Josh Stothard

Preview: Evolution Emerging 2017

Preview: Evolution Emerging 2017

Evolution Emerging returns in its ninth year giving the latest up an coming talent a place to perform. As one of the North East’s biggest events for new music the festival showcases over 40 emerging artists each year across its multiple venues. In the past, Evolution Emerging has unearthed the likes of Hyde and Beast, Shields […]

 Emma Lumley

Sunderland Duo Hyde & Beast voice new cancer charity campaign

Sunderland Duo Hyde & Beast voice new cancer charity campaign

Sunderland singing duo Hyde & Beast have been selected by the prostate cancer charity, Men United, as the voices for their new ad campaign. Their song, the duo released single Keep On Moving last year, but this year they were approached by the charity, who asked if they could use the track for their new campaign. The […]

 Rebecca Leighton-Cox

Sunderland's INDEPENDENT to launch new club night with some exciting guest DJ's

Sunderland's INDEPENDENT to launch new club night with some exciting guest DJ's

Last week (week beginning January 19), Sunderland’s INDEPENDENT said goodbye to their longest running club night, Robot. The Indie-rock-and-roll night had the send off it deserved, so hold up your Blue Pints to bid farewell to Robot. But don’t get too upset, INDEPENDENT is launching a new club night on January 31 with some very exciting news – […]

 Northern Lights

A Dark Mistake – Hyde & Beast release signature ale at The Dun Cow

A Dark Mistake – Hyde & Beast release signature ale at The Dun Cow

Words: Jordan Davidson and Jack Asbery November 24 saw a very special visit to The Dun Cow pub by the popular, North East band Hyde & Beast. The band, which formed in 2011, dropped in for a short acoustic set to promote their new brand of ale, Dark Mistake at 1pm. Hyde & Beast, which […]