Mark Tyers

Review: Beth Macari @ Surf Cafe

The surfers were out and a balmy, golden twilight was in full effect, bathing Tynemouth beach in a Southern California esque glow as this reviewer walked along the cliff road to the North East’s live-music-venue of-the -moment; The Surf Cafe, to catch an intimate performance from up-and-coming original Soul & Funk singer Beth Macari and […]

 Megan Goodwin

BRITS nominee brings soul music to Sunderland

BRITS nominee brings soul music to Sunderland

A BRITs Critics’ Choice Awards nominee will be heading to Wearside to perform at a major awards ceremony. Izzy Bizu, who was one of three performers in the running for the prestigious award – whose past winners include Adele, Sam Smith and James Bay – will be joining headliners Lawson at Sunderland’s Retail and Style […]

 plamedie

Review: Sia – This is Acting

Review: Sia – This is Acting

"This is Acting" album by Sia, music review.

Following her “1000 Forms Of Fear” album in 2015, Sia is back in the music scene and has recently released a new album (January 29). Sia is one of my favourite singer songwriters and her lyrics never cease to amaze me. You can clearly hear the passion and hurt in her voice when she sings. […]

 Annie Roberts

REVIEW: Adele – 25

REVIEW: Adele – 25

She’s back. The well awaited album from six-time Grammy Award winner Adele is finally here. When Adele dropped a clip of her new single Hello into an ad break on Sunday nights X Factor’s results the internet exploded with excitement. There was no need for introduction or even her face to appear on screen because the […]