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 →

Single Review: ‘Johnny’ – Swine Tax

by Amelia Thorpe 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... Continue Reading →

Single Review: ‘Baby’ – Picnic

by Catherine Entwistle Dancefloors may still be empty and music venues still largely closed across the country, butsax-driven, Sunderland-based group, PICNIC’s latest single is sure to have you moving andgrooving in your kitchen. Released on 16 th October this year, ‘Baby’ is the perfect feel-goodpop banger. It couldn’t have come at a better time, bringing... Continue Reading →

Newcastle’s Andrew Cushin | New single featuring & produced with Noel Gallagher

By Niamh Christian Instagram Facebook Twitter Apple Spotify https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZBrT13V0754 Andrew Cushin - Where's My Family Gone (YOUTUBE) Newcastle's Andrew Cushin releases emotional new single, 'Where's My Family Gone'. A deep track exploring dark feelings, featuring and produced by the renowned Noel Gallagher. The twenty one year old has created quite a reputation for himself by selling... Continue Reading →

Modern Coven – CURSES single review

By Ryan Wallace For an artist that describes themselves as a “witchy duo from Nottingham”, it comes as no surprise that Modern Coven’s most recent single, “Curses” is an ethereal, doom-laden folk soundscape. Setting up the song as a vibe above all else, Modern Coven allows the listener to drift into their coordinated use of... Continue Reading →

Abnorm ‘Citrus’ – Single Review

By Amelia Thorpe 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... Continue Reading →

PRE-RELEASE: Goth Girl – VENUS GRRRLS review

"VENUS GRRRLS release powerhouse single, ‘Goth Girl’, delving into the outlandish stereotypes associated with Goth Culture and Witchcraft. Opening with a build of tension between the vocals and drums, the song explodes into a full-frontal, unmerciful chorus that will linger in your head for days".  By Law Emilia VENUS GRRRLS release powerhouse single, ‘Goth Girl’,... Continue Reading →

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