Northern Soul

Bands & Gigs

Mysterious Girl: Toyah talks to Northern Soul

December 3, 2016 No Comments

“There is a mindset when it comes to competitive combat and I think I might have that.” 

Share Button
Read the full story..

seth-lakeman-and-wildwood-kin

Review: Seth Lakeman, RNCM, Manchester

November 21, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Seth Lakeman, RNCM, Manchester

If, like me, you have been to a seated music gig in a posh venue, there is a fight between your heart and your head.

Share Button
Read the full story..

Smoove & Turrell by Jack Stocker

Review: Smoove & Turrell, Band on the Wall, Manchester

November 17, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Smoove & Turrell, Band on the Wall, Manchester

It’s a bit chilly at Manchester’s Band on the Wall.

Share Button
Read the full story..

The Small Glories talk folk music with Northern Soul

November 15, 2016 Comments Off on The Small Glories talk folk music with Northern Soul

There are nearly as many ways for a group to get together as there are groups of people making music.

Share Button
Read the full story..

moove & Turrell by Chris Payne

Video: Smoove & Turrell talk to Northern Soul

November 12, 2016 Comments Off on Video: Smoove & Turrell talk to Northern Soul

We love these guys. 

Share Button
Read the full story..

music of star wars

Review: The Music of Star Wars Episodes I – VII, The Hallé, Manchester

November 5, 2016 Comments Off on Review: The Music of Star Wars Episodes I – VII, The Hallé, Manchester

I have a confession. I flippin’ love film music.

Share Button
Read the full story..

Julian Cope by Paul Husband

Northern Soul chats to arch-drude, Julian Cope

October 31, 2016 Comments Off on Northern Soul chats to arch-drude, Julian Cope

Ah, Julian Cope, arch-drude and all-round bluddy fantastic musician.

Share Button
Read the full story..

Black Grape by Chris Payne

Photo Gallery: British Sound Project, Victoria Warehouse, Manchester

October 13, 2016 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: British Sound Project, Victoria Warehouse, Manchester

The British Sound Project at Manchester’s Victoria Warehouse boasted a heavyweight (and somewhat nostalgic) bill, as well as a second stage showcasing some of the North West’s best up and coming bands. 

Share Button
Read the full story..

Ramsbottom Festival 2016: a film by Northern Soul

October 12, 2016 Comments Off on Ramsbottom Festival 2016: a film by Northern Soul

Ah, Ramsbottom Festival. How do I love thee? Let me count the ways…

Share Button
Read the full story..

Julian Cope by Paul Husband

Review: Ramsbottom Festival 2016, Lancashire

October 3, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Ramsbottom Festival 2016, Lancashire

Several years ago, I schlepped from festival to festival with my performance poet boyfriend who was performing at each one. My memory is one of wet tents, horrid Portaloos and fairly awful poetry.

Share Button
Read the full story..