Category : Live review

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

Bring Me The Horizon Bring Intensity to the First Direct Arena, 24.11.18

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“Do you wanna start a cult with me?” were the first words frontman, Oliver Sykes, sang to the crowd, as new single ‘Mantra’ opened Bring Me The Horizon’s set at Leeds First Direct Arena. Fitting then, as it almost seems like the Yorkshire-based rock band have inspired a cult-like following … Read More

Ezra Collective Sell Out Leeds’ The Wardrobe, 16.11.18

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After recently closing their UK tour at infamous venue KOKO and with an exciting US tour approaching in the new year, being able to witness part of the rapid rise of the enticing Ezra Collective was a privilege. Selling out the relatively humble Wardrobe, there was an air of anticipation … Read More

Slaves Rock the O2, 19.11.18

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‘Easy listening’ is not how I would describe the music of the two-piece band Slaves. In fact, their music definitely isn’t for the light-hearted, evidenced in the expansive mosh pits and beer spillages at the O2 Academy last Monday night. Lady Bird supported the band, quite fitting to the genre … Read More

The Ladenses 6 Prove They Are Here to Stay

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The Ladenses 6 are a delightful new sextet of classical singers, whose ability can be enjoyed by all, no matter what your experience with choral music. Daniel Barnett, Kitty Bazalgette, Immy Creedy, Ben Palmer, Flo Rivington and Bertie Yates make up the six, having met whilst studying at the University … Read More

The Synth Remix Tour: A Closer Look

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Earlier this month, music editor Kieran Blyth checked out the Synth Remix Tour as it stopped off at Belgrave Music Hall. What followed was a night of electronic music history in the making. The Synth Remix tour is a celebration of the pioneering women of electronic music throughout the 1960s … Read More

An Evocative Afternoon Of French Choral Music

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An audience of music students, professors, friends and more filled the University’s Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall last Friday in support of the School of Music choirs, directed by Bryan White. Made up of singers from various years of studies, the choirs filled the hall with their voices, as they brought … Read More