On the face of it, a young family living in Lancaster doesn’t exactly scream rock ‘n’ roll.Read the full story..
Standing on Sydney Harbour at the dawn of the 1960s, Basil Kirchin experienced a tragic, life-changing epiphany.Read the full story..
Strawberry: the Stockport studio where The Stone Roses, Paul McCartney, 10cc, and The Smiths recorded
In 1971, when the reincarnated Egyptian pharaoh Ramases was ready to record an album, he knew exactly where to go: Strawberry Studios, No. 3 Waterloo Road, Stockport.Read the full story..
What do you get if you take Craig Charles, the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and Hansel and Gretel and shake them all up together? You get an invitation into the world of the Scary Fairy.Read the full story..
It gladdens the heart when a band from your own neck of the woods does well. And so it’s a treat to see how well Manchester band The Slow Show is doing.Read the full story..
It’s a bit chilly at Manchester’s Band on the Wall.Read the full story..
There are nearly as many ways for a group to get together as there are groups of people making music.Read the full story..
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