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Jake Bugg at the Sage, Gateshead: a review

Jake Bugg at the Sage, Gateshead: a review

Words by Robert Halligan Last night I went to see Jake Bugg at the Sage in Gateshead. Despite freezing cold weather, overpriced drinks and a long metro journey back and forward from Sunderland, I loved it. Upon entering the Sage, I saw Jake’s merchandise and I tried to restrain myself. I thought: “I can’t be wasting […]

 Rute Correia

Review: Jamie Woon – Making Time

Review: Jamie Woon – Making Time

It’s been a while since Woon’s debut record, “Mirrorwriting” was released. I remember it too well. While half of the crowd was going nuts over James Blake, Woon’s delicate approach to somehow dubstep-ish and electronic sounds always got me interested beyond the hype. Four and a half years later, my bets that he’d be better off […]

 Tor Bainbridge

The Lake Poets to play Sunderland's INDEPENDENT main room

The Lake Poets to play Sunderland's INDEPENDENT main room

The Lake Poets will play Sunderland’s INDEPENDENT main room on Thursday December 4. The acoustic band announced on their Facebook that the Sunderland gig will be in aid of Cancer Research UK and the Winter Coat Amnesty. The gig has also been moved to the main room of INDEPENDENT meaning a further 50 tickets are […]