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Each week the 40 minute show will include interviews with major bands and musical artists, as well as showcasing up-and-coming talent. Interviewees will include musicians playing in the North of England and local names. Other interviews will feature a host of well-known Northerners, from artistic directors from across the cultural landscape to authors and celebrity chefs.

Each week the 40 minute show will include interviews with major bands and musical artists, as well as showcasing up-and-coming talent. Interviewees will include musicians playing in the North of England and local names. Other interviews will feature a host of well-known Northerners, from artistic directors from across the cultural landscape to authors and celebrity chefs.
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Liverpool, United States

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Each week the 40 minute show will include interviews with major bands and musical artists, as well as showcasing up-and-coming talent. Interviewees will include musicians playing in the North of England and local names. Other interviews will feature a host of well-known Northerners, from artistic directors from across the cultural landscape to authors and celebrity chefs.

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English


Episodes

The Northern Soul Podcast: El Whaeko

11/7/2018
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November: the season for fireworks, bonfires, toffee apples and the latest edition of the Northern Soul Podcast. Presenter and Producer Lucy McNamara is back with another ear-pleasing episode which sees her chatting to El Whaeko. A lone wolf in years previous, Lee Atkinson aka Elwhaeko (a hybrid of nick-names applied to Atkinson throughout his life) assembled a pack of […] The post The Northern Soul Podcast: El Whaeko appeared first on Northern Soul.

Duration:00:38:43

The Northern Soul Podcast: Young Jack

8/27/2018
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Hurrah! Lucy McNamara is back with another ear-pleasing episode of the brilliant Northern Soul Podcast. This month she chats to Young Jack, a ‘family of funk’ hailing from Kingston-upon-Hull. Young Jack are now touring with their dedicated horn section – The Horny Brass. With their latest Double A-Side single Move/Mojo, released on independent Hull label […] The post The Northern Soul Podcast: Young Jack appeared first on Northern Soul.

Duration:00:36:39

The Northern Soul Podcast: The Lottery Winners

7/5/2018
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It’s July which means only one thing. That’s right, it’s this month’s The Northern Soul Podcast. Presenter and Producer Lucy McNamara is back with another sonorous episode which sees her chatting to The Lottery Winners – a four-piece indie pop band from Leigh, Greater Manchester. The band was formed by Thom Rylance (vocals/guitar), Robert Lally (guitar/vocals), Katie Lloyd […] The post The Northern Soul Podcast: The Lottery Winners appeared first on Northern Soul.

Duration:00:31:54

The Northern Soul Podcast: former Kaiser Chief, Nick J.D. Hodgson

5/23/2018
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It’s May which means only one thing: The Northern Soul Podcast. Presenter and Producer Lucy McNamara is back with another euphonious episode which sees her chatting to ex-Kaiser Chief, Nick J.D. Hodgson. He was one of the founding members and lead songwriters of the Chiefs but split in 2012 to write songs for the likes of Mark […] The post The Northern Soul Podcast: former Kaiser Chief, Nick J.D. Hodgson appeared first on Northern Soul.

Duration:00:36:11

The Northern Soul Podcast: Steal the City

4/12/2018
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It’s April which means just one thing – Spring has finally sprung. Well, sort of. The nights are getting lighter, the daffodils are popping up and the mood is getting sunnier. And why wouldn’t you be happy when the new month brings with it another brilliant Northern Soul Podcast? Presenter and Producer Lucy McNamara is back […] The post The Northern Soul Podcast: Steal the City appeared first on Northern Soul.

Duration:00:32:35

The Northern Soul Podcast: Kinder Meccano

3/6/2018
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It’s the beginning of March which can only mean one thing – it’s time for this month’s Northern Soul Podcast. Presenter and Producer Lucy McNamara is back with another ear-pleasing episode which sees her chatting to Kinder Meccano. Based in Salford, Kinder Meccano creates immersive high energy performances with tape machines, modified keyboards, home-made instruments and […] The post The Northern Soul Podcast: Kinder Meccano appeared first on Northern Soul.

Duration:00:46:53

The Northern Soul Podcast: new music, northern bands and The Blinders

2/1/2018
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Hurrah and huzzah – the Northern Soul Podcast is back! Presenter and Producer Lucy McNamara returns to Northern Soul (yay!). After a hiatus, Lucy is back and this month she chats to The Blinders. Originally from Doncaster, The Blinders and their visceral punk rock are giving it their all. Oh, and Lucy’s playlist consists of, among others, Ghostpoet, […] The post The Northern Soul Podcast: new music, northern bands and The Blinders appeared first on Northern Soul.

Duration:00:34:23

Are we snobbish about art? The Northern Soul Podcast

3/24/2017
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Hurrah and huzzah! It’s time for the Northern Soul Podcast. This month Laura Brown asks, are we snobbish when it comes to art? She explores the concept of ‘threshold phobia’ – the physical act of walking into a room when you don’t know what to expect. After all, the unknown is incredibly daunting and ‘art’ can sometimes come with […] The post Are we snobbish about art? The Northern Soul Podcast appeared first on Northern Soul.

Duration:00:46:27

The Northern Soul Podcast: Christmas horror stories

12/8/2016
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Christmas Eve ghost stories used to be as important a festive tradition as a mince pie. On this month’s Northern Soul Podcast, Laura Brown talks to four Northern horror writers about Christmas, ghosts, M.R. James and TV specials. She hears from John Reppion and Leah Moore, a husband and wife team from Liverpool who write comics. […] The post The Northern Soul Podcast: Christmas horror stories appeared first on Northern Soul.

Duration:00:35:05

The Northern Soul Podcast: Manchester Literature Festival

10/26/2016
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Ah, the Manchester Literature Festival. It’s proper good. On this month’s Northern Soul Podcast, Laura Brown joins the festival’s Working Class Writing Tour around Manchester city centre and talks to seasoned tour guide Anne Beswick. Main image: John Cooper Clarke by Chris Payne You can get in touch with Laura via Twitter @MsLaura_Brown or […] The post The Northern Soul Podcast: Manchester Literature Festival appeared first on Northern Soul.

Duration:00:29:05

The Northern Soul Podcast: Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia

9/7/2016
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Hurrah! It’s the September Northern Soul Podcast. In Laura Brown’s second podcast for Northern Soul, she delves into the wonderful and fantastic world of the Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia, taking place later this month. Among her interviewees are Psych Fest organiser Craig Pennington, Super Furry Animals illustrator Pete Fowler, and Liverpool’s Phil Charnock. The Liverpool […] The post The Northern Soul Podcast: Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia appeared...

Duration:00:37:07

The Northern Soul Podcast: Viz, Liverpool Biennial and Manchester Jazz Festival

7/28/2016
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Hurrah and Huzzah! The Northern Soul Podcast is back! In Laura Brown’s first podcast for Northern Soul, she chats to Barney Farmer, one of the co-creators of the Drunken Bakers strip cartoon in Viz magazine, as well as freelance arts editor Laura Robertson about Liverpool Biennial, and HOME‘s director of film Jason Woods about Jazz on Film and Manchester Jazz Festival. […] The post The Northern Soul Podcast: Viz, Liverpool Biennial and Manchester Jazz Festival appeared first on Northern...

Duration:00:33:20

The Northern Soul Podcast: Paul Du Noyer

7/9/2016
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Some good and bad news this month…. The good news is that it’s time for the Northern Soul Podcast. Lucy McNamara chats to author Paul Du Noyer who, for more than 30 years, was also a music journalist. His interviewees have ranged from Madonna to Pavarotti, David Bowie to Mick Jagger and nearly everyone with a […] The post The Northern Soul Podcast: Paul Du Noyer appeared first on Northern Soul.

Duration:00:40:45

The Northern Soul Podcast: James Holt

4/27/2016
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Hurrah and huzzah! It’s the April Northern Soul Podcast. This month Lucy McNamara chats to James Holt, a singer/songwriter from Bolton who is receiving attention and praise from music industry giants and the listening public alike for his unique blend of folk and alternative rock. Following our chat with James a couple of years ago, his fans now include […] The post The Northern Soul Podcast: James Holt appeared first on Northern Soul.

Duration:00:49:01

The Northern Soul Podcast: Michelle Hussey and Natalie-Eve Williams

3/26/2016
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Hurrah and huzzah! It’s the March Northern Soul Podcast. This month Lucy McNamara chats to Michelle Hussey and Natalie-Eve Williams from BBC Introducing in Manchester. The two presenters have established an impressive track record of spotting and promoting music talent in Manchester. Over Easter weekend they are part of Radio Manchester’s BBC Radio 1 takeover. On […] The post The Northern Soul Podcast: Michelle Hussey and Natalie-Eve Williams appeared first on Northern Soul.

Duration:00:43:08

The Northern Soul Podcast: MALKA

2/23/2016
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Hurrah! It’s the February Northern Soul Podcast. This month, Lucy McNamara chats to MALKA, former 6 Day Riot front-woman Tamara Schlesinger’s new alt-pop project which, according to Clash magazine is “uproariously inventive music”. Also on Lucy’s playlist are, among others, Kurt Vile, Steve Mason, Field Music, Viola Beach, Jasmine Power, Mavis Staples and Buena Vista Social Club. You can get in touch […] The post The Northern Soul Podcast: MALKA appeared first on Northern Soul.

Duration:00:39:02

The Northern Soul Podcast: The Mantells

1/17/2016
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Hurrah and huzzah! It’s the January Northern Soul Podcast. On this month’s podcast, Lucy McNamara chats to The Mantells. This three-piece indie collaboration was described as ‘Manchester’s most exciting new band’ in 2014. Since then the guys have gone from strength to strength. Also on Lucy’s playlist this month is, among others, David Bowie, Vashti Anna, Natasha […] The post The Northern Soul Podcast: The Mantells appeared first on Northern Soul.

Duration:00:40:50

The Northern Soul Podcast: The Slow Readers Club

12/7/2015
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On December’s Northern Soul Podcast, Lucy McNamara chats to The Slow Readers Club, a Manchester-based four piece who specialise in dark and brooding indie electro. Their music has drawn comparisons with Interpol, The Killers and The National. Northern Soul met them at Ramsbottom Festival earlier this year – you can watch the video here. Meanwhile, Lucy’s playlist features Of Monsters And […] The post The Northern Soul Podcast: The Slow Readers Club appeared first on Northern Soul.

Duration:00:37:56

The Northern Soul Podcast: Easy Kill

10/20/2015
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This month Lucy McNamara chats to Easy Kill, a four-piece alternative rock band from Manchester, over a cuppa in The Art of Tea, Didsbury. This week’s playlist by Lucy features, among others, Depeche Mode, Ruby and The Rib Cage, Natasha Kmeto, Be Good Tanyas, Ought, Jordan Allen, The Slow Readers Club and Black Rivers. You can get in touch with Lucy […] The post The Northern Soul Podcast: Easy Kill appeared first on Northern Soul.

Duration:00:44:45

The Northern Soul Podcast: September

9/12/2015
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It’s September, a month of uncertainties. Is it Summer, is it Autumn? Is it a season for jumpers or for t-shirts with optional cardigans? Decisions, decisions. What is certain is the quality of the monthly Northern Soul Podcast. This September Lucy McNamara chats to Ivan Madeira, director of a short film called Child in Their Eyes […] The post The Northern Soul Podcast: September appeared first on Northern Soul.

Duration:00:45:44