Interviews

  • 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 […]

  • NMC Guest: Charlotte (Events Manager & BIMM Student)

    How long have you been active in the north east music scene and what do you do?I’ve been going to gigs since I was around 12, but the first concert I organised myself was when I was 14. I’ve been putting on gigs in Newcastle and working in/at events for around 5 years, and I […]

  • NMC Guest: Rebecca (The Alternative Fix)

    How long have you been active in the north east music scene and what do you do? I’ve been involved for about five years when I started presenting local radio at University on Spark Sunderland and worked doing a few shows across the schedule including producing the local music show. But it’s only been about […]

  • The Northern Music Collective: Our Story

    In January 2019 a group of promoters, journalists and musicians began assisting one another in relation to the music scene of northern England around Newcastle upon Tyne and the surrounding region. Realising that, through working together, they could better support live music collectively, the group launch a collaborative project to do this. The new year […]