What’s In My Ears #1

We’re a good chunk into the year and the taste of spring is finally in the air. I thought it’s about time to touch in with what I have been listening to with a quick rebrand of the ‘I recommend…’…

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Gig Review: Run Remedy X Vala @ LowFour

On Thursday, 7th of March, I headed down to Low Four for the launch of Run Remedy’s new single Turf War. What I experienced was a sonic concoction that was as texturally strong as the bare brick wall behind the…

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My first foray into poetry…

In the past I have never been a huge fan or consumer of poetry. It just hasn’t captured my imagination in the way it has done for many others. 

Until recently, when I was studying some of the great songwriters

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My Crème De La Crème of 2023

Another year gone and another year of great music. In fact there has been so much brilliant bits of media associated with music I have decided to put together ‘My Crème De La Crème of 2023’. Everything I think you…

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RISE: Of the subgenre

 One of the greatest assets music has to offer is its diversity. Be it rhythm, melody or lyrical content, you can create a song and it’ll fit somewhere along the wide spectrum of genres.  However, an interesting thought came up…

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Have our listening habits indefinitely changed?

One of my favourite pastimes is to listen to podcasts (yes, I know everybody does it these days), but one of the reasons I love podcasts is the meandering nature of conversational topics they can often delve into. Recently this…

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The best venues to find new music in the Northeast…

As an original songwriter a large part of my life is searching for, visiting, and performing in music venues. Over the past 4 years I’ve been to almost 90% of those between Newcastle and Harrogate, seeing some absolutely incredible artists…

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