Molly Wroe

Gig review: Social Room, Ivory Wave & The Sherlocks at Boiler Shop, Newcastle

Gig review: Social Room, Ivory Wave & The Sherlocks at Boiler Shop, Newcastle

Before starting this official review, I would just like to say how I nearly didn’t go to this gig. Despite my excitement earlier in the day, I was ready to turn around and go home after a disheartening build up to the gig. I powered through the sinking feeling and really enjoyed myself! First to […]

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Single Review: Reducer by Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs

Single Review: Reducer by Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs

The absolutely raucous five-piece Newcastle band Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs – or Pigsx7 for short – are back with their noisy new single ‘Reducer’, which left me with incredibly mixed opinions.  Instrumentally, this song is amazing. Christopher Morley brings us into the track with some incredibly fast and hard-hitting solo drumming, while […]

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Opinion: Northern Lights’ Music Taste

Opinion: Northern Lights’ Music Taste

  During my first term at university, I spent a lot of time with Northern Lights – often trying to write last-minute essays for my modules and trying not to get distracted by the news on the telly. In that time, I watched as Spark took down their mood board for the top 50 indie […]

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Album Review: Akvamarin – Gravel Shores

Album Review: Akvamarin – Gravel Shores

Daniel Czako, Hungarian singer-songwriter and session musician also known as Gravel Shores, was kind enough to send us a copy of his newest album Akvamarin, which I had the pleasure of listening to! This record was produced by private Hungarian label Spiritside Productions and is advertised as ‘nihilism never sounded this good’, which I think […]

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Gig review – Frank Turner’s No Man’s Land tour

Gig review – Frank Turner’s No Man’s Land tour

Frank Turner’s No Man’s Land tour was unlike any other shows he’d done before, stripped back to a bare minimum for an all-seated, intimate concert that fans of all ages should enjoy. The basis of the show was set in two parts – a solo acoustic run-down of his newest album No Man’s Land followed […]