Monthly Archives: April 2017
On paper, it sounds confusing. Two American women perform songs that span rap (Gucci Mane, Run DMC) country (George Jones) and tunes from classic songwriters (Joni Mitchell, Rufus Wainwright).Read the full story..
The Northern Soul Awards 2017 – a celebration of culture and enterprise in the North of EnglandRead the full story..
Northern Soul chats to Richard Littler about Scarfolk, online humour and the absurdity of modern values
Online humour can be a fickle sort of business.Read the full story..
Now and again you come across a novel so closely published to your own specifications that you strongly suspect the publishers have secretly focus-grouped you to within an inch of your life, and then wiped all memory of it from your mind.Read the full story..
Name your ten best Indian restaurants in Manchester. This and That for value for money and good cooking, obvs, and…actually they’re pretty much all the same.Read the full story..
One of the many fine and fascinating things about The Unthanks is how they manage to fearlessly represent the very epitome of the folk tradition yet at the same time are so extraordinarily adventurous.Read the full story..
You can’t escape from stories these days.Read the full story..
As someone from Stratford-upon-Avon, I’m no stranger to Shakespeare. Walking through the quaint town centre, you can’t shake a feathered quill without bumping into a street performer bellowing lines from King Lear.Read the full story..
I read the book that changed my life, the one I can’t stop telling people about, last year.Read the full story..
These days, no-one would bat an eyelid if a hotly-tipped new band declared that they were heavily influenced by krautrock.Read the full story..
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“Stay true to the kind of work you want to produce and there will be a home for it.” Author Gaynor Jones, winner of New Writing North's Northern Debut Award 2020, reflects on what it means to be a Northern writer. northernsoul.me.uk/gaynor-jon… pic.twitter.com/gNaMYTkYK6
Online Theatre Review: The Empathy Experiment "Shows such as The Empathy Experiment are an example of why we so desperately need to campaign for the survival of the arts," writes Northern Soul's Emma Yates-Badley. northernsoul.me.uk/online-the… pic.twitter.com/6GJjSFIOLF
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