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Join us 4 girls chat, laugh and get loud about cultural topics we care about, getting interrupted solely by our songs of the week (and the occasional tangents). https://www.mixcloud.com/maisie-woodford/

Sample Stories explores the sampling style of a different artist or album each week. Previous shows have looked at the samples used by DJ Shadow, J Dilla and Flying Lotus. Other episodes have focused on the most used sample in history, the Amen Break, and its influence on dance music.

Written by Jo Chitty You would be forgiven for entering a performance of Roots at HOME, having read the necessary leaflet, and yet still having no concept of what you were about to witness. In fact, on Thursday I both entered and left a performance of Roots in a similar state of dazzled confusion. Over […]

Written by Digby Barrowcliff After reading the description of the play by Chanje Kunda, it was rather hard to know exactly what to expect from the performance. Collecting her thoughts, Kunda bursts into her narrative with a beaming smile and the punchy statement that wine must be one of her five a day as around […]

Crazy Classic Live is a rundown of the latest entertainment and music, weekly from 4-5pm on a Friday (prime drivetime on new music Friday!!)  Music and performance can be transformative and powerful but if I achieve nothing else, the aim of the show is to showcase as much interesting and important work crafted by impassioned […]

Maruja FM

Maruja FM is a music talk show, discussing and playing up-and-coming underground bands, looking at who their influences are, as well their the impact on the current music scene. As a band, we talk about our own story, as well as interviewing other bands/musicians and parties involved in the industry, to hear their side of […]

In light of Dane Baptiste’s upcoming stand-up show ‘The Chocolate Chip’, the comedian, actor and podcaster speaks to Fuse FM about the inspirations behind his act and his other entertainment ventures. Baptiste was nominated for the category “Best Newcomer” at the 2014 Edinburgh Comedy Awards and has since made television appearances in shows such as […]

Written by Charlie O’Brien ‘Kindness… you have to pay it forward.’ The opening monologue, from a Big Issue vendor played by Andrew Sheridan, sets out a theme which will run through both halves of The Manchester Project at Christmas, a marvelous evening’s entertainment emphasising the value of community this advent. Local company Monkeywood have created […]

Mac DeMarco

By Edoardo Fusi   Mac DeMarco, the prince of indie rock himself, will be blessing audience members with wavy tunes and a wacky performance in Manchester tomorrow, at the O2 Apollo. It seems appropriate for this to take place at a venue named after the ancient god of music, dance and poetry.   The gig […]