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LIVE REVIEW: Lanterns On The Lake, Kathryn Williams, Tom Joshua @ The Peacock, Sunderland (30.09.21)

Paul Broadhead enjoys a killer set of intense rock sounds from Lanterns on the Lake as part of the rescheduled Summer Streets show

Mon 25 Oct 2021 | VIEW

STAGE REVIEW: Haddock & Chips @ Gosforth Civic Theatre, Newcastle (21.10.21)

Helen Redfern escapes from the everyday thanks to a superb two-hander full of laughter and loveable characters

Fri 22 Oct 2021 | VIEW

LIVE REVIEW: Thomas Truax, David Benjamin, Paul Handyside @ The Waiting Room, Eaglescliffe (10.10.21)

The American songwriter, performer and inventor brings his marvellous musical machines to Eaglescliffe

Fri 22 Oct 2021 | VIEW

INTERVIEW: Women Are Mint

Claire Dupree talks to Martha Hill about the three week-long festival which celebrates female and non-binary musical talent

Fri 22 Oct 2021 | VIEW

LIVE REVIEW: Martha Hill, Heidi Curtis, Tom Smith @ The Cluny, Newcastle (17.10.21)

The charismatic songwriter gives the Cluny audience a whirlwind trip through an imposing and positively blooming body of work

Fri 22 Oct 2021 | VIEW

NEWS: Phyllis Christopher @ BALTIC

BALTIC present the first major institutional survey of the work of photographer Phyllis Christopher

Fri 22 Oct 2021 | VIEW

STAGE REVIEW: Fertile Ground – Myths & Dreams @ Dance City, Newcastle (14.10.21)

Damian Robinson discovers an esoteric investigation into modern themes

Fri 22 Oct 2021 | VIEW

Focus: Feeble Strength

We chat with Dave from Feeble Strength to find out all we can about them, as they drop their debut single, Various Martyrs

Fri 22 Oct 2021 | VIEW


Jay Moussa-Mann talks with the baroque pop artist about her debut solo EP, being a pioneering voice for young disabled people and how perfection is overrated

Fri 22 Oct 2021 | VIEW

My Inspiration: Swine Tax – Kestrel of Sticking Dreams Singles Compilation LP

The Newcastle-based garage-rockers release their new singles compilation LP and give us some insight into what inspired each track

Fri 22 Oct 2021 | VIEW

LIVE REVIEW: Luke Waller enjoyed an intimate performance from US songwriter @courtneymamusic at @Sage_Gateshead
LIVE REVIEW: James Hattersley enjoys an electrifying performance from brazen Bristol punks Grandma’s House at…
Ahead of a show at @wylambrewery next week, @AliWelford talks to Rebecca Lucy Taylor about her bold reinvention as…
.@BonnieBonnettes' BonBons Cabaret bring their glitter-infused winter warmer to several venues in the next few week…
This is a nice summing up from our pals at @UK_Spotlight about the ongoing SSD Concerts situation, which reached bo…
Paul Broadhead discovers a loveable release from Anna Vincent
ATTN North East bands! 📢 We have space in our Dec/Jan issue for demo reviews. If you'd like some feedback on your m…
NEW NARC. E-ZINE CONTENT ALERT - Artist @KhooLayla talks us through the Celebrating Hidden Middlesbrough exhibition…
TRACK REVIEW: Damian Robinson discovers a classic well-conceived head-banger on Gwailo’s new single, Innocent
Some of the region's hottest soul talents, including @GeorgiaMayUK, @katebondmusic, @frankiejobling among others…