‘My Life With Bowie’: Woody Woodmansey interview

WOODY WOODMANSEY, the last Spider From Mars, has released an exciting new memoir about his time with David Bowie, 43 years after the band split. Mick Woodmansey joined Bowie, and guitarist Mick Ronson, as their drummer in 1970. Although The Spiders were only together for a mere three years, they produced some of the Starman’s … Continue reading ‘My Life With Bowie’: Woody Woodmansey interview

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Save The Children create new world record on Christmas Jumper Day

SAVE The Children created a new world record this morning by getting people across the nation to wear Christmas jumpers and jump simultaneously together. Throughout England 305 participators gathered at six Oxygen FreeJumping sites including Wigan, Leeds, London and Derby, to take part in the event in aid of the charity’s Christmas Jumper Day. Fay Hoyland, … Continue reading Save The Children create new world record on Christmas Jumper Day

Record Store Day returns to Manchester, but is it good for the industry?

MANCHESTER’S Northern Quarter saw people queuing around the block as Record Store Day returned to the city for yet another year. With over 521,000 vinyl albums sold during the week, it proved to be the best response for vinyls since the first Record Store Day (RSD) in 2008. It is a day for record shops to gain … Continue reading Record Store Day returns to Manchester, but is it good for the industry?

David Bowie art exhibition in Manchester Northern Quarter raises money for Cancer Research

JUST months after his death, a charity art exhibition dedicated to David Bowie came to Manchester’s Northern Quarter. The event was titled Sound and Vision after one of his well-known hits, and took place at the nightclub Texture, Lever Street. There were 35 artists who all contributed a piece of art – each named after one … Continue reading David Bowie art exhibition in Manchester Northern Quarter raises money for Cancer Research

Salford charity is wiping away children’s tears this Christmas

A TOY appeal is being held by Salford’s Wipe Your Tears charity to help support poorly children and their families through one of the hardest times of the year. The group aims to collect food, toys and clothes from public donations, which can then be given to struggling parents, granting them the wish of being … Continue reading Salford charity is wiping away children’s tears this Christmas