Tag: Hebden Bridge

Blow Up North

If the Hacienda was the clubbing mecca for Madchester then Blow Up performed the same function when Britpop fever took over the nation. Blow Up is still pulling in London’s cool crowd two decades after it started but now founder...

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Cocks o’ the North

When a band kicks off its set with a piece of indolent pop perfection like Boredom, you know they must have tons of classics tucked up their sleeves. Anyone who has a copy of Singles Going Steady is well aware that Mancunian...

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An infinite universe of possibility

First, there is the thrill of being shortlisted. Then, months of media speculation teasing hopes and fears, toying with a career’s turning point. Then, at long last, having finalised the acceptance speech – just in case –...

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