Category : Live review

London Grammar @ 02 Academy, 18/10

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London Grammar are the epitome of Indie Pop and Hannah Reid’s voice is something to behold. Having never listened to their music to the concert, I clearly set my expectations for the band far too low Hannah opened the show with just her vocals, and the rest of the venue … Read More

Gary Numan @ O2 Academy Brixton

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The widespread influence of Gary Numan in modern music is perhaps best illustrated by the variety of genres played over the house sound system as throngs of fans fill the Brixton Academy on Saturday night; these include airy synth-pop, haunting goth rock and pounding industrial metal. Whilst other bands may … Read More

Dua Lipa @ O2 Academy

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Leeds’ O2 Academy has seen plenty of sold-out nights, yet the queues outside have never seemed so endless as they were tonight. The line for Dua Lipa snakes around the building and along the street, with some having waited outside all day, determined to be as close to the rising … Read More

Dizzee Rascal @ 02 Academy

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Dubbed as a ‘kingpin’ of Grime, the acclaimed Dizzee Rascal brought a raucous and energetic set to the 02 Academy as part of his Raskit tour, aiming to promote his album of the same name. Dizzee kicked off the set with ‘Space’, an acute and lyrically charged single from Raskit … Read More

Nick Mulvey @ Church

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When, halfway through his spellbinding set, Nick Mulvey crooned “Just when the evidence seems clearer than day / Could it be that Providence is leading us astray?”, there was a hint of irony to those conscientiously constructed words. The orgy of evidence visible to those witnesses gathered at the altar … Read More

Isaac Gracie @ Belgrave Music Hall

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In the smoky and sultry upstairs performance space of Belgrave, Isaac Gracie charmed Leeds on Thursday night with a truly delightful set. Beginning with support from the equally talented WILDES, otherwise known as Ella Walker, the show was off to an excellent start. In an act which can only be … Read More

Love International 2017

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Following its seminal year in 2016, Love International Festival blessed the picturesque shores of Tisno, carrying the flag for the preceding Garden festival whose absence left many of the Garden fam wanting more. Upon announcement as the sequel to the garden festival, many regulars seemed skeptical of its ability to … Read More

Slowdive @ Leeds Town Hall

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When I first listened to Slowdive a year or so ago, I tried to describe their sound to my much more musically competent boyfriend. Little did I know he was already a fan and so my clumsy attempt of ‘kinda like, uh, dreamy lo-fi rock’ was swiftly corrected to ‘pioneers … Read More