My Top Five EPs From 2020 In Collaboration With Spotlight .

Recently, I’ve found myself becoming increasingly interested in EPs. I’ve been reflecting on what EP releases can mean to emerging artists. Being shorter than an album, less expensive to make and therefore more accessible, EPs can provide emerging artists with an opportunity to showcase and define themselves in ways that single releases can often fallContinue reading “My Top Five EPs From 2020 In Collaboration With Spotlight .”

A Review: Cortney Dixon with her Latest EP.

Newcastle based artist, Cortney Dixon released ‘Our Intuition’, her second EP this year, on the 20th of November. This Ep is the second EP that the skilled vocalist and guitarist has graced us with his year. It is a combination of pre-release and completely unheard tunes, and it comes after a busy lockdown for Dixon,Continue reading “A Review: Cortney Dixon with her Latest EP.”

Q&A With Patrick Gosling

Singer Songwriter, Patrick Gosling, released his latest single, ‘Peachy’, on the 13th of November. This single follows a busy year of releases for Gosling that have attracted attention from significant players in the world of emerging artists, such as BBC Radio 6 and BBC Introducing. This has seen Gosling rise successfully to become an eminentContinue reading “Q&A With Patrick Gosling”

A Review: Envy Motel With Their Upcoming Single ‘Trendsetter’.

Envy Motel are set to release their upcoming single, “Trendsetter” this Friday, the 20th of November accompanied with the release of their first ever lyric video on YouTube. After getting exclusive access to this track ahead of its release I can confirm that Indie Rock lovers of the North East should be waiting in anticipationContinue reading “A Review: Envy Motel With Their Upcoming Single ‘Trendsetter’.”

Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs announce a limited reissuing of their first ever recording.

Newcastle based Rock band, Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs, commonly referred to as Pigsx7 , have just hours ago announced a ‘strictly vinyl’ reissuing of their first ever recording: ‘The Wizard and the Seven Swines’. The 2012 record has been re-mixed and remastered by Pigsx7’s very own Sam Grant and comes in theContinue reading “Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs announce a limited reissuing of their first ever recording.”

Single Review: Plastic Glass with, ‘Going Away’

On the 6th of November, Sunderland four piece, Plastic Glass, released their new single, ‘Going Away’, and now they have the video to go with it. By Josephine Canham This North East Indie Rock band have established themselves with great success and recognition from the live music scene over the past few years. They areContinue reading “Single Review: Plastic Glass with, ‘Going Away’”

‘Firesites’ Set to Release Debut Album Next Thursday.

By Josephine Canham Next Thursday, the 19th of November, local North East artist, Tom Waterworth, better known under the project name of ‘Firesites’ will be releasing his debut Album titled: ‘The Sun’. The album will feature ten tracks that draw on themes of the dystopian genre, all pulling from a wide range of influences suchContinue reading “‘Firesites’ Set to Release Debut Album Next Thursday.”

Lanterns on the lake: Live from the Sage Gateshead

On Saturday night, North East and mercury prize nominated band, Lanterns on the Lake, took to the stage at the Sage Gateshead to perform this year’s first and only live version of their latest album, ‘Spook the Heard’. With plans for the show originally to be performed to a safe, socially distanced audience disrupted byContinue reading “Lanterns on the lake: Live from the Sage Gateshead”