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Elite Universities Lobby Others to Bear Brunt of Cuts

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After discussion within the government regarding university funding, some Russell Group universities have suggested that more modern establishments should drop their fees, as they can afford to be on the receiving end of cuts as they have lower running costs. During Theresa May’s speech at the Conservative party conference, she … Read More

In the Middle with SOPHA

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Sarah Ashford-Brown talks to up-and-coming French band SOPHA about their work, their creative process and what it’s like to be in a band. Present yourselves in a few words. Seven: I’m 19, I was born in Paris but spent much of my time travelling in South America and Africa with … Read More

In The Middle with Woman’s Hour

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Woman’s Hour are relentless. On their week off, they are straight back in the studio. I catch lead singer, Fiona Burgess, just after lunch and she’s still getting used to the luxuries of being back in Kendal. Because for Woman’s Hour, change seems to be the only constant. Despite their polished sound … Read More

The Gryphon presents: the not so silent night ft. COSMIC SLOP • IN/ON/UP/DOWN • AUDIO CHRONICLES @ The Faversham

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year. So, to celebrate, Leeds’ most wonderful student newspaper The Gryphon will be joined at The Faversham on 10th December by some of the city’s finest DJs for a night of tinsel-clad techno hot enough to roast your chestnuts on:     Cosmic … Read More

Photojournal: Beans on Toast @ Brudenell Social Club 26/11

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British folk singer Beans on Toast sings about sex, drugs and politics. Photographer Jack Roberts captures his brilliance in amazing high definition.  The Brudenell was the perfect place for the gig -big enough for Beans’ fans but small enough to be intimate. Comedy Folk singer Will Varley opened up, presenting his … Read More

Musical Moments – Editors’ picks of 2014

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In 150 words, the Music and Clubs editors recall their favourite musical moments of 2014, ranging from Massive Attacks‘ set at Glastonbury, Klock and Dettmann at Dekmantel, to Ben Frost‘s performance in Utrecht.  Andrew: It was the last after-party at Dekmantel, and I was struggling. I’d been up more than forty … Read More

In The Middle with Sect

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The short history of Sect is one of the ebb and flow of good fortune. Having been approached by Beat Bar mere weeks after coming up with the idea for a small experimental techno night in Leeds, they threw a successful opening party. Soon after this Beat Bar closed down, … Read More

Editors’ Choice w / 25th November

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With only 1 month to go, it’s time to finally accept that it’s Christmas. Whilst there are some who will rejoice at the thought of dusting off  the Michael Buble, for others In The Middle is here with a refreshing selection of the latest music. 1. Azealia Banks – Chasing … Read More

Preview: George The Poet @ Mine

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George The Poet is a public speaker, writer, recording artist and the latest addition to the thriving spoken word scene in the UK. Spoken word has been gaining some serious momentum in the past year and with increasing political, economic and social tension across the globe, it’s not difficult to … Read More

Editors’ Choice w / 18th November

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This week at In The Middle, we’ve been immersing ourselves in the work of spoken word artists and local Leeds musicians. 1. Kate Tempest – ‘Lonely Daze’ In her latest album Everybody Down, Mercury Prize nominee Kate Tempest fuses together her spoken word with funk, hip-hop and rap – anything … Read More