Twist Helix

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Twist Helix are a synthpop trio from Newcastle fronted by the Spanish-born Bea Garcia.

Having launched their debut single Decade (“an indie-pop gem” Alternative Tracks) in January of 2016 the group have recently returned from their first European tour dates (including dates in London and Madrid) promoting their indie-concept album Manifesto; which has been described as "a thrill of intelligent synth pop"- NARC Magazine.

Twist Helix have appeared on the BBC in the UK, Cadena Ser in Spain and have featured prominently on the UK festival circuit (Stepping Stones, VW Leeds, Richmond Live, Northern Electric, PandoraFest and Oxjam amongst others) gaining a reputation for their “dramatic and joyous" live shows (NE:MM) and have since been nominated for a UBEAT TV award (Best Alternative Act).

Having played 47 live shows in 2016, performing alongside national and international bands like Everything Everything, members of Maximo Park, the Icelandic group Samaris and the Canadian duo Vogue Dots, Twist Helix are currently working on a new release TBA in 2017.

“Energetic live show” – Cadena Ser Alicante
“Danceable melancholic synthpop that stays in your head” - IndieLocura
“A thrill of intelligent synthpop” – NARC Magazine, UK
“Big, epic and complete sound with catchy and addictive melodies” – NE Volume, UK
“Sparkling dance-rock” – 24ourmusic, Canadá
“(Decade) is an indie-pop gem balancing gratifying pop hooks with upbeat melodies” – Alternative Tracks, EEUU
“Unique sound” – Radio KC, Francia
“Captivating vocals” – SheWolfRadio, UK
“One to watch out for” – Radio SparkFM, UK

TWIST HELIX
Bea (keys/vocals), James (drums) y Michael (bass)
http://www.twisthelix.com
twisthelixband@gmail.com

Twist Helix are a synthpop trio from Newcastle fronted by the Spanish-born Bea Garcia.

Having launched their debut single Decade (“an indie-pop gem” Alternative Tracks) in January of 2016 the group have recently returned from their first European tour dates (including dates in London and Madrid) promoting their indie-concept album Manifesto; which has been described as "a thrill of intelligent synth pop"- NARC Magazine.

Twist Helix have appeared on the BBC in the UK, Cadena Ser in Spain and have featured prominently on the UK festival circuit (Stepping Stones, VW Leeds, Richmond Live, Northern Electric, PandoraFest and Oxjam amongst ot...

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Twist Helix on Tour

  • 02 | 02 | 2017 Sheffield West Street Live
  • 12 | 02 | 2017 Leeds The Verve
  • 17 | 02 | 2017 Newcastle The Cluny
  • 04 | 03 | 2017 Newcastle Head of Steam
  • 05 | 03 | 2017 Newcastle The Canny Fringe Festival
  • 19 | 03 | 2017 Manchester Fab Cafe
  • 01 | 04 | 2017 Glasgow Buff's Club

Past Gigs Twist Helix

  • 01 | 2017 Newcastle NE:MM Right to Remain
  • 01 | 2017 London New Cross Inn
  • 11 | 2016 Sunderland SAFC Fanzone
  • 10 | 2016 Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Oxjam Ouseburn Takeover Festival
  • 10 | 2016 Newcastle-Upon-Tyne The Cluny
  • 10 | 2016 Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Northumbria SU
  • 10 | 2016 London The Troubador
  • 10 | 2016 Sheffiled The RS
  • 09 | 2016 Newcastle-upon-Tyne Think Tank
  • 07 | 2016 Richmond Richmond Live Festival
  • 07 | 2016 Scotland Pandorafest Main Stage
  • 07 | 2016 Madrid Phantom
  • 07 | 2016 Alicante Stereo
  • 06 | 2016 London The Cavendish Arms
  • 06 | 2016 Leicester The Shed
  • 06 | 2016 Cumbria Stepping Stones Festival
  • 04 | 2016 Newcastle Upon Tyne The Canny Fringe Festival
  • 03 | 2016 Newcastle Upon Tyne Twist Helix Manifesto Album Launch @ Cluny 2
  • 03 | 2016 Newcastle Upon Tyne Greenfest Fundraiser
  • 01 | 2016 Newcastle Upon Tyne Twist Helix Decade Single Launch @ the mining institute
  • 11 | 2015 Tynemouth Surfcafe
  • 10 | 2015 Newcastle Oxjam Festival Takeover
  • 10 | 2015 Gateshead On New Horizons compilation Launch (Zyng Tapes)
  • 09 | 2015 Newcastle The Cluny
  • 09 | 2015 Newcastle Tyne Bar
  • 08 | 2015 Newcastle Little Buildings Showcase
  • 08 | 2015 Sunderland Spark fm Live Session

Discography Twist Helix

  • 2016 Manifesto Album | Twist Helix
  • 2016 Decade Single | Twist Helix
  • 2015 Flare Compilation Track | Zyng Tapes

Media

  • Video TWIST HELIX - Decade (OFFIC...
  • Media Decade
  • Sound Burnt
  • Sound Flare - Demo

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Origin

  • Newcastle Upon Tyne GB

Founded

  • 2015

Members

  • Bea Garcia Singer/Keys
  • James Walker Drummer
  • Michael Humble Bass

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