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Over the past twelve months, our magazine and website have been brimming with super-talented, creative souls. Like sonic experimenter, John Edgar, who this year took on the guise of bedroom pop artist, The Dawdler, who tells us all that was good and bad about 2019.

So, how was your 2019?
Hiya! It was literally amazing. One of my best years. Met some great people. Saw some beautiful places. Just me living my best life.

What was your best moment?
Ben Stokes

And your worst moment?
As I write it’s December 5th. I’m predicting my worst moment will be around half 4 in the morning on Friday 13th December. I dearly hope it isn’t!

Your favourite band/artist of the year?
Richard Dawson

Your favourite song of the year?
Two Halves

Favourite TV show of the year?
Dark S2

Your favourite film?
I saw Mandy for the first time this year. Wowzers!

Best book you read?
The Nix – Nathan Hill

Favourite venue of the year?
Victoria Tunnel

What was your favourite gig/show of the year?
That we played – Whitley Bay Playhouse with Nadine Shah. That I saw – Abul Mogard at Tusk Festival.

Any upcoming artists we should keep an eye out for in 2020?
I’ve no idea. I’m out of the loop!

And finally, what has next year got in store for you?
Just me living my best life! Always!

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