ANDY MURRAY’S BLOG
“Take the music very seriously, but don’t take yourself very seriously.” Northern Soul chats to Mark Radcliffe about radio, writing and Galleon Blast
When Mark Radcliffe was given his first national Radio 1 show, Out on Blue Six, back in April 1991, it came with an enigmatic promotional shot of him wearing a black cowl and shades.Read the full story..
Back at the start of this year, Northern Soul asked Mark Thomas what sort of form his next touring show might take, to which he replied: “Who knows! I tell you what – if you know, let me know.”Read the full story..
“There are so many beautifully dark corners here.” Northern Soul chats to the team behind Manchester horror film, Habit
There’s always been a lot of love for the horror genre in Manchester, but it’s surprisingly rare for a horror film to be filmed here.Read the full story..
It’s understandable that a certain sense of trepidation hangs over this particular show.Read the full story..
These days, Nigel Kneale isn’t a name that’s generally recognised by the man in the street.Read the full story..
It’s been 30 years since legendary Liverpool group The La’s released their first record, the thunderous single Way Out.Read the full story..
There can’t be too many things that link Alan Bennett, Peter Gabriel and Charles Bronson (the violent jailbird one).Read the full story..
The village of Portmeirion was created in 1925 (and finished in 1975) under the aegis of architect Sir Clough Williams-Ellis who thought it would be a wheeze to conjure up a little bit of Italy on the North Wales coast.Read the full story..
Brilliantly, either by accident or design, entrance to Australasia is gained by going literally down under: down a flight of stairs from a glass pyramid by John Rylands Library and under Manchester’s Deansgate.Read the full story..
- Review: Outsiders – Five Women Who Changed the World by Lyndall Gordon, Manchester Literature Festival
- Review: A Woman’s Work, Harriet Harman, Manchester Literature Festival
- Review: Something Dark, HOME, Manchester
- “Take the music very seriously, but don’t take yourself very seriously.” Northern Soul chats to Mark Radcliffe about radio, writing and Galleon Blast
Northen Soul Awards 2017
Congratulations to all the winners at the Northern Soul Awards 2017. It was a cracking night. For the full list, click here http://awards.northernsoul.me.uk/2017-winners
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