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This was a great night of live music organised by Tissue Culture themselves to help raise funds to record a few tracks later this year.
Held at the Cluny two, the crowd was a mix of friends and other bands members. The only annoying thing was the fact that people were sitting down on the chairs aside to the stage, during the various bands performances however this didn’t take anything away from any of their sets.
The first to take the stage was Mammifère -french word of Mammal- after hearing Reece Spencer’s broad accent prior to taking the stage I was taken back when he began to sing. His voice is tender and sweet, there is a vulnerability to it that makes you listen to every word he sings. Although the crowd were not receptive to his style of music, this did not put Reece off and his set was beautifully delivered, ending with “Art” – featured on his latest EP – which was the best song of the set for me.
Next on stage were Air to Achilles a band I have never seen live before. It felt like it took a few songs for them to become comfortable and relaxed on stage. This may have been due to most the audience sitting to the side rather than standing up to watch the band. However their set proved to be powerful and had those standing tapping their feet along to the catchy use of synths and guitar hooks.
Tissue Culture, performed next and the crowd migrated to the front of the stage, evidently all fans of the host band. The lads played a good set, getting a bit ahead of themselves at times with one of the members nearly falling over a amp. Their set was loud and had plenty of energy, the best songs for me were “Anna” and “Armour“.
Unfortunately due to arrangements to get home I had to leave before headliners Brilliant Mind - although from the time I spent at the gig it was a great mix of music and a start to the funds Tissue Culture need to record later this year.
As the name suggests, this is an event which may make you question: ” are those involved off their heads ? ” Well Off Your Head Pet is a charity event with a twist…
Kamille Davis, a fashion student from Northumbria University, is going to have her hair cut off live throughout the night of the event taking place at The Head Of Steam in Newcastle.
The night has been organised to raise money for Sam’s Trust a children’s charity who support families of children suffering from cancer and leukaemia as well as raising funds for The Little Princesses Trust, who make wigs for girls who lose their hair because of cancer and leukaemia treatments.
While Kamillle was promoting the event on Spark FM’s Local Music Show, she explained she decided to raise money for these causes just out of charity and having been inspired by their work.
“Just come along to the event and dig deep for a really good cause”
To provide the sound track for the evening, lined up to play are three major acts including: Baron Von Alias & Mistabreeze joined by Bird Island and Tissue Culture. There will also be some comedy and surprises in store throughout the evening.
The plan is for Kamille to have her hair cut off in bits throughout the night by two of her friends ( using scissors and razors ) then to auction off the chance to cut certain bits of her hair off later in the evening. In all honesty, the guts she has to do this is incredible !