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Who are you and where are you from?
We are BALTIC and we are from Newcastle collectively. North Shields, Wallsend and Heaton individually.

What is it you do?
We make music. 

How long have you been doing it?
The band formed in December 2018. Since then the founding members have stayed the same just gone 6 years.

What inspires you?
What inspires us the most is the passion for music. A good gig, or a good album, or a good song, or a good chorus even, makes you feel a certain way nothing else does. That feeling is what drives us when we are in the studio. In terms of songwriting, it’s fair to say we are all inspired by separate styles of music. The Rhythm section of Luc Hindmarch and Thomas Seagrave mostly inspired by 60’s and 70’s rock provides a unique contrast to the rock and pop, songwriting & lead guitar riffs of Charlie Barlow, topped with Lewis Nicholson’s inspiration of psychedelic rhythm guitar fx. 

Tell us about your music.
Something about our new release run this year has us more excited than ever to share these tunes with the world. We had a short break sometime last year without really discussing it, as we faced the same struggles of many other independent bands. However this time we’ve come back stronger than ever, working with our same producer Martin Corkhill again, yet this time it’s different. The Tunes are better, the production is better and we’re looking forward to you all hearing them.

What have you got coming up in the future?
Coming up this year, we hope to have a headline gig booked sometime in September. Other than that, many more singles, we’ve been in the studio a good amount of time over the winter. Additionally, we have recently been recording new music ourselves as frontman Charlie produces the tracks, offering an authentic and unique 1:1 sound to BALTIC. An example of the production style was shown on our last single ‘Stay’. You can expect a lot more of this style to come this year and next.

Where can people find out more about you?
To hear more from us we’re on Instagram @ba1tic

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