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LIVE EVENT: Northern Star Records to celebrate 10 Years Of Psychedelica

LIVE EVENT: Northern Star Records to celebrate 10 Years Of Psychedelica

Celebrating a decade of incredible music, Northern Star Records will be toasting their existence with a massive live event, 10 Years Of Psychedelica, on Saturday, May 14 at The Windmill in Brixton, London.  Since launching in March 2006, Northern Star Records has become home to the best bands in psych, shoegaze and indie. With the release of their […]

Northern Star Records release psych rock podcast ‘Revolution in Sound’

They’ve done compilations, albums and even festivals. Now, UK-based independent label Northern Star Records have proven their dexterity yet again, this time releasing a free podcast of live music from the 2014 Northern Star Weekender. As label owner and podcast DJ Scott Causer says, ‘Revolution in Sound’, allows listeners to “experience all the great music” […]

Support alternative music and help make iTunes history: let’s get The Carousels’ ‘Love Changes Like The Seasons’ to #1 on iTunes

Recently Britpop News reviewed Scottish band The Carousels’ brilliant debut album Love Changes Like The Seasons which was released on Northern Star Records. Now, very deservedly but for the first time in the label’s nine-year history, Northern Star has an album in the charts. Love Changes Like The Seasons has been steadily climbing the UK iTunes […]

Shoegaze in a New Decade: Deep Cut release star-studded remix album ‘Versions’

Genre-hopping, name-dropping London band Deep Cut have returned as remix giants with their third album Versions. The self-released LP is an album of rehashed hits from the bedrock of alternative music. A triumph of cohesive reworks, Versions is a 40-minute vinyl mini-album featuring Tim Burgess (The Charlatans), Spotlight Kid, The Electric Mainline, Exit Calm, Daniel […]

Shoegaze in a New Decade: Youngteam release second album – Fading Into Night

Three years ago, Swedish band Youngteam released their critically acclaimed debut album Daydreamer, and now they’re back with an album that both falls back to and rises from what they left to the world last time. Forming in their native Stockholm, Youngteam began as a musical collective with two full-time members and a rotating cast […]

Shoegaze in a New Decade: The Northern Star Weekender 2014 and free album download

After the hugely successful Northern Star Weekender of 2013, the three-day festival is returning this March. Housed at The Windmill in Brixton, London, and running from the 28th until the 30th of March, this year’s Weekender is promising punters the same friendly atmosphere of last year, with more bands, more variety and a reputation to […]

Shoegaze in a New Decade: Northern Star Records Release Split 7″ Single

Northern Star regulars The Electric Mainline and Soundwire have teamed up to release a split 7″ single featuring the tracks All Too Much and A Little Death. The Electric Mainline’s Scott Causer (who also co-founded Northern Star Records), says the split single is a natural fit for both bands and the songs on the single. […]

Shoegaze in a New Decade: Northern Star Records Releases Live Compilation Album

There’s good news for fans of psych and shoegaze. Northern Star Records, the UK’s best indie label specialising in all things hazy and underground, is back with an exciting new release. After five Psychedelica releases, having seemingly perfected the art of putting together a killer compilation album, Northern Star have taken things to the next […]

Shoegaze in a New Decade: Don’t You Know The Electric Mainline?

“Dirty, gritty rock and roll is needed,” Black Rebel Motorcycle Club’s Peter Hayes once said. And The Electric Mainline have delivered: with, quite appropriately, a song about lust. Coming from a band steeped in shoegaze, psych and noise rock, Don’t You Know is suitably fuzzy and built atop a cornerstone of crunchy guitars. Written five […]

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Shoegaze in a New Decade: Northern Star Records

Scott Causer is the co-founder of Northern Star Records, an independent record label that is dedicated to unearthing the best sounds that the underground psychedelic and shoegaze scene has to offer. Home to the critically acclaimed Psychedelica series of compilation albums, the label has launched a multitude of bands and simultaneously featured some of the […]

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