ANDY MURRAY’S BLOG
Technically, this year’s Bluedot festival kicks off with a few performances on the Thursday night, but for Northern Soul, as for many other folks, it starts on arrival around teatime on the Friday.Read the full story..
First things first: the original two-series TV version of Early Doors was an utter gem.Read the full story..
If you switched over to BBC Two‘s recent Glastonbury footage at just the right point after midnight on the Saturday, you’d have seen a cheerful, shaven-headed man in a floppy watermelon hat performing with his band, interspersed with interview clips of him declaring “I live off ideas and cheese and ham sandwiches…People come to me because they’ve had a hard day and they want some chaos, and I’ll bring them chaos…I’m like an old baby”.Read the full story..
“I just think the two things go together really well.” Jason Wood from Manchester’s HOME talks about Pop Stars on Film
Received wisdom usually has it that pop stars shouldn’t act.Read the full story..
Review: David Lynch artist talk and Twin Peaks: Series 3 Episode 8, Manchester International Festival, HOME
The David Lynch at HOME season has an inescapable problem – an elephant man in the room, if you will.Read the full story..
“Probably the person who comes out of it looking most like a twat is me.” Mick Houghton talks to Northern Soul
It’s any modern music fan’s dream: hanging out with The Ramones, Echo and the Bunnymen, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Julian Cope, Spiritualized and The KLF during their glory days.Read the full story..
Until now, British writer/director Peter Strickland has brought us films such as Berberian Sound Studio and The Duke of Burgundy which, while exquisitely and dazzling labours of love, were perhaps just a little too arch and knowing.Read the full story..
- “Welsh music is not a genre.” Welsh artist Ynys chats to Northern Soul
- Photo Gallery: Farne Islands, Northumberland
- “Maybe there will be some sort of renewal to come out of this.” Polyp, founder of the Peterloo Memorial Campaign, talks to Northern Soul
- Power Up: Gaming history at Manchester’s Science and Industry Museum
The Northern Soul Awards 2018
The Northern Soul Awards 2018 took place at the stunning Manchester Cathedral on November 15. Here’s our list of winners, along with the Highly Commended and Special Mentions for each category. Congratulations!
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