Category : Live review

Chelou sedates 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

Enter Shikari @ Manchester’s Victoria Warehouse, 21/11

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Off the back of their fifth studio album, The Spark, Enter Shikari returned to Manchester’s Victoria Warehouse with yet another grandiose gesture of hard work and passion. Ten years on from their debut, Take To The Skies, on which they once professed “no sweat, no tears”, this contorted spectacle of … Read More

GIRLI @ Chapel, 18/11

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There are a few things that pop artists tend to avoid or tone down when they’re trying to be taken more seriously.: garish colours, overly-aggressive production, swearing and politically-charged songs come to mind as a few of those things. GIRLI. real name Milly Toomey, embraces them all. As she danced … Read More

King Krule @ The Refectory, 23/11

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From Zoo Kid to King Krule, to Archy Marshall and back to King Krule again. Marshall’s rich and distinctive sound has captivated us under many pseudonyms since 2010. His voice, textured with a South East London accent, has a soulful depth far beyond his years. You could remark that Marshall … Read More

The Kooks @ First Direct Arena, 23/11

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With the First Direct Arena packed full of fans, The Kooks looked set to have a solid start to their 2017 arena tour. A mainstay in English indie rock, the band has a lengthy collection of hits to draw on, having released their first album in 2006 with 3 subsequent … Read More