LISTEN: The Mike Sweeney Show
Paul talks with Mike Sweeney on BBC Radio Manchester about Leave The Capital. Mike makes it abundantly clear that he loved the book.
READ: Hit The North: Real Gone Interview
Extensive and in-depth interview by Lee from Real Gone to discuss Leave The Capital and much more besides.
LISTEN: The Mickey Bradley Record Show
Mickey Bradley of The Undertones dedicates half of his weekly show on BBC Radio Ulster to Leave The Capital, with music and stories. You may have heard books reviewed on the radio before, but we wager you might not have heard a book review quite like this.
READ: ‘Bollocks To That, We’ll Do It Here’
An exemplary feature on Leave The Capital in Northern Soul, with a review of the book and an interview with Paul. Written by Andy Murray.
WATCH: In Conversation at Manchester Central Library
Paul in conversation with Brendan O’Shea at a Library Lounge event at Manchester Central Library.
LISTEN: The Hanley Brothers at Classic Album Tuesdays
Paul is joined by brother Steve to talk Perverted By Language, Leave The Capital and much more besides.
LISTEN: Paul on Future Radio
Paul talks Manchester music and Leave The Capital with David Eastaugh on Future Radio.
LISTEN: Church of The Fall
Paul talks with Steve Titley on the Church of The Fall show on FAB Radio International, with musical interludes.
LISTEN: Charity Shop Classics
Paul presents a series of records bought in a chairty shop to Gavin Hogg on All FM’s show Charity Shop Classics.
Articles by Paul
FEATURE: Big Issue
A column Paul wrote on Beatles books for Big Issue In The North, published 12 February 2018.
Retro Review : Joy Division at Bowdon Vale Club 1979
Paul recalls one of the first gigs he saw – the legendary Joy Division gig as Bowden Vale in 1979, supported by Staff 9. Written 38 years after the event.
Review: True Faith (Manchester Art Gallery) and Grant Gee’s Joy Division (Home)
Review: MIF: True Faith (Manchester Art Gallery) with talk by curator Matthew Higgs (01/07/17) & Grant Gee’s Joy Division (Home) with talk by director Grant Gee and writer Jon Savage (11/07/17)
3rd Time Lucky – How Punk’s First Wave (Mostly) Nailed it with Album Number Three
Paul argues that punk delivered some great third albums…
Review: The Who in Detroit
The Who play an enormodome in Detroit and Paul was there to review it.