Tag : Alexander Peel

Feature – RPG Sound System

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“The history of music is the history of mankind”. Thus spoke François-Joseph Fétis, noted Belgian musicologist and one of the most important music critics of the 19th century. A grandiose quote to begin a feature in the Clubs section of a student newspaper, perhaps, but to suggest a repurposing for … Read More

Review – Dimensions Presents Marcellus Pittman at Wire

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It’s a little difficult to know exactly how to divvy up praise between Dimensions Festival and the Wire Club for the booking of Detroit OG Marcellus Pittman. Perhaps like a prodigal child, the applause should be directed at the performance rather than the parents. And Pittman’s Call Lane appearance last … Read More

Review – Brudenell Groove’s Fresh Start

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Coming back for my third and final Leeds Freshers’  Week after a year spent wallowing in the relative utopia of Munich’s club scene, I was preparing myself for what had become the norm: a single mediocre night out at the Faversham followed by six days of sitting in a living … Read More

‘You don’t listen to us’: Leeds students ask #whyvote?

3 years ago / 0 comments

Young voters have claimed they feel let down or ignored by the political system in a TV debate in Leeds last night. Students grilled politicians from five political parties in a programme broadcast live by Channel 4 from the Corn Exchange. Audience members argued that young people feel disillusioned with … Read More

Preview – Rinse pres. Jacques Greene

4 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds will see a return of the Canadian house maestro as Rinse host an all-night dance with Jacques Greene at Wire on Saturday 18 April. The infamous London radio station’s booking follows a number of artists who have played extended sets at the intimate venue recently. Montreal’s Greene (real name … Read More

Preview – Selective Hearing w/ SHIFTED

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Selective Hearing will celebrate five years of continually impressive line-ups on Saturday 7th March, as Wire hosts a three hour set by Guy Brewer, also known as Shifted, one of the pioneers of the introspective side of modern UK techno. Techno has enjoyed a notable surge in popularity in recent … Read More

University lecturers set for ‘gender training’

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Lecturers will be trained in gender sensitivity to raise awareness of language choices when referring to the terms ‘gender’ and ‘sex’. The motion was voted in by a panel of student representatives at a Better University Forum, and aims to tackle the problem of ‘rights and recognition’ for students who … Read More