• Rebels With A Cause

    By Chris Wells on May 20, 2016
    Former Echoes staffer Stuart Cosgrove’s excellent new book, Young Soul Rebels: A Personal History Of Northern Soul, has just been published by Polygon Books. It tells the story of Stuart’s long-term relationship with and love for the music and its surrounding culture. Says the author: “This book is about the rare soul scene across a lifetime. Inevitably, it is a […]
  • Motown In A Box

    By Chris Wells on November 19, 2013
    Coming from UMC on December 2 is THE MOTOWN 7s BOX – a collection of 14 rare and previously unreleased on vinyl gems, with all tracks lovingly restored from the original Hitsville master tapes. Only 2200 copies will be manufactured, so they are bound to sell out fast. Compiler, original Wigan Casino DJ Richard Searling says about it: “Of all […]