Monthly Archives: April 2022
“He was a recklessly generous soul.” Frank Cottrell-Boyce on Tony Wilson and the 20-year anniversary of 24 Hour Party People
“This is Manchester, we do things differently here.”Read the full story..
I first met the three-piece heavy rock outfit known as The Hara during Storm Eunice. It was one of the worst UK storms in recent memory and a day where, between the four of us, no one had thought to bring an umbrella.Read the full story..
Marti Pellow has come a long way from the cheery-faced lead singer with Scots pop stars Wet Wet Wet in the 1980s and 90s.Read the full story..
A new exhibition has invited visitors to muse over memorable headlines from the Daily Star, including Carry On Chaos, Stick It Up Yer Virus, The Dukes Of Biohazard and Psycho Seagulls Corona Rampage.Read the full story..
Co-commissioned by Grundy Art Gallery Blackpool and the University of Salford Art Collection, Stirrings is the first major solo exhibition by artist Rachel Goodyear in a museum and art gallery in the North West of England and will include new large-scale drawings and a new animation.Read the full story..
Untruths unveiled, reckless actions and distancing yourself from your carer, it’s all part of adolescence.Read the full story..
At its best, pop resists the definitive. It side-steps the constraints of those who try to pin it down and restrict it to a dull litany of the usual saints, the Dylans and the Lennons, the Whites and the Sheerans, those who are dead and those who might as well be, desiccating them into relics and museum pieces, suitable for endless resale.Read the full story..
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The Editor of Northern Soul, Helen Nugent, ended the week on a high as a guest on Radio 4's Front Row. You can hear her thoughts on the new Shakespeare North Playhouse, Manchester International Festival, Joyland and, um, crisp sandwiches here: bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0…
Loving the foyer at the BCC in Salford's MediaCity. pic.twitter.com/JwBFquFdDC
How Sheffield has transformed from Steel City to tech powerhouse prolificnorth.co.uk/news/shef…
"I dreamed of long summer days spent idly turning the pages of an Evelyn Waugh novel with occasional trips to the rose bushes for a languid spot of deadheading." Our Editor @nugehelen learns that creating a garden isn't all G&Ts and lounging around. northernsoul.me.uk/gardening-… pic.twitter.com/rk0LFKkVHa
Right Good Mid-Week Read: David Copperfield by Charles Dickens pic.twitter.com/u6YJAKjLEC