11 December, 2023


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Recent Features

‘He was just walking through Manchester, risking getting his head kicked in.’
Paul Hanley interviewed by Andy Murray for Northern Soul.

The Fall's Paul Hanley On Buzzcocks Book
Paul Hanley Q&A in The Quietus.

Live Events

Paul Hanley

Thursday 21st March, 7:30pm
The CAT Club, Pontefract | Details
Sunday 24th March, 2pm
Rock n Roll Book Club, Walthamstow, London
With Malcolm Garratt and Richard Boon | Details
Saturday 6th April, 1pm
Waterstones, Altrincham
Book signing | Free
Wednesday 17th April, 7pm
The Turnpike Gallery, Leigh
Q&A + live music | Tickets and details
Saturday 25th May, 3pm
Jumbo Records, Leeds
Q&A with Duncan Seaman | Details
Thursday 30th May, 6:30pm
Waterstones, Deansgate, Manchester
Q&A with Dave Haslam | Tickets and details
Wednesday 12th June, 6pm
Monorail, Glasgow
With John Maher and Stephen McRobbie

Helen O'Hara

Friday 8th March, 1pm
Woolwich Library, 35 Wellington Street SE18 6HQ
Saturday 6th April, 2pm
Millenium Library, Norwich
Big Indie Read Event
Full playing of Too-Rye-Ay plus Q&A, teat and coffee | Details & Tickets
Weekend March 15th-17th
The Laugharne Weekend Festival
Q&A + live performance with Tim Burgess | Details.

HOUSE Of ALL spring tour dates for your diary. Click here for ticket links.



HOUSE Of All's second studio album Continuum is released in April 2024. Details, plus sample track 'Aim Higher' can be found on their Bandcamp page. Click here.

Podcasts | Recent Shows with Authors on as Guests

Paul Hanley on James McMahon MusicPodcast to talk about the brilliance of Buzzcocks | Listen here.
Paul Hanley on Birthday Cake For Breakfast, talking Buzzcocks with Andy Hughes | Listen here.
Paul Hanley on Revolutions Per Movie talking about the classic film Rude Boy. | Listen here.
Clinton Heylin on The CAT Club podcast at the launch of The Double Life of Bob Dylan Volume 2: Far Away From Myself | Listen here.
Helen O'Hara on Postcard From The Past, talking postcards (and much more) with Tom Jackson | Listen here.
Helen O’Hara talks with Sandy Kaye on A Breathe of Fresh Air. | Listen here.

Click here for an archive of Route authors guesting on podcasts.

Podcasts | Regular Shows from Our Friends You Might Enjoy

The CAT Club
Our friends at The CAT Club (Classic Album Thursdays) run a monthly album club in Pontefract, with very special guests invited to talk about the selected albums. The events are now recorded and feature on their podcast. The podcast can be found wherever you get your podcasts. Here's a link to the Spotify page, and the Apple Podcasts page. Have a browse, there'll unbdoubtedly be an album special to you. Learn more about The CAT Club here.

Hosted by Jason Barnard, The Strange Brew is a mixture of interview and music. There's a long list of distiguished guests in the archive, including some of our authors. You can listen to Helen O'Hara's show here, Iain Matthews & Ian Clayton talking about Iain's career, Michael Gray talking Bob Dylan and Tom Clayton talking about the time when quiet was the new loud.

Oh! Brother
Paul and Steve Hanley host this podcast about The Fall. Available on the usual platforms. Find all episodes here.

Funky Si's A-Z of Manchester
Funky Simon Wolstencroft and Jackie O'Malley podcast series about Manchester. Original 26 episodes take it one letter at a time, plus some specials. Available on the usual platforms. Find all episodes here.