Hurrah! It’s May’s Northern Soul Podcast. This month Lucy McNamara chats to Manchester-based band, Affairs. From scattered English counties, the group met at Hull University, drawn together by their mutual appreciation of 80s music, art, slick hair, tight jeans and loose hips. Comparisons have been drawn to artists as diverse as Foals, The Smiths, Wild Beasts and Spandau Ballet. Also on Lucy’s playlist is Laura Marling, Bat For Lashes, Beach House, Nadine Shah, Murder by Death and Diango Diango. You can get in touch with Lucy via Twitter @Lucy_McNamara or via Northern Soul @Northern_Soul_ To listen to Series One of the Northern Soul Podcast, click here
About The Author
Lucy McNamara was the producer and presenter of The Northern Soul Podcast. A freelance radio presenter, podcaster and voiceover artist, Lucy was the Weekend Breakfast presenter at 2BR, Lancashire’s local commercial station. Lucy started out as a journalist more than a decade ago and has worked for BBC Radio Leicester, Norfolk, Cambridge and Stoke, presenting, news reading and reporting. Prior to 2BR she was BBC 6 Music’s regular cover for the music news on Radcliffe & Maconie. During her time at 6 Music she presented the music news on the Shaun Keaveny breakfast show and has assistant-produced for Guy Garvey and Marc Riley.
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