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.
Welcome to Scott land
You’d think that a box-set collecting together Scott Walker’s first five solo albums on vinyl and CD for the first time would be cause for celebration. It is.
If you peer carefully through these frankly FAR OUT bits of undergrowth then you should just be able to make out the forms known only as Kobadelta.
This is Jake Houlsby who, for all intents and purposes, is Suntrapp. And judging by their/his first single, they’re/he’s jolly good.
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...