Newcastle trio Twist Helix deal in emotionally-charged electronic indie which draws from the same well as Depeche Mode and New Order.
Fronted by Spanish-born Bea Garcia, their music is a love letter to her adopted home, a city still in the throes of industrial decline yet now facing gentrification.
Drummer James Walker and bassist Matthew Baron (of Casual Threats) complete the line-up, adding rhythmic layers to Bea’s euphoric alt-pop musings.
Their debut LP, Ouseburn, lands tomorrow (5 October) via Paul Black Music, and promises social commentary, strident synths and stinging pop hooks by the bucket load.
Here, we’re premiering the video to Twist Helix’s track Graphite – dig in!