festivals: tom vek, split festival sunderland, 2014

festivals: tom vek, split festival sunderland, 2014

Regardless of whether you’re living it large in Ibiza, up to your neck in mud at Glatonbury or surrounded by a carnival of multi-coloured sheep at Latitude, there’s always one artist or band at any festival who prints an everlasting memory on the brain. On Saturday at Sunderland’s Split Festival, the honour of making the [...]

festivals: bleech, split festival sunderland, 2014

festivals: bleech, split festival sunderland, 2014

“We’re Bleech from London and we don’t drink cappuccinos… It’s flat white” responds Bleech’s Jen O’Neill in relation to a jibe delivered onstage by Smoove & Turrell earlier. Bleech, a trio from East London, are the optimum of cool and staged easily the most rip-roaring, captivating set of the Saturday at Sunderland’s Split Festival. Consisting of Jen [...]

festivals: dizzee rascal, split festival sunderland, 2014

festivals: dizzee rascal, split festival sunderland, 2014

Whether your music preference is heavy metal, kooky indie or bland commercial pop, Hackney’s own Dizzee Rascal is the guilty pleasure that every individual has, yet nobody actually feels guilty about.  Although the London rapper has been in the game for ten years, the closest Dizzee has ever came to preforming in Sunderland was the [...]