Category : Music

Baloji Casts a Beautiful Musical Spell at Belgrave Music Hall, 18.10.18

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Exquisite beats, quirky headgear and funky dance moves made their way to Belgrave on Thursday evening for Baloji’s premiere in Leeds. While spending most of his life in Belgium, Baloji’s music is most certainly defined by his integration of enchanting Congolese rhythms with French rap, which you might think would … Read More

Disturbed Release New Album, Evolution

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Let’s start with what this album does right, because there isn’t much to say in that regard. The main attraction is frontman David Draiman’s voice, which seems to have only improved with time. This is most noticeable on the final track, ‘Already Gone,’ a mostly slow, acoustic number with no … Read More

Tom Odell Tugs at the Heartstrings with ‘Jubilee Road’

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Having taken a two-year hiatus, the release of Tom Odell’s third album was both long-awaited and surrounded by high expectations. Jubilee Road, an album full of fictionalised tales of Odell’s life in an East London terraced house, certainly does not disappoint. Inspired by the lives of those around him at this … Read More

The Melvins are Bringing American Rock to Leeds

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

In April traffic was diverted, residents warned and establishments closed after a sink-hole opened up on the Otley road running through Leeds. Leeds City Council may want to consider taking the same precautions when the Melvins tour rumbles into Leeds University Stylus tomorrow night. Stalwarts of low-end doom rock and … Read More

Tom Odell Brings Raw Emotion to Leeds, 16/10/18

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Tom Odell fittingly opened the forth night of his UK tour with his new single ‘Jubilee Road’. He began with the much-anticipated virtuosic piano solo, a sound so soothing it had the power to lift the weight of stressful deadlines from any student’s shoulders. Not so soothing, however, were the … Read More

Tom Walker Returns to Leeds University Union, 13/10/18

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

After a three year hiatus from Leeds University Union, Tom Walker made his epic comeback to Stylus, the legendary home of Fruity on Saturday 13th November. Having last played at Leeds uni in 2015 for the Leeds Summer Ball, his eventful return promised to be an exciting show. Fellow Relentless … Read More

The O2 Academy Leeds Opens Its Doors to Bugzy Malone

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

On his 2018 UK tour, grime sensation Bugzy Malone is ready to perform his new album on a night for rap lovers galore. B. Inspired is littered with his recognizable intensity, not only within his lyrics but also in his strong rhythms. These are carefully balanced with guest appearances from … Read More

Black Honey descend on Church | 18/10/18

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

On a cold Thursday night, the doors of Church opened to welcome a sensational line-up of RUSSO, PINS and the visionary Black Honey. The beauty that ensued held testament to the roofless talent and flair of each of the bands, and it was certainly a night to be remembered. First … Read More

InTheMiddle with Tom Grennan

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Tom Grennan has been on a rollercoaster of a journey in the last few years. From headlining Barn on the Farm, to breaking the World Record for playing the most gigs in 12 hours, to now selling out Leeds’ own O2 Academy, Tom Grennan is anxious to begin his tour … Read More

Novo Amor’s ‘Birthplace’ is Beautiful Atmospheric Folk

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Novo Amor goes on a journey and takes you with him. On Birthplace, the chord progressions and the changing dynamics make you feel as if you are following right behind, step by step, in admiration. Crescendos build you up to pull you back down again, leaving you fulfilled and pensive … Read More