Tag : band

Single Review: Need You The Most by Heir

1 year ago / 0 comments

It’s safe to say Heir are fast becoming the masters of creating infectious, glossy pop particularly within the Leeds music scene. Having supported Olly Murs over summer and winning the Futuresound Ones To Watch competition earlier this year leading to the 5-piece band playing at both Reading and Leeds Festivals, … Read More

Glass Animals @ Beckett, 11/3/17

2 years ago / 0 comments

Last summer’s release of Glass Animals’ second album How to Be a Human Being saw the band begin to break through into the mainstream. They’ve gone from being four individuals who used to stand timidly behind their instruments to a group who thrive off of the energy their devoted fans … Read More

Student pop-up orchestra thrills Christmas shoppers

2 years ago / 0 comments

Saturday’s Christmas shoppers were treated to the powerful sounds of a Leeds College of Music pop-up orchestra. The students were raising awareness and funds on behalf of Canopy Housing, a Leeds based charity that works to provide homeless people with temporary shelter by renovating derelict buildings. The pedal-powered musicians played and sang … Read More

The Lumineers @ O2 Academy, 24/10/16

2 years ago / 0 comments

You know a gig has been a success when the chords of the final song are dying out before you even know what’s happened. Following the mellow crooning of support act Bahamas, The Lumineers burst on stage at the O2 Academy last Monday night and from start to finish the … Read More

Big Band End Exam Period With A Bang

3 years ago / 0 comments

For top-quality, atmospheric, live music, look no further than LUU Big Band. On Sunday the 24th of January, Big Band held an end of exams party in Old Bar that was so lively it chased away all memories of exams. The society had the place packed, attracting a massive crowd … Read More

Music | Live Review: Jimmy Eat World @ Leeds O2 Academy

5 years ago / 0 comments

15/9/2013 The average age of the audience is seventeen and the stench of hormones is heavy. Men in their mid-thirties who shouldn’t be here boozily sway amongst them, chanting “Yorkshire! Yorkshire! Yorkshire!” Tonight: Jimmy Eat World play their postponed set at Leeds o2 Academy. Support is provided by southern pop-rockers … Read More

Reverend and the Makers’ guerrilla gig

6 years ago / 0 comments

Indie pop band Reverend and the Makers treated fans to an impromptu gig outside the Union last Thursday. The band were heading back from a show at the Refectory as part of their UK tour, when they decided to climb onto the benches, get out their guitars and spontaneously perform … Read More