LAYKS – ‘Internet Friends’ Single Review

By Amelia Thorpe After what seemed like the longest four months in lockdown, Indie-pop soloist, LAYKS broke the silence with dreamy new single, ‘Internet Friends’, upon its release on July 30th. Made up of British multi-instrumentalist, Sam Martin, and self-described as “nostalgic and colourful indie-pop”, the 1980s synth-pop inspired LAYKS, is an exciting new name... Continue Reading →

Single Review: noyou – We’re So Sorry

By Emily Duff Sunderland locals, noyou, have released their latest track We’re So Sorry. With an indie synth sound, the band blend a trendy genre with interesting distortions and their member’s obvious musical abilities. Tackling traditional heavy rock tones with their synth sound creates an exciting and unusual aspect to listen to.  Having crashed the... Continue Reading →

#CalledOut: Natalie Greener On Keeping Newcastle’s Music Scene Safe – Interview with Spotlight Music UK

To see the full article alongside the interview conducted by Alice Moulding, please click here! What started the #CalledOut campaign? “I started the Called-Out campaign to address the prominent issue of abuse within the creative industries. Suffering with PTSD from my own experience of being taken advantage of at the age of 17/18, it is definitely... Continue Reading →

Blamire – Interview and Article

By Fern Mcerlane In a city best known for indie and alternative music, Newcastle based synth-pop mavens Blamire dare to do something different. Currently releasing singles building up to a debut EP, their uniquely retro sound is nostalgic yet refreshing. Fern McErlane caught up with Alex Blamire for more insight into the band. Beginning as... Continue Reading →

Single Review: Hania – ‘Asleep’

By Erin McGroovy ‘Asleep’ is the latest single seeing us into the summer from Hanna Maria Barsznica, aka Hania, dropping 10th July in Europe. It is the first track from her eagerly awaited EP, floating down onto the scene later this year. Hania recently broke away from the independent label she was signed to in... Continue Reading →

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