Garage collective Gorgon City have fast become a tour de force on the dance music scene following the triumph of their smash hit collaboration Ready For Your Love with MNEK, which hit the number 4 spot in the UK singles chart. Kye “Foamo” Gibbon and Matt “RackNRuin” Robson Scott having previously sampled solo successes joined forces in 2012, causing a stir in nightclubs across the country with their deep house infused stomper Real. I am backstage with the duo, at The Ritz, Manchester. It is the first sold out night

True X Factor success stories are a rarity given the enormity of individuals that contend. They are also not without their drama. The story of Union J is one that was filled with turbulence from the very offset. Four boys, Jaymi Hensley, George Shelley, Josh Cuthbert and JJ Hamblett, have weathered the storm of reality TV denunciation and overturned a questionable future where so many have failed.

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