The Futureheads: Powers review – a welcome return
01, Sep, 2019 @7:00 AM
Latitude festival review – stylish, dramatic and surprisingly edgy
22, Jul, 2019 @10:33 AM
Barry Hyde and the Malody Ensemble – a brave and powerful confessional
25, Jul, 2016 @10:38 AM
'I got my life backwards': Futurehead Barry Hyde on mental illness and his solo album Malody
05, Apr, 2016 @12:44 PM
New band of the week: Shields (No 85)
08, Jan, 2016 @3:33 PM
Rockness – review
The booking and scheduling may have felt patchy, but pinch-yourself beautiful views of Loch Ness, relentless beats and the heavy, heavy monster sound of Madness won over the crowds, writes Malcolm Jack
10, Jun, 2013 @5:03 PM
Brighter times ahead for live music in Sunderland?
Wearside music promoter Dan Carson previews Independent 2 and talks to owner Paul Smiles and lead promoter Ben Wall
14, Nov, 2012 @4:32 PM
Johnny Lydon is headline act at Sunderland festival
The former Sex Pistols lead singer is bringing his band to the Split Festival to the delight of music fans, new guest blogger James Hunt reports
17, Sep, 2012 @6:38 PM
Sunderland and Music: the people, the place, the culture.
In the last of the Guardian Northerner's posts on Wearside's great music debate, musician Neil Wood and student Hannah Matterson put their views
07, May, 2012 @1:00 PM
A football stadium, a mammoth promotions corporation and 'infrastructure' maketh not a music scene.
Another slant on the who, whats, whens and whys of how Sunderland became the north-east's hotbed of musical creativity. Dan Carson speaks to today's young musicians and promoters on Wearside
03, May, 2012 @9:00 AM
The Sunderland sound - where credit is REALLY due
David Brewis of Field Music takes issue with yesterday's Guardian Northerner post, recalling the free-wheeling, spirited genesis of the city's contemporary music and the role of an inspirational youth worker
02, May, 2012 @8:59 AM
What lies behind the success of Futureheads, Field Music and the rest of the Wearside Sound?
A lot of thought and planning, that's what. Allan Glen explains the clout behind Sunderland's progress towards becoming music's new Liverpool or Manchester
01, May, 2012 @3:00 PM
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