Amateur Ornithologist – ‘Birds Fly Over Me’ Single Review

By Jamie Davison. After a difficult year, Amateur Ornithologist (the musical project of the North-East’s own Daniel J Clifford) soars onto the scene with debut single Birds Fly Over Me. Released on April 16th, the cheerfully melodic and thoughtfully written track explores feelings around finding and surrendering yourself to new love. Amateur Ornithologist’s debut was... Continue Reading →

Jenny Lascelles – ‘Dying 2 Get 2 U’ Single Review

Jenny Lascelles is a singer-songwriter and pianist from Newcastle-Upon-Tyne who, over the last few years, has established herself within her local acoustic scene, having performed in many regional hot-spots prior to the pandemic. Her new single, 'Dying 2 Get 2 U' takes on a darker indie-pop sound, marking the beginning of a new era in... Continue Reading →

Abnorm – ‘Everything Temporary’ Single Review

Following the success of their debut single, 'Citrus', Abnorm are back with a with a bang(er)! Released on March 26th, their latest single, 'Everything Temporary', is a great addition to the quintet's growing discography. Fuelled by emotion, the energetic alt-rock offering focuses on the idea of impermanence and loss, complete with soaring vocals and an... Continue Reading →

Docksuns – ‘Blew Up A Kiss’ Single Review

Emerging indie-rock five-piece, Docksuns return with their most recent single, ‘Blew Up A Kiss’. Released on January 29th, the track is an intense, gritty, and roaring rock’n’roll inspired anthem, complete with an effortlessly catchy hook and a fuzzy bass-line. Hailing from Sunderland, Docksuns formed back in 2019 with the goal of one day being able... Continue Reading →

Hit The North Festival confirms lineup and October date change

Festival organisers SSD Concerts recently confirmed the lineup for this year's Hit The North Festival, which will now take place on October 23rd. The lineup includes a variety of acts, such as, English alt-rock band, Sports Team, pop-soloist, Baby Queen, and R&B sensation, Greentea Peng. Headlining the show is Sydney-based rock band, DMA's. Headliner... Continue Reading →

Spilt Milk – ’12 Weeks’ Single Review

'12 Weeks' is an introspective new offering from indie-rock quartet, Spilt Milk. Released on March 12th, the track sees the Gateshead-based band experiment with a more acoustic sound as they reflect on their experiences over lockdown.   Emerging onto the scene back in 2019, Spilt Milk consists of Oscar Nolan (lead vocals/rhythm guitar), Isaac Nolan... Continue Reading →

noyou – ‘Underneath The Pain’ Single Review

Sunderland-based electro-pop outfit, noyou kick off 2021 with show-stopping new single, ‘Underneath The Pain’. Shared to all major music streaming platforms on February 26th, the heavily nostalgic offering sees the band reflect on feelings of self-doubt and uncertainty in relationships. noyou - ‘Underneath The Pain’ (YouTube) ‘Underneath The Pain’ is an energetic, full-sounding track... Continue Reading →

Komparrison – ‘Dancing with Demons’ Single Review

‘Dancing with Demons’ is a catchy new offering from the female-fronted indie-pop outfit, Komparrison. After two years of silence, Komparrison return to the North East’s music scene and tease their upcoming EP with feel-good single, ‘Dancing with Demons’, which was shared to all major music streaming platforms on January 29th. ‘Dancing with Demons’ is a... Continue Reading →

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