Daniel Jones

Daniel Jones

Preview: Creamfields 2012

If it’s a European-style dance festival with a Scouse accent you’re after, there’s only one choice this summer.

Feature: The Haçienda: 30 Years On

Its creation gave the house movement a home in Manchester, and its legacy remains to this day.

Live: The Resurrection of Warehouse Project

I’m very sorry but the title of this year’s ‘Most Anticipated Resurrection’ must go to the revival of Warehouse Project.

Classic album: R.E.M – Murmur

An album that ultimately helped to change the course of rock music forever.

Feature: Four songs in the Field of: Funk

Dan Jones provides us with his 4 favourite songs in the much overlooked genre of funk.

Column: Keeping the Faith

As a movement, Northern Soul effectively flicked a middle finger towards the charts.

Live: Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs @ Deaf Institute

His style is unique and requires a huge amount of coordination in order to mix and sing at the same time.

Live: Nicolas Jaar @ Sound Control

Winner of the Resident Advisor 2011 Live Act Poll, Nico Jaar, sells out a dangerously packed Sound Control.

Album: Rodrigo y Gabriela – Area 52

The raw passion that fuels Rodrigo y Gabriela’s live performances is diluted by lengthy and elaborate instrumental excursions.

Album: De La Soul – 3 Feet High and Rising (1989)

A record that ultimately changed the face of rap as we knew it.

Classic Album: Otis Redding – Otis Blue

Dan Jones takes a look at the album that shot soul icon Otis Redding to the top of the charts in 1965.

Live: Yann Tiersen @ Club Academy

Tiersen has a love for music that courses through every inch of his veins.

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