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Local Bands: Symbient

Local Bands: Symbient

By Olivia McDonald Simultaneously tuneful and exciting, Symbient are a young alternative band based in Sunderland. Consisting of Daniel Collings (lead singer), Cameron Pugh (lead guitar), Conor Hanson (drums and backing vocals) and Khynan Hanson (bass guitar), the band have been together for over 5 years and are getting better and stronger with each performance. The […]

 Louise Barber

REVIEW: Don Broco Technology Album

REVIEW: Don Broco Technology Album

The wait is finally over. After waiting over two years for a new album, the day has finally arrived. Don Broco have dropped Technology.  The Bedford guys have been teasing us fans since 2016 with tracks from the album such as Everybody, Pretty and Technology, and when they did, we knew that this was going […]

 Mary Beange

Hit The North 2017: The music festival that took Newcastle by storm

Hit The North, Newcastle’s first ever inner-city music festival was praised as being a major success over bank-holiday weekend, as it saw more than 80 exciting bands play across 15 venues in the city. The multi-venue event saw hundreds of people travelling to the city to get a glimpse of some of the hottest acts […]

 Lucie Simon

Meet North East newest girl band Armpit and the Glitter Babies

Armpit and the Glitter Babies is a newly formed girl band from Hartlepool. Being together just over two months now, they’ve had a few gigs, recorded their first single and are ready to stage their very own music video. Victoria, Gabby, Demi, Grace and Amy all study music at Hartlepool Sixth Form College and came […]

 Leah Goodwin

Lower Than Atlantis embark on their sold out UK tour before leaving music industry forever

Lower Than Atlantis burst onto the scene with a curious hybrid of punk-rock swagger and lyrically well-led tunes, playing their part in the rise of post-hardcore, alternative rock bands. Now, their chart-climbing, self-titled studio album proves that they are capable of turning their hand to a different pop sound. Northern Lights caught up with lead […]

 Alexander Riley

Review: Yellowcard &Less Than Jake @ 02 Academy

Review: Yellowcard &Less Than Jake @ 02 Academy

Then it started, the song of my teenage years, the song that had been with me from the first moment I found the genre I loved so much, Ocean Avenue. From the very first chord the crowd knew what was being played and reacted accordingly. Shouts and screams almost drowned out the song but Yellowcard […]