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seattleyachtclub

The Northern Soul Podcast: Seattle Yacht Club

April 19, 2015 No Comments

We have a crackin’ podcast for you this month.

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Ren Harvieu

Ren Harvieu talks to Northern Soul

April 18, 2015 No Comments

When Ren Harvieu’s debut album Through the Night was released three years ago, it made quite a splash.

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Bridgewater Hall

What’s On in April – Music

April 6, 2015 Comments Off on What’s On in April – Music

It’s time to dance off all those choccy eggs!

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Benjamin Britten at RNCM

April 6, 2015 Comments Off on Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Benjamin Britten at RNCM

It was a wet and windy afternoon as I ventured forth to see the Royal Northern College of Music’s production of Benjamin Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

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Lily Jo

By the light of the silvery moon

April 6, 2015 Comments Off on By the light of the silvery moon

Night running, music and moonlight, Moon Rise Run is arriving at Manchester’s Heaton Park later this month, writes Karen Connolly.

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Manchester- black and white shot by Chris Payne

Eyeliner, black leather and post-punk: not your average book launch

March 29, 2015 Comments Off on Eyeliner, black leather and post-punk: not your average book launch

Picture a book launch: chances are you’re imagining a staid and stifled event in a windowless inner-city Waterstones on a wet Wednesday afternoon, with copies of books and glasses of steadily souring white wine laid out in evenly-spaced rows on folding trestle tables.

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John Cooper Clarke by Chris Payne

John Cooper Clarke: the Bard of Salford talks to Northern Soul

March 19, 2015 Comments Off on John Cooper Clarke: the Bard of Salford talks to Northern Soul

Not content with the success of his critically acclaimed UK tour of 2014, Dr John Cooper Clarke is back in his home town this weekend.

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Sir Mark close up with the Halle in background.

Hurrah for the Hallé: Sir Mark Elder talks to Northern Soul

March 17, 2015 Comments Off on Hurrah for the Hallé: Sir Mark Elder talks to Northern Soul

Sir Mark Elder, music director of Manchester’s Hallé Orchestra, talks to Northern Soul’s Alfred Searls about the Hallé’s Shostakovich season. 

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Arrested Development

The Northern Soul Podcast: Arrested Development

March 15, 2015 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Podcast: Arrested Development

Stop whatever you’re doing – it’s time for The Northern Soul Podcast!

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The Fat White Family

Review and pics: NME Awards Tour at Manchester Ritz

March 11, 2015 Comments Off on Review and pics: NME Awards Tour at Manchester Ritz

Twenty years ago, the NME launched the Brat Tour.

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