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

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

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

TOP 30 SONGS OF 2019

“And now, the end is near…” Well it’s already passed but we still need to make time for our annual look back on the previous 12 months! That’s right – our writers Una, Alix and Joni have finally agreed on what our top 30 songs of 2019 looks like. The Continue reading TOP 30 SONGS OF 2019

ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS SONGS

Ho, ho, ho Merry Christmas! Yes like it or lump it, it’s Christmas time and Una has come up with her very favourite alternative Christmas songs! Some people might call it a playlist, others might be so impressed with what they hear, that they’ll make a good old fashioned mixtape Continue reading ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS SONGS

LIAM WONG: THE INTERVIEW

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You’ve probably already seen his work without knowing who was behind the camera. Most probably you won’t have realised there was even a camera involved in the wonderful profile of work Liam Wong has quietly been putting together for his first book TO:KY:OO. Well we’re here to shout about it, Continue reading LIAM WONG: THE INTERVIEW

THE UNAUTHORISED BIOGRAPHY OF EZRA MAAS

With the release of his fantastic debut book, The Unauthorised Biography of Ezra Maas we asked author Daniel James for a playlist of tunes to accompany the novel and he duly obliged with a fucking belter. It’s a wonderful piece of investigative journalism with mystery and thrills throughout (you really Continue reading THE UNAUTHORISED BIOGRAPHY OF EZRA MAAS

OLLY KNIGHTS: THE INTERVIEW

We here at The Journalix are big fans of Turin Brakes. We’re not going to introduce them to you as they’ve been around since the year 2000, but if you really don’t recognise the name I’m sure you’ll know their music. Lead singer Olly Knights originally formed the band with Continue reading OLLY KNIGHTS: THE INTERVIEW