 2019 saw The Snuts cement their place as one of the UK’s most exciting new bands. Already taking 2020 by storm, the West Lothian indie four-piece very nearly broke regional box offices up and down the country with the announcement of Continue reading INTERVIEW WITH THE SNUTS

PINS’ FAITH VERN: THE INTERVIEW

PINS are a Manchester rock band, formed in 2011. The group includes lead singer Faith Vern, guitarist Lois MacDonald and bassist Kyoko Swan. An important all-female band, they’ll be playing the inaugural Fair Play Festival at the iconic St Philips Church in March 2020. It’s been 5 years since their Continue reading PINS’ FAITH VERN: THE INTERVIEW

ERIC & ERN AT WATERSIDE

Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise are coming to the Waterside Arts Centre! Starring Ian Ashpitel and Jonty Stephens as the much-loved national treasures, it’s sure to be a treat for all the family. Read our interview with the duo – and then book your tickets! ERIC & ERN What made Continue reading ERIC & ERN AT WATERSIDE

SHAUN THE SHEEP: FARMAGEDDON – THE INTERVIEW

Shaun the Sheep’s second feature-length movie, A SHAUN THE SHEEP MOVIE: FARMAGEDDON takes the world’s favourite woolly hero and plunges him into an hilarious intergalactic adventure he will need to use all of his cheekiness and heart to work his way out of. When a visitor from beyond the stars Continue reading SHAUN THE SHEEP: FARMAGEDDON – THE INTERVIEW

HOW DO YOU SUM UP THE PAST DECADE?

As we approach the year 2020, we asked artists from the world of music, art, writing and film to give us their verdict on the previous 10 years. So much has happened but the question is simply… “How do you sum up the past decade?” THE WORLD OF MUSIC SUM Continue reading HOW DO YOU SUM UP THE PAST DECADE?

NEW ORDER’S TOM CHAPMAN – THE INTERVIEW

New Order line-up since 2011

When Peter Hook left New Order for the last time in 2007, he simply stated “Me and Bernard [Sumner] aren’t working together”. So a band reunion in 2011 found Tom Chapman stepping into his shoes, having filled the role admirably in Sumner’s Bad Lieutenant project. A bassist with immense talent, Continue reading NEW ORDER’S TOM CHAPMAN – THE INTERVIEW

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

THE STROKES – CODY SMYTH INTERVIEW

The Stokes: NYC, 2001

Here at The Journalix Towers, we’re all huge fans of The Strokes. I mean, who isn’t?! Many people claim they define an era but for us they define rock n roll. The music is so special and those images of the boys in New York at the turn of the Continue reading THE STROKES – CODY SMYTH INTERVIEW