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...
The Shake Appeal
The Shake Appeal look good, don’t they? They sound it, too.
First on the bill tonight, The Eleven appear streamlined as an acoustic duo. Two guitars and two near-perfectly matched voices combine brilliantly on their timeless sounding c...
This Newcastle band are aiming for the stars and doing so through the sheer power of their cosmic space rock.
We asked Joseph Curwen for a pic and he sent us this. Is that him in the murk or is this a still from Hammer Horror’s “Now Lick The Blood From The Tomb”? YOU DECIDE.
Athletes In Paris
Something is stirring in Sunderland and, if I’m not very much mistaken (and I’m not), it’s the infectious indie-pop of this sparky bunch.
Blackhall and Bookless
Say: “How’s tricks?” to Christopher Blackhall and Christopher Bookless, house music movers and groovers par excellence.
Cancer Bats. There’s a band that you’re unlikely to take your parents to see anytime soon. Not unless they’re heavily into sweaty hardcore punk delivered with all the force of...
Girls Aloud: Ten: The Hits Tour
Girls Aloud kick-started their ‘Ten’ tour in Newcastle, opening to a crowd of girls ‘n’ gays who’ve waited nearly half a decade for this reunion.
Emergency Door Release
I fancy one of this bunch (maybe not the one you’d think) but that’s not the reason that I like ‘em.
This Ground Moves
This Ground Moves walk the walk, but can they talk the talk (i.e. play great music. Clue: Yes.)
Attention drum & bass heads
North-east label Bass Command only formed last year, but they’re already starting to raise eyebrows on a global level with a roster of quite startling releases…
She’s soul! She’s pop! She’s 19-years-old! And, most importantly, she’s rather fabulous.