Springsteen & I: Ticket giveaway
WWE Hall Of Famer Mick Foley joins Xpress
Xpress Exclusive: Stephen Merchant Interview
Xpress: The Album/launch night video package
Memories
Dirty Freud: Agendas EP, Exclusive Interview
The Cold One Hundred: Exclusive Xpress Interview
Project Update
A huge thank you
The Real Danny Dyer
Exclusive interview: Comedian, Ian Stone
Aussie Hip-Hop star Tuka talks to Xpress
Who Is Mark Mace Smith?
Jon McClure, Reverend And The Makers
Why We’re Doing This
Ben Tallon, Xpress Director Interview

about this campaign

Welcome to Xpress, an awareness campaign directed by Quenched Music for CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably). Suicide is currently the single biggest killer of young men in the UK. Xpress is a celebration of the infinite benefits of artistic expression and a showcase of the many alternate methods people have to share their feelings, thoughts and emotions that if bottled up, may become destructive.
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Xpress director Ben Tallon meets a design idol, Ken Garland. The kettle is on

Emmanuel Jal, a Sudanese musician and former SPLA child soldier.

Amnesty International’s new protest song pack is now available.

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Win two tickets to the opening night screening of Baillie Walsh’s movie, ‘Springsteen and I’.

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The hardcore legend Mick Foley talks about creativity within sports-entertainment and dealing with the challenges of retiring from a sporting career

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Steve Merchant takes time out of a hectic schedule to talk all things comedy and the arts with Xpress

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Meat Cassette team up with Xpress to bring us a video package on the album and Xpress launch night at Factory 251

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Jamie Soule takes five to join the ‘Why I get out of bed’ series

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The beautiful ‘Memories’ book, in aid of Maggie’s Cancer Charity

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Graphic Activism

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Screenwriter/Playwright Ben Tagoe talks to Xpress

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Dirty Freud takes us on the turbulent journey through time and space that led to his debut, ‘Agendas.’

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We meet The Cold One Hundred ahead of their headline slot at the Xpress Factory 251 gig

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Ian Wharton joins the Why I get out of bed series

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Cartoonist and Illustrator Tom Gauld jumps on the #WhyIgetoutofbed series

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Digital Illustrator/Photographer Waldo Lee #WhyIgetoutofbed

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We excitedly introduce Peter O’Toole’s extremely limited Xpress T-Shirt design

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BBC Newsnight: Why are more middle-aged men turning to suicide?

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Caitlin Rose sits down with Xpress for our #whyigetoutofbed series

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Come check out three of the UK’s hottest new bands down at FAC 251 and support Xpress

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#whyigetoutofbed with Andy Lewis talking music, writing and inspirations

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The designer of our exclusive Xpress T-Shirt, Peter O’Toole tells all

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The Strokes complete the Xpress album lineup.

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Xpress welcomes on board The Libertines for our exclusive charity album.

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#whyIgetoutofbed: Artist/Illustrator Matt Hollings

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‘Shindig’ Magazine editor, Jon ‘Mojo’ Mills joins our #whyigetoutofbed series

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Where we’re at and where we are going with CALM, Xpress campaign…

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Danny Dyer meets us on a chilly February morning to talk to Xpress.

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Exclusive Interview with Future Artists head and film director, Mark Ashmore.

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Kicking off our #whyIgetoutofbed series of features is Illustration Student Gabhriela Swann.

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#WhyIgetoutofbed: Matt from Brown Bear and The Bandits

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WhyIgetoutofbed continues with 3hundredand65′s mastermind Dave Kirkwood.

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The #WhyIgetoutofbed series continues with Sara Darling fresh from London Fashion Week

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#WhyIgetoutofbed: Animator Ross Phillips joins us to talk Goats and Broccoli

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We talk to Illustrator, Artist and Graphic Designer Charles Williams about his stunning hand made works and his intricate vector designs

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We are delighted to welcome on board Sam Duckworth, better known as his stage name, Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly. for Xpress, The Album.

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We explore the enthralling work of Guildford based Illustrator Andy Thomson.

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North London comedian Ian Stone on stand up comedy and artistic expression among men.

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France based writer Danny Metcalfe sends in this beautiful piece and poem, ‘The Sea.’

New CALM Site

CALM launch a superb new website design designed by Andy Wilkinson at Error Creative Studio. Sit down and check out the results here…

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We need your support! Introducing our Indiegogo crowd funding campaign and how you can help Xpress.

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Aussie hip-hop star Tuka checks in from a sunny Sydney summer to talk to Xpress about his place on the album.

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We join musician, writer and journalist John Robb for a cup of tea and a chat about music, punk and individuality for Xpress and CALM.

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Xpress talks to multi-time slam poetry champion and artist Mark Mace Smith.

Reverend And The Makers

Reverend and The Makers front man Jon McClure talks to us exclusively for Xpress during the Makers’ UK tour on music, expression and CALM’s work.

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The toils of directing a charity campaign with zero budget and a lot of kindness…

Wolverhampton based four piece, The Rimes

Quenched Music welcome on board Wolverhampton based indie-rockers The Rimes for the Xpress album.

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Why we’re giving up our time and money to take on the Xpress campaign for The Campaign Against Living Miserably.

Tuka, Feedback Loop

Tuka is a Sydney based rapper and a part of Aussie Hip-Hop outfit, Thundamentals. We are delighted to announce Tuka for the Xpress album.

Photo by Danny Allison

Ben Tallon is an award winning illustrator, with such clients as WWE, Channel 4 and The Guardian. He is directing the Xpress campaign on behalf of CALM and talks to Xpress album curator, Danni Skerritt.


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Xpress awareness campaign on behalf of CALM charity.
Registered Charity Number 1110621