Interviews

  • Artist Interview: Keiran Bowe

    Hello, Keiran. In your own words, how would you describe your sound and style? I always find it difficult to answer this one, I like the lyrics to stand out, I’m writing about my past and what I’ve learnt in such a short space of time but at the same time, they are lyrics that […]

  • Industry Interview: Pippa (Generator & Singing Light Music)

    How long have you been active in the north east music scene and what do you do? I’ve been active in the North East Music scene for around two years, having moved up to Newcastle from Wales to study music at Newcastle Uni – however since the moment I arrived I got well and truly […]

  • Artist Interview: Crux

    Hello, Crux. In your own words, how would you describe your sound and style? We often describe our sound as alternative rock, but that’s quite an umbrella term. Though, we’ve recently been described as prog rock mixed with punk which I think accurately describes our sound. Our bassist, Hallam, cynically thinks this is the sound […]

  • Artist Interview: Bosola

    Hello, Bosola. In your own words, how would you describe your sound and style? We are an alternative guitar rock band who make energetic tunes with forlorn lyrics. We take influence from The Smiths, The Stone Roses, The Manic Street Preachers, Big Thief and The Replacements. We like writing gloomy bangers. You’ve just released your […]

  • NMC Guest: Simon Shaw (KU Promotions)

    How long have you been active in the north east music scene and what do you do? Hey, I’ve been active since I was 18 years old as a musician, I think I put my first gig on when I was 22 as a promoter? I’m 33 years old now, it’s been a long long […]

  • NMC Guest: Rotate Records

    Who are, or what is, Rotate Records? And what do you do? Rotate Records is a Durham based dance music label looking to expose the city’s present, but unseen production talent. The label is one part of the multi-faceted organisation, Rotate: a collective of producers and DJs whose primary goal is to provide a platform […]