Articles tagged northern soul

‘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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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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