Tusk Journal was successfully funded on Kickstarter. Operating as a bi-annual printed publication and all-weather blog, Tusk Journal is our way of celebrating the contemporary, artistic and independent current which flows in the North West of England. Created by Liverpool-based graphic designer James Falkingham and Manchester-based writer Alexander Lester, Tusk Journal boasts an ever-growing team of graduate writers, freelance photographers and creatives from across the region and beyond.
Covering three main fields of interest: Music, Lifestyle & Culture: Tusk Journal aims to illuminate the skies of the north with the sunshine styles of Paris with a constant stream of interviews, reviews, editorials and updates from across the region we call home. Our team are passionate about working with only the finest musicians, exhibitions, stores and cinema, electing the local over the corporate, independent over blockbuster and cultural over the mainstream, every time.
Volume 1 of Tusk Journal features interviews with Liverpool band Outfit, carpenter Hugh Miller and cover artist Rob Bailey amongst much more. Presented within its pages, we find the established names of Mary Anne Hobbs and Outfit, the haunting duo of Bernard & Edith and the wonderful work of Jane...