Category : Live review

Tom Misch delivers effortless charm at sold-out O2 Academy gig

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Tom Misch is clearly on a path to success. At just 22 years-old, the producer, singer and multi-instrumentalist is currently on a UK and Europe tour in the lead up to the release of Geography, his highly-anticipated debut album. He’s enjoyed huge support from his fans, whose enthusiasm led to … Read More

Vance Joy radiates warmth at Leeds Union Stylus

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Whilst Leeds recovered from last week’s snowmageddon, a slice of Australian sunshine was a most welcome respite. That sunshine came in the form of Vance Joy, who kicked off his world tour in our very own students’ union on Tuesday. Showcasing the recently released Nation of Two, the catchy and … Read More

Nick Hakim Sedates Brudenell’s Community Room, 15/2

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The Brudenell’s Community Room often acts as a platform for local bands bidding to showcase their talent, but sometimes it welcomes acts and ambiences from further afield. With his exotic indie vibes, Nick Hakim brought the sounds of his own personal Washington-based dystopia to the streets of Hyde Park, in … Read More

Morrissey Blends Old and New Tracks in FDA Headlining Slot, 24/2

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Tickets for this gig went on sale at 10am on my 21st birthday, so like the die-hard Morrissey fan I am, I was up and ready with plenty of time to spare. However, at precisely 10am the website crashed and tickets sold out in 30 seconds. I could picture Morrissey … Read More

Public Access TV Bring Their Cathartic Retro Rock to Brudenell Social Club, 16/2

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‘They say the kids don’t like rock’n’roll anymore” sings John Eatherly on ‘End of an Era’ before ambling into a disco-infused chorus that screams back to the seventies. Beyond the garish shirts and T-Bird leather jackets, Public Access TV  hark back to a time when the world wasn’t falling apart … Read More

Pale Waves prove they’re more than their comparisons at sold-out Chapel show, 28/2

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“They’re like a female 1975” I hear echoing around the smoking area; the same shallow comparison I’ve heard thrown frequently towards Pale Waves. After signing to Dirty Hit and working closely in the studio with Matty Healy, the Manchester four-piece seem to have become inescapably synonymous with their labelmates and … Read More

Elder Island bring their oozing rhythms to Headrow House

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The build-up to a gig is always made more enticing by the first sight of a fully-equipped stage, revealing the numerous tools that are due to move bodies and stimulate senses. The plethora of electronics and synthesizers laid out in full glory was, therefore, a strong indicator that Elder Island … Read More