DBTR is first and foremost about discovering new music, tuning into emerging artists and then convincing them to come and do their thing here in the North East. That's not to say we don’t like the good old stuff, it’s just that we strongly believe innovative up-and-coming artists deserve to be heard. Case in point, … Continue reading Discovering New Music
In terms of the live music experience (or should I say the lack of it during the Covid 19 age) I have recently been asking myself ‘what exactly is it about singer-songwriters that captivates me.’ The solo performer on stage armed only with a guitar, more often than not an acoustic guitar, sometimes fortified with … Continue reading What is it about Singer–Songwriters?
We were 16 year old schoolmates in the fifth form at a grammar school in Hillingdon, outer west London. We both had similar tastes in music, and apart from other interests in bands like Cream (both of us) and singer-songwriters like David Ackles (mainly Herman), we were particularly interested in the music beginning to emanate … Continue reading We saw Nick Drake – Twice!