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REFORM DOVES

Have you heard the rumours? No, us neither. We've heard hints of Doves in Jimi Goodwin's solo work and the Williams' twins Black Rivers album, both fine records in their own right. But when you fuse them together it gives us something unique. Is it h...

LIVE REVIEW: THE MANCHESTER PROJECT

What makes me Mancunian? The geography? Sure, I've lived here all my life. My football team of choice? The mighty blues, which also suggests I'm a local lad. My accent? Not quite Liam and Noel but it's clear I'm a Northern girl. A passion...

JOIN US

Since hitting the 10k mark for followers on Twitter we decided to show off a bit because believe it or not we have some rather cool famous followers included in that. The kind with a blue tick next to their name. It makes for a not too shabby list an...

THE WARMEST SONG INTROs

Nothing soothes the soul better than the sun. Except maybe music. Combine the two and you’re onto a winner. I’ll set the scene… It’s 5pm, the sun is lowering and there’s an orange glow on everything it touches. It’s still warm and it’s one of thos...

ONE FOR THE KIDS

If you have kids then you'll know how they can be repetitive. I don't mean that to sound bad, what I mean is they thrive on routine and if you give them something that they like, they'll do it again and again until it's no fun any more and you find y...

#PLAYLIST FOR 2015

We here at TheJournalix.com can't go a minute without playing our favourite songs, talking about the latest tune we've heard, sharing our newly discovered artist or re-discovering an album that just won't quit, and so it has come for us to write up o...

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 ...

ELBOW – A CELEBRATION

Manchester musicians Elbow formed in 1997, certainly of the indie genre (they've been dropped by a record label countless times) always striving to stay true to their roots but capable of grand gestures through their music. All You Need Is Lov...

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