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It’s been 30 years since legendary Liverpool group The La’s released their first record, the thunderous single Way Out.Read the full story..
It gladdens the heart when a band from your own neck of the woods does well. And so it’s a treat to see how well Manchester band The Slow Show is doing.Read the full story..
Longevity in the music business is rare, especially for bands. Fights over the lion’s share of the limelight and the inevitable ‘musical differences’ usually result in a shelf life of about 18 months.Read the full story..
At some point it was officially decided that the mid-90s ‘movement’ Britpop started in 1994, something to do with the release of Blur’s Parklife.Read the full story..
Slaves’ recent gig at Gorilla was a joyful, riotous affair.Read the full story..
“They struck me squarely in the stomach and got my head nodding straight away with the kind of bass-heavy indie post-punk that pulses along somewhere between Franz Ferdinand and The Hives, while necks jerk and feet tap involuntarily.” This was how Northern Soul described The Tapestry after seeing them play at the Rambsbottom Festival earlier this year.Read the full story..
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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