Explosive quintet IDLES return to Manchester as part of their sold-out unity tour expressing their thirst for community and open dialogues... As I approached the dark and jaded Gorilla backstage door, I was promptly greeted by an outstretched arm belonging to vocalist Joe Talbot. Perched on a swivel chair, dressed in white roll ups, a [...]

Hey guys so I went to review Wolf Alice last week at the Apollo along with a photo pass! Check out what I thought below... To read on The Mancunion Website: http://mancunion.com/2017/11/17/live-review-wolf-alice/ All photos are mine North-London quartet Wolf Alice returned to the Manchester O2 Apollo with their electric second album Visions of a Life. [...]

Hey guys! I haven’t written anything for my blog in such a long time for various reasons including a-levels, family stuff, travelling and starting uni blah blah blah but hopefully I’m gonna be back on it more than ever now that I live in Manchester. I genuinely believe that Manc still is and always has [...]

I have been a fan of Sundara Karma since their emergence in 2014 so when they announced that they were finally releasing their debut ‘Youth Is Only Ever Fun In Retrospect’ last year, I was ecstatic. Having released the titles of their tracklist prior to the actual release, I was pleased to see their classics [...]

I had the pleasure to interview and review former lead guitarist and founder of Catfish and the Bottlemen Billy Bibby and his new band 'The Wry Smiles'. Comprised of BB, Rob Jones, Matt Thomas and Mike Pearce, these newcomers have been extremely busy over the course of 2016 in the release of their EP Bide [...]

  Hey guys, sorry I haven't written anything for such a long time, I've been so busy! I have constructed a list of some of my favourite songs at the moment. They are all written by modern bands and artists but some are older songs than others. Hope you enjoy! Turnover// Diazepam Peripheral Vision by [...]

Joy Room 'Joy Room' exhibited an incredibly warm and raw sounding set which was absolutely perfect in preparing the audience for the rest of the night. The scouse, 4-man indie pop rock band mastered little, intricate guitar riffs which were complimented by the tight harmonising of 18 year-old lead singer (also lead guitarist) Sean Martin [...]

Ever since I was around 6 years old, I've been absolutely fascinated with classic rock music. My dad and my uncle are definitely the two main people in my life who have had the largest influence on what I listen to. However, to my surprise there were a fair few bands that I would consider [...]

Hey guys, Rather than be normal and list you uplifting and inspiring songs to listen to when you're sad, I thought I'd make a list of my favourite ballads and slower, sad songs. Not only because I prefer them over any louder, more upbeat songs but I also think that, secretly, when you're feeling down [...]