Music

Manchester Psych Festival Highlights

Images courtesy of Charlotte Rudd One of Manchester’s coolest festivals, Psych Fest, arrived back for its fifth year with a psychedelic bang. Playing across three of city’s best venues – Soup Kitchen, Night and Day Cafe and Band on the Wall – an awesomely eclectic barrage of bands and DJs packed out each from mid-afternoon […]

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Music

Lord of the Lost @ London O2 Islington Academy

Photos courtesy of Rose Noir Photography Founded in 2007 by Chris Harms, over the past 10 years Hamburg’s Lord of the Lost have become one of the most well-established and successful acts on the international dark metal scene. The band’s sound has always been a heavy fusion of diverse dark genres, never ceasing to evolve, constantly […]

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Film

The Hunt

Danish drama The Hunt stars Mads Mikkelsen as Lucas, a nursery teacher living in a small town in the Danish countryside. A series of miscommunications and confusions lead to him being falsely accused of sexually abusing a young girl. Despite a lack of evidence, the whole town turns against him, as more children accuse him of a […]

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Music

Front Line Assembly @ O2 Academy Islington

What hasn’t been said about Front Line Assembly? True godfathers of the industrial scene, dance music innovators and exhilarating live performers, FLA are one act that truly earned the title of ‘legendary’. They arguably represent one of the most influential acts of the EBM & Industrial scene with albums like Caustic Grip in 1990 or […]

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Music

Manchester Psych Festival Preview

The Northern Quarter’s finest festival is back for its fifth year with one of the coolest lineups of the year so far. Set across three of city’s best venues – Soup Kitchen, Night and Day Cafe and Band on the Wall – Manchester Psych Fest 2017 sees a total of 19 top class bands and […]

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Art

An Interview with Dave Draws

Based in Manchester, Dave Draws is an illustrator whose abstract doodles and quirky hand-drawn maps have made him a key figure in the Manchester art scene. A freelancer, he is commissioned by businesses all over the country- as well as having his own online shop and a stall in Afflecks Palace. I caught up with […]

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