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Many bands suffer from what’s known as ‘Difficult Second Album Syndrome’, that awkward step where a recording career isn’t brand new any more but it’s a not-yet-seen-it-all doddle either.Read the full story..
“The North is an amazing place and its potential has never been fully realised.” Edna Robinson, chairman of the People’s Powerhouse
I love Edna Robinson. Not in a romantic way, you understand, I haven’t had a Valentine’s Day epiphany.Read the full story..
“Did you know some cats are allergic to humans?” Northern Soul chats to singer-songwriter Will Varley
Will Varley has a history of talking to Northern Soul about cats.Read the full story..
“I arrived at the count thinking, blummin’ eck.” James Frith, MP for Bury North, talks to Northern Soul
It was one of the gloomiest nights of my life.Read the full story..
The last time I saw Claire Tomalin in Manchester she was battling some sort of rave act in order to be heard.Read the full story..
“Bollocks to that, we’ll do it here.” The Fall’s Paul Hanley talks about his history of Manchester music
Much-venerated Manchester band The Fall have had a whole host of different line-ups over the years, but during their early 80s glory days they were driven by a particularly notable rhythm section.Read the full story..
“You’re being paid to have fun and to laugh and be daft and stupid.” John Barrowman talks to Northern Soul
As you might expect, chatting with John Barrowman is a cheeky and gossipy encounter. His tales are peppered with one-liners about threesomes with The Krankies and being the best ‘Dick’ in the business.Read the full story..
“I realised five years ago that I was never going to end up rich from music.” John Bramwell talks to Northern Soul
After three years of travelling the highways and byways, John Bramwell has released his long-awaited debut solo studio album, Leave Alone the Empty Spaces.Read the full story..
“There’s a bit of T-Rex in there, Sparks, Iggy Pop.” Northern Soul talks to Martin Coogan of The Mock Turtles
“Wait, I’ve got some stupid shoes I could wear. They’ll be a laugh.”Read the full story..
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