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REVIEW: 2Q FESTIVAL LINCOLN

In the middle of its Frequency Culture festival, on October 28th the traditional cathedral city of Lincoln was suitably transformed into a hotspot for indie, alternative and rock bands and fans alike. Northern Exposure decided to check out the first ever [...]
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INTRODUCING: VUROMANTICS

  After bursting on to the scene in March 2017. Vuromantics have already released their first EP and have been touring hard since their launch with regular dates up and down the UK.  They blend pop sensibilities with electronic passion and funk groove to [...]
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60 SECONDS WITH… THE OPERA COMIC

  Distinct Leeds five-piece possess a bombastic confidence, paired with a rich utilisation of pop convention. The (mostly) long-haired lads have quite the knack for distinct, catchy tunes which stray away from the homogenised status-quo. Have a gander at [...]
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INTERVIEW: JON MCCLURE – PART TWO

  After leaving off with certain bands tying to make Radio 1 music for eighteen year-olds, let’s have another nosey inside the mind of Jon McClure. Well, not actually into his head, just the second half of the interview. For the uninitiated, have a [...]
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INTERVIEW: JON MCCLURE – PART ONE

  On a mundane Wednesday evening, I casually rang up the Reverend himself, attempting to hide my excitement, (something which I think I’m getting better at as of late). After Jon McClure put down the baby, we had a quick chat about the local scene, the [...]
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FEATURE: 2Q LINCOLN FESTIVAL PREVIEW

Summer maybe over but the 2Q Lincoln inner-city music festival this weekend brings a banging line up of almost 70 acts to perform at a number of venues for the first time – all for the insane price tag of just £25. Bands and punters are flocking to the [...]
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GIG REVIEW: STARSAILOR AT THE LEADMILL, 18.10.17

Good things start with a spark.  A spark, musically, can be a reunion show. An invitation to tour again. A demand for more. The rediscovery of the enjoyment, the hook that kicked everything off. Ask Milburn. This is nothing new. As with most sparks, they [...]
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INTERVIEW: MARTIN BEDFORD – ANARCHIST WITH ATTITUDE

Martin Bedford has always had leanings towards the visual. He attended Saturday morning art classes from the age of 12, first at Gravesend, Kent’s own School of Art and then later at Medway Art College. On leaving school, he attended Canterbury Art [...]
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GIG REVIEW: NORTHERN EXPOSURE PRESENTS @F&P – OCTOBER

Last night saw Northern Exposure at The Frog and Parrot, our first collaborative event with the fabulous Division Street venue. The ethos behind Northern Exposure is that we support musicians and their music by giving them the exposure they deserve and [...]
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EP REVIEW: FOREVERS- TEENAGE ROMANCE

  Originally titled ‘Patrick Forever’, the project started off as a solo project conducted by Geordie singer-song writer, Patrick Gosling. Having written a few songs, the decision was made to form a band behind him. With this, the title was decided a [...]