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Jungle @ Beacons Metro, Canal Mills, 2/11

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“You’re f***ing amazing Leeds!” exclaimed Josh Lloyd-Watson, as the lights dimmed in the sweaty warehouse of Canal Mills. Indeed, Leeds is a pretty spectacular place to perform, giving audiences the chance to see some of the biggest bands in smaller settings. Beacons Metro is a festival that embodies this well- … Read More

Fucked Up @ Belgrave, 27/10/16

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With a name like that, Fucked Up have a lot to live up to. On recent albums they’ve departed from their hardcore roots in pursuit of arena-sized guitar harmonies and grand concepts, but tonight they revisited their debut album Hidden World. This is not a band which relies on hit-laden … Read More

Lady Leshurr @ Belgrave, 30/10/16

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As a self-declared queen, Lady Leshurr proved her royal status on Sunday evening at Belgrave. Despite the show not selling out and the venue being half-full, Lady Leshurr’s crown did not fall. Working through her ‘Queen’s Speech’ series, she gave the people what they wanted to hear. The ‘speeches’ were … Read More

Preview: Local Natives @ Stylus, 7/11/16

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The wonderful Local Natives are coming to Leeds on Monday, and it is not a gig you’re going to want to miss. Fresh from the release of their exquisite third album, ‘Sunlit Youth’, these Californian indie rockers are touring all over the place for the next month – starting here … Read More

Preview: Beacons Metro

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Beacons Metro preview Beacons Metro is the recent transmutation of Beacons Festival; this used to be a traditional camping festival in August, but the organisers, in keeping with complaints that the traditional camping experience was too expensive for festival-goers, transformed it into a series of gigs, taking place across the … Read More

Preview – Beacons Metro

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Back in February when the organisers of the enchanting boutique music and arts festival, Beacons, made the announcement that the event was to say goodbye to its spiritual home in the stunning Yorkshire Dales, it was impossible not to feel disappointed. Part of the announcement given on the festival website … Read More