Graphic Design by Tom Wrench aka Screenager

With an initial interest for art and illustration, Tom Wrench aka Screenager soon discovered his own artistic style leant more towards graphic and package design, animation and typography. With a evident passion for music, Tom couples his impressive knowledge for design with his personal interests to create some truly eye-catching pieces.  “My creative background started at an … Continue reading

180 Years On: Booth’s Music Continues to Evolve

Celebrating a staggering 180 years of service on the streets of Bolton, local music business Booth’s Music is not only expanding its music school, but is also incorporating in-house recording facilities with its recent venture Talent Pool Studios.  Music School With around 30 friendly and qualified tutors occupying the 12 teaching studios, Booth’s are always … Continue reading

The Churchgate Festival: Booth’s Music Celebrates 180 Years of Business!

Booth’s Music is celebrating 180 years of trading this year and they intend to make this annual event more spectacular in 2012. There will be live music along Churchgate and in the Man + Scythe all day and into the evening. For more details check out the Facebook event page.  Established in 1832 by founder James … Continue reading

Music, Fashion and Still Life Photographer John Latham

This week we caught up with North West based photographer and graphic designer John Latham. His passion for photography has given him the chance to capture bands and musicians in what appears to be a less pressurised and commercial environment. With a mix of fashion, still life and travel photography under his belt, John has … Continue reading

Simon Owen of Standby Productions Chats to Business Boom

This morning we talk to the man behind South Manchester film company Standby Productions. Simon Owen has always had a passion for creating and editing films and with a company that’s going from strength to strength, it’s fair to say that he’s in his element. Here’s what Simon had to say to Business Boom!  Hi … Continue reading

Life as a Composer and Sound Engineer by Sarah Lockett!

I’m a sound engineer/composer based in Manchester and am currently a student at Salford University. I’ll be graduating this July (2012) with a BA(Hons) in Popular Music and Recording. My introduction to music pretty much came from my family, as my dad would sit and play imaginary drums, at the age of four, and also … Continue reading