Category : Music

Mumford and Sons Delight at the First Direct Arena, 01.12.18

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After listening to the group’s latest album ‘Delta’, I was extremely eager to see what Mumford and Sons had to offer in terms of performance. Are they still as relevant today as they perhaps were five years ago? Looking around the huge venue that is First Direct Arena, I was … Read More

Leeds University Students Brought the Atmospheric Sounds of Javanese Gamelan to The Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall

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Last Friday, the Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall was filled with the atmospheric sounds of Javanese Gamelan, a blend of interlocking rhythms and interweaving timbres creating complex polyphonic textures. The audience walked into the concert hall to the sound of this Javanese percussion orchestra, and were presented with a colourful array … Read More

Miles Kane Bounces Around the O2, 29.11.18

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Lights shone on the disco ball as Candi Staton’s classic ‘Young Hearts Run Free’ blasted from the speakers. With this Miles Kane made his grand entrance, glitter under his eyes and ready to take Leeds by storm. Miles Kane opened the set with his Jamie T collaboration ‘Too Little Too … Read More

The 1975 Have A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships

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The subject of major debate around being overhyped and the questionable pretension of frontman Matty Healy, the release of The 1975’s third album was met with trepidation and intrigue – it was distinctly hard to tell whether we were on the precipice of something ground-breaking or disappointingly lacklustre. Fundamentally, it … Read More

You Me At Six Rock the O2 Academy, 21.11.18

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The amount of people waiting in the queue even after the first support band started to play anticipated a good show for the 21st of November’s evening. Outside it was freezing cold, but the inside of the O2 Academy was warm as the crowd awaited for You Me at Six … Read More

Skegss Bring a Bit of Their Own Mess to Chapel, 24.11.18

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This gig will be one that I will never ever forget, Skegss made the crowd go wild with their Aussie, so crazy that the barriers broke after only 3 songs. Promoting their new album My Own Mess, which is fantastic and worth a listen, they are currently plowing their way … Read More

Clean Cut Kid Bring their Infectious Melodies to The Wardrobe, 23.11.18

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After a year away in the studio, Clean Cut Kid return with funky new tunes, a new bassist and many new fans for their “The Give Love Tour”, sold-out show at The Wardrobe on the 23rd November. Fellow Liverpudlians, The Peach Fuzz warmed the crowd up with some jazzy beats, … Read More

JMSN’s Soulful Vocals Wash Over Headrow House, 20.11.18

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Multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter producer JMSN brought his soulful charm to Headrow House. We sent our writer Tom Weatherilt down to review the gig. Supporting singer, Duendita, provided an ethereal and melancholic yet energetic start to the show with the use of numerous pedals. Effects were used not only for the 4-piece backing band … Read More

In the Middle with Sunflower Bean

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The title of Sunflower Bean’s upcoming garage-rock EP, ‘King of the Dudes’, perfectly matches the chilled-out vibes of the New York based band. The hard-working members of Sunflower Bean have gone from strength to strength since the release of their first LP Human Ceremony in 2016. Their follow up album, … Read More

Olly Murs’ New Album is the Musical Equivalent of a Damp Towel

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Since placing 2nd in 2009’s X Factor, Olly Murs has had a fruitful career. With four UK number-one singles and albums, alongside various TV presenting roles, the ‘cheeky chappy’ persona seems to have taken Murs rather far. However, with the release of his sixth album, You Know I Know, the … Read More