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.
Simon Taylor & The Sundowners
This is Simon Taylor. (Presumably The Sundowners were taking the picture.)
Local: Detroit 9000
Here’s a pair from Newcastle who will almost certainly tell you that the rave is most definitely ON.
Local Scene: Yellow Creatures
Stop! It’s not the Liberal Democrats! I promise! Come back!
Local Scene: Orphean Sounds
This four-piece make sounds of an Orphean nature. Fancy!
Local: Face The Ocean
Newcastle’s Face The Ocean look a bit grungey, don’t they? But – get this! – THEY’RE NOT REALLY.
Local: Arcs & Trauma
If I ever wore a collar then this Hartlepool three-piece would undoubtedly be getting me hot under it..
Local: Nena In The Red Sky
Instead of looking as glum as a Tuesday afternoon, it’s nice to see a band enjoying themselves isn’t it?
Local Scene: By Toutatis
By Toutatis – a four-piece if you please – look like they mean business, don’t they? Thankfully for us, it’s a good bit of business.