Lee Hawthorn

Big Beat Bronson Bid Farewell With Doggy Bag EP

Big Beat Bronson Bid Farewell With Doggy Bag EP

When it comes to North East’s local music, Big Beat Bronson are without doubt one of the most talented bands to come out of the region. Their adrenaline-pumping, genre-blending production lays a bouncy backdrop for the fronting trio of Mista Breeze, Baron Von Alias and Eliza Lawson to exude their own energetic excellence, to become […]

 Lee Hawthorn

Seven things I want to see from Split Festival 2015

Seven things I want to see from Split Festival 2015

While I thoroughly enjoyed Split Festival in 2014, immersing myself in the Mowbray Park events finest offerings of local talent, internationally known headliners and the best food I’ve had from an assortment of burger, fish & chip and sweet vans I’ve had in my life – there’s no such thing as perfect. For 2015’s incarnation, […]

 Lee Hawthorn

The end of an era: Big Beat Bronson announce break up

The end of an era: Big Beat Bronson announce break up

Last night (Monday 9), the genre-blending, energy-exuding, adrenaline-pumping Geordie group known as Big Beat Bronson regretfully announced they’d be break up, and go solo. The post, on the eclectic groups Facebook, came as a big, unwelcome surprise, and there’s been more than a few, slightly dramatic, comparisons to the group’s split to that of Take […]

 Lee Hawthorn

The 7 Best North East Hip-Hop Songs of 2014

The 7 Best North East Hip-Hop Songs of 2014

In 2014, the North East of England’s Hip Hop representatives are embarrassingly evaded by some of the UK’s top urban music outlets. With the likes of SB.TV, GRM Daily and Link Up TV showing an unbelievable lack of interest in the budding up-and-comers of the region, favouring Southern counterparts instead, despite Young Fathers’ Mercury Prize […]

 Lee Hawthorn

You'll Never Know How To Dance – Be Quiet. Shout Loud! team up with Big Beat Bronson

You'll Never Know How To Dance – Be Quiet. Shout Loud! team up with Big Beat Bronson

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izdBKGNsH7w] Following the release of their short-but-sweet EP, More Than A Mouthful, Big Beat Bronson team up with Teeside’s resident techno-punk five-piece Be Quiet. Shout Loud! for the infectious genre-bending brilliance of You’ll Never Know How To Dance. The notably low budget video makes Skepta’s £30 visual accompaniment for That’s Not Me look like […]

 Lee Hawthorn

EP Review: Big Beat Bronson – More Than A Mouthful

EP Review: Big Beat Bronson – More Than A Mouthful

Big Beat Bronson, a group seemingly born and bred on the region’s festival circuit stages, bring an eccentric energy that is unlike anything else from the North East. Better than most I could compare them to, I couldn’t wait to feast my ears on the new EP, More Than A Mouthful. With a staggeringly short […]

 Lee Hawthorn

Big Beat Bronson announce More Than A Mouthful EP

Big Beat Bronson announce More Than A Mouthful EP

After a sublime summer of smashing a number of sets at the region’s biggest festivals such as Split and Boilershop Summertime, Big Beat Bronson have announced new EP More Than A Mouthful. The trio of Mista Breeze, Baron Von Alias and Eliza Lawson never fail to impress with their eclectic energy, inducing listeners with hypnotic hooks and […]