Jonny Lindsay

Album Review: Eagulls – Eagulls

Album Review: Eagulls – Eagulls

Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner claimed that Rock ‘n’ Roll will never die at last month’s Brit Awards, and Eagulls have put their argument forward to revive British guitar music. The Leeds five-piece released their angry post-punk debut album on Monday this week (March 3rd) and it’s been generally well received thus far. The 10 song […]

 James Budd

Pirate Material Latest Showcase Brings DJ EZ To World HQ

Pirate Material Latest Showcase Brings DJ EZ To World HQ

Following February’s launch party with guests Oxide & Neutrino, Pirate Material’s next instalment brings the epitome of the UK garage genre to World Headquarters; DJ EZ. With an arsenal of classics, one-off remixes and the latest big tracks, prepare to be schooled by a bona fide sensei of the 2-step scene. The Kiss FM DJ […]

 connor marshall

Review: Mikill Pane @ O2 Academy Newcastle

Review: Mikill Pane @ O2 Academy Newcastle

Mikill Pane. He’s not very well known on the hip hop scene although has supported Rizzle Kicks, Ed Sheeran and Mac Miller, but be ready as he’s coming up with frightening pace. Fresh off the back of the release of his first official studio album, Blame Miss Barclay – a tribute to his former English […]

 Sarah Lester

Boy Jumps Ship Bring Mapped Out Tour To A Close At Hartlepool's Clarendon

Get ready to mosh, as Generator’s Mapped Out tour is about to grace the North East once again. Featuring Newcastle’s very own up and coming punk rockers Boy Jumps Ship, the tour has worked its way across the length and breadth of the country and ends this Friday at The Clarendon in Hartlepool. Boy Jumps […]

 David Weston

The ELO Experience Comes To The Sunderland Empire

The ELO Experience Comes To The Sunderland Empire

The ELO Experience is bringing it’s highly rated show to the Sunderland Empire. The cover band will be making its way to the North East to perform for those lucky enough to grab tickets, the band are rated a 4.5 out of five on Ticketmaster’s review page. Back in 1970 in Birmingham, a soon to be […]

 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 […]

 Josh Hollis

Northern Lights Podcast #3 – BAFTAs. Festivals, And A New Jazz Scene

Northern Lights Podcast #3 – BAFTAs. Festivals, And A New Jazz Scene

Here we go again, like a pirate radio station it’s impossible to keep us off the airwaves (think ‘The Boat That Rocked’ but with less Bill Nighy but more seasickness). And with that creaking metaphor we bring you the third edition of the Northern Lights Podcast, and this one is very special. Because not only […]

 Josh Hollis

Interpol Announce Rare And Intimate Newcastle Riverside Show

Interpol Announce Rare And Intimate Newcastle Riverside Show

American rockers Interpol are set to play a rare and intimate gig on Tyneside next month. The iconic New York band, best known for their post-punk style and powerful live shows, will play at Riverside on Sunday March 16th in what is a major coup for the venue and for promoters Think Tank. The Riverside […]

 Ruth Edmundson

Vinyl Jacket Make Long Awaited Live Return At The Head Of Steam

Vinyl Jacket Make Long Awaited Live Return At The Head Of Steam

Thanks to a blossoming music scene, there’s no shortage of great acts in Newcastle at the moment. But even amongst all these gems, Vinyl Jacket are one of those who shine the brightest. Speaking from experience this Northumberland four piece are pure joy live. Their performances oozes energetic vibrancy as they belt out their inventive […]

 Taylor Pollmann

Premier Fleetwood Mac tribute band coming to Gateshead

This March a “landslide” of Fleetwood Mac songs will hit the Sage in Gateshead. Rumours of Fleetwood of Mac, a premier tribute band, will be hitting the Northeast venue on March 3. With tour dates across the UK, the United Sates and Europe later in the year, they can lay claim to being one of […]