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About geeselad

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  • Birthday 01/03/1969

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    Fine times and fine fings
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    Bobb Reed- I'll find a way
  1. OUR TIME IS NOW 2018

    another top night, great selection of underplayed from all aspects of soul
  2. Urban Myths of Northern Soul

    Thanks for clearing that up, I I've read various versions of snf's origins, that ties the versions I've heard together.
  3. Urban Myths of Northern Soul

    It original short story was based on a London mods experiences on 60's soho, and the transported to 70's brooklyn.
  4. Which dj ?

    For me it's now more of a case of I would travel to a venue that puts on the kind of music I enjoy, and see upfront thread.
  5. The 'upfront scene' ?

    Couldn't have said it better another good example would be Was gobsmacked when I heard this played, wtf, but it works on the dance floor and has been popular in the last 12 months
  6. Urban Myths of Northern Soul

    Apparently it was applied to Rod Stewart in the 70's
  7. The 'upfront scene' ?

    I think chalky is pretty spot on as to its origins, but I'd say it was first used regularly about 10 /12 years ago, and with Steve cato's soul or nothing, Adam and mat's move on. I think there was a general appetite for a little more diversity in playlists. ...
  8. The 'upfront scene' ?

    Sorry guys rugby's back room, and Swintons , witton albions dolly room, va va voom, empty bottles, pumping hearts all doing it. Please feel free to add to the list.
  9. The 'upfront scene' ?

    here we go again all these have been played on what I'd term the upfront scene. but no doubt I'm going to get a tirade of abuse: as they were all played at wigan/ Stafford, or there not soul, or you cant dance to them, or there played out! delete as...
  10. The 'upfront scene' ?

    there you go it was only a matter of time.
  11. The 'upfront scene' ?

    I'd consider, soul function, Burnley, Go Go children, different strokes as some of the Key venues. tunes wise I'm hesitant to post for the sake of being berated by the rare soul crowd, and oldies crew for that matter. Best thing is to get yourself along to on...
  12. the question was has anything else by Gill played, didnt realise I needed to justify its merits as 'upfront' as well. Well its fresh to the Northern scene anyway. I sposse it a bit like the oldies crowd playing Mel Torme and 'baby your out of time'.
  13. Urban Myths of Northern Soul

    Marc almond's got an urban myth all of his own, pmsl
  14. it was always assumed to be much commoner than 'look at me now' wasn't it?
  15. Urban Myths of Northern Soul

    think its in Dave Shaw's book isn't it. the Anna ford photo