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“I do love a bit of Northern Soul.” We talk to Tim Burgess ahead of The Charlatans’ 30th anniversary tour
No matter how many famous people you interview, opening pleasantries can always be a bit awkward.Read the full story..
Making political statements through music has been The Specials’ strong suit since they formed in the late 1970s. And that skill of getting the message across through music still stands today.Read the full story..
“We work together the same way we’ve always done.” Raymond McGinley from Teenage Fanclub talks to Northern Soul
As I prepare to interview Raymond McGinley, I make a mental note not to mention anything about my being a die-hard Teenage Fanclub fan.Read the full story..
During lockdown, when you’re wandering into your kitchen for the millionth time and opening the fridge before closing it again, you might have hit the point when it’s time to think about ordering a takeaway.Read the full story..
“It completely turned my life upside down.” Mark Radcliffe talks to Northern Soul about his life-changing diagnosis
This time last year, things were looking pretty bleak for Mark Radcliffe.Read the full story..
Bee Gees fans from across the world have raised more than £250,000 in just eight days to try and save the former cinema in Manchester’s Chorlton where the brothers first performed live.Read the full story..
There’s a sharp knock on my front door and I open it to find John Thomson standing on my doorstep.Read the full story..
Written in 1949, Death of a Salesman remains as relevant and fresh as ever.Read the full story..
On the back of the recent successful ‘in conversation’ event with Clint Boon and Mike Joyce at Salford Lads Club, up next to the podium are music legends Peter Hook and Mani.Read the full story..
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