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?

MERUNISA’S ‘NO LONGER’ FT ZUKA : Pre-release

As featured in the Tits Upon Tyne magazine, published August 2021; track was previously named 'Joker'. By Natalie Greener, Intarsia Records. Merunisa describes herself as ‘a very chilled and optimistic individual’. Her music tends to encompass emotional lyrics that feed your sad emotions, despite her personality being quite the opposite. “I like to think of... Continue Reading →

LET’S RAISE MONEY : Breast Cancer

Article, infographics and feature image by Natalie Greener Breast cancer is a disease in which malignant [cancer] cells form in the tissues of the breast. The NHS website states that Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in the UK. Most women diagnosed with breast cancer are over the age of 50, but... Continue Reading →

Alix Alixandra – ‘Hope Is An Animal’

In such a tried and true format as the singer/songwriter art form, it can often be difficult to find singers with such inspired characters behind their words. However, Alix Alixandra’s sense of personality courses through the veins of her debut. A combination of minimalistic instrumentation and raw, heartfelt vocals personifies “Hope Is An Animal”.

Single Review: Michy Tree – ‘Floating House’

by Erin McGroovy Tits upon Tyne is all about showcasing strong, independent women and Michy Tree is no exception. Incredibly, 20-year-old Michelle Tree has written, produced, mixed and mastered single, ‘Floating House’ completely on her own. This is an extremely commendable feat, especially when taking into consideration the male dominated nature of the music industry.... Continue Reading →

Single Review: noyou – ‘Underneath The Pain’

by Amelia Thorpe Sunderland-based electro-pop outfit, noyou kick start 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... Continue Reading →

Single Review: VENUS GRRRLS – ‘Goth Girl.’

by Erin McGroovy VENUS GRRRLS explode back onto the scene once again with single, ‘Goth Girl.’ Inspired by riot grrrl pioneers Bikini Kill, the Leeds queens battle not only age-old stereotypes of women in the music industry, especially within rock, but the stereotypes faced by those identifying in subcultures that are a little more out... Continue Reading →

Trio of Releases Out Now On Phlexx Records

by Niamh Christian Phlexx Records have had a number of releases through the label recently including that of  the recently split up Soft Girls & Boys Club,  as well as Fang Jr. & Trekkah.  Fang Jr. - Charity Fingers  The Uk-based electonic artist Fang Jr. has created a 3-track collection of hard hitting bass and... Continue Reading →

EP Review: Black Honey – ‘Disinfect’

by Evie Mallender If ever the aesthetic prowess of Quentin Tarantino manifested itself into band form, it would be Black Honey. In the wake of their 2014 emergence from the elusive void of indie rock, lead vocalist Izzy B. Phillips and her eccentric vocals paint the quartet’s lyrical world of love and lust in a... Continue Reading →

Single Review: Ålesund – ‘Lightning’

by Amelia Thorpe Following the release of their sophomore EP ‘All Hail To Your Queen’ last year, Bristol-based atmospheric Alt-Pop quartet Ålesund return with their latest single, ‘Lightning’. Released on February 26th, the track combines Ålesund’s signature ethereal, yet up-tempo acoustics, and teases their upcoming EP, ‘A Thread In The Dark’, due to be released... Continue Reading →

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