Category : In The Middle

Blistering heat and brilliant tunes at Slam Dunk North 2018

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“I’ve heard Slam Dunk Fest is better than Warped Tour ever was!” Right now, Slam Dunk feels a thousand miles away from its American counterpart. Kellin Quinn of Sleeping With Sirens yells the comparison from inside a pitch dark, half-empty arena, his fanbase too big to be confined to one … Read More

“A sea of beaming smiles and twinkling eyes”: Seun Kuti and Egypt 80 at Belgrave Music Hall

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Having been at Belgrave the evening before for Live at Leeds, the upper room took on a totally different feel on a balmy bank holiday Sunday; the entrance to the music hall, adorned with candles in glasses along the floor, let you know thatyou were in for something special with … Read More

Arcminute- the affordable new streetwear brand coming to Leeds

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A brand-new London and Ghanaian streetwear brand is launching in Leeds this June. Yes, you heard right. London-based, Ghanaian-raised designer Alexandra Kocovska Cipriani is bringing her new brand, Arcminute, to the students of Leeds. Celebrating the upcoming urban brand, the launch of Arcminute swaps the conventional champagne-sipping reception most brands … Read More

System and Set One Twenty bring Chris Leibing and Ben Klock to Leeds

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Now that summer is near, Leeds’ clubbing calendar is filling with a slew of terrace parties. In some instances, these events offer little more than the chance to grab a quick pic for the ‘gram, with overpriced mojitos and wavey sunglasses front-and-centre. The music can be an afterthought. But not … Read More

The cat’s out of the bag: the Netherlands’ Best Kept Secret

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Hidden deep in the Netherlands, you might be lucky enough to find Best Kept Secret festival tucked away in the idyllic village of Hilvarenbeek. The festival takes place between 8th-10th of June, and despite its modest size year after year it’s line up is yet to falter. In 2017 BKS … Read More

InTheMiddle with Gengahr

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With their release of the album ‘Where Wildness Grows’, Gengahr have just returned from their headline European tour and are now travelling the UK. The Gryphon had the pleasure of catching up with lead singer, Felix Bushe, about all things Gengahr. So you’ve just come back from your European tour, … Read More

Jorja Smith mixes dance and commentary in ‘Blue Lights’

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Instead of stumbling through second year like myself, Jorja Smith spent her transition out of teenagehood storming through the internet music scene. Originally released in 2016 when she was only 18, Jorja uploaded the emotive and impactful song ‘Blue Lights’ onto SoundCloud and the rest is history. Smith recently released … Read More

Childish Gambino releases the revolutionary ‘This Is America’

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Childish Gambino, the musical alias of Donald Glover, released the video for his latest single ‘This is America’. In less than a week it has racked up nearly 78 million views, and justifiably so. This is America is a chaotic and incredibly poignant narrative on the current state of the … Read More

5 Unmissable Acts At Slam Dunk 2018

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There’s no denying that certain festivals cater to certain kinds of people, and there was never any question about which best represented me. Despite only lasting a day in each location, Slam Dunk is the festival I get most excited for every year, as I know it will turn out … Read More