the north

Music

watch a sexy 60s suburbia music video filmed by alasdair mclellan

‘Friends in the Bubblebath’ by audiobooks is a kitchen sink drama set in the north of England.
Frankie Dunn
2.13.19
the north

noel gallagher on liam, scissors, and his most joyful record yet

Manchester’s most famous son talks to i-D about rock and roll, and the small matter of the man he calls “the singer."
Matthew Whitehouse
11.10.17
Culture

remembering february 20, 1988 — the day manchester came out

In 1988, a rally through central Manchester turned the city upside down. Not only was it the start of Manchester becoming Britain’s unofficial capital of Gay -- it was a useful microcosm for what would happen in the rest of the country.
Paul Flynn
11.7.17
straight ups

newcastle's coolest kids, straight up

As we continue to explore what it mean to be northern in 2017, we meet the cool kids of Newcastle to find out what makes them tick.
i-D Staff
11.7.17
Culture

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

Nested between a bunch of warehouses and factory units in one of East Hull’s industrialized 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
11.7.17
Culture

photographing youth unemployment in 80s england

Throughout Thatcher's rule, photographer Tish Murtha created a powerful document of life in Newcastle. Today, her images remain as relevant as ever.
Matthew Whitehouse
2.15.17