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The Train Set – interview

One of the great lost bands of the '80s The Train Set started strong but disappeared as quickly as they'd exploded on the scene. They're now back with new material.

The Wendys – From The Factory Four

Pic by Peter Walsh Jimmy Miller. Simple Minds. Seb Coe. Three people that unite but not exclusively define iconic early 90’s band The Wendys. The Wendys...

Flowered Up – A Weekenders Tale

Flowered Up - the full in depth story...

Yoga and the Arts: Why Are Artists Drawn To The Practice?

Simon Tucker looks at the enduring appeal of yoga and Eastern spirituality among artists and how the practice might impact on creativity and mental health

The Space Monkeys: Gorilla, Manchester – live review

The Space Monkeys Gorilla, Manchester 14th May 2016 Middleton Alt Rock/Trip Hop five piece The Space Monkeys made a triumphant return to Manchester last night with a...

Happy Mondays: Cambridge – live review

Happy Mondays Corn Exchange, Cambridge Saturday 5th December 2015   It's time for a reassessment of Happy Mondays. For far too long now Happy Mondays have been considered a mainstream,...

Happy Mondays: Cardiff University SU – live review

Happy Mondays Cardiff University, SU 29th November 2015 Mancunian legends, Happy Mondays bring their Pill 'N' Thrills and Bellyaches 25th Anniversary celebrations to the Welsh capital....

Read This! Part Two of Gary Whelan’s Happy Mondays short Story – Plus Brand New Love & The family Tree Tune

Read This! Part Two of Gary Whelan's Happy Mondays short Story - Plus Brand New Love & The family Tree Tune

Preview: Shiiine On Weekender At Bultin’s, Minehead

With a stellar lineup of acts from yesterday Katie Clare gives us the low down about Novembers Shiiine On Weekender.

Manchester United – Old Trafford 1989

December 16th 1989: the train I’m on is on the slow arcing crawl around to Victoria Station in Manchester, through a desolate landscape of derelict houses and factories

Manc classic and some curveballs in playlist for Alex Ferguson’s last match at Old Trafford

The playlist for the pre match entertainment for Alex Fergusons last match makes intriguing reading... The Stone Roses –Waterfall Pureessence – This Feeling Ian Brown – Stellify Happy Mondays – Step On New...

Concrete Knives: London – live review

A top notch performance from a band you can't help but love, with the confidence to leave hit singles in the dressing room.

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