Category : Live review

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

Royal Blood rise to the Arena challenge, 17/11

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The dynamic duo that are Royal Blood hit the First Direct Arena to play to a huge and enthusiastic crowd. Their latest album, How Did We Get So Dark?, has elevated them to arena- filling popularity and they seem to be embracing this growth. Opening with ‘Lights Out’, Royal Blood … Read More

Bad Sounds bring their party to Brudenell, 15/11

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There was anything but bad sounds at Brudenell when this indie-funk band from Bath took over the Community Room on Wednesday night. Full of energy right from the start, if you weren’t there to dance then why were you even there? Fronted by brothers, Ewan and Callum Merrett, who came … Read More

Milky Chance @ Leeds University Stylus, 9/11

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“Are you okay? Are you alright? Are you having a good time?” It was on the 9th of November that Clemens Rehbein, lead vocalist of the indie-folk group Milky Chance, asked these at once sincere and imposing words. The trio, consisting of Rehbein, guitarist Antonio Greger and producer Philipp Dausch, from … Read More