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.


Great Songs About UK Cities That Aren’t London

Waterloo Sunset, Parklife, Roll out the Barrel… London has its share of songs about London – but what about the rest of the UK? We’ve picked out some of our favourite songs about UK cities. What are yours?


My Y Not – Part 2

In part 2 of Ben Farmer’s epic Y Not festival journal, he name checks a slew of Derby’s finest live acts, wonders why Palma Violets exist and has an epiphany during Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls.


My Y Not – Part 1

Cornwall born, Derby based singer songwriter Ben Farmer was invited to play this year’s Y Not festival in August alongside the likes of British Sea Power, Razorlight and Dizzee Rascal. He was kind enough to write this lovely journal for us about his experience