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Fresh takes on the music scene in Greater Manchester and further afield, including reviews, interviews and rants.

Matthew Halsall Open to All Possibilities

The acclaimed jazz trumpeter and Gondwana Records label founder answers our questions about COVID gigs, scouting for musicians, and mental health and wellbeing.

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Sister Wives Fuzz bass and witch marks

The Sheffield-Welsh quartet tell us about their work and what inspires their sound – songcraft hewn from the land and offered up in ritualistic respect for creative forces of women and nature.

Temples Hot Motion

The trio join us for a chat about Hot Motion and what the new era brings.

Seed Ensemble Tomorrow's Warrior

Setting out on their first tour, SEED Ensemble are soon to bring their unique blend of jazz, and West African and Caribbean dance grooves to…

Janelle Monae MIF Retrospective

Emblazoned with promise, creation stories begin with an embryonic hope. Whether your most valued creation story is found in a holy book, arr…

Live / stage review Mewn

With the enjoyable excesses of the recent festivities disappearing into a different decade, the audience willing to sample the potential sou…

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Promises Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony Orchestra
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