Reviews

Hannah Robinson – ‘Dark Desires’ EP Review

Back in March, Gateshead-based singer-songwriter, Hannah Robinson graced the local music scene once again with the release of her debut EP, Dark Desires. Oozing with emotion and melancholic character, the three-track EP explores a range of delicate sentiments, from lust and obsession, to heartbreak and grief, all through the candid lens of the emerging artist…. Continue Reading →

Spilt Milk – ‘Rocks against Your Window’ Single Review

Gateshead-based indie quartet, Spilt Milk return with their fourth single, ‘Rocks against Your Window’. Released on May 28th, the upbeat new offering is full of thoughtful lyrical content, arena-worthy instrumentals, and the bands signature indie-rock sound. Made up of Oscar Nolan (lead vocals/rhythm guitar), Isaac Nolan (lead guitar), Theo Nolan (drums) and Thomas Carney (bass),… Continue Reading →

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 →

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. ‘Underneath The Pain’ is an energetic, full-sounding track that possesses the same 1980s synth-pop charm… 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 →

Radio Silence: ‘The Hanging Tree’ – Single Review

Newcastle-based quartet, Radio Silence reflect on the dire realities of lockdown in a rather morbid, yet uncannily zealous, psychedelic-punk number, ‘The Hanging Tree’. Released to all major streaming platforms on December 19th, ‘The Hanging Tree’ is the band’s first release with new band member John Gair, as well as being the opening track of their… Continue Reading →

Cat Ryan: ‘Mary Shelley Song’ – Single Review

Up and coming Newcastle-based trio, Cat Ryan bless the local scene with their nostalgic new single, ‘Mary Shelley Song’. Shared to all major music streaming platforms on November 25th, the art-rock inspired offering comes as the band’s third release this year, bringing their growing discography and unique sound to the forefront of the scene. Known… Continue Reading →

Swine Tax: ‘Johnny’ – Single Review

Tearing down the walls of silence, Newcastle-based quartet, Swine Tax return with their most recent single ‘Johnny’. Released to all major streaming services on December 4th, the boisterous new single showcases an engaging new side to the band as they couple their frenetic and anxious energy to a motorik, groove-laden track. Recorded with Barry Hyde… Continue Reading →

Abnorm: ‘Citrus’ – Single Review

Newcastle-based alt-rock outfit, Abnorm, open up about bad mental health days in their debut single ‘Citrus’. Released on September 18th, the up-and-coming five-piece kick started their discography with this strong offering, which is packed full of catchy melodies, emotive lyrics, and powerful, Paramore-esque vocals. Despite having formed just months before the national lockdown, it is… Continue Reading →

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