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Creating a rather ethereal soundscape, SQUARMS beautifully meddle with rap, soul, synth beats, social commentary and post-punk to create a completely unique sound. Performing at Alphabetti on Friday 29th July, they’ll present a listening experience truly curated in the digital age, which is no less impactful in a live setting. The band are fully rooted in cyberspace; the release of their first single in 2018 was available to purchase using Ethereum tokens, and their last release in 2021 via an NFT Crypto Vinyl Bundle.

With a debut EP in the works, released singles root SQUARMS within a mediated modern landscape. Latest release Could Do is cheeky, loud and lyrically unapologetic, whereas earlier songs such as She Left The TV On are melodic, floaty and use the lyrical voice as another synthetic element in the construction of their music.

The introduction of a cyper-punk band into the cosy cafe setting of Alphabetti’s D’Addario Stage will certainly make for an interesting night. Even more so, given the event has been put on in collaboration with We Make Culture’s Young Musicians Project, creating support slots that are offered out to local young artists.

SQUARMS play Alphabetti Theatre, Newcastle on Friday 29th July.

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