Northern Soul


Photographs of British nightlife culture before camera phones

In his new photobook 'While You Were Sleeping', Ewen Spencer captures the era of Northern Soul, grime and garage, of youth identity being
Ravi Ghosh

'hardcore soul' captures the timelessness of raving

Italian producer Gabber Eleganza and British photographer Ewen Spencer have collaborated on a new project that brings together two music genres so different, yet so similar.
Juule Kay

shall we dance? get lost in the rhythm of gucci’s pre-fall campaign video

The Glen Luchford-lensed campaign fuses the vibrant essence of Northern Soul with the soulful dandyism and black masculinity of Malick Sidibé.
Created with Gucci

elliot james langridge is all aboard the northern soul train

Elliot James Langridge is the best actor you’ve never heard of. We caught up with young Elliot to talk about sex, drugs, and Northern Soul.
Tish Weinstock
i-D Staff

elaine constantine is keeping the faith with her new film on the northern soul scene

‘’Don’t come on the dance floor until you fucking know what this is,’’ cries photographer and filmmaker Elaine Constantine, ‘’because you don’t deserve it.’’ Not just a genre of music, but a code to live by, Northern Soul was either something you...
Tish Weinstock
i-D Team

josh whitehouse is a northern soul man

A Jack of all trades, and a master of all, Josh Whitehouse is the singing, dancing, modelling and acting sensation that’s about to hit the big screen in Elaine Constantine’s Northern Soul.
Tish Weinstock

the a-z of dance

Shot on the streets and rooftops of sunny LA, our A-Z of Dance shows you how to set hearts alight and clubs on fire. Float like an Arabesque, spin like a B-Boy, wobble like a Chicken Noodle Soup… it’s time to step up! In a very special project for i-D...
i-D Team