Sarah speak to DIY punk hero Jeff Rosenstock about their No Dream tour, day-to-day creativity and composition, and the quirky day jobs he's had over the years. This is the full version of an interview originally published in the Manchester Punk Festival 2022 programme.
Podcast: MPF 2022 Special with Kaz & Big Hands
Sarah got together with Kaz (Follow Your Dreams) and Big Hands (Knife Club) to recount the highs and lows of Manchester Punk Fest 2022. Featuring all the bands we fell in love with, including Nosebleed, Snatch Game, Random Hand, Electric Press, Fatalist, Going Off, Forever Unclean, NEXO, Sewer Cats, Smoking Gives You Big Tits, Corrupt Vision, PMX and heaps more.
Memories of Manchester Punk Festival 2022
Sarah's personal write up of Manchester Punk Fest 2022, giving you the behind-the-scenes perspective. Featuring bands like A Wilhelm Scream, Svalbard and Random Hand, lots of running around and happy tears - the little moments you want to remember for years to come.
A Crash Course in Last-Minute Manchester Punk Fest Substitutions
There's been a flurry of last-minute substitutions to the Manchester Punk Festival line-up, as bands pull out (mainly because of Covid). We wanted to give you a quick finger-on-the-pulse run down of the newly added bands! Get them ClashFinders updated!
Podcast: Kieran Kelly from Manchester Punk Festival & Moving North
Get geared up for Manchester Punk Festival with our conversation with one of the organisers - Kieran Kelly from Moving North! Listen to us chat about the evolution of the MPF, Kieran's 15 years of DIY promotion experience, The Fest as an inspiration, and tips for making the most of MPF2022.
Top 10 Bands You Need to See At Manchester Punk Fest 2022
Manchester Punk Festival is a the biggest DIY punk rock party the UK has to offer. After two-year gap, it's time to party once again! Sarah's spent months researching the line-up, and has picked the Top 10 bands that you just HAVE to go see.
Shout Louder’s Sober Social @ Manchester Punk Fest 2022
We're hosting a get-together for any sober or sober-curious folks at Manchester Punk Festival 2022. Festivals can be a bit intimidating if you're trying to stay off the sauce, but we don't want it to be that way! Swing by for a laugh, get some guidance on alcohol-free options and make some new friends.
Volunteers: The Unsung Heroes of Manchester Punk Fest
Manchester Punk Festival is a large multi-venue festival taking place in April each year. Remaining fervently DIY, it is staffed by a dedicated volunteers who come back every year. As part of that group, Sarah endeavoured to find out what makes MPF's volunteer team so special.
Follow Your Dreams’ Manchester Punk Fest Interview
Enjoy this in-depth interview with Manchester hardcore genre-smashers Follow Your Dreams, originally to be included in the Manchester Punk Festival program.
Haest’s Manchester Punk Festival Interview
We talk to doomy-hardcore DIY kings Haest about their tongue-in-cheek approach, originally designed for print in the Manchester Punk Fest program.