Sometimes, a record comes along that blows you away but for the life of you, you can’t figure out why other people aren’t raving about it. Our man Sam had a realisation like this over Fair Ohs Everything Is Dancing album.
Manchester has always been a hotbed of great bands. We take a look at which bands to keep an eye on as Manchester continues to thrive.
At The Barrier writer, John, is a devotee of the man and the many guises and talents of Mr Neil James Innes. Please enjoy, not an obituary, but a personal celebration of one of England’s finest performers.
Reggae has been one of the most popular music genres for many years. It’s sound, voice and conscience. In a guest column, we welcome Manchester rapper, writer and MC, J.Chambers to the site to give us some pointers on the people leading the New Jamaican Reggae Renaissance.
Phil Weller of Manchester prog metal band Prognosis, shares his thoughts on bands that have polarised fans opinions with their varied output.