TOMORROW

INTERVIEW: GARDEN PARTY

  Garden Party are a newly formed outfit living in Manchester, who have just released their debut single ‘Tomorrow’. Before even releasing a song, the band were making their mark on the live scene, and were even penned in to support the brilliant Family [...]
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SIMPLE TIPS TO HELP CREATIVES AMID THE COVID 19 CRISIS

Where do you start eh? I’ve held off writing anything for a while on this subject as the effects of Covid19 on venues, festivals, promoters, the arts and musicians has being almost too devastating to address. All are now facing a precarious future after [...]
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FONTAINES DC TOUR 2021 ON GENERAL SALE THIS FRIDAY

  Fontaines DC recently announced news of their 2021 tour and earlier this week they offered NHS staff and Key Workers free tickets to the shows. The new dates will also include the band’s biggest headline UK show to-date at London’s Alexandra Palace. [...]
RACHEL BROWNS PLAY OR PASS

RACHEL BROWNS #PLAYORPASS – TOP TRACKS #2

  Welcome to part two of our new feature Rachel Brown’s #PLAYORPASS which is put together from tweets and recommendations from Twitter to discover new music. The response has been phenomenal, thank you! I pick my personal favourites and get them out [...]
RACHEL BROWNS PLAY OR PASS

RACHEL BROWNS #PLAYORPASS – TOP TRACKS #1

Today, I set up a new feature Rachel Brown’s #PLAYORPASS on Twitter which stemmed from an idea I wanted to hear some new music. The response has been phenomenal, so I’m going to pick the best of the bunch so far (obvs in my opinion) and getting them out [...]
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INTERVIEW: V TRANSMISSION

  At the start of the year V Transmission released their debut album ‘COMA’ to a brilliant reception around the UK and online – particularly Twitter, where they have seen their fanbase grow beyond expectation over the past 6 months. Lead vocalist, Andy [...]
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INTERVIEW: FROM THE ARCHIVES WITH EDDIE PILLER

  We are currently living in lockdown with a worldwide pandemic sadly underway. So with many music fans of all genres at home, I’ve decided to rerun some of the first interviews I did when I first began Northern Exposure, starting with Eddie Piller.  I [...]
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6 January 1979

INTERVIEW: KEVIN CUMMINS

  On a bright, sunny, bustling Sunday afternoon in London, I arrived at The Wheatsheaf pub in the London suburb of Tooting Beck. I’d travelled down from Sheffield to meet and interview the world renowned British rock Photographer Kevin Cummins. I’d seen [...]
THE VIEW

THE VIEW @THE FOUNDRY – 14.5.17

Described as a four piece ‘rag-tag teenage mob of guitar scorching rock ‘n’ rollers’ when they first burst out of Dundee in 2007, The View have had success after success over the last ten years: a Mercury nomination for their first album ‘Hats off to the [...]