Tag : gig review

Mallory Knox are a whole new band at Manchester Rebellion

3 months ago / 0 comments

From the outside, Mallory Knox’s Manchester gig looks just like any other show. People huddle in the rain as they queue up outside, swapping Twitter handles with new friends and speculating on the setlist, while the heavy drums of soundcheck thrum through the walls. Inside though, it’s a different story. … Read More

Elder Island bring their oozing rhythms to Headrow House

5 months ago / 0 comments

The build-up to a gig is always made more enticing by the first sight of a fully-equipped stage, revealing the numerous tools that are due to move bodies and stimulate senses. The plethora of electronics and synthesizers laid out in full glory was, therefore, a strong indicator that Elder Island … Read More

Julia Jacklin @ Belgrave Music Hall

8 months ago / 0 comments

The only problem with seeing an artist play more than once, is that you can’t help but compare performances. Julia Jacklin graced Belgrave for the last round of gigs showcasing her stunning debut album Don’t Let the Kids Win, and having been enchanted by her performance of the album at … Read More

The Horrors @ Leeds Beckett Student Union 21.10.2017

9 months ago / 0 comments

“Are we holograms? Are we visions?” certainly rang true in the visual presentation of The Horrors’ headline gig. Amidst the smoky atmosphere and holographic lights, the band were only really visible as silhouettes and shadows, retreating in and out of the darkness. The most identifiable feature of frontman Farris Badwan … Read More

Fickle Friends @ The Wardrobe 17/10/2017

9 months ago / 0 comments

It may be cold and dreary outside, but Fickle Friends are already pre-empting next summer with their breezy melodies and palm tree decorated set, framing the band in a tropical retro looking landscape. The Wardrobe is the perfectly charming venue for an irresistibly charming band. Despite not having released a … Read More

Declan McKenna @ LUU 24/10/2017

9 months ago / 0 comments

Deep in the caverns of Leeds University Union on a gloomy Tuesday evening, a magical moment was happening. There was something incredibly moving about the sea of glitter-clad, bright-eyed young faces hanging on every word of Declan Mckenna, particularly during powerful hit ‘Paracetamol.’ This newcomer has gained a vast and … Read More