This here is Slurs, a Newcastle band whose stock in trade is a jolly glorious kind of racket.
How do you like your Radio 2 friendly pop? If it’s “just so” then you’re going to love JustSO who are launching their super new album at The Exchange in North Shields on 22 Se...
Local: Baker Island
I fancy one of this bunch but it’s definitely not the one that you think it is. So, yes, they scrub up well, but can they also thrill with the quality of their tunes? (Clue: y...
Local: Greg Genre
Greg Genre is a singer/songwriter from Newcastle who exudes more warmth than a 15 Tog duvet.
Say: “Hi! How’s it hanging?” to Mausoleums, a feisty two-piece who know the value of combustible electronica.
If you can just squint a bit then I’m sure you can make out Crimewave in this picture (it’s not his real name).
If you’re hankering after some sounds and emotions straight out of the leftfield, then can I point you in the direction of this Newcastle three-piece who won’t be appearing on...
Local: Moon Rover
This jolly bunch are Moon Rover from Newcastle, a band who may well be in the gutter but they’re most definitely looking at the stars.
Local: Massa Confusa
This is Massa Confusa trying out their best urban look. I like ‘em.
What do you think of Hedges for a band name? Say it with me: “Hedges”. I kinda like it, and their music isn’t bad either.
Local: Eve Simpson
Eve Simpson is a 17-year-old singer/songwriter from South Shields who says her greatest achievement to date is reaching the height of 5ft 2 & ½.
Local: Soham De
Although Soham De is from Kings Lynn (I’ve always wondered where that is – will have to Google it sometime) he’s actually based in Durham, and with a talent like his, I’m clai...
Teesside outfit Catalyse look like a real band, don’t they? I mean a REAL band. Luckily for us, that’s exactly what they are.