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Arcade Club by Drew Wilby

Quality Control: Gaming Forums

November 24, 2017 Comments Off on Quality Control: Gaming Forums

In the second part of a new series, Northern Soul’s gamers consider the thorny issues besetting the video game industry. 

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Beans on Toast by Andrew Allcock

Video: Beans on Toast talks to Northern Soul

October 11, 2017 Comments Off on Video: Beans on Toast talks to Northern Soul

Ah, Beans on Toast. We love this singer-songwriter, as does Frank Turner who once said of him that “he sings songs and slays dragons”.

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Head for the Hills 2017 (Ramsbottom Festival): a film by Northern Soul

September 26, 2017 Comments Off on Head for the Hills 2017 (Ramsbottom Festival): a film by Northern Soul

Ah, Rammy. Previously the Ramsbottom Festival, Head for the Hills is one of the loveliest, yummiest festivals in the world ever.

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Video games

Quality Control: Northern Soul talks open-world gaming

March 21, 2017 Comments Off on Quality Control: Northern Soul talks open-world gaming

In a new regular feature, Northern Soul’s gamers consider the thorny issues besetting the video game industry.

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Space Invaders, Pac-Man and Donkey Kong: the video games that changed the world

February 8, 2017 Comments Off on Space Invaders, Pac-Man and Donkey Kong: the video games that changed the world

The 1980s was a transformative time for video games.

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John Rylands Library by Chris Payne

Northern Soul’s Best Reads of 2016

January 13, 2017 Comments Off on Northern Soul’s Best Reads of 2016

There’s little doubt that 2016 was tumultuous, what with Brexit, Trump and the passing of all those lovely celebs. But it was also a cracking year for literature. 

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The Slow Readers Club

Film: The Slow Readers Club chat to Northern Soul

December 19, 2016 Comments Off on Film: The Slow Readers Club chat to Northern Soul

It’s been a stonker of a year for The Slow Readers Club.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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