Welcome to Music from Manchester and Beyond! Join us for some easy Sunday listening as we play nice tunes and have nice chats. Our knowledge on life may be limited, but it’s worth the listen for Juliette’s Bristolian accent.
The Blinders play Manchester’s O2 Ritz on Saturday, 27th April. Check out why you should be there.
Keith Duffy is a founding member of Boyzone, one of the UK’s most successful bands (his words, not ours) and this week he talks to Fuse FM about Boyzone’s farewell tour, his continued success with offshoot Boyzlife (with Westlife’s Brian Macfadden) and their upcoming collaboration with student favourite Bongo’s Bingo. Our interview starts off on […]
Walking down the stairs into the neon-lit basement of Jimmy’s to meet indie duo The Tin Pigeons ahead of the final show of their ‘You’re No Fun’ tour, I became painfully aware that I might be interrupting their sound check. Nevertheless I waited for a slight lull in the music before completing my descent and […]
Saint Sister is an Irish electro-folk duo comprised of Gemma Doherty and Morgan MacIntyre. On Friday 14th December they played Castle Hotel in Manchester. This venue itself created an intimate setting and feel to the evening, enhanced by captivating harmonies and sounds created by the duo. The two met at Trinity College Dublin. Doherty recalled, […]
Fuse in Focus is Fuse Fm’s flagship news show anchored weekly by James and produced by heads of News Megan and Josh, each week we discuss 3 of the most important headlines to get you informed and back in focus. Link to our Spotify (but also on apple music) https://open.spotify.com/show/4dDgAXhYYckM7VoxnXIQUh?si=EVjJJKp3R7SoXoxcyHLvXg
From humble beginnings in Hertfordshire, Maribou State found their musical niche in 2015 with their critically acclaimed debut album Portraits. Now four years later, dance-music duo Chris Davids and Liam Ivory electrified Saturday night at Manchester’s Albert Hall on their sophomore album tour, Kingdoms in Colour. Maribou State were clearly still feeding off the buzz […]
The Stranglers frontman Baz Warne discusses the state of rock and roll, his distaste for genres and how to maintain a rebellious image in a sanitised pop landscape. After Hugh Cornwell left the band in 1990, The Stranglers struggled to replace the hole he left so when you joined the band in 2000 was it […]
Just over thirteen years ago, Ralph van Dijk and his wife, Kate, packed their bags from London and moved to Sydney, Australia. Taking their three-year-old son Ruel with them, back to the country of their birth, they left behind most of their extended family. Ruel was enrolled in a local school and his parents returned […]