SLAS FEATURE

60 SECONDS WITH… SOUNDS LIKE A STORM

  After a few geographical and genre-related diversions from the norm, we’re back, highlighting the hidden gems of guitar-based tunes, affixed firmly within the cold wastelands of the North. For today’s bite-size content offering, we have a quick chat [...]
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60 SECONDS WITH… 4RSEF4ACE

  We don’t normally cover electronic music on Northern Exposure: Not due to any ingrained bias against people who don’t use physical instruments, no no. Rather, we have no idea how to pronounce the names of such artists. This preliminary judgement is [...]
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60 SECONDS WITH… STELLA GRUNDY

I’m so excited to share with you this interview with Stella Grundy, not only a leading actress and playwright but also the lead vocalist in Intastella, a fantastic band from Manchester whose music pushes boundaries and has encompassed many genres and [...]
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60 SECONDS WITH… ARCADES

Arcades have had quite the year, performing at some of the biggest festivals in the UK on the Jack Rocks/This Feeling stages and recently have had their new single ‘Phantom’ played on Radio X.   So what exactly can you expect from Arcades? Having seen [...]
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60 SECONDS WITH… INDIGO TREE

  Indigo Tree are a relatively new band who have been together for just over a year, yet their sound is polished and aged like a rather good Merlot. They hail from Liverpool, so have been weaned on the good stuff, and are bringing to the area a new twist [...]
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60 SECONDS WITH… SKIN

SKIN smashed their set this weekend on the This Feeling/Jack Rocks stage down at Reading Festival. The band from Bristol have a diverse, grungy/densely layered and guitar-heavy sound that is reminiscent of an early polished Nirvana. Whilst this band [...]
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60 SECONDS WITH… FALSE HEADS

We briefly caught up with Luke Griffiths of False Heads, a band who seems intent on bringing post-millennial grunge kicking and screaming into the modern day. Letting their accents shine through in their vivid shows, the London-based trio are [...]
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60 SECONDS WITH… SAMUEL ROGERS

Samuel Rogers is an experimental singer-songwriter from Birmingham, who brought an eclectic mix of rock n roll, soul, funk, folk and psychedelic rock with many a SHABBA! to our Tramlines event this year. I caught up with Sammy after his NE Does Tramlines [...]
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60 SECONDS WITH… BERRIES

After their astounding set at this year’s NE Does Tramlines 2017, I spoke to Holly from Berries, the London based alt/rock trio who are well known for their energetic shows and original take on riff-driven rock. They describe themselves as ‘grunge, rock [...]
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60 SECONDS WITH… VOODOO & THE CRYPTS

I caught up with Jordon from Voodoo and the Crypts after their monumental set at our NE Does Tramlines 2017 gig. The band consists of Matt Mitchell on vocals and guitar, Jordan Woolnough on guitar, Rob Davies on bass and Sam Webb on drums and have been [...]