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

THE JOURNALIX CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS 2019

It’s getting to crunch time but what are you choosing to buy for your special loved ones this year? The Journalix Christmas gift ideas 2019 list includes film, music and video games and will help you find that something well within your budget for the young, the old and the Continue reading THE JOURNALIX CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS 2019

ANDY CAPP – THE INTERVIEW

We’ve had the pleasure of speaking to Sean Garnett, writer of Andy Capp! In our world exclusive interview, he talks about how it was taking over from it’s creator Reg Smythe, a change in social attitudes towards comedy since the 1970s and how a legendary Mancunian could play a live-action Continue reading ANDY CAPP – THE INTERVIEW

GIG: LIAM GALLAGHER

We secured our tickets months ago, and watched the social media and TV coverage of all the festivals he’s played this summer. But tonight’s the night us Mancunians have been waiting for. This is the biggest solo gig to date for Liam Gallagher. 50,000 fans, all ages, all there for Continue reading GIG: LIAM GALLAGHER

TOP 30 SONGS OF 2017

2017 hit lofty heights and delivered some devastating blows as once again music was at the centre of everything that happened, both good and bad. The tradition here at The Journalix towers, is for Joni, Una and Alix to give you 10 songs each. Nobody can step on anybody else’s Continue reading TOP 30 SONGS OF 2017

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…

BEADY EYE – DREAMING OF SOME SPACE

And so the end has come for Beady Eye¹, the short-lived answer to Oasis without Noel. They had some relative success releasing 2 albums 2 years apart following the split of Manchester’s finest in 2009. Liam’s development as a songwriter had been a slow but rewarding one, tracing it back to Continue reading BEADY EYE – DREAMING OF SOME SPACE