Local scene: Chaos 8
This is Chaos 8. There’s five of them.
Simon Taylor & The Sundowners
This is Simon Taylor. (Presumably The Sundowners were taking the picture.)
Local: Detroit 9000
Here’s a pair from Newcastle who will almost certainly tell you that the rave is most definitely ON.
Local Scene: Yellow Creatures
Stop! It’s not the Liberal Democrats! I promise! Come back!
Local Scene: Orphean Sounds
This four-piece make sounds of an Orphean nature. Fancy!
Local: Face The Ocean
Newcastle’s Face The Ocean look a bit grungey, don’t they? But – get this! – THEY’RE NOT REALLY.
Local: Arcs & Trauma
If I ever wore a collar then this Hartlepool three-piece would undoubtedly be getting me hot under it..
Local: Nena In The Red Sky
Instead of looking as glum as a Tuesday afternoon, it’s nice to see a band enjoying themselves isn’t it?
Local Scene: By Toutatis
By Toutatis – a four-piece if you please – look like they mean business, don’t they? Thankfully for us, it’s a good bit of business.
Welcome to Scott land
You’d think that a box-set collecting together Scott Walker’s first five solo albums on vinyl and CD for the first time would be cause for celebration. It is.
If you peer carefully through these frankly FAR OUT bits of undergrowth then you should just be able to make out the forms known only as Kobadelta.
This is Jake Houlsby who, for all intents and purposes, is Suntrapp. And judging by their/his first single, they’re/he’s jolly good.
KiKi Lowe is a good name for a pop star is it not (got to love that double capital “K”). She’s from Gosforth in Newcastle and despite the fact that she’s not yet old enough to...