Generator LIVE 2022 Review

Words by Darcy Nathan Feature Image by Victoria Wai X Generator NE Twitter There is no shortage of musical talent in the North East. New festival, Generator Live, took place between the 18th and 25th of June, showcasing the talent of emerging regional artists. A total of 42 local artists and DJs performed in some... Continue Reading →

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You can now donate or tip to our writers!

Using Ko-fi, we are giving you the opportunity to donate or tip your favourite journalists, bands and charities easily through us! Just follow the link and when you 'buy us a coffee', specify what who your donation is for! From there, we will send it to the content creator to help them in these worrying... Continue Reading →

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DREAM WIFE @ NEWCASTLE UNI SU

BY JASMINE GREENER I am not my body, I am somebody. Impactful lyrics like this were paired with insanely danceable rhythms. what more could you want! Dream Wife have been dishing us absolute bangers since 2015 for all types of people from all walks of life. With insane vocals and musical talent under their belt,... Continue Reading →

An Introduction to Sexual Harassment and Policy – FREE RESOURCE

Live entertainment can be experimental, exploratory and bold; but our creative spaces must also be safe for all who use them. Arts institutions applicable must adopt a zero-tolerance approach for any form of harassment at work, including sexual harassment. This policy applies to employees, freelance staff, independent artists and all others that they work with. A policy covers sexual harassment [SH] which occurs at work and out of the workplace, such as on business trips or at work-related events or social functions. It covers SH by staff (which may include consultants, contractors/freelancers and agency workers) and also by third parties such as customers, suppliers or visitors.

WOMEN IN MUSIC: Who gives a f***?!

A day long extravaganza at The Old Coal Yard and Cobalt Studios CIC that will feature some of the most empowering guest speakers for women and non-binary guests. We have partnered with sister organisation Forward NE to bring you a networking event with likeminded individuals, located at the heart of Ouseburn Valley in Newcastle.

Take THE KEYCHANGE PLEDGE

The Keychange Pledge has already had a huge impact on the music industry. With the Pledge, Keychange offers an effective tool and tailored support to increase representation throughout the music world.

Tits, Tunes and Tabloids

Conversations surrounding the entertainment media’s treatment of young women are more prominent recently than ever before, following the recent documentary ‘Framing Britney Spears’, which explores her struggles with fame, legal conservatorship and bullying under the guise of journalism. Although the attention is finally on the press’ mistreatment and misogyny - which has taken the careers, spirits and even lives of far too many - the question still remains: why has it taken this much to confront the media, and why is it a phenomena rooted in sexism?

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