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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

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 International Festival of Psychedelia takes place September 23 and 24, 2016. For more information,...

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. You can get in touch with Laura via Twitter @MsLaura_Brown or via Northern Soul @Northern_Soul_ To listen to Series One...

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 connection to The Beatles, not least Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr. Born in Liverpool, Paul has written the definitive musical histories of both Liverpool and London. Lucy's...

Duration: 00:40:45


The Northern Soul Podcast: James Holt

4/27/2016
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Hurrah and huzzah! It’s the AprilNorthern 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 alikeforhis unique blend of folk and alternative rock. Following our chat with James a couple of years ago, his fans now include music legend Brian Eno and BBC 6 Music's Shaun Keaveny. On Lucy’s playlist this month are a host of great tunes including music from...

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 fromBBC 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 Lucy's playlist this month are a host of great tunes including music from Janelle Monae, Foals, Sunflower Bean, Cabbage, Blossoms...

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-womanTamara 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 andBuena Vista Social Club. You can get in touch with Lucy via Twitter @Lucy_McNamara or via Northern Soul @Northern_Soul_ To listen to Series One...

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 collaborationwasdescribed 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 Reid, Ione Mai, Songs for Walter, The Blossoms, andCatfish and the Bottleman. You can get in touch with Lucy via Twitter...

Duration: 00:40:50


The Northern Soul Podcast: Easy Kill

10/20/2015
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This monthLucy McNamara chats to Easy Kill, afour-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 andThe 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 toIvan 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


The Northern Soul Podcast: Heavy On The Magic

8/19/2015
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It’s that time again – time for another crackingNorthern Soul Podcast. This month Lucy McNamarachats to singer Chris Haddon and bandmate Kieran McIntyre, both formerly of The Minx(who Lucy interviewed in a previous podcast), about their new band Heavy On The Magic. The band will be playing Ramsbottom Festivalthis year. Also on this month’s podcast, […] The post The Northern Soul Podcast: Heavy On The Magic appeared first on Northern Soul.

Duration: 00:43:48


The Northern Soul Podcast: Miriam Jones

7/12/2015
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It’s time for another great Northern Soul Podcast! This month Lucy McNamarachats tosinger/songwriterMiriam Jones. The Canadian, who now lives in Britain, is on tour following a stint supportingRoddy Frame. Her new album,Between Green and Gone,is a collection of poignant short stories in song form brought to life through a creative partnership with Simon Edwards (Fairground […] The post The Northern Soul Podcast: Miriam Jones appeared first on Northern Soul.

Duration: 00:46:23


The Northern Soul Podcast: The Slow Show

6/14/2015
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Hurrah and huzzah! It’s time for The Northern Soul Podcast. This month Lucy McNamaratrips down to the Horse &Jockey in Chorlton to chat to Rob Goodwin fromThe Slow Show. Known for their minimal but epic songs which swell from gentle piano-led Americana to roaring choruses and string sections, this Manchester five-piece have found champions at […] The post The Northern Soul Podcast: The Slow Show appeared first on Northern Soul.

Duration: 00:44:45


The Northern Soul Podcast: Affairs

5/25/2015
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Hurrah! It’s May’sNorthern Soul Podcast. This month Lucy McNamara chats to Manchester-based band, Affairs.From scattered English counties, the groupmet at Hull University, drawn together by their mutual appreciation of 80s music, art, slick hair, tight jeans and loose hips.Comparisons have been drawn to artists as diverse as Foals, The Smiths, Wild Beasts and Spandau Ballet. […] The post The Northern Soul Podcast: Affairs appeared first on Northern Soul.

Duration: 00:46:46


The Northern Soul Podcast: Seattle Yacht Club

4/19/2015
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We have a crackin’ podcast for you this month. On April’s show, Lucy McNamara chats to Seattle Yacht Club.Thisduo from Southport makes superlativeelectro-pop music. The pair havegained acclaim and support from, among others, BBC 6 Music and BBC Introducing. The band’s song, Feeling the Sunshine, is already a Northern Soul favourite. Lucy also plays great […] The post The Northern Soul Podcast: Seattle Yacht Club appeared first on Northern Soul.

Duration: 00:46:34


The Northern Soul Podcast: Arrested Development

3/15/2015
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Stop whatever you’re doing – it’s time for The Northern Soul Podcast! On this month’s show, Lucy McNamara chats to the legendaryArrested Development, a band which has been producing great music for nearly30 years. Lucy also plays great tunes from the likes of Lisbon, The Watchmakers, Charlie Belle,The Sugarhill Gang and Shields. You can get […] The post The Northern Soul Podcast: Arrested Development appeared first on Northern Soul.

Duration: 00:41:35


The Northern Soul Podcast: Puppet Rebellion

2/15/2015
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Yes folks, it’s time for the gloriousNorthern Soul Podcast. This month, Lucy McNamara chats to Puppet Rebellion ahead of the band’s new single (released later this month). The Manchester group describe themselves as a combination of “upbeat choppy riffs and heartfelt lyrics”. They tell Lucy about working with renowned producer Gavin Monaghan, the importance of […] The post The Northern Soul Podcast: Puppet Rebellion appeared first on Northern Soul.

Duration: 00:36:44


The Northern Soul Podcast: The Tapestry

1/15/2015
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It’s a New Year and a newNorthern SoulPodcast. This monthLucy McNamarachats to The Tapestry at Manchester’s Central Library. TheManchester/Tameside-based band talk about their new single, their influences, getting barred from Blackburn and Pete Doherty. Also on Lucy’s playlist this week are Lemonade, Wild Beasts andHunter and the Bear as well as Al Wilson,The New BasementTapes […] The post The Northern Soul Podcast: The Tapestry appeared first on Northern Soul.

Duration: 00:37:23

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