Local: World of Iggy
I know what you’re thinking: Isn’t that the much-lauded bunch of rhyming gobshites JaZZ RiOT? Well, yes and no. Yes, it is them, but they’ve also got a mutant side project ded...
This smiley looking five-piece are Kahuna and their frothy debut single, Throw, suggests that they have plenty to smile about (ie it’s really good).
Local: Callum Pitt
Can you, in all honesty, have enough Callum Pitt? The answer to that, my friends, is a big fat no.
And now, music lessons…
Kathryn Lowdon is a well-known vocal coach in the region – helping countless singers to improve their technique – but she has recently set up a music school in Newcastle city ...
Local scene: Swine Tax
Here’s a nice pic of Swine Tax having fun while mucking around down by a harbour. Do not try this at home kids.
Local Scene: Squarms
Squarms are an electronic duo from Newcastle and, presumably, this is 50% of them.
Almost imperceptibly, Newcastle four-piece The Palps seem to have ensnared my heart. So now you know.
Local: Megan Dhalai
If you like pop and R&B that screams THE SOUND OF NOW, then Washington’s Megan Dhalai should be right up your street.
Local: The Yada Yada Yadas
I think it’s safe to say that Durham’s The Yada Yada Yadas are in the pink.
Local: Sticky Pearls
If you squint, only just slightly, then you should be able to make out Sticky Pearls in this picture. They’ve got a new album out that I can safely say will be beguile and del...
Local: Head Of Light Entertainment
Teesside’s unpigeonholeable Head Of Light Entertainment have reached double figures (in years, not band members) and are celebrating with a party of a gig at the Green Room in...
Local: Simon Taylor
This bloke striding purposely through the surf is Simon Taylor. And that purpose in full: to play a storming gig at the O2 Academy in Newcastle this April with his trusty band...
Local: Nick Gladdish
I’m more than Gladdish to hear new stuff from this Newcastle-based singer/songwriter. In fact you could say I’m Morethanhappyish.