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

MARK O’HARE INTERVIEW: PART TWO

We here at The Journalix have always shouted from the rooftops about the comic strip Citizen Dog by Mark O’Hare. And we talked to the man himself all about it in Part One of our interview. But here in Part Two, we discuss his career in film and TV, from Continue reading MARK O’HARE INTERVIEW: PART TWO

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