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Benjamin Clementine @ O2 Academy, 3/12

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The O2 Academy is transformed into a classical recital hall for Benjamin Clementine’s first ever appearance in Leeds. The floors, once sticky with spilt beer and sweat, are lined with 400+ chairs. A grand piano takes centre stage and is uncannily surrounded by naked and faceless mannequins. Clementine will later … Read More

Blaenavon @ The Wardrobe, 21/11

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fucking yes leeds — BLAENAVON (@Blaenavon) November 22, 2017 It is always nice to see a queue snaking out of a venue, especially when it’s for a band once deemed small and relatively unknown. However, Blaenavon’s ‘2017 success’ is unsurprising after the release of their debut album, a sold-out headline … Read More

Front Row: Wolf Alice at O2 Academy in photos

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All Images by Clare Redman

Manchester Orchestra @ Church, 23/10

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Manchester Orchestra have always been a band that defied genre definitions. Indie-rock, definitely, with elements of 00s emo and alternative, yet, the band are considerably more interesting than many of their counterparts in those scenes. With heart wrenching lyrics set amidst typical heavy riffs and drum patterns, Manchester Orchestra erupted … Read More

dodie @ Leeds University Stylus, 28/10

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No word describes dodie’s gig better than wholesome. Not only in her performance, but the purity and engulfing sense of goodness that radiates from her and her fans was just awe inspiring. I felt like I was attending a family gathering of people who had never met, yet were anything … Read More

Newton Faulkner at LBU in Photos

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On a rainy Friday night, Newton Faulkner brought his laid-back ‘acoustic pop’ to Leeds Beckett Union. Our photographer Sílvia Blanco was there to capture the evening. All images by Sílvia Blanco (@silviablanco_)

Jungle @ Beacons Metro, Canal Mills, 2/11

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“You’re f***ing amazing Leeds!” exclaimed Josh Lloyd-Watson, as the lights dimmed in the sweaty warehouse of Canal Mills. Indeed, Leeds is a pretty spectacular place to perform, giving audiences the chance to see some of the biggest bands in smaller settings. Beacons Metro is a festival that embodies this well- … Read More

Dua Lipa @ O2 Academy

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Leeds’ O2 Academy has seen plenty of sold-out nights, yet the queues outside have never seemed so endless as they were tonight. The line for Dua Lipa snakes around the building and along the street, with some having waited outside all day, determined to be as close to the rising … Read More