Latest online edition of Manchester Confidential features a very well known record shop moving to a new location
"Recently it looked as though Beatin' Rhythm, the Tib Street record shop, might leave our city for good.
Names that spring to mind qualifying as regular customers (having been in at least twice and bought something). Morrissey, Wayne Hemingway, Johnny Marr, Christopher Eccleston, Pete Doherty, Lily Allen, Mark Lamarr, Stuart Maconie, Chemical Brothers, Grandmaster Flash....
It looked as if model of retail distinctiveness was calling it a day. This would have been a nightmare for shopping diversity..."
Full story and new location can be read here
Beatin' Rhythm saved for the nation
Classic Manchester shop finds new home
1. Can visit the Beating Rythmn website via link below which also features an interesting Tim Brown article
2. Manchester Chimp had a recent 4 page northern soul feature, anyone seen it? worth a dig ?