Words by Darcy Nathan Feature Image by Natasha Koziarska https://youtu.be/wLXULo6vtmY Violet State of Mind OFFICIAL music video (YouTube) All-girl rock band VENUS GRRRLS, consisting of singer/rhythm guitarist Grace Kelly (GK) who fronts the band, Jess Ayres (Lead Guitar), Hannah Barraclough (Bass), Grace Stubbings (Synth) and Gabby Cooke (Drums), add to their discography with new release... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
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?
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 →
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 →
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”.
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 →
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 →
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 →