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Theatre company @thesixtwenty are looking for dedications to their @summerstreets_ #IMadeYouAMixtape show @katiesusanna @maximopark We're excited there's live music happening again, but we'd echo your point, and that of s… Taylor talks to Ali Pritchard about how, with a combination of mammoth tasks and micro-commissions,… institution @litandphil takes its vast library online Thompson reviews the new release from multi-instrumentalist and producer @NZCALINES @rjthompsonmusic talks about the inspiration behind his latest single, Forget About The Day. first wave of acts to perform at the @VMUnityArena outdoor events in Newcastle have been announced & include…
📢 SUMMER FESTIVAL SHOP LIVE 📢 Local breweries, merch and a chance to donate if you wish. Choose your beer for coll…
Retweeted by narc_magazineExperimental festival @tusk_music announces more artists, including The Dead C, Guttersnipe, St James Infirmary (… Robinson talks to North East alt. rockers @kickinlilies about releasing their debut single in extraordinary… of @CuriousArts' micro-festival, the #AudioQueer podcast celebrates LGBTQIA+ creatives from across the North E… indie rocker Suddenly We Stopped Dreaming (@swsdband) unveils the first of a series of lockdown sin…'s retro funk duo @MoonWaxUK release summery new single, Sayonara Hammond (@NapZap) discovers the incredible sophomore album from The Beths (@LizstokedStokes) Hyman (@pinkpopple) discovers a delightful experimental collection of gentle escapism from Brooklyn-based…
Amy Wardley finds out how to stay creative with some of the region’s expert craft makers, incl. @NorthernPrint First film productions invite folk to discover more about film techniques in @StarAndShadow's How Things Are… Robinson talks to Bajan-Geordie rapper and songwriter @KayGreyson about her optimistic new EP, plus we get a… @GardenPartyManc introduce themselves as they release their debut single, Tomorrow. musician Chris Riley unveils his new album, out via @NiceMindRecords today Hyman (@pinkpopple) discovers a delightful experimental collection of gentle escapism from Brooklyn-based…
Dark electronic pop duo @thisisZELA give us an exclusive listen to their latest single, I Think I Might've Killed S… today, @TheNorthernArt will be showcasing an innovative virtual display of the creative work produced by… of grassroots music venues are under threat of closure; 50% of the industry’s workforce is facing unemployment.… gallery @GandTFramers reopen with an exhibition from printmaker, illustrator and painter @Melvyn_Evans_ Robinson talks to Newcastle synth pop group @blamiremusic about their new releases musician, @mikemcgrother tells us tales from his travels under the guise of The Wild Rover with his debut so…"a chorus that hits like a disco in a jackhammer factory" Newcastle sextet @shytalkband unveil two new tracks this… label Inverted Grim Mill Recordings release a new compilation album of thrillingly eclectic local soun… discovers an engrossing new talent on @aawilliamsmusic’ debut album
.@NewWritingNorth & @UniofNewcastle are looking for contributions to their collective poem, Murmuration Moussa-Mann (@jbmoussa) talks to soulful lo-fi songwriter Georgia May about her debut album release theatre @TyneOperaHouse kick off their first livestreamed comedy show on Friday with sets from… continues to raise money for @poolieexchange with their #LockdownTakeover livestreams trio @LinesFromAPoem tell us about the inspiration behind their debut EP, Staring At City Lights. Corcoran-Lettice (@merepseudmcl) discovers a noisy and abstract release from North Shields’ @lovelyxwife's 'odd-pop' outfit @HeadofLight give us an exclusive look at their video release to Dipping in And Out.
Claire Dupree talks to Newcastle-based musician Ruth Patterson @R_PATT_ about honesty, accessibility and finding yo… Is Five is a micro-online festival from @CuriousArts presenting a programme of online events takin… theatre @Alphabetti announces a series of micro-commissions for unheard voices @Lady_Kitt curates an exhibition of unique portraits created by disabled artists @disabilityarts's indie-rockers @GreatWavesBand tell us what inspired their latest single, Close Encounters. Offor (@SirCharlesO) discovers a cathartic and densely layered release on @DenaiMoore’s third album
@PaulMargree @StaggerLeeF @smokeybarkid @WormholeWorld @tarquinwood23 @concretetapes @CruelNature It'll be on the w… multi-instrumentalist @marthahillmusic unveils two new releases; the first, Grilled Cheese, is out Benjamin & David Watson reflect on life in a post-industrial town in their own individual styles through a se… @MattHossComedy tells us about his top five festival experiences to support the release of his new podcast…’s Insights series of free public lectures have sought to inform, stimulate, entertain and excite;… reviews of albums by @DreamWifeMusic @liannelahavas @DenaiMoore @NZCALINES @fontainesdublin @protomartyrband the review section, there’s demo reviews of @EllCavell Demon Summer, Sleepy D, Dassia & @terriannmusic; new rele…, our writers chat with @Alphabetti @R_PATT_ @KayGreyson Georgia May @LittleCog1 Butterfly Effect Rec… there's theatrical delights from @DDMANOUT & @houseoflove_ne, arty goodness courtesy of @NarbiPrice,…’s plenty going on in the region’s music and culture scenes this month, with releases from @Leopard_Rays at you from the backstreets of Ashington like a Pitmatic Joe Meek, our cover star St James Infirmary, aka… July issue of NARC. is available in digital format now! View at or on the Magazine sect… July issue of NARC. is out now, in glorious digital format! Find out what's inside...'s long serving rehearsal studios @soundincstudios launches its Crowdfunder campaign, INC It Forward. Webb discovers an album of chaotic greatness from jazz rock artist Thiago Nassif Nichols (@rob_fmttm) reviews the inspiring second album from pop punk trio @DreamWifeMusic
One of Britain's most distinctive documentary makers, @JeanieFinlay, will be sharing insights into her jaw-dropping… East synthwave artist and produce @XENNONofficial talks about his influences ahead of his debut release, Hilt… psych storyteller Spider Noises talks about his new album, released today multi-instrumentalist @GregGenre unveils his new album, and performs a livestream on Facebook, today Jones reviews the new release from Minnesota natives @RemoDrive's synth fuelled, indie-goth solo artist @TheMXYM drops the video to his latest single, Sixteen, and gives… Newcastle hip-hop/soul duo, @PSiMiTARmusic release their latest single, Everybody (It's OK) featuring MistaBree…
Newcastle songwriter @AndrewCushin talks about his new single, Waiting For The Rain Broadhead reviews the debut release from New Jersey popster @PhoebeRyan’s @BBCIntroNE is back! We chatted with presenter @nickyrob to find out what's in store (tune in toni… out this fantastic review of @Sage_Gateshead's recent streamed recording of @johngrant & @RNSinfonia's concer…
Paul Brown (@BrownoBrowno) reviews the thrilling, thought-provoking and utterly essential album from @nadineshah A. Roy discovers an album of soulful warmth from Luke Temple, aka Art Feynman @westernvinyl Forbes talks about some of the tracks that have brought joy to audiences at @GoCivTheatre
Talented local filmmaker, @JoshuaMKerr, tells us about the inspiration behind his award-winning film, Fly Home, whi… Knight (@bevknightsally) talks to Newcastle music hub @curvysounds about their dedication to the local mus… Thompson discovers an essential release from Canadian quintet @potteryband 25th Jun, the Young Musicians Project will be talking to Maximo Park frontman, @paulsmithmusic about all things…
Ruth Patterson - @R_PATT_, frontwoman of @HolyMolyHQ celebrates her debut single as a solo artist with a live strea… Redfern reviews the online production of @BillieAkenTyers’ new play about pub quizzes, grief and learning to… Whittle from the Newcastle off-kilter alt. rockers @pavethejungle talks about the inspirations behind the b…* @UGuests, @FuelTheatre and @Alphabetti presents Love Letters Straight From Your Heart, an online event that is 's… talks to Whitburn-hailing musician @nadineshah about changing attitudes and bucking the trend on her n… Corcoran-Lettice (@merepseudmcl) discovers Galaxians’ @GLXNS new album is the bullet-proof hit of sunshine tha…
Lovely local pop & soul artist @BethMacari is up for a prestigious award!
Spoken word promoters @BornLippyNE launch their first online event, with performances from @kemakay, @katfrancois &… week of sensational streaming selections from @jonnytull & @chrisjallan from @FilmSunderland to get you thr…
Retweeted by narc_magazineEclectic and prolific Newcastle musician TREF undertakes a North East tour with a difference musician @MarkBarzin releases a host of new tracks this month, we find out more about his background and… Withers finds out more about @24_isolation, the series of micro-podcasts made by North East creatives…’s disco pop kings @bqsl return with a new single, Inside A Disco Dream, out today!
Amy Wardley talks to Jo Burke about @ChilliStudios’ continuing commitment to provide creative services for those wi…
‘Pit pop’ band @dennisband are raising funds for the @RedhillsDurham Appeal with a live show video premiere and EP…! We want to ensure as many people internationally know about/watch TUSK Virtual as possible so are compiling a…
Retweeted by narc_magazineExcited to see our #Ouseburn neighbours opening their doors again! We've compiled a little list on where and how yo…
Retweeted by narc_magazinePapercutting artist @Lady_Kitt is looking for disabled artists to submit portraits of extraordinary people for thei… hardcore trio Ballpeen discuss their latest tape Pachinko, released via @CruelNature, with @merepseudmcl
Jamie Taylor talks to Jona Aal about the @StarAndShadow’s expansion into radio broadcasting Knight (@bevknightsally) reviews the new dark synth pop release from @Darkstar
Durham’s ongoing Summer in the City festival @DurhamSITC brings music, theatre and more online Creative Social event organised by @Hpoolcreatives discusses the future of the theatre, performance and touring i…