Derry, County Derry
NEWT are a four-piece rock band from Northern Ireland.
Their debut EP is OUT NOW Everywhere! You can find it on iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Deezer, TIDAL, Google Play, Amazon UK and Amazon US!
They will release new singles in early 2019.
Multi - instrumentalist and song writer Brendan Gallagher formed the band to perform live the music he was composing and recording himself.
They play catchy, intricate music with lots of energy.
They have received radio play from:
BBC Radio Foyle Electric Mainline with Stephen McCauley, BBC Radio Ulster Across The Line, New Vibrations Show 93.9 Dublin South FM, Rock Radio UK, INDIE ARENA RADIO, Sounds of Northern Ireland Radio Show, Queen's Radio and BBC Radio 6 Music, The BBC Introducing Mixtape with Tom Robinson.
"You can tell through their music they have passion for what they do" - Genius Babble Music Reviews.
"Newt add a degree of discipline and intelligence that bodes well for both their future and your current musical enjoyment" - Bluesbunny Music Reviews.
"There’s every ingredient known to music in the melting pot that is their sound. All in all, this is a pretty stunning piece of work for a debut." - DervSwerve.
"They're straddling indie-pop and heavy rock very well" - REMY.
"wonderful musicianship and an impressive strength of tune-age" - Super World Indie Tunes.
"These lads have a hard edge to them and use it to their advantage as they mix sounds in a very nuanced way" - R8Singer, READ BETWEEN THE LINES.
"Not Around is bold, vigorous and one to crank right up. These guys are definitely a band to watch" - Alannah Morrow, GiggingNI.
"Although math-rock in its basic settings, the band’s sound is a stone’s-throw from transcendental" - Dan Brown, CHORDBLOSSOM.
"Permeated by a rollicking sense of fun" - Across The Line, BBC Radio Ulster.