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

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

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

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

COLDPLAY = WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE

It is sometimes an unfair criticism that despite the obvious musical talent, dominance of the music charts across the globe and awards, Coldplay’s Chris Martin is not considered amongst the greatest lyricists in modern times. But often the simplicity of his work is his greatest charm. Lines such as “Your Continue reading COLDPLAY = WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE

HOW DO YOU SUM UP THE PAST DECADE?

As we approach the year 2020, we asked artists from the world of music, art, writing and film to give us their verdict on the previous 10 years. So much has happened but the question is simply… “How do you sum up the past decade?” THE WORLD OF MUSIC SUM Continue reading HOW DO YOU SUM UP THE PAST DECADE?

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

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