6 Reasons Why Winterstorm Is A Festival With A Social Conscience

  Now in its third year, Winterstorm is a rock festival held in the pretty seaside town of Troon in Scotland.  I had the pleasure of going last year and it's one of the first festivals I've been to which really gets stuck into being eco friendly without jumping on the greenwashing* trend we're seeing … Continue reading 6 Reasons Why Winterstorm Is A Festival With A Social Conscience

Keeping Your Gear Safe

Picture this, you've got a gig later and you go to check your car and boom, all your gear has been nicked.  What do you do?  Do you have enough money to go and replace it all?  Do you have enough kind friends to lend you some gear so you don’t have to cancel your … Continue reading Keeping Your Gear Safe

The Red Paintings on touring with Smashing Pumpkins’ Nicole Fiorentino and combining art with music…amongst other things (Interview for Manchester Rocks)

I caught up with The Red Paintings to find out about touring with Smashing Pumpkins' Nicole Fiorentino and combining art with music...amongst other things.  Read the full interview over at Manchester Rocks here 

Trucker Diablo on Trucktober, Spotify and what’s next for the band…(Interview for Manchester Rocks)

I caught up with Tom Harte, guitarist and vocalist from Trucker Diablo, to get the inside scoop on their mini tour and what other folk think of their success amongst other things.  The full interview can be found at Manchester Rocks here

A tiny love letter to Almost Famous (not the burger place in Manchester)

I was having a chat earlier on today about how I got into writing about music and whilst not the sole trigger, Almost Famous had a massive impact on my life and possibly the direction it took afterwards.  For those not familiar with the film (I'm not referring to the burger place in Manchester) then … Continue reading A tiny love letter to Almost Famous (not the burger place in Manchester)