Category : Music

Sunflower Bean bring New York rock to The Wardrobe, 29/03

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Sunflower Bean are a rock band and they want you to know that. Hailing from New York, the band are touring their second album, Twentytwo in Blue, which is currently vying for a place in the Top 40 up against pop stars Ed Sheeran and Dua Lipa, as the band … Read More

The Wonder Stuff + Ned’s Atomic Dustbin bring O2 Academy back to life, 04/04

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As all music fans will know, the run-up to any gig is fraught with anticipation, but the wait for this particular Academy show was a little more intense. For many, seeing The Wonder Stuff and Ned’s Atomic Dustbin finally share a stage again was a dream 27 years in the … Read More

Top 10 Record Store Day 2018 Must-Have’s

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Independent Record Store Day is right around the corner and the selection of great vinyl is mind-numbingly large. It can be hard to navigate such an eclectic and vast amount of records so I’ve put together my top 10 must-grabs of Record Store Day 2018 Car Seat Headrest – Twin … Read More

Janelle Monáe celebrates intersectional feminism and femininity with stunning new track ‘Pynk’

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Janelle Monáe is renowned for being something of an LGBT icon, who unashamedly embraces sexuality and calls out BS over pop hits. Her new release ‘Pynk’—the third instalment of her upcoming album Dirty Computer— absolutely lives up to this, offering a brash feminist statement which is both empowering and ripe … Read More

Tom Misch becomes a puppeteer of emotions on new album, Geography

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Geography shimmers with a sincerity and sentimentality that is rare to find elsewhere. Opening track ‘Before Paris’ encapsulates Misch’s ability to become a puppeteer of your emotions. Sensitively gliding over a spoken-word monologue, Misch diffuses any tension in your soul with delicate fretwork. Then the beat steps in, and suddenly … Read More

The Magic Gang: “It all just suddenly hit me and I was crying from happiness.”

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The Magic Gang have been the band on every indie kids’ lips in recent years, quickly becoming a household name with their seminal EPs and sell-out tours. Music editor Meg Firth sits down with bassist Gus Taylor before their sold-out show at Church, in the wake of their debut album … Read More

Top 5 Acts To See At 2000 Trees 2018

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2000 Trees might not be the biggest festival out there right now, but it’s fast becoming one of the best. Despite the more intimate setting, 2000 Trees has played host to some of the UK’s best and brightest, as well as pulling in talent from further afield. However, at least … Read More

Trans Artists You Should Know Right Now

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The LGBTQ+ spectrum is incredibly diverse – hence the 5+ letters in the acronym – but you wouldn’t know it looking at most playlists and articles about queer artists. It is white, cisgender gay men who dominate these lists, and are elevated in the queer community. Years & Years, Troye … Read More

The Magic Gang bring their charm and teenage nostalgia to Church

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A mere few days after their intimate album launch gig at Headrow House, The Magic Gang return to Leeds for a stellar sold-out show. Support act Our Girl win the crowd over with their grunge friendly alt-rock. Taking a leaf out of Nirvana’s book, they punctuate their songs with stripped … Read More