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Written by: Hannah Whitehead 2015 is set to be a pretty exciting year in terms of music, theatre and other local events in the North East…. and particularly on Tyneside.
Released 1991 Giant Records More information on the All Music page for the album Review by: William Brown When it comes to the band Boston, there seems to be an unwritten rule in that genre that, if you play in … Continue reading
Out Now Sony Music Entertainment More information on the Team Me website Review by: Helena Davidson Norwegian five-piece Team Me’s second album Blind as Night really is quite something. Their explosive sound is characterized by the strong, assured vocals and … Continue reading
Out Now Distiller Records More information is available on the band’s website Review By: Tasha Peto After having Chapter and Verse on repeat for the last week, it’s safe to say that some of the songs have stuck in my … Continue reading
Newcastle Tuesday 20th January More info on First Aid Kit at their official website REVIEW BY: MATILDA NEILL First Aid Kit is a Swedish folk-duo, composed of two young sisters, and last Tuesday was their debut performance in Newcastle, as … Continue reading
Directed by Claude-Michel Schonberg Review by: Jowita Krasik Les Mis has to be one of my favourite musicals of all time. I have watched the film, read the book (by Victor Hugo) and have now had the pleasure of seeing … Continue reading
Out Monday 26th January Hot Fruit Records More information on Gaz Coombes’ website Review by: Jack Blenkinsopp Ex-Supergrass frontman Gaz Coombes’ second solo album, Matador, is refreshing because it avoids the obvious traps into which solo albums by British ’90s … Continue reading
Out January 26th Chemikal Underground More information on the Phantom Band website Review by: Sophie Ward I am pretty happy that I didn’t have to wait another four years for The Phantom Band to rear back into the music scene; … Continue reading
Written by: Sophie Ward I love the movies and equally get a buzz from great artists and albums; therefore whenever the two get mixed together to create anything like I’ve listed, it takes a lot for me not to get … Continue reading
Hopeless Records Out Monday 19th January More information on the Enter Shikari website Review by: Katie Cain Four-piece British rock band Enter Shikari are set to release their new record this coming week. The Mindsweep is set to be better, stronger and … Continue reading
Apollo Records Out Now More information on Nadine Shah’s website Review by: Sophie Ward Nadine Shah’s ‘Stealing Cars’ is quite a simple song. It has a repetitive beat that doesn’t become boring; instead by being mixed with Shah’s seductive singing, … Continue reading
Back Lot Music Out Now More information about the album on the official The Theory of Everything website Review by: Jowita Krasik The Theory of Everything is a story of the life of world-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, which begins by … Continue reading
Gateshead 20th December 2014 More information on Frozen by Sight at the official website Review by: Sophie Heward Paul Smith and Peter Brewis are best known for being frontmen of artistic indie-rock bands Maximo Park and Field Music but their … Continue reading
Melodic Records Out Now More information on The Drink at their Bandcamp page Review by: Helena Davidson Sharp guitar riffs, bold drum beats and haunting vocals – three of the things that permeate indie folk band The Drink’s debut album, … Continue reading
Bleep Machine Out Now More information on Bosco Rogers at their Facebook site Review by: Scott Trotter ‘The Middle’ is the lead release from flower punk band Bosco Rogers debut GooGoo EP. Written, composed and record by the duo Barthélémy … Continue reading
Newcastle Monday 8th December 2014 More info on Gogol Bordello at their official website Review by: Karis King Quick! Book your tickets to the nearest and soonest Gogol Bordello gig you can find, because your evening will be packed with … Continue reading
Newcastle Upon Tyne Friday 12th December 2014 More information on Madness from their official website Review by: Sophie Ward Madness have been around for over 30 years and last weekend proved that, despite aging, they’ve still got it (in fact … Continue reading
Out Now More information on The Mispers’ official website Review by: Sophie Ward Formed just a mere 18 months ago, The Mispers have become known for their deliverance of moody indie, violin-infused rock; latest single ‘Shoulder’ is no different. It is … Continue reading
Newcastle Upon Tyne 28th November 2014 More information about the show on the Tyne Theatre’s website Review by: Naomi Davis The Nutcracker is a ballet tells the story of Marie, a rather sad little girl, whose godfather gives her a Nutcracker … Continue reading