This bunch are a Middlesbrough band who have just been signed (or “snapped up” in PR speak) by Sound-Hub Records.
Say “Well hello sailor!” to Schultz, a Newcastle based band who, it says here, are a “dark-pop outfit”. Crikey.
Local: Argen’s Winter
Despite sounding like a chapter culled from Lord Of The Rings, Argen’s Winter is actually this 20-year-old singer/songwriter. He’s very good.
Local: Gem Andrews
Newcastle based Gem Andrews knows a thing or two about singer/songwriterly stuff and her new album, Vancouver, is a revelation.
This lovely lad is ako (or “Simeon Soden” as his bank statements insist on calling him) and he’s a really rather good and emerging producer of, in his words, “EDM”.
Local: Slow Decades
Lovely jumper, dude. And, hey, lovely new album, too.
Local: Hunting Game
Here’s Hunting Game looking for all the world like they’ve just been told that Father Christmas is actually Nigel Farage in a grubby red santa suit.
Local: Doctor Socrates
Newcastle band Doctor Socrates have just released a couple of new videos to go with their double a-side The End of Old Tyneside, and they are quite superb.
Local: Border Scout
Things that we know about Border Scout from this image: there are definitely two of them.
Local Scene: Craig Clark
Newcastle’s home grown talent Craig Clark is a singer-songwriter whose poignantly crafted lines have already propelled him into supporting the likes of Laura Marling and Ben ...
Local Scene: Alexie
I like Alexie’s pendant. What is that? A lion? A leopard? It’s very nice, anyway. And she’s kind of amazing, too.
Local: Elephant Memoir
Elephant Memoir? What sort of name is that? Still, I thought “The Beatles” was a bit ropy but they still seemed to have shifted a few units.
The future for Dalaro looks as bright as this picture.