INTERVIEW: SASAMI

Alix was recently given the chance to interview Sasami Ashworth, a classically trained musician who in her own words: “fucked a bunch of people on tour and wrote an album about it”. But her eponymous debut album, released back in March 2019, is much more than that. Originating as a Continue reading INTERVIEW: SASAMI

ADAPTATION – THE IMPOSSIBLE FILMS

HOME MANCHESTER PRESENTS ADAPTATION, A SEASON OF FILMS REGARDED AS IMPOSSIBLE TO TRANSFER TO THE SCREEN. SHOWING FROM SUNDAY 2 TO SUNDAY 23 FEBRUARY 2020. ADAPTATION – THE IMPOSSIBLE FILMS For its new film season, HOME, Manchester’s centre for contemporary film, theatre, and art, is presenting Adaptation, a season of Continue reading ADAPTATION – THE IMPOSSIBLE FILMS

THE COOLEST LEGO SETS EVER

We’ve been browsing online as if money is no object, on the look out for more Lego! It’s become a bit of an obsession that slowly built up over time. Literally – I’ll need to move house soon to squeeze in more boxes of the multi-coloured plastic bricks. Here’s my Continue reading THE COOLEST LEGO SETS EVER

WHO SHE? PLAYLIST

With the release of The Lumineers’ third album, aptly titled III, and the recent promo videos for Gloria and Donna amongst others, we took it upon ourselves to create a playlist of songs with girls names in the title. It’s as simple as that. But rather than just throw a few Continue reading WHO SHE? PLAYLIST

BEING FRANK SIDEBOTTOM

Chris Sievey. You may not have heard of this incredibly artistic, talented individual. But he, was Frank Sidebottom. And we think you need to know all about him. Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story gives us everything. Cataloguing his life and works in incredible detail this film is a delight. Continue reading BEING FRANK SIDEBOTTOM

SHADOWPARTY GIG

Now it is officially Springtime and despite what you read in the papers, life goes on. And if you enjoy your music – there’s plenty to be excited about right now. For there was ShadowParty gig in town on Thursday and Alix was there to review… SUPERGROUP Made up of Continue reading SHADOWPARTY GIG

STEVE BAYLEY: THE INTERVIEW

A couple of years ago we felt the need to tweet a song from The Open, an indie band with a Liverpudlian-sound. Curiously a band none of us had ever seen play live but we all adored the only 2 albums they had released; debut The Silent Hours in 2004 Continue reading STEVE BAYLEY: THE INTERVIEW

“I THINK I’M GONNA BE SAD”… BUT AM I?

It wasn’t the opening line I was expecting. When the opening riff to ‘Ticket to Ride’ plays, it immediately puts a smile on my face, I know it’s The Beatles. I know it’s played in the skiing scene in Help!, I know it’s one of John’s songs and I can Continue reading “I THINK I’M GONNA BE SAD”… BUT AM I?

WORKING TITLES AND CODE NAMES

So I’ve just had a quick game on my Project Café (gotta catch them all!) and now I’m rewatching Blue Harvest for the thousandth time (it’s the best in the saga) but what the hell am I talking about I hear you cry?! Well, these are working titles of course! Continue reading WORKING TITLES AND CODE NAMES