Ride – Liverpool Academy

Ride Liverpool Academy

25 years to the day of the release of the seminal Nowhere, Ride assemble in Liverpool to make some ears bleed once more. Resident shoegazer James “Reverb” Wilkes reports.


Wall Market Racketeers – How We Headlined Our Favourite Venue

Wall Market Racketeers Night and Day Manchester 3

Manchester’s Wall Market Racketeers have always dreamed of playing some of their city’s iconic venues. On Tuesday May 26 2015, they got the chance to do just that. Singer Alex Coates issues gritty dispatches from their rise, along with some tips for all struggling UK indie bands.


Farewell To The Roadhouse

Manchester Roadhouse, by Graham c99

Since 1992, Manchester’s The Roadhouse has played host to some of the city’s best clubnights and gigs. Come June, this legendary venue will close its doors for good. James Wilkes remembers the good times.