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DAVID BOWIE

BOWIE: A GOLDEN YEAR? I can remember the excitement that I felt when I heard David Bowie’s ‘Blackstar’ album for the first time. It struck me as a great album on that first listen and it certainly proved to be. However, none of us knew that it would be [...]
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JOHN DAWKINS TOP 5 TRACKS OF ALL TIME

John Dawkins works as a senior label manager for Various Artist Management based in LA and London.  John was awarded an ambassadorship by his home city of Coventry for services to the city, after the success platinum selling number 1 Enemy Album ‘ We’ll [...]
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AARON PROCTOR

Here at Northern Exposure, not only do we love, support and promote unsigned bands and music but we also like to get the insights from behind every aspect of the music business. We all love our gigs and festivals, but who puts these gems together? Today [...]
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JERICHO KEYS

Earlier this week I had the privilege of catching up with BBC presenter, journalist and DJ Jericho Keys. A fellow northerner, Jericho plays a key part in showcasing the best unsigned, undiscovered and under the radar bands and artists from across York [...]
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JOHN DAWKINS

This week we had the pleasure to talk to John Dawkins, famous for managing two of the UK’s greatest bands The Enemy and Milburn, along with a host of others. He’s currently working with Milburn on their sold out September UK Tour following their [...]
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STUART KELLY

This year myself and Gabbie are reporting from the 4th annual Apollo Festival that will take place on Saturday 25th June 2016 in the grounds of York Sport’s Club, Clifton Park, on Shipton Road.The festival is specifically designed for families wanting a [...]
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STEVE CRADDOCK

Born on the 22 August 1969 in Solihull, Steve Cradock is the distinctive lead guitarist of the much loved English rock band Ocean Colour Scene. The band was formed with fellow band members Simon Fowler, Oscar Harrison, and Damon Minchella. Ocean Colour [...]
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RICHARD SEARLE

Richard Searle is the 1960’s-influenced bass guitarist, who was a member of Dr and the Medics who reached number one in the pop charts. He went on to join Boys Wonder and later on formed Corduroy. He is currently relaunching Well Suspect records along [...]
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EDDIE PILLER

Yesterday I had the honour of going down to Shoreditch to meet the highly respected mod Eddie Piller at the legendary record label Acid Jazz based in East London. It takes its name from acid jazz, a genre of jazz music and the label has been signing [...]
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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 [...]