Five studio albums down and Franz Ferdinand still retain so much of their zany and rambunctious aura that enticed legions of fans in more than a decade ago. And whilst carrying out a performance that would’ve considerably pleased the oldest and ardent of fans, the concert also featured a plethora of tracks from their newest […]

Just before Christmas I had the opportunity to see Ryan McMullan at his Manchester stop while he was on tour of the UK. Having really enjoyed his gig back in September I was looking forward to seeing him again a few months later and it definitely didn’t disappoint! The show began solo with just him […]

In 2012, Shaun Ryder mentioned in an interview with Philip Schofield on This Morning that when the Happy Mondays reformed their original line up (Shaun Ryder himself on vocals, Mark “Bez” Berry on percussion, Paul Ryder on bass, Mark Day on guitar, Gary Whelan on drums, Paul Davis on keyboards, who apparently left in 2015, and […]

It has now been 11 years since the Warehouse Project’s inception back in 2006. Over its lifetime Warehouse Project have established a reputation for presenting some of the finest club nights the UK has to offer, playing host to several blockbuster line-ups over their annual 12-week stints. You get the sense that co-founder Sam Kandel […]

News Around Fuse #1

Hello and welcome to the first ‘News Around Fuse’! These semi-regular updates will just keep you up to speed with what’s happening within Fuse FM. Recently we held our first Fuse Live – Hardwicke Circus, The Tom Knight Band, and Ace Motel packed out Fallow Cafe on the 14th November for a cracking night of […]

Peter was supported by Bad Parents, who had a slow start in front of a still thin crowd. However, their closing track ‘You Can’t Date a Model’ – previously a Steve Lamacq 6 music recommends – drew a warm response as the Peter Perrett Posse started to arrive and get into the spirit of things. […]

News Around Fuse #3

2018 is here. Fuse FM is back. We’ve got some big plans for the next semester, so as ever, keep your eyes peeled on our Facebook and Twitter pages. We start with the re-freshers fair in Academy, where if you’re new to student media you can come chat to us about what it’s like to […]

News Around Fuse #2

Hello again readers! Once again it’s been a busy fortnight for Fuse FM, with our hard-working volunteers turning out some great radio – ‘The Review Show’ reviewed some killer new tracks, ‘Ben And T Shouldn’t Have A Radio Show’ had listeners laughing at an alarming rate, and ‘First Light’s Mixtape Monday’ once again served up […]

Once again, on Friday The Warehouse Project provided a line-up that filled the part-time carpark with entertainment to the early hours. On arrival, a combination between the sweaty dancers, the bass from the multitude of speakers and the anticipation for the evening ahead instantly warmed us up from the chilly Mancunian evening outside. In room […]

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