Category : In The Middle

Out of This World Performance: One Giant Leap

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Student-produced shows can be a mixed bag of low production value, amateur performances, and poor storytelling, but every once in a while, there is a hidden gem. A show that completely exceeds expectations and reminds you of the extreme talent possessed by young creatives. One Giant Leap definitely falls into … Read More

Mallory Knox are a whole new band at Manchester Rebellion

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From the outside, Mallory Knox’s Manchester gig looks just like any other show. People huddle in the rain as they queue up outside, swapping Twitter handles with new friends and speculating on the setlist, while the heavy drums of soundcheck thrum through the walls. Inside though, it’s a different story. … Read More

Fashion Psychology: a new dimension to street style

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Do your clothes have superpowers? Are they triggering psychological change? Maybe Edith Head was right to tell us; “you can have anything you want in life if you dress for it”. It’s well acknowledged that our minds affect our decisions when getting dressed. No matter how uninterested in fashion you … Read More

Gomez host triumphant celebration of their iconic album at O2 Academy

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“If there’s one person in the world who doesn’t need help singing this song, Ben, it’s you,” Tom Gray jokes. It’s true – his bandmate Ben Ottewell’s request for us to “help” him sing ‘Make No Sound’ isn’t serious. He just wants to test us, and of course we oblige, … Read More

Preview: Inner City Electronic – More than just a rave

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Inner City Electronic is a new multi-venue event taking place in Leeds on the 2nd of June. The event will feature 20 hours of music from a stellar line up boasting Floating Points and KiNK. The festival will also host a series of talks, interviews, and workshops with esteemed names … Read More

An Ode to Leeds’ Nightlife

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It’s the end of the academic year, and that means that some of us will soon be leaving Leeds for good. With this in mind, we gave our writers the chance to send a farewell message to a part of our city’s nightlife that means something to them. Here’s what they … Read More

Garden Party Plots its Return

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This year marks 13 years of Garden Party, an event that has been getting bigger and better every year. Garden Party is the daytime party of the student year, with every friend (and friend of a friend) eagerly awaiting their chance to destress in the sun-drenched Canal Mills courtyard. It’s … Read More

Flux Rises From the Flames

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As Voulez-Vous booms from the speakers, friends in unison circled in the fron right of the Fan Room as the lights beam across your faces, you take a moment to appreciate the quality of the night around you. Flux is a right of passage for the general Leeds clubber, and … Read More

Rival Consoles Challenges the Conventions of Electronica with New Album ‘Persona’

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Battling against criticism of electronic music as a soulless and mechanic non-craft, Ryan Lee West returns under the alias of Rival Consoles with his latest release, Persona, to further demonstrate the delicate human touch that is ubiquitous within the genre. Having been inspired by Ingmar Bergman’s film of the same name, West … Read More

A Letter to Rejjie Snow, following his seductive sold-out show at Stylus | 26.04.18

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Dear Rejjie, Your set may have been delayed by a few minutes due to technical difficulties, and you may have proceeded to call us Manchester about four times before your DJ reminded you what city you were in, but we don’t mind. You settled into Stylus with your characteristic style … Read More