Parklife 2013 was certainly the biggest, most colourful and most exciting yet. With the move from the inner city Platt Fields Park, to the out-of-town Heaton Park, a venue that has played to host to both Oasis and The Stone Roses in recent years, the extra space and lack of serious sound limitation saw an … Continue reading

Parklife 2013 – Preview

Manchester isn’t just Oasis, Joy Division and Bez off his tits on pills. It isn’t just parkas, drizzle and moody (sorry, ‘mardy’) bastards either. Of course anyone who has lived there, or at least dained to venture North of Stoke’ knows this already. Manchester is a party city and always has been but it packs … Continue reading


Live at Leeds showcased the finest mix of artists around the city, from the new and unsigned to British festival scene frequenters, on Saturday the 6th of May. 100 plus artists brought energy and enormous crowds to the venues across the city and into Hyde Park. Celebrating its sixth year, the North’s alternative to The … Continue reading


110% is the new single from our favourite girl Jessie Ware. Ware continues to impress with her strength as a female vocalist, showing all BBC The Voice contestants that true soul doesn’t need the acrobatics. Production comes from the talented Julio Bashmore.


Managing to stay out of the limelight for so long with a voice that makes the Guardian compare you to Aaliyah is impressive in itself, but listen to Jessie Ware’s “Running” and you’ll see why the veil has been lifted. Featuring with everyone from SBTRKT, Sampha and Joker, touring as a backing vocalist for Jack … Continue reading