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Review – Brudenell Groove’s Fresh Start

2 years ago / 0 comments

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

Freshers Feature – Your Leeds Event Guide

2 years ago / 0 comments

Cheap & Cheerful Pryzm Drinks are £1. Getting knocked out by a group of locals outside Mcdonalds, priceless. Make it rain with your quids every Monday from 10pm. Bierkeller Four pound for two pints? It comes in a stein!? Bierkeller is brilliant until halfway through first year when someone from your … Read More

Freshers Feature – Where to party and why

2 years ago / 0 comments

Well curated line-up? Powerful sound system? Lively crowd? All key ingredients for a good night out, but not always enough for a great one. The right venue can make all the difference, and here in Leeds we get to party in some truly individual spaces. The city’s industrial past is … Read More

Review – Subdub Presents: Dancehall Science

3 years ago / 0 comments

Shifting from their usual haunt of the West Indian Centre, the latest edition of Leeds’ favourite party for all things bass-heavy, Subdub ventured into the depths of the Hifi basement on the 19th February. Usually accustomed to speakers so loud that feel like the bass amp has replaced your heart … Read More

Review – Fatima Yamaha

3 years ago / 0 comments

Since its beginnings in 1998, FunkSoulNation has welcomed the finest names in disco, soul and funk, greeting the likes of Horse Meat Disco, Romare and Mo Kolours. Friday 5th February was no anomaly to such ingenious talent, as it was the turn of Fatima Yamaha to take to the stage … Read More

Preview: Selected

3 years ago / 0 comments

Next Monday 9th, Leeds Student Radio host another array of some of the UK’s best underground acts at their infamous event, #SELECTED. The line up includes Dialect WY, Empress Imani, Weezy Jefferson, Lady Sanity, TACAT and many more exciting upcoming performances. For latest interviews and information on the event, check … Read More

The Story behind MoveOnUp at HiFi

3 years ago / 0 comments

MoveOnUp started in November 1995, and is now the longest running Soul night up North. One of the longest running weekly club nights in the UK, it plays a range of Soul, Tamla Motown and Sixties beat music. Coming up to its eighteenth birthday, ‘The Gryphon Clubs’ takes a look at the … Read More

Review – Horse Meat Disco

4 years ago / 0 comments

Bowie once demanded that someone bring him the Disco King. Horse Meat Disco meet David Bowie, please, for they are royalty in the current revamp of disco. This quadruplet of quirks have been dabbling in disco since 2003, releasing a handful of compilation albums, last June bringing Volume 4 to … Read More

Onra @ Hifi 24/10

4 years ago / 0 comments

For four months last year I lived with a Chinese family in Shanghai, and for four months I was surrounded by the unique tones of Chinese children’s learning development songs. Safely back in Leeds, I had imagined this period of musical surreality had ended. Onra thought differently. “I’m going to … Read More