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  • Dave Sweetmore talks about The Shed Project.

    Back in February 2023, our fifth band to be featured on Tameside Radio's 'Local Music Spotlight' feature were The Shed Project. Formed in Bolton in 2019, the band were ready to take on the music world with their own modern style of the classic Manchester sound made famous in the early 1990's.

  • REVIEW: Bonnie & Clyde at The Palace Theatre

    Nick Winston's award-winning cult-sensation at The Palace Theatre plays fast and loose with the 1967 original.

  • Alan Ovington's Album Review - 11 Apr 2024

    Following the Ellis Mano Band's European tour last year in support of the critically acclaimed "Luck of the Draw" album, fifteen songs recorded in Germany and Switzerland have now been released on their first live album "Live: Access All Areas".

  • Alex Cann's Weekly Film Blog - 9th April

    The first of two films based on that Newsnight interview with Prince Andrew hit Netfllix this week, and Scoop was a five star treat in my book. Based on three chapters of a book by producer Sam McAlister, who arranged te interview at Buckingham Palace and has since said it was "hard to keep a poker face" while he was speakin

  • Alex Cann's Weekly Blog - 9th April

    This week, I watched The Social Dilemma on Netflix, and I would highly recommend that you give it a whirl. As one of the quotes at the beginning says: "Nothing vast enters the life of mortals without a curse" (Sophocles), and if you're anything like me, you'll be left questioning how much information you've given away to social media platforms over the years

  • Alan ovington's Album Review - 4th Apr 2024

    "Fortuna", the long-awaited studio album from the British Blues rock roots guitarist and vocalist Bex Marshall, is a ten-track blues tapestry that bulges to the edges with addictive hooks and story lines.

  • Alex Cann's Weekly Blog - 2nd April

    Not a lot makes the headlines from Belgium, but this week, a collection of cassette tapes was unearthed in the city of Ostend containing unreleased Marvin Gaye songs. The BBC reports it has potentially been there for over 40 years, and there are thought to be 66 demo songs.

  • Alex Cann's Weekly Film Blog - 26th March

    If you're a John Wick fan, there will inevitably be comparisons with pulpy new action film Monkey Man, which is out this weekend. Armed with little more than a monkey mask and a shedload of grit and determination, Dev Patel's Kid won't rest until the men who took everything from him get what's coming to them.

  • Smash hit musical, Rock Of Ages, comes to New Mills this April

    Stockport based NK Theatre Arts head to New Mills Art Theatre for the very first time with their production of Rock Of Ages. 

  • Alex Cann's Weekly Film Blog - 2nd April

    In a strange twist of fate, I've written in my other column this week about the troubles facing the Royal Mail in hitting delivery targets and turning a profit, as parcels take over and letters fade into the background.

  • Alex B Cann at the movies ...

    Event cinema is pretty popular, with reports that Queen Rock Montreal (IMAX) raked in over $4 million, split across the USA and the rest of the world. Clearly, the lure of a remastered Queen concert from 1981 is strong.


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