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LVL UP: Think Tank Underground, Newcastle – live review

A stellar line up topped off by the brilliant LVL UP, with their constant twists and turns leaving us aghast at their brilliance.

The Shins: O2 Academy Glasgow – live review

The Shins headline a stellar line up at Glasgow's O2 Academy, their set spans their career and has everyone in full voice throughout.

Meat Wave: The Incessant – album Review

Harsher emotions crash on Meat Wave’s forceful follow up to 2015’s Delusion Moon.

Menace Beach: Cluny, Newcastle – live review

An awesome set from fuzz guitar masters Menace Beach as they tare the roof off the Cluny, a true show of their power.

Unqualified Nurse Band: Debasement Tapes – album review

An incredible debut from Derby's Unqualified Nurse Band as they traverse genres with ease and create a sonic masterpiece.

Thee Oh Sees: Leeds Uni Stylus – live review

The Oh Sees thrill a sold out crowd in Leeds and we're left completely mesmerised by the synchronicity of the bands two drummers.

Nervous Twitch: Don’t Take My TV – album review

Don’t Take My TV, the second long-player from fun-loving Leeds four-piece Nervous Twitch, was first released in cassette form back in February. Odd Box Records have now seen fit to grant this vital indie-pop document the status it undoubtedly deserves, and reissued it on instantly collectible clear vinyl.

Thee Oh Sees: A Weird Exits – album review

Thee Oh Sees first studio album this year and their first with two drummers, A Weird Exits is everything we could of hoped for!

Squirrel Records Presents: Nuts & Vaults – album review

Squirrel Records, Indie-pop, punk rock, Compilation, double CD, album review, Glenn Airey. Venerable punk rock and indie label Squirrel is calling it a day after hitting 45 (well, nearly).

Primavera Sound: Day Three – festival review

Primavera seem to have saved the best until last, with two legends both putting on awe-inspiring sets and Ty Segall rounding things off!

T.O.Y.S: SICKS – album review

T.O.Y.S album review SICKS Odd Box Records After three cracking EPs, indie-pop experimentalists T.O.Y.S present a keyboards-driven long-player full of tunes for the head, heart and feet. Glenn Airey enjoys the fun and games.

Evolution Emerging – Festival Review

Venues around Newcastle plays host to some of the finest bands and artists the North East has to offer and proves how incredible the scene is right now!





Fold: The Prize – single review

Fold: The Prize (Fold FM) Digital Download/Streaming Available now Yorkshire’s Fold are an intoxicating musical blend of funk,...

Duncan Reid & the Big Heads: Don’t Blame Yourself – album review and interview

Duncan Reid and the Big Heads: Don't Blame Yourself Little Big Head Records Out Now LP/CD/DL Duncan...

Jonny Banger: Diary of a Bootlegger – book review

Diary of a Bootlegger (Rough Trade Books) Out Now Diary of a Bootlegger tells a story...

Nile Marr : interview about his new EP and a musician’s life

The most important thing is that you come away with art. I’m getting to the age where there’s no point complaining about a lack of something happening, no excuse for it if you’re not going to do it yourself. I’ve always had that DIY approach to my own music.”