Music

 Ewan Gleadow

Movie Review: Beastie Boys Story

Movie Review: Beastie Boys Story

I wonder how many people will be surprised to learn that I’m a huge Beastie Boys fan. Most that know me will no doubt fear whenever I’m in charge of the AUX cable, melodies from Talking Heads, Pulp or R.E.M. are the most likely result of such a horror. The Beastie Boys are the furthest […]

 Molly Wroe

Single Review: ‘Out of Reach’ by Royals

Single Review: ‘Out of Reach’ by Royals

  After gaining some traction from their cover of Taylor Swift’s ‘Me!’ Southampton’s four piece pop punk band Royals are back with a brand new single ‘Out of Reach’. The record has been released with the help of popular punk band Neck Deep’s Seb Barlow and provides a familiar, comforting sound for all pop punk […]

 Holly Allton

Six girl groups to get you through lockdown

Six girl groups to get you through lockdown

I am lover of women in music, especially girl groups, and always have been from a young age. Therefore, while bored and sad in quarantine, I have decided to invest my time in ranking my favourite girl groups, from the princesses of pop to the queens of girl power. 6) Girls Aloud After forming on […]

 Holly Allton

Single Review: Up All Night (Reimagined) by Royals

Single Review: Up All Night (Reimagined) by Royals

Royals are a pop-punk band from Southampton. The four piece is made up by Luke Smithson is on vocals/guitar, Will Sherlock is on guitar, Lewis Smyth is on bass and Alex Baker is on drums. After forming in 2019, Royals went on to find quick success, not only gaining a local fanbase from their hometown […]

 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 […]

 Steven Batey

Gig Review: Love Fame Tragedy, MiG 15, Full Colour at The Cluny

Gig Review: Love Fame Tragedy, MiG 15, Full Colour at The Cluny

Love Fame Tragedy kicked off his 2020 tour in fine fashion last week at Newcastle’s Cluny with support from fellow Liverpool artist MiG 15 and Full Colour. More than likely more well known for being lead singer Matthew ‘Murph’ Murphy from The Wombats, Love Fame Tragedy is his side-solo project and the intimate Newcastle venue […]

 Molly Wroe

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 […]

 Northern Lights

Opinion: Is the lack of female Brit nominees a concern?

Opinion:  Is the lack of female Brit nominees a concern?

By Sophie Spain The 2020 Brit Awards have caused some controversy due to the lack of female nominees in the mixed gender categories. Across the four major categories (best group, song of the year, album of the year and best new artist), only three female artists were nominated: Miley Cyrus, Normani and Mabel. This has […]

 Holly Allton

Single Review: ‘No One Left’ by Hightail

Single Review: ‘No One Left’ by Hightail

Hightail are a pop punk band from Bristol consisting of Jordan Veale on vocals, George Adams on guitar, Lewis Bellamy on bass and Chris Bretton on drums. Their first single of this year ‘No One Left’ is an emotional tear jerking song with upbeat guitar riffs and heavy drums. The guitar solo included in this […]

 Holly Allton

Single Review: ‘Anxiety’s A Bitch (Don’t Let It Kill You)’ by Too Close For Missiles

Single Review: ‘Anxiety’s A Bitch (Don’t Let It Kill You)’ by Too Close For Missiles

Too Close For Missiles are a local pop-punk band from Newcastle Upon Tyne. The band consists of John Arkle on Vocals/Guitar, Chris Thompson on Guitar, Andy Tatters on Bass/Vocals and Rob Ledger on Drums. Too Close For Missile’s latest single ‘Anxiety’s A Bitch (Don’t Let It Kill You)’ is the song we all need in […]

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