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 have total trouser envy!” said my friend Erin, aged 11 and three-quarters.Read the full story..
It’s difficult to recall a time when Lulu wasn’t around.Read the full story..
With her shock of blonde hair, studded leather outfits, huge smile and time-honoured rock poses, Jackie Chambers is known as the lead guitarist with all-female heavy metal band Girlschool, as well as for her latest project, Yorkshire-based rockers Syteria.Read the full story..
“Music that’s trying to go where music hasn’t been before.” Northern Soul talks to The Blackheart Orchestra
The Blackheart Orchestra create glorious soundscapes together, hugely emotive and held together by an ethereal enchanting voice.Read the full story..
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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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