Interviews

  • NMC Guest: Victoria Wai (Photographer)

    How long have you been active in the north east music scene and what do you do?Too many years – always stop/start but in it for the long haul. I am a predominately a live music photographer but also do documentary style photography from recording/rehearsal studios, backstage and soundcheck which is where my heart lies […]

  • NMC Guest: Lee Hawthorn (BBC Music Introducing Team Assistant & Social Media Admin At Independent)

    How long have you been active in the north east music scene and what do you do?I first became active in the North East music scene in 2013 when I was sent Leddie & Smoggy’s ‘Sorry We’re Late’ album to review in my days as a blogger. I’ve since done just about every job you […]

  • NMC Guest: Mal (That Verbally Withdrawn Music Blog)

    How long have you been active in the north east music scene and what do you do?I was first introduced to the music scene about 2003 when I was in a punk band called Verbally Withdrawn. But right now I have my own music blog which is named after that band called That Verbally Withdrawn […]

  • NMC Guest: Dave (Spark Sunderland Producer)

    How long have you been active in the north east music scene and what do you do? This is a tough one to answer really as I can’t really say when I got involved as it feels like forever but it’s mainly been in the last year and a half properly I’d say.For those that […]

  • NMC Guest: Stephen (Tech Manager, Oxjam & NOVA Radio)

    How long have you been active in the North East music scene and what do you do?If we want to go back to my early DJing days, that takes us back about 18 years. Over that time what I’ve done has changed a lot. For the past 6/7 years I’ve been mainly associated with Oxjam […]

  • NMC Guest: Sean (Sofar Sounds Newcastle)

    How long have you been active in the north-east music scene and what do you do?Sofar Sounds is an organisation that set up secret, intimate gigs in hundreds of cities worldwide and the Newcastle branch has been around since 2013. Our shows aim to put the focus back onto the musicians, and allow our inquisitive […]