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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” […]

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 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: Psychedelica 5 Album Review

It’s the music of your best nightmares. An album of heart-pounding, intoxicating chaos representing every offbeat night you’ve ever had, mellow jams that soundtrack the interludes, and coloured sonic beacons that shine on everything in between. Indeed, the fifth installment in Northern Star Records’ critically acclaimed Psychedelica series is what label co-founder Scott Causer describes as “the […]

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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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Shoegaze in a New Decade: The Northern Star Weekender

Not many musicians can say they’ve sold out venues. Then again, not many musicians can say they’ve co-founded a record label that’s achieved cult status and was the cultural springboard for a world-renowned psych festival (Austin, anyone?). Scott Causer, however, can tick Box C, “All of the above”. A musician and co-founder of Northern Star […]

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