Category : Live review

Banks performs with ‘Sensational Energy’ @ Manchester Academy, 24/10

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Banks stunned the crowds with her haunting, beautiful vocals which echoed throughout the room. She performed with such ease and the audience welcomed her with cheers all throughout the night. She sang songs such as F*ck with Myself, Drowning and Trainwreck, all of which were performed with a sensational energy. … Read More

Wolf Alice have ‘Lucky Lucky Leeds’ in the Palm of Their Hands @ O2 Academy, 18/11

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From opener ‘Heavenward’, Wolf Alice had the crowd at O2 Academy in the palm of their hands. The crowd-surfing and moshing had already begun by second song ‘Yuk Foo’, setting the tone for the rest of the night. Tonight we play Leeds academy SOLD OUT early doors again do not … Read More

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

From The Jam @ Leeds University Stylus, 1/12

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The reformative fraction, From The Jam, consisting of The Jam’s original bassist, Bruce Foxton, took to Leeds University Union’s Stylus as part of the 35thanniversary celebrations of the original band’s final studio album, The Gift. In the high excitement that builds prior to the gig, my friend and I exchange predictions … Read More

Royal Blood @ First Direct Arena, 17/11

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Ever dynamic duo Royal Blood exploded into Leeds’ First Direct Arena last Friday, rightfully playing to a huge and enthusiastic crowd. Their latest album, How Did We Get So Dark?, has elevated their popularity far enough to fill arenas, and they seem to be embracing this growth. Opening with ‘Lights Out’, Royal … Read More

Chelou @ Hyde Park Book Club, 29/11

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On a cold Wednesday evening at the end of a particularly dreary November, the intimate, intricate sounds of alternative musician Chelou arrived in Leeds. In the intimate venue of Hyde Park Book Club, Chelou breezed between calm moments of acoustic simplicity, and heavier outbursts of guitar and empowered vocals, for … Read More

Out with convention: Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, 20/11

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Throughout history, Europe has seen numerous musical hubs; the likes of Venice, Vienna and Paris sprout and gain great significance. Over the last 40 years, one particular festival has been shifting the centre of contemporary music to one of the most unsuspecting destinations; Huddersfield. It has been here that, for … 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