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We catch up with Teesside's 'skiffletronica/argu-rock' outfit, @werbeniuk about their latest single, It Came From T… band @FatWhiteFamily will perform tracks from their new album, Serf's Up, at @BoilerShopNCL this month arts organisation, Dovetail Joints invite you all to turn Disgraceland, Middlesbrough into a work of art, then… Lowes-Smith discovers an album filled with rich, celebratory instrumentation from Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy… singer-songwriter, Nadedja gives us a sneak peek at the brand new video to her single Una and the Lion.
Exciting saxophonist, @ManLikeBinks heads to @mbro_townhall for an afternoon of jazz on Sun 17th Nov. comedian and unconventional cuisine maker, @georgeegg gives us his favourite food and comedy moments in TV and… Dupree talks to @tynesidecinema graduate artist in residence, Newcastle-based artist and filmmaker… Redfern delves into the world of community participation with @eliotsmithdance and finds out what’s in it for… talk to @tommach about what inspired his latest play, Ticker ahead of it's run at @Alphabetti from 19th-23rd Nov…
Laura Doyle (@lozreviews) experiences the live show from Canadian pop rockers Marianas Trench (@mtrench) at… Doyle (@lozreviews) reviews the live show from Glaswegian 80s dark-wavers @THENINTHWAVE_ at @thinktankNCL F Anderson talks to @Big_Joanie guitarist and songwriter Steph Philips about creating a space for black women… poet, artist and playwright @ChanjeKunda urges audiences to step away from social media to embrace foli… new exhibition at @SundMuseum explores parallels between photography and the scientific world in their methods of… of the region’s most renowned and best-loved artists, Norman Cornish, is the focus of a retrospective exhibitio… present an evening of performances celebrating the way stories and music inspire each other at…
Multi-instrumentalist and rapper @mcdizraeli talks to Damian Robinson about bearing his soul and facing his challen… brings the first major survey of work by hugely influential artist, feminist and author Judy Chic…🎼 Wanna bit of one-on-one time with our dynamic duo for music advice, hot brews and smiles? Then get yourself down…
Retweeted by NARC. MagazineAmerican singer-songwriter @drovics brings his folk activism to Middlesbrough's Toft House alongside @SteveMPledger Banwell (@karenlistens) is transported back to the 80s as Adam and his Ants (@adamaofficial) rip through thei… new album Nerves & Skin released this month, @StaggerLeeF spoke to @NathalieStern about loops, Brexit and horr… Webb discovers a relentless and brooding new release from Toronto art rockers @deliluhtweets Must Go (Part 2) launches at @_workplace_, Gateshead on Fri 15th Nov.
.@AliWelford talks to Tyneside trio Bad Amputee ahead of their performance at Brave Exhibitions festival at… @JockMooney's From Spiceworld To Brexit exhibition at @VaneGallery re-examines the Britain of his youth in a… catch up with comedian, @LouiseYoung_ ahead of her headline performance at Stand-Up In The Vault at… chance saloon £10 tickets for Club Six Twenty @Alphabetti Early bird tixs end tonight
Retweeted by NARC. MagazineGeordie theatre maker @tommach presents another sophisticated dark comedy as #Ticker comes to @Alphabetti Webb discovers a modern folk tale with consummate sinister undertones on @NathalieStern’s new album, Nerves &… Fergus talks to spoken word performer and songwriter @katetempest about her recent album and gig at… and actress, @JadeByrne_Actor talks about the inspiration behind her new book, Daisy Donald, to be released… rockers @HowlAndHum head up a star-studded line-up for @tkasg & @NewsTMA's next Songs From Northern Britain at…
LGBTQ+ group Ours/Us/We aims to create safe spaces at @thecustomshouse for 14-21 year olds to get creative., the UK's largest festival of light returns to Durham city this month just 4 weeks we'll be taking over the @Sage_Gateshead concourse as part of @wordsweekend, with live music from… talks to Joel Thomson, the brains behind @thecluny’s eclectic multi-day festival, Brave Exhibitions prog four-piece @polymathrock bring their experimental sound to @HOS_Newcastle courtesy of Confusion I…'s new production OSCiLLATE explores human interaction by fusing the company’s signature style with…’s just 4 weeks until the first ever @wordsweekend starts at @Sage_Gateshead! We're hosting a reviewing worksh… catch up with one of the UK's finest comics, @justinmoorhouse ahead of his Northern Joker Tour, which sees him p… Offor (@SirCharlesO) discovers an expansive and visceral new release from Stuart @Lapalux Howard
Join us at @WordsWeekend at @Sage_Gateshead in December for a masterclass in reviewing and contribute to a special… Leeds punks @VENUSGRRRLS tell us more about their inspirations and influences ahead of shows at… Doyle (@lozreviews) talks to political comedian and activist @markthomasinfo about his season of events at… to our buddies at @TwisterellaFest for this highly-deserved award! 👏👊 and visual artist Livia Rita brings her utterly unique show to @CobaltStudios_ group @VENUSGRRRLS bring their raw energy & riot grrrl attitude to @HOS_Newcastle &… chat with the singer-songwriter, @DixonCortney about the release of her new single, What You Wanna Do.
Glaswegian noise pop band @THENINTHWAVE_ play @ThinkTankNCL this Saturday ahead of the release of part two of their…* @Alex_Niven, author of New Model Island: How to Build a Radical Culture Beyond the Idea of England tell us what i… Storey talks to Teesside siblings @cattleandcane about their heart-stirring new album, launched at… Tyneside band @littlecomets celebrate the release of a live recording of their debut album, In Search Of…’s new release is a delicate and astute collection of lush folk pop chat to the percussionist of the @theUFQ ahead of their show at @ProhibitionBar_ on 9th November.
Artist Peter Robson's work centres on the human condition and the ways in which the actions of the few impact on th… take a listen to the latest album from the South Shields country artist, @ToneBengtsson. talks to reinvigorated alt. prog collective @CaulsBand about their new album & @sage_gateshead launch (6pm-8pm) at @GDS_stcktn... @Tipping_PointUK on behalf of @HelpMusiciansUK want to find out the challenges…
Retweeted by NARC. Magazine.@travisalabanza presents an exploration of their struggle with transphobia at @northernstage will bring an array of emerging talent to @TyneBankBrewery incl. @DylanCartlidge @MiseryMt the clocks back to when Britannia ruled the airwaves and celebrate all things Britpop at @NI_Institute on 9th… Oliver discovers poignant pop on the sophomore album from North London’s @G1RLRAY
.@lozreviews talks to Canadian pop rockers @mtrench about their intense methodology ahead of their show at… REVIEW: Durham darlings @MarthaDIY pack in plenty of delights on a night of frights at @thecluny 2 8-9th November at @Sage_Gateshead, @cityofdreamsNG welcomes you to an immersive experience in film, sound and pe… REVIEW: @leighvenus enjoys an evening of eighties excess as the @Screenage_kicks crew take on American Psycho Redfern enjoyed a charismatic and beautiful production of Carol Ann Duffy’s much-loved tale… Dupree talks to Teesside promoter Adam Gallagher about the second instalment of their MUNRO all-dayer at… and technological guru @imogenheap collaborates with Guy Sigsworth as Frou Frou at @sage_gateshead catch up with former @FRabbits guitarist, @simonswimmer about working with @TheGaryMcNair on his latest producti… ambient jazz electronica band @porticoquartet play @sage_gateshead this month Oliver discovers False Advertising’s (@falseadv) debut album is a defiant and energetic release
Much loved Scandinavian singer-songwriter, @tallestman comes to the @Sage_Gateshead on 4th Nov to perform songs fro… word trailblazers @ApplesAndSnakes return to @arcstockton with another #DerangedPoetesses show, featuring s… Fox talks to North East dance company State of Grace about their vivid new production set in the American… @StandardIssueUK Hello! It'd be great to chat further about the Newcastle show, I'm on :-)We look at the new single, Drive By, (feat. MC, @AbiNyxx) from South-Shields rapper @sam_thomas_uk. @SarahMillican75 Hey Sarah! We're a Newcastle-based alt. music & culture magazine & we'd love to talk with you or o… - On Point Music Conference 🎼 A day of discussion and networking to help steer you in the right direction…
Retweeted by NARC. MagazineEthereal musician @AURORAmusic will perform what's certain to be an engrossing set at @BoilerShopNCL is dedicated to celebrating one of the world’s best known sci-fi films directed at @georgian_stcktn Webb reviews the new release from eclectic musician @PineyGir Robinson delves into the intense drama of @shkn_nightmares’ debut EP, and the band EXCLUSIVELY reveal their… review Lullaby, the new EP from Newcastle's alt-rock quartet @SLEEPTAPEUK.
Newcastle shoegaze band @TchotchkeMusic launch their new album at @BobiksNcl band @sickjoyband bring their peppy grunge sound back to @ThinkTankNCL Moussa-Mann (@jbmoussa) discovers fascinating melodies and earthy retro country courtesy of @BrennenLeigh &… to @narc_magazine and @teesvalleyarts for featuring our event recently - here's a thread introducing one of…
Retweeted by NARC. MagazineBad Seeds musician Mick Harvey is accompanied by a raft of revered musicians at his gig at @thecluny Nichols reviews the majestic and quirky new release from the biscuit-obsessed troubadours @Biscuitbadgers Field reviews the immensely beautiful new release from Montreal’s multi-instrumentalist @leifvollebekk's much talked about art-space, Pineapple Black invites you to preview three new exhibitions in one ev…
Steve Spithray (@underthehillss) discusses Whitley Bay artist Alan Hathaway’s new work due to be exhibited at Middl… Monkey offer up almost two weeks of rib-tickling splendour at the Chilli Mini Fest @Chillingham_SJF of the finest avant-garde musicians @LeonoreSquare & Howie Reeve perform at Shoe Tree Cafe in Heaton on Sunday… maker and cabaret artist @RainBowes1997 talks about some of her favourite sexy songs ahead of her… by the release of Ken Loach's new film, @tynesidecinema welcomes a range of independent voices, discussion… album reviews of releases from @AWVFTS @WeekendSun @sudanarchives @signifyingwolf @Biscuitbadgers & many more;…