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FAC 51 The Hacienda

FAC 51 The Hacienda’s next Manchester event sees it return to The Albert Hall with another top class line up on Friday 24th March featuring house legends Kerri Chandler and Derrick Carter. Having a brought a succession of the best American DJ’s to the [...]
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ATMOSPHERICS CHANCES REVIEW

The Atmospherics Lead vocals & guitar: David Mangnall Lead guitar & vocals: Sam Snibson Bass guitar & backing vocals: Matthew Yates Drums & backing vocals: Josh Longton. The northwest band who formed in college in 2013 originated as ‘Broken Strings’ [...]
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VUROMANTICS – WAITING ON A STORM

Influenced by: Future Islands, CHRVCHS, Foals, TV On The Radio, Pulp, Human League   The start of 2017 brought a brand new band announcement, formed from two of Sheffield’s best basement, underground bands, Stop Drop Robot & Monoking, Vuromantic’s was [...]
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THE MOONLANDINGZ

    Introducing our new feature ‘Bands Interview Bands’ with The Moonlandingz and the boys from Cabbage.   When embarking on this wondrous new feature, I decided to join together two of my most favourite bands in the UK at the moment, unconventional, [...]
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TOM GRENNAN

It’s hard to believe that Tom Grennan is only 21. Bedford born, Tom is a bluesy, soulful mash of indie, songwriting, genius. The past year has seen him graduate from university with a drama and physical theatre degree, to later burst onto the music scene [...]
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VIDA

Influences: Beatles, Rolling Stones, Tame Impala, Oasis, The Verve, OCS, Stone Roses   Members: Jamie Pollock, Nathan Evans, Craig Scobbie, Jamie Piggott, Greg Ballantyne   Home Town: Alloa   Scottish lads, VIDA are storming their way onto the music [...]
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DAVID BOWIE

BOWIE: A GOLDEN YEAR? I can remember the excitement that I felt when I heard David Bowie’s ‘Blackstar’ album for the first time. It struck me as a great album on that first listen and it certainly proved to be. However, none of us knew that it would be [...]
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RINSE

‘Formed in Staffordshire’s Stoke-On-Trent in 2014, the four piece have created a febrile buzz amongst a growing network of fans. Having shared bills with likes of The Horrors, Gengahr, Professor Green & Palma Violets in 2015, they headed into the end of [...]
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CABBAGE

CABBAGE   INFLUENCES: The Fall, Fat White Family, John Cooper Clarke, GG Allin   HOMETOWN: Mossley, Greater Manchester   After a drought of bands that resonate with the people, we had the pleasure of interviewing the Mossley band Cabbage. The band who [...]
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JOHN DAWKINS TOP 5 TRACKS OF ALL TIME

John Dawkins works as a senior label manager for Various Artist Management based in LA and London.  John was awarded an ambassadorship by his home city of Coventry for services to the city, after the success platinum selling number 1 Enemy Album ‘ We’ll [...]