Seeing Hands hot gig news!
If you bathe Newcastle quartet Seeing Hands in a kind parma violet hue does that make them dreamy. I rather think that it does, you know.
Einstürzende Neubauten! Oh my!
One of Europe’s great pioneering bands, Einstürzende Neubauten, are playing a special gig at the Boiler Shop in Newcastle this May, which is about as perfect a venue for these...
Let’s talk vinyl
It’s Record Store Day in April which also happens to coincide with the next Newcastle Vinyl Record Fair. Talk about all your Christmases coming at once.
Get set for wonderments
When two of the region’s most engaging and forward-thinking bands (step forward and take a bow Iceni – pictured – and Überloon) combine, the results are never less than startl...
Hip Hop. Grime. Sorted.
The Bridge are commandeering Sage 2 at Sage Gateshead in early May for a full day of the best UK hip hop and grime in what looks to be one of THE events of the spring.
Spend some time with these lads?
There’s going to be an almighty celebration of all things Clash at The Cluny in April with bands and DJs getting ready to honour the 40th anniversary of their eponymous debut ...
Spot the difference
You could mooch around the cobbles of Manchester for years on end and still not unearth a better Morrissey/Smiths tribute act than Viva Morrissey, and they’re all set to play ...
A singer/songwriter of some note
If you’re looking for classic songwriting, sung with passion and no little heart, then can I point you very respectfully in the direction of Scott Matthews.
PINS Pine Line Lone LOVE
In a daring new concept for headline writing, I’ve changed one letter in the word ‘PINS to form a new word, and then one letter in that word to form another, and so on, until ...
Get ready for Orkesta Mendoza...
Orkesta Mendoza sound like The Blues Brothers playing a Day of the Dead party. If that makes you think: “Crikey! I am so having some of that,” then listen to your brain and ge...
Band with the unfeasibly long name
This is Gateshead’s The Band For Disease Control And Prevention and they’ve got a new album in the offing and, hey, a launch gig to go with it.
Local: Harri Endersby
She’s a singer! She’s a songwriter! She’s a musician! What else do you need to know about Harri Endersby? That’s she’s all kinds of amazing? You got it!
Local: Eve Conway
This lass is Eve Conway from Darlington and this article is all about Eve.