Category : Live review

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

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

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

“Shame, Shame, Shame, That’s the Name,” 20.11.18

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“Enjoy yourselves.” Shame’s effervescent frontman, Charlie Steen, encourages a packed crowd in LUU’s Stylus to do as such innumerable times throughout their dynamic, high-powered set. Perhaps it was sheer will power from the amount of times the 21-year-old repeated the phrase or the work of the trio of bands gracing … Read More

Cosmo Sheldrake Is Undescribable at Belgrave Music Hall, 24.11.18

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Legend has it that music has the power to transform the world around us and distil it into sweet audio joy. No other artist would slave through the US military sound bank to find the sound of a single bucktooth parrot fish for a beat, but that’s just Cosmo Sheldrake. … Read More