Tag : Clare Redman

HighRise Opening Party 2017 – Review

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HighRise really needs no introduction. With an incredible level of popularity amongst students, and a status like no other club event in Leeds, this year’s Opening Party saw tickets selling out in minutes, with revellers clearly not dissuaded by some going for £20+ a pop. The organisers certainly rose to … Read More

Emeli Sandé @ O2 Academy, 22/3/2017

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2016 was the year of Emeli Sandé’s triumphant return to our airwaves, with the release of two singles ahead of her much anticipated second album, Long Live the Angels, four years after her hugely successful debut. 2017 now sees Sandé’s return to the stage, as she tours around the country … Read More

Glass Animals @ Beckett, 11/3/17

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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

Two Door Cinema Club @ O2 Academy, 31/01/17

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Imagine the chaotic energy of a main stage crowd at Leeds Festival. Now condense that energy into a room of 2000 people and you have a pretty good idea of the atmosphere Two Door Cinema Club were welcomed to when they stormed the O2 Academy stage. Before TDCC had even … Read More

Gengahr @ Nation of Shopkeepers, 30/11/16

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Watching a band open for Wolf Alice and Alt-J in the mammoth O2 arena in London, then almost 2 years later seeing them from a crowd of 100 or so as headliners in Leeds is a somewhat disconcerting experience, but one that makes for an interesting comparison. Some bands really … Read More

Tom Odell @ O2 Academy, 08/11/16

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Dreamy – this is how I would sum up Tom Odell’s latest stint at the O2 Academy. It’s uncommon for an artist to maintain consistency over the quality of their performance during a concert- usually there will be standout pieces and the rest fades into ‘filler’ tracks. However, I can … Read More

Review – Monday Night Halloween Project at Mission

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With two rooms of music and DJ sets evolving throughout the night, there was enough variety to keep your interest. The main room, known as ‘The Arena’, mostly covered chart anthems with some house and techno. ‘The Rabbit Hole’ served as the second room and offered R&B, hip-hop and urban. … Read More

In The Middle with Gengahr

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Speaking to Gengahr frontman Felix Bushe ahead of the band’s stint at Nation of Shopkeepers, you could tell he was eager to speak of the new album they had been working on in the studio earlier that week. Aiming for a release date at “the beginning of next year” the … Read More