Category : Music

Celebrating Black History Month: 7 Black Artists Who Kill it in Heavy Metal and Hard Rock

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When you think of heavy metal and hard rock, ‘diverse’ isn’t the first descriptor that comes to mind; the genre is primarily-dominated by white men, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t talented black and POC musicians putting out excellent music. In celebration of Black History Month, writer Matthew Williams shines … Read More

LANY Releases Emotional New Album, Malibu Nights

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A week from its release LANY’s sophomore work Malibu Nights reached number 36 on the Billboard 200, a huge step from the LA based band who only released their debut album last summer. Stepping slightly away from their more cheerful sound they tell a transporting story of heartbreak, expressing the … Read More

MØ Creates Lush Worlds of Beauty in New Album, Forever Neverland

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MØ’s latest record is pretty interesting as far as pop music goes, but I wonder if it’s a step in the wrong direction for the Danish singer. I’ll say this though: it’s not as good as No Mythologies to Follow. Indeed, I often find while listening to this new record … Read More

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

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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

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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’

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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

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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

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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

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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