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There's a good reason why Manchester's Aura has earned a reputation as one of the city's liveliest party spots with one of the most hard-hitting musical programmes. Rather than being run by corporate investors in suits who are clueless when it comes to music, this venue is owned and operated… Continue>

'Lord' John Browne - greedy, immoral fracker

By Ewen Ramsbottom | 20 August 2013
Published in: Hoof to the Head
Anyone noticed how Insane is the new Normal?  We live in a world where civilians get limbs blown off from remote-controlled drone bombs to 'protect them'. Where the industrial poison sodium fluoride is added to drinking water, toothpaste and mouthwash because it's 'good for teeth', and where thousands of trails… Continue>

Ruth Koleva - keeping Bulgaria soulful

By Felicia Lamb | 11 August 2013
Published in: Interviews
Influenced by the likes of Jill Scott, D’angelo, Miles Davis, A Tribe Called Quest, 4 Hero, Floetry and Róisín Murphy, Ruth Koleva has quickly become an ambassador for the best of Bulgaria. The youngest recipient of GRAZIA's ‘Woman of the Year’ award (she’s also global ambassador of ELLE’s ‘Think Green… Continue>

Westwood: The end of Dancefloor Justice

By Andrew Kay | 01 August 2013
Published in: Interviews
Over the weekend, Twitter and other social media water coolers discussed the sacking of Tim Westwood from Radio 1 like rabid ants. Many of the comments were from Tim's meat and potato audience who have grown up with him since the 2000s, when ancient phone boxes were not the preferred form… Continue>

Moronic masses; instant brainwashing, just add water 

By Ewen Ramsbottom | 25 July 2013
Published in: Hoof to the Head
Somewhere in a parallel universe very similar to ours, (think Gwyneth Paltrow in Sliding Doors,) there's a nation known as the United Kingdom. Everything's pretty much the same as here; folk love their tea, saucy postcards sell at the seaside and Birmingham has a Spaghetti Junction. The only thing is,… Continue>

David Veale - Wide awake in a dream!

By Felix Mensah | 01 July 2013
Published in: Interviews
The current crown prince of the cult fanbase, is awake and ready to go and share his ‘Impossible Dream’. R&B/ Hip-Hop artist /songwriter David Veale is back and looks as if he is here to stay. In an exclusive interview for Black Sheep Magazine, the West Country native tells all… Continue>

Wigan Casino - a 40-year celebration

By Pete McKenna | 25 June 2013
Published in: Interviews
This coming September sees one of the greatest and most iconic British dance venues celebrate it's 40th anniversary. For eight solid years its doors opened to a wide range of clientele whatever ethnicity, whetever orientation. It was truly the British take of ''One Nation Under A Groove''. And to think it… Continue>

Brand Russell: Real talk by design

By Shaun Shearer | 25 June 2013
Published in: Hoof to the Head
In an age where celebrity is valued above every other characteristic, it's good that Russell Brand is attempting to speak about the ills of society, such as the bankers' big businesses and the dreadfully inept Tory/Lib-Dem hotch-potch of a government that we're lumbered with until 2015. I'm sure there's a… Continue>

Mods Disco & Secret Affair

By Felix Mensah | 24 June 2013
Published in: Black Sheep Hotspots
Mods Disco 13 July • Doors 7.30pm - midnight Northampton Museum & Art Gallery DJ Paddy Grady will be playing a sensational mix of 60s and 70s soul sounds for everyone to relive those ‘Shades’ memories. Continue>

Soul City, Ibiza - more Summer madness

By Mark Devlin | 19 June 2013
Published in: Black Sheep Hotspots
For any Black Sheep heads who happen to be headed to Ibiza this Summer, a visit to Soul City, the island's original party spot for R&B, hip-hop and everything in between, remains essential. Now 20 years deep,  Soul City continues to provide a lively alternative to the house and trance… Continue>
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