Mark Tyers

INTERVIEW: TM talks Chipmunk, Makina and NE Grime

Spennymoor Grime MC talks Chip, Makina and NE Grime ahead of his upcoming gig at Independent, Sunderland

  Spennymoor Grime MC Matty Topping [TM] has been making waves in the North East Grime scene for a few years and signed with Knowledge Is Power Promotions last year. Mark Tyers caught up with TM ahead of his upcoming gig at Independent, Sunderland and got his take on his career to date. MT: You […]

 Mark Tyers

Racism, ‘Realness’ and Rap: Interview with Sunderland’s New North East

Mark Tyers talks 21st century racism, “realness” and all things Grime and Hip-Hop with Wearside’s very own independent movement of rap artists, New North East (NNE), ahead of their first headline gig at Sunderland’s Independent on April 29. MT: A lot has happened since you supported Absorb in Independent last October – tell us a […]

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Deaf Havana duo James Veck-Gilodi to play The Cluny

Deaf Havana duo James Veck-Gilodi to play The Cluny

Deaf Havana guitarist and lead singer, James Veck-Gilodi, is coming to the North East between a string of nationwide gigs. In his ventures outside of the alternative rock band, he will be playing a gig in Byker’s The Cluny on Friday January 16, with support yet to be announced. Veck-Gilodi will be backed by multi-instrumentalist […]