Category : Live review

Dream Wife Call All The Bad Bitches to the Front, 25.10.18

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The revival of femme punk has to be one of the most exciting things happening in the rock world today. The old days of ‘sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll have been pushed aside by the likes of Dream Wife, a three-piece feminist riot hailing from Brighton. They are here … Read More

Bugzy Malone Reclaims His Crown, 25.10.18

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Truly claiming his title, ‘King of the North’, Bugzy Malone dominated at the O2 Academy, delivering a performance that only solidified his place within grime royalty. An expert in crowd control, he was able to unite sweaty complexions across the floor space as he rolled out hit after hit from … Read More

Mahalia Brings Her Raw Talent to Wardrobe, 15.10.18

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As Mahalia strutted out on stage in her light pink jumpsuit and black high top converse, you knew you were in for a treat; she appeared so cool and calm that you could not help but admire her. Then she burst into her popular track ‘No Pressure’ to warm up … Read More

Melvins and Jon Spencer Take Over Stylus, 26.10.18

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It’s a punctual 7.30 start for Jon Spencer whose hot, sweaty, garage noise blasting out around Stylus presents a welcome respite from the Baltic winds ravaging the streets outside. Stripped of Judah Bauer and Russell Simins’ driving Blues Explosion backing, one might expect tonight to be more of a subdued … Read More

Leeds Alumni, alt-J, Return to Where it All Began, 23.10.18

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No strangers to the city, University of Leeds Alumni and trio, alt-J, performed amidst the beautiful backdrop of the Town Hall last week. Opening the set with a mysterious darkness and the intense snare drum which accompanies the intro to ‘Something Good’, the erratic lights mesmerised the crowd until Joe … Read More

Portico Quartet Put The Music First at Belgrave, 12.10.18

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Portico Quartet like to let the music do the talking. Having been holed up in their home studio writing their forthcoming sixth album, the band have only emerged for fleeting performances in support of April’s Untitled (AITAOA #2), a ‘companion’ album to last year’s Art in The Age of Automation … Read More

Rudimental Dazzles at the O2 Academy Leeds, 18.10.18

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Rarely does a show ooze self-love like this eclectic performance of color and sound. Rudimental packed the O2 Academy full of bass lovers buzzing with anticipation, ready for artful remixes and modern beats that were thoroughly delivered on. The show was a slow burn as the artfully-crafted setlist steadily picked … Read More