Category : Music news

Single review: You’ve Got a Woman by Whitney

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Chicago babes Whitney are back after almost a year after the release of their stunning debut album ‘Light Upon the Lake’, releasing a new single ahead of the band’s upcoming world tour. The new single, which is to be released on vinyl, features covers of Lion’s ‘You’ve Got a Woman’ and … Read More

Preview: Stormzy @ O2 Academy, 8/4/17

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Stormzy? Average? I don’t think so. His hard-line hit ‘Shut Up’ was both his first to climb into the UK Top 40, and the first ever freestyle to accomplish that feat.  His performance on Jools Holland in 2014 made him the first unsigned rapper to have made the cut for … Read More

Single review: ‘3WW’ by alt-J

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Two and a half years on from their last album, This Is All Yours, the unmistakeable sounds of alt-J have returned and manifested themselves in a brand new single. ‘3WW’, or ‘Three Worn Words’, dropped on Monday shortly after the band changed their image on basically every social media and … Read More

Preview: Bonobo @ O2 Academy Leeds, 1/3/17

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Straight off the back of ethereal new album Migration, Bonobo is set to grace Leeds’ O2 Academy next Wednesday night. And with such a diverse back catalogue to draw from, the night looks set to be electric. Bonobo, A.K.A. Simon Green, has been honing his sophisticated style ever since Animal Magic back in … Read More

LSR’s Transmission @ Brudenell Social Club, 9/2/16

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Transmission was a showcase of local talent that showed a sold out Brudenell Social Club that Leeds is where it’s at. Where most local talent nights in Leeds have crowds that seem to have forgotten they’re at a gig, Leeds Student Radio managed to create a night that overflowed with … Read More

‘How Can I Compete’ by The Magic Gang

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Airing live on Radio 1, The Magic Gang are back with a hot new single and promises of new EP “at some point in April”. ‘How Can I Compete’ dropped on Monday evening and, with its rapturous pep and seaside sway, it’s living up to its new title as MistaJam’s … Read More

‘This Old Dog’ and ‘My Old Man’ by Mac Demarco

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Mac Demarco has released two songs from his new album out on May 5th . The songs ‘My Old Man’ and the title track ‘This Old Dog’ are a break away from the sound of previous full length album Salad Days (2014) and his mini album Another One (2015). The … Read More

Live at Leeds 2017: Lineup Announcement #2

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With Live at Leeds beginning to make its appearance around the metaphorical corner, the creators behind the award-winning festival organised a laid-back entrée event to kickstart its official launch. Held at our very own Wardrobe, the atmosphere of the event was as dressed-down and understated as the festival itself: goers … Read More

Preview: Boxed In @ Belgrave Music Hall, 6/2/17

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Electropop fourpiece Boxed In will be delivered to Belgrave this Monday 6th Feb, slap bang in the middle of their current tour. Fronted by producer and engineer Oli Bayston, Boxed In have been described as ‘life enhancing’ and have consequently risen through the ranks since their acclaimed eponymous album released … Read More

Trump vs. The Music Industry

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The intertwined relationship between music and politics is one that’s always exacerbated in times of political change. From the prominence of John Lennon’s ‘Give Peace a Chance’ during America’s anti-war movement in the 70’s, through to the growth of hip hop in the 80’s due to Reagan’s administration, music has … Read More