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NE ALBUM & EP HIGHLIGHTS 2021

  2021 has been an unpredictable year for music in the pandemic. However, it has produced some of the most some truly sublime music. Here are our best albums and favourite EP’s of 2021 from the team at NE.   The War on Drugs – I Don’t Live Here Anymore   [...]
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INTERVIEW – THE UPTOPIATES

  This week I’m catching up with The Utopiates for a ‘Get To Know Us’ interview. The band are set to headline Sidney & Matilda tomorrow in Sheffield for This Feeling. They are a relatively new band who have lost no time in making a solid name for [...]
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REVIEW: DMA’S SHEFFIELD O2 ACADEMY – 7/11/21

  The last time I saw DMAS at Sheffield O2 Academy was on the 16th of December in 2019 and tonight, two years on, the atmosphere for the Australian three-piece is again just as raucous. You can feel the anticipation heaving over the barrier as I’m [...]
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INTERVIEW – LOCK-IN BAND

  Just surviving the past two years in the music industry has been a struggle for even the most established of artists. Only forming in late 2019, Lock-In were faced with the task of finding their feet during one of the most difficult periods in music to [...]
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INTERVIEW – GEN & THE DEGENERATES

  Gen and the Degenerates embody the in-your-face attitude and aesthetic of 80s punk, with a distinctly modern sensitivity. Gen Degenerate‘s songs are confessional, she holds nothing back, writing refreshingly honest tracks about navigating the world as [...]
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#IOW2021 – DYLAN JOHN THOMAS

  I had the pleasure of catching up with Scottish singer/songwriter Dylan John Thomas at this years Isle Of Wight festival, it’s his second appearance playing at the iconic festival.  Dylan is a indie singer and songwriter from Glasgow, who released his [...]
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#60SECONDSWITH – THE RAFTERS

  The Rafters formed in Blackburn, Lancashire in the summer of 2019. 
Their track “Slippin’ Away” was played by Soccer Am and added to the show’s A&R playlist. Covid-19 and the current situation curtailed the bands plans somewhat, but The Rafters have [...]
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INTERVIEW – TALKBOY

  I caught up with Leeds sextet, Talkboy who played their huge hometown gig at Leeds Brudenell Club last night, the band have recently unveiled their new single ‘Why Don’t You Love Me Lana Del Rey’ a woozy, rose tinted ode to unrequited feelings and what [...]
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INTERVIEW – EXTRANAUTS

  Brand new Irish psychedelic pop sextet Extranauts release debut single with video “We Used To Dream” 3rd September ’21. We caught up with frontman Keith O’Neill for a chat and an introduction to the band from Waterford and also what it’s like to work [...]