INTERVIEW: NATALIE-EVE WILLIAMS

Natalie-Eve Williams began broadcasting over 2 decades ago on various stations across Manchester. She joined the BBC in 2006 and since 2007 has also been a founding member of BBC Introducing, giving the perfect platform to up-and-coming music acts both locally and nationally. We spoke to her all about her Continue reading INTERVIEW: NATALIE-EVE WILLIAMS

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

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

KISSTORY PRESENTS THE BLAST OFF! TOUR

KISSTORY presents The Blast Off! Tour at Manchester Arena on the 6th March, featuring some of the biggest names in RnB, Hip-Hop, and Garage from the 90’s & 00’s. The tour will see old school legends such as NELLY, SALT N PEPA, SHAGGY, EVE, MYA, BLU CANTRELL, DJ LUCK & Continue reading KISSTORY PRESENTS THE BLAST OFF! TOUR

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

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

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