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.
Local: Marc Oliver
Marc Oliver’s front room looks very much like an Irish theme pub, does it not? No matter: he’s very good indeed.
This is the Newcastle-based, and very brilliant, Love+Lies. (One half of them anyway...)
This is Newcastle band Überloon pulling their “and relax” pose.
Local: Northern Monkey Brass Band
We don’t just feature gltichy electronica acts and indie landfill on this page you know; we also feature Northern Monkey Brass Bands.
Spooky Jeffersons Ideal Lunchbox
Spooky Jeffersons Ideal Lunchbox look like nice lads, don’t they? They’re not. (Note: They probably are.)
Local: Ryan Bird
Is that Ryan Bird I can make out through all that foliage? I rather think that it is you know – and he’s brought his guitar.
Local scene: The False Poets
Despite this picture looking like it was taken sometime in the 1880s, The False Poets have only been around for less than two years. Doesn’t stop them from being a bracing lis...