SHAMU – a duo born straight out of Newcastle have just released one of the most intriguing songs of 2016 so far. “Dive” is the first available release for Jonathon Mark … Continue reading Newcastle’s Most Exciting New Band.
THERE have been whispers in the music scene suggesting some pretty big comebacks this year, some have been confirmed while others linger in mystery. Plugged In has gathered some information … Continue reading The Big Comebacks.
Name: Alex Blackburn Age: 20 Occupation: Applied Biology student at Northumbria University Artist of Choice: Blaenavon “I chose Blaenavon because of the intensity of the instruments being played. Not only that but the … Continue reading Week 2 – Alex Blackburn.
THE BRIT awards are one of the biggest awards for British music, yet so often bands and indie music can be overlooked when the nomination list is released. I have comprised … Continue reading Plugged In’s Brit Nominees.
2016 is promising to be a good year for indie music. I have created a list for the indie artists I believe are going to break through into the mainstream … Continue reading The Sound of 2016.
Name: Connor Lagus. Age: 19. Occupation: History Student at Teesside University. Artist of choice: Sunflower Bean. “I chose Sunflower Bean because I think 2016 can be the year they make … Continue reading Week 1 – Connor Lagus.
My name is Nathan Douthwaite and welcome to my blog. Here I will be documenting the resurgence of the indie music scene, with reviews, artist spotlights, interviews and much more.
A Brief History of the Indie Music Scene.
Of course eventually this fizzled out and we were left with remnants of what came before, but it wasn’t long before a group of Sheffield lads began to make the indie scene mainstream again. Que the Arctic Monkeys.
Then just like in the early 2000’s indie music was once again pushed underground leaving us with constant pop-dance tracks that left all our ears ringing.
The indie revolution is returning, come and follow it with me.
(Check out my playlist of the artists I have mentioned here)