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March 15, 2017

Paul Draper reveals first ever solo live shows

Paul Draper – former frontman of Mansun, one of the ’90s most forward-thinking and iconic rock’n’roll bands – has announced details of his first solo live shows. Paul will […]
March 12, 2017

Shed Seven announce tour first new album 16 years

Shed Seven have announced they will be releasing their first studio album in 16 years and will embark on their biggest ever tour to coincide with the […]
February 24, 2017

I hear my needle hit the groove

Tuesday 12th June 2012. Myself and fellow Maxonian, Comrade Foster have substituted our annual Amsterdam weekender for a rare midweek appearance in the city of sin. […]
February 20, 2017

Shiiine on you crazy diamond!

It was a bizarre, comical, almost surreal introduction to the crazy world of Manchester’s finest. We first came across The Happy Mondays when we were playing […]
February 18, 2017

Rick Witter (Shed Seven) interview

Shed Seven stamped their name into the book of indie folklore during the famous 1990s Britpop era. The band are still touring today, currently with Ocean […]
February 15, 2017

The rise of The Super Furry Animals

Once Creation Records had chosen ‘If You Don’t Want Me To Destroy You’ as the next Super Furry Animals single, the band’s marketing guru John Andrews […]
February 6, 2017

Your life is incomplete without The Wedding Present

Over thirty years Leeds’s The Wedding Present have released nine studio albums (one in Ukrainian), been endorsed by outré doyen John Peel, worked regularly with noisenik […]
February 2, 2017

John Power (Cast) interview

After the release of Cast’s newest single, and with their headline set at the Shiiine On Weekender rapidly approaching, we spoke to lead singer John Power […]
January 16, 2017

Shaun Ryder (Black Grape) interview

The ever garrulous rapscallion on his ‘posh, middle-class’ wife and offspring, pig’s tickers, taxing issues, close encounters, the wisdom of aging, his enduring appeal and new […]