Tag: northern

The Story of Northern Soul book

Hitting the doorstep with a reassuring 'thud' this morning was a fairly hefty book, going by the name of The Story of Northern Soul by David Nowell. Published by Portico and now on the shelves (virtual or otherwise), it's essentially an updated version of the long out of print Too […]

Club focus: Beat Boutique – Manchester

We're back with features on clubs out and about, kicking off with the Beat Boutique in Manchester. It takes place at the Deaf Institute, just off Oxford Road in the city centre on the last Friday of every month if you fancy it. You'll get a better idea after checking […]

Last 6TS 100 club allnighter?

With the venue in a state of flux, it seems that the 6TS folk are planning for the last-ever 6TS 100 club allnighter. That's unless one of the rescue campaigns / ownership bids comes through before the next 6TS event is planned (December 11th). If not and the owners do […]

Pete McKenna's Nightshift reprint

Ok, I've got half a tale here, so stick with it if you want a copy of Pete McKenna's Nightshift. Back in 2008, we got an email off Pete McKenna, telling us that his novel was to be re-written and expanded to the size of the original manuscript – that's […]

Tony Christie turns northern soul

Here's an interesting one, British singing legend Tony Christie has signed for Acid Jazz, with a northern soul-inspired album due out in January 2011. The album is called 'Now Is The Time!', a collection of original new material which claims to blend 'the classic Christie sound with a progressive take […]

Soulboy – UK cinema screenings

Don't know about you, but I'm already bored of Soulboy before it's even had a proper release. That constant trickle of one-off screenings and PR has just gone on a bit too long, so it's nice to see something approaching a nationwide screening programme announced, even if it is far […]

Cellarful of Motown 4 CD

Yes, those Motown cellars keep on giving, enough to produce the Cellarful of Motown Volume 4 CD. We're talking 50 never before heard tunes from Motown, headed up by 'Why Don't You Come Home', a previously-unheard 1968 track by Stevie Wonder, along with stomper 'Born To Be Bad' by Edwin […]