AN INTERVIEW WITH…CHRIS NEWNHAM (PLASTIC MERMAIDS)

PLASTIC MERMAIDS are heading out on an extensive tour of the UK, including a date at Middlesbrough’s intimate Westgarth Social Club. Their atmospheric, blissful charm will see them play the venue that catapulted the likes of Wolf Alice and Catfish and the Bottlemen to worldwide adoration. Ahead of the shows, Loose Cardigan of Ideas caught up … Continue reading AN INTERVIEW WITH…CHRIS NEWNHAM (PLASTIC MERMAIDS)

A REVIEW OF…THE LAST SHADOW PUPPETS IN MIDDLESBROUGH

THE LAST SHADOW PUPPETS entertained a sold out Middlesbrough Town Hall. Fronted by The Rascals' Miles Kane and an Arctic Monkeys' Alex Turner, the band played tracks from 2008 release The Age Of The Understatement and upcoming LP Everything You've Come To Expect. Coming on stage at around 920pm joined by a string arrangement, bassist … Continue reading A REVIEW OF…THE LAST SHADOW PUPPETS IN MIDDLESBROUGH