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Monthly Archives: February 2014

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Blow Up North

February 21, 2014 Comments Off on Blow Up North

If the Hacienda was the clubbing mecca for Madchester then Blow Up performed the same function when Britpop fever took over the nation.

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Ever fallen in love with Richard Boon?

February 18, 2014 Comments Off on Ever fallen in love with Richard Boon?

The Manchester punk scene was never meant to be a weighty chapter in history. Quite the opposite: it emerged as a short, sharp breath of fresh air.

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The Northern Soul Podcast

February 17, 2014 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Podcast

Welcome to this week’s Northern Soul Podcast.

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Festival of Oddity at Oldham Library

February 14, 2014 Comments Off on Festival of Oddity at Oldham Library

I’ll tell thee what you may know already – Oldham Library is a proper gem.

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Trans(formation): Bernard Butler talks to Northern Soul

February 11, 2014 Comments Off on Trans(formation): Bernard Butler talks to Northern Soul

If The Smiths were the great indie band of the ‘80s then Suede set the pace in the next decade.

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We Will Be Free! – The Tolpuddle Martyrs

February 9, 2014 Comments Off on We Will Be Free! – The Tolpuddle Martyrs

If your life depended on it, could you explain who the Tolpuddle Martyrs were?

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In The Northern Soul Podcast Hotseat: Everything Everything

February 9, 2014 Comments Off on In The Northern Soul Podcast Hotseat: Everything Everything

This week’s Northern Soul Podcast is a biggie as we chat to festival favourites and all-round brilliant band Everything Everything.

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From Bridlington to Hollywood: Mark Herman talks films with Northern Soul

February 9, 2014 Comments Off on From Bridlington to Hollywood: Mark Herman talks films with Northern Soul

Mark Herman has been responsible for some of the most iconic British films of the past 20 years.

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Brassed Off: York Theatre Royal’s Artistic Director Says The Time Is Right for Revival

February 9, 2014 Comments Off on Brassed Off: York Theatre Royal’s Artistic Director Says The Time Is Right for Revival

Some films capture the public’s imagination to such an extent that they are watched again and again.

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Kraftwerk Uncovered: A Future Past

February 7, 2014 Comments Off on Kraftwerk Uncovered: A Future Past

There was once a time when electronic ground-breakers such as Kraftwerk weren’t even regarded as making ‘proper’ music.

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