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

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!

CHARLIE CLINTON’S QUARANTINE COVERS

You may have already seen some of these circling on social media? Reworkings of some of the most famous artworks in modern times! We were so impressed with this Coronavirus-isolation-inspired art, we spoke to the man behind it all! Graphic designer/video producer Charlie Clinton works for Radio X, where he Continue reading CHARLIE CLINTON’S QUARANTINE COVERS

INTI: THE INTERVIEW

INTI is the Manchester born multi-instrumentalist Mike Woodward. After establishing himself in the music industry as a session drummer and working on tours with the likes of Phoenix, London Grammar and Bipolar Sunshine he found his homegrown Manchester sound, fused with touches of post punk and new wave, which at Continue reading INTI: THE INTERVIEW

WHAT IS IT ABOUT NEW YORK CITY? BY NATALIE-EVE WILLIAMS

New York City. Like millions of other people, I was totally enchanted by the place from the moment my feet first walked upon it’s historic streets. I just can’t bear to be away from the place that has become my second home… LOVE AFFAIR My love affair with the city Continue reading WHAT IS IT ABOUT NEW YORK CITY? BY NATALIE-EVE WILLIAMS

MANC MADE / ACTS OF HOPE

Out 24th April 2020, MANC MADE /// ACTS OF HOPE is an 18 track compilation album created & curated by musician Ben Guy and brought to life by Manchester’s newest record label, 42’s Records. The aim is to raise funds for the charity MancSpirit in support of their Creative Change Continue reading MANC MADE / ACTS OF HOPE

STAR WARS LYRICS IN SONGS

Star Wars references are everywhere! And we’ve picked out our favourite Star Wars lyrics for a cool playlist for you to enjoy today… STAR WARS LYRICS The Sounder – Gorillaz featuring Phi Life Cypher (G Sides – 2001) A great way to kick things off. The best film in the Continue reading STAR WARS LYRICS IN SONGS

INTERVIEW: BAREKNUCKLE DEVELOPMENT

Blast your way to survival!

Manchester’s Bareknuckle Development are an up-and-coming game development studio, recently launching the fantastically playable and retro-styled Super Mega Space Blaster Special Turbo! A classic shoot ’em up, the aim is to fight for survival as you blast your way through action-packed levels. Easy to pick up but difficult to master. Continue reading INTERVIEW: BAREKNUCKLE DEVELOPMENT

CORONAVIRUS PLAYLIST – MUSIC IS MEDICINE

We’ve got a coronavirus playlist for you today – we like to stay topical! And is it too soon to do something like this, as our nation and the rest of the world goes into meltdown? Or is it all a bit too late…?! But stick with us, for music Continue reading CORONAVIRUS PLAYLIST – MUSIC IS MEDICINE