Blue Zoo: new songs and a new direction

Eighties band Blue Zoo got back together in 2010 with ‘unfinished business’ as far as their old material was concerned. Now the band are shaking off the past and moving forward with new material set for imminent release plus live dates on the calendar.  The band still comprises front man Andy O, with drummer Mickey Sparrow and bass player Mike Ansell. In 2013…

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Do you own the dance floor? This Hacienda fan does

The film Do You Own the Dançefloor has been on release since June 2015. It’s an affectionate, often hilarious, and decidedly good-natured account of the sell-off of fixtures and fittings from The Haçienda, Manchester’s famous club. In doing so, it explores the legacy of the club.. If The Haçienda’s time in the sun was something you weren’t part of,…

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Interview with Stuart Drummond of The Bedroom Hour

Interview: August 7 2014. It hardly needs to be said that I’m a big fan of The Bedroom Hour. I managed to catch up with their singer Stuart Drummond as he was rushing down to the studio one evening. He and the band are very busy at the moment with debut album Hinterland deservedly getting a great reception, a…

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