Category : Music news

‘She’ by Ella Grace

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‘She’ is our first taste of what Ella Grace Denton, choosing to go by Ella Grace, has to offer our eager ears. Her sweet Sunday-soul voice is paired with a simple acoustic guitar on the two tracks ‘She’ and ‘Away From Here’. After teasing her followers about music for a … Read More

Single Review: ‘In Cold Blood’ by alt-J

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alt-J have stated that this latest single was something they “began writing in our Leeds days” – who’s to say that Joe Newman’s crooning about how “your G&T is empty” wasn’t inspired by a late night in LS6 spent drowning dissertation sorrows? The band’s second offering from upcoming album Relaxer … Read More

Single review: ‘Long Time’ by Blondie and Dev Hynes

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It appears that despite being the age of 71, Debbie Harry remains coolest of the cool and ultimate, all-round goddess. Always in keeping with the zeitgeist and ready to embrace contemporary style, Blondie never shies away from a quirky collaboration. This latest union takes form in the track ‘Long Time’ … Read More

Single review: ‘Somebody Better’ and ‘Cadillac’ by Black Honey

2 years ago / 0 comments

Over the past few weeks Black Honey have been teasing fans with pictures of them recording their highly anticipated debut album. On Thursday evening, they blessed us with not just one, but two new tracks as part of their Maida Vale session with Huw Stephens live on Radio One.  Despite … Read More

Preview: Green Man Festival 2017, 18th-20th August

2 years ago / 0 comments

Green Man is back and better than ever before. The boutique festival is located in the Brecon Beacons, nestled in a green valley, hiding from the real world and allowing its fantasy to unfurl. From 18th-20th August 2017, Green Man makes its return, presenting you with another chance to grab … Read More

The Gryphon presents: the not so silent night ft. COSMIC SLOP • IN/ON/UP/DOWN • AUDIO CHRONICLES @ The Faversham

4 years ago / 0 comments

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. So, to celebrate, Leeds’ most wonderful student newspaper The Gryphon will be joined at The Faversham on 10th December by some of the city’s finest DJs for a night of tinsel-clad techno hot enough to roast your chestnuts on:     Cosmic … Read More

Under the influence

4 years ago / 0 comments

The rise of popular music in the past sixty years has caused an overlapping of influences upon artists and even our own musical tastes. Take the music your parents listen to, or music you listened to growing up, how much has this affected your taste in music today? There are … Read More

Band Aid 30 – is it really as beneficial as it seems?

4 years ago / 0 comments

Saturday the 16th saw the broadcast of Band Aid 30 on the X Factor Results show; Bob Geldof’s latest charitable act is attempting to raise money for the current epidemic of the Ebola virus in West Africa. The song saw the appearance of pop sensations such as One Direction, Sam … Read More

Preview: George The Poet @ Mine

4 years ago / 0 comments

George The Poet is a public speaker, writer, recording artist and the latest addition to the thriving spoken word scene in the UK. Spoken word has been gaining some serious momentum in the past year and with increasing political, economic and social tension across the globe, it’s not difficult to … Read More

Klangkveld #3 and Aéropop Revisited – Bergen, Norway

4 years ago / 0 comments

Earlier this month independent Bergen-based label Klangkollektivet delivered an evening of film, indie and jazz to ease the city’s music community out of any EKKO fest hangover it may have had. Their annual ‘Klangkveld’ nights provide an opportunity for them to showcase their releases from the year, this 3rd instalment … Read More