Articles tagged northern soul

18 Aug 2016 // 10:05 AM

John Newman - “Olé” (Singles Going Steady)

John Newman has crafted a harmless, fun summer single that is undoubtedly pop.

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Various Artists: Loma - A Soul Music Love Affair Volumes 1 - 4

Future Days Recordings gives us four wax platters that uncover a soul label that time has essentially buried.

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‘Northern Soul’: Rebellion at 45rpm

In the dance halls, we can see the transformation of lost individuals into a glorious tribe of dressed up, sweaty acolytes, flashing their baggy trousers and swirling their flared skirts.

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Various Artists: Casino Classics

Hit songs rarely made the Northern soul dance floor. The point was to elevate the mundane and reveal its rough beauty.

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Various Artists: Soulvation [DVD]

Why such an amateurish presentation for this supposedly beloved music? Perhaps someone will make a northern soul documentary that puts the music in context, and that does so with some measure of class. This is not that film.

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I Just Murdered My Sister, and It Was Kind of Fun

// Moving Pixels

"The Deed makes murder a game, a pretty fun game.

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