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North East gigs of 2014 – the Twitter verdict

North East gigs of 2014 – the Twitter verdict

2014 was quite a year for music in our region. From up-and-coming acts like Royal Blood selling out Riverside to legends The Who and Glastonbury headliners Kasabian rocking the Metro Radio Arena, we’ve never been short of some exciting live music to watch. Here’s what some North East Twitter users have to say about their favourite gig memories […]

 Tor Bainbridge

Frankie Francis joins Spark

Frankie Francis joins Spark

Spark FM has welcomed a new member to the team in the shape of Frankie Francis. The Frankie & The Heartstrings lead singer will be joining Spark from October 7 for a brand new show titled Pop Recs Radio and will be live every Tuesday from 7-9pm. Frankie Francis is also one of the men […]

 Josh Hollis

Northern Lights Awards 2014 – Stand Out Show

Northern Lights Awards 2014 – Stand Out Show

In the past 12 months we in the North East have been treated to an amazing array of shows, gigs and performances across the region. But some shows simply set themselves apart from the rest, and leave an impression long after your ears have stopped ringing, your mind has stopped boggling, and your jaw has […]

 Melissa Chappelhow

Franz Ferdinand Played Pop Recs And It Was Really, Really Good

Franz Ferdinand Played Pop Recs And It Was Really, Really Good

Franz Ferdinand are in the middle of playing the last handful of dates on their European tour, and before their show at the O2 Academy Newcastle, they swung by Pop Recs Ltd and played a 30 minute set of new material and classics. It was a bit of a surprise when we lined up outside […]

 Josh Hollis

News: Franz Ferdinand To Play Pop Recs

News: Franz Ferdinand To Play Pop Recs

Pop Recs LTD have announced what will be arguably their biggest gig to date, as Scottish indie rockers Franz Ferdinand play the shop on Thursday March 27th. In what is undoubtedly a major coup for Pop Recs and the Sunderland music scene, Franz Ferdinand, most famous for their 2004 single Take Me Out, will take […]