the north

Arts

female football fans are just as fanatic as the lads

And this zine is out to prove it.
Georgie Wright
11.9.17
Fashion

the fashion brands defining manchester’s urban music scene

Get to know the underground scene slowly working its way back into Manchester’s contemporary youth culture -- inspiring Skepta and connecting a new wave of predominantly POC musicians in the process.
Kamila Rymajdo
11.9.17
the north

“it would take an artist to invent it” - how blackpool created one of the uk’s most exciting art scenes

Forget stripy deckchairs and sticks of rock! Blackpool is home to one of the country’s most exciting contemporary art scenes and you’re gonna wish you were here.
Kamila Rymajdo
11.9.17
Music

fifteen minutes with... rae morris

Where we ask pop music commentator Michael Cragg to ring people for fifteen minutes and no seconds. Today it’s the turn of the very good Rae Morris, Blackpool’s number two popstar and the singer behind the year’s best single, Do It.
Michael Cragg
11.9.17
the north

homoelectric is manchester’s bespoke misfit paradise

Twenty years into its heritage, Manchester’s Homoelectric is enjoying a pleasing renaissance inside a three-storey Salford warehouse. Of course it is.
Paul Flynn
11.9.17
Music

how nts manchester became one of the world’s most important radio stations

A hub for the local music community and a part of the country’s most diverse and global music platforms, NTS Manchester is a vital UK tastemaker.
Kamila Rymajdo
11.8.17
Arts

“it’s better than any nightclub in london” - the story of hull’s legendary nightclub, spiders

Nested between a bunch of warehouses and factory units in one of east Hull’s industrialised zones, lies a club that has woven itself into the fabric of Britain’s nightlife culture. Here, we peek behind the web during its 1984-90 heyday.
Andy Roe
11.8.17
Fashion

brother is the male modelling agency pointing fashion's spotlight away from london

Photographer Michael Mayren’s new Manchester-based modelling agency is bringing boys from northern streets to the fashion world. As we contemplate this new breed of agency, get to know a few of the faces on Brother's books.
Felix Petty
6.2.17