Artist Spotlight: Twist Helix

Known for their engaging electro-pop and immense stage presence, Newcastle-based progressive synth-rock trio Twist Helix consists of Spanish-born synth player and vocalist Bea Garcia, drummer James Wa…

Artist Spotlight: Deep.Sleep

If there’s one thing the UK music scene does well, it’s produce indie bands that go from selling out their local boozer to eventually conquering the world stage – and all the while still singing about…

Artist Spotlight: Saints of War

More bands need to introduce themselves with a rallying cry: ‘The high chiefs of heavy metal! The bringers of destruction! The Saints of War!’ is a much more exciting description than the usual ‘well,…

Artist Spotlight: The White Negroes

Local rock ‘n’ roll outfit The White Negroes are set for a huge summer of festival appearances in the coming months. Back on the road again for a string of festival season gigs, the Hartlepool quintet…

Artist Spotlight: Mouses

Teesside duo, Mouses, have been a significant part of the North East music scene for a while now. The punk rockers’ lo-fi sound vividly sets Mouses apart from any other North East artist, with frontma…

Artist Spotlight: Field Music

Perhaps it’s simplifying things a little, but Dutch historian’s Johan Huizinga’s early 20th-century work ‘Man The Player’, a tale about the importance of play in personal and professional development,…