ON YOUR DOORSTEP MCR

On Your Doorstep Mcr – One small step for MANC! ON YOUR DOORSTEP MCR Lockdown was tough; routines as we knew them were forced to change and the familiarity of life as everyone knew it became unrecognisable. When Natalie and Michelle, two long-time friends, music enthusiasts, and mums from Manchester, Continue reading ON YOUR DOORSTEP MCR

JOHN COOPER CLARKE BOOK TOUR AND MERCH

Iconic UK Skateboard Brand Lost Art has launched a unique collaboration with globally revered performance poet John Cooper Clarke to coincide with the release of his autobiography ‘I Wanna Be Yours’. COLLABORATION Working with long time Lost Art Collaborator, illustrator, Skateboarder and John Cooper Clarke Fan, Sketch Stance, The collection Continue reading JOHN COOPER CLARKE BOOK TOUR AND MERCH

AN INTERVIEW WITH DOVES’ JEZ WILLIAMS

If you didn’t know already, Manchester heroes Doves are back with new music. Their fifth album The Universal Want was released on Friday to richly deserved high praise and fanfare after a 9-year hiatus – and we for one couldn’t be happier! To celebrate another important milestone in musical history Continue reading AN INTERVIEW WITH DOVES’ JEZ WILLIAMS

IT’S DARK IN THERE…

We’re very active on social media, especially on Instagram with updates to the official feed for @TheJournalix but also my own feed of ideas and inspirations – which is where I stumbled across the amazing art of Beth Simpson and her shop It’s Dark In There! It’s an eclectic mix Continue reading IT’S DARK IN THERE…

CITIZEN DOG BY MARK O’HARE

Citizen Dog by Mark OHare

The comic strip Citizen Dog is something you need in your life RIGHT NOW! It’s utterly brilliant and with everywhere in lockdown (from Manchester to LA) I can guarantee it will brighten your day. You’ll definitely be familiar with the work of 2-time Emmy award winner Mark O’Hare. Having graduated Continue reading CITIZEN DOG BY MARK O’HARE

THE BIG MOON: THE INTERVIEW

The Big Moon have announced their new single ‘Why’ which is taken from their critically acclaimed Top 20 album ‘Walking Like We Do’. In response to the worldwide COVID-19 emergency, the band have also contributed to ‘Songs For The National Health Service’, a one-off compilation album of exclusive, unreleased tracks Continue reading THE BIG MOON: THE INTERVIEW

BACK HOME SOON

WELCOMING AUDIENCES AND ARTISTS BACK HOME SOON Manchester’s HOME have announced that they are targeting 4th September to reopen their cinemas, bars and restaurant to the public. Engagement and Talent Development work will also return to the building from September, with the HOME gallery and theatre programme following shortly after. Continue reading BACK HOME SOON

MARTIN REBELSKI INTERVIEW

Martin Rebelski is the quiet man on keys. Like the fifth Beatle, he is the unofficial 4th member of Doves, having appeared on all 4 studio albums to date, but has resectfully made a name for himself with his own material along with touring as part of Peter Hook and Continue reading MARTIN REBELSKI INTERVIEW

BOOKS PLAYLIST

BOOKS PLAYLIST If you are a regular visitor to TheJournalix.com you will know we specialise in movies, music, video games and… books! So how about a books playlist? Admittedly, some of us round ‘ere like the idea of reading rather than actually doing it. The idea includes visiting a tatty Continue reading BOOKS PLAYLIST

DOVES ARE BACK!

Doves are back! The Manchester legends have emerged from the studio after their eleven-year hold on new music with Carousels. A swirling, percussive groove that emphatically unfurls their flag at the peak of British music once more. Tracing memories of childhood innocence, wild nights on the Waltzers and the fairground’s Continue reading DOVES ARE BACK!