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The Wonder Stuff

The Wonder Stuff’s Miles Hunt talks to Northern Soul

August 31, 2015 No Comments

“I smoke cigarettes, drink alcohol, bite my fingernails and for seven barely tolerable years, I was a pescatarian. However, I haven’t smoked cannabis or owned a television for almost ten years, and can’t help but wonder whether the two are related. I have never taken a Class A drug, I don’t do ‘shots’ and at the age of 40 I swore off ever again wearing a pair of shoes that could be described as ‘sportswear’.

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CP Lee

Just One Alberto: CP Lee talks to Northern Soul

August 20, 2015 No Comments

“I mean, look, face it: if you turned up somewhere and there was this 65-year-old bloke singing The Toppers’ 1954 classic Baby, Let Me Bang Your Box on a ukulele, you’d wonder where he’d come from.”

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Heavy On The Magic

The Northern Soul Podcast: Heavy On The Magic

August 19, 2015 No Comments

It’s that time again – time for another cracking Northern Soul Podcast.

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The Other Half

The Other Half: where crime fiction meets country music

August 10, 2015 Comments Off on The Other Half: where crime fiction meets country music

“I’m not saying we’ve invented a new art form but The Other Half really is something that not many of the audience will have seen.

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Guitars-1 by Chris Payne

What’s On in August/September – Music

August 8, 2015 Comments Off on What’s On in August/September – Music

August is always a bit of a quiet month so in this preview we’ve combined a list of gigs in August and September for your pleasure-seeking perusal.

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Du Blonde

Du Blonde: ‘Beth and Du Blonde are completely different people’

August 8, 2015 Comments Off on Du Blonde: ‘Beth and Du Blonde are completely different people’

Within the record industry, the phenomenon of the Difficult Second Album is legendary.

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Kara McKechnie’s Opera North (Historical and Dramaturgical Perspectives on Opera Studies)

Book Review: Opera North by Kara McKechnie

August 5, 2015 Comments Off on Book Review: Opera North by Kara McKechnie

As you may or may not have noticed, it’s been a bit of a quiet summer on the old opera front.

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Manchester Jazz Festival

Win tickets to Manchester Jazz Festival

August 5, 2015 Comments Off on Win tickets to Manchester Jazz Festival

WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO THE MANCHESTER JAZZ FESTIVAL

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Miriam Jones

The Northern Soul Podcast: Miriam Jones

July 12, 2015 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Podcast: Miriam Jones

It’s time for another great Northern Soul Podcast!

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The Drifters

The Drifters talk to Northern Soul

July 11, 2015 Comments Off on The Drifters talk to Northern Soul

If I was to say, what’s your favourite song by the The Drifters, what would you say? Saturday Night at the Movies? Up on the Roof? Under the Boardwalk?

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