Tag : indie

Connan Mockasin’s ‘Jassbusters’ Is Strangely Beautiful

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Mockasin’s album is borne out of a lo-fi short film created by the man himself, which is in short about a failing student trying to impress his creepy music teacher. Jassbusters is the teacher’s band, intended to sound novice, but instead comes to us as a mellow, lamenting project, glimmering … Read More

Blaenavon @ The Wardrobe, 21/11

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fucking yes leeds — BLAENAVON (@Blaenavon) November 22, 2017 It is always nice to see a queue snaking out of a venue, especially when it’s for a band once deemed small and relatively unknown. However, Blaenavon’s ‘2017 success’ is unsurprising after the release of their debut album, a sold-out headline … Read More

Live At Leeds 2017 – 11 Acts Not To Miss

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In just over two weeks, venues right across the city will be awash with music for the stellar Live At Leeds. Not only that, 2017 marks the festival’s 10th anniversary, and it looks set to be its biggest year yet. Bringing together the best breakthrough talent with established acts from … Read More

In The Middle with The Big Moon

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The Gryphon Music caught up with drummer of The Big Moon, Fern Ford, ahead of the release of their debut album Love in the 4thDimension and their spot at Live at Leeds next month. The recording process for their debut has had its challenges. Ford describes their tight schedule of … Read More

The Hubbards @ Trinity Church, 24/3/17

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Having already taken their home town of Hull by storm, lad band The Hubbards gave an unmissable performance at Leeds Trinity Church last week, wowing the crowd with their feel good indie tunes. Named as the City Of Culture’s Ones To Watch, The Hubbards’ performance to the people of Leeds was … Read More

Peace @ Stylus, 22/3/17

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“I’m sorry I don’t have much banter, I haven’t spoken to anyone but myself for a year,” frontman Harry Koisser jokes, clad in full camo print and a ‘Choose Love’ t-shirt. This could well be true – there’s been a musical absence of a year and a half, with Peace … Read More

Single review: ‘Somebody Better’ and ‘Cadillac’ by Black Honey

2 years ago / 0 comments

Over the past few weeks Black Honey have been teasing fans with pictures of them recording their highly anticipated debut album. On Thursday evening, they blessed us with not just one, but two new tracks as part of their Maida Vale session with Huw Stephens live on Radio One.  Despite … Read More

Single review: ‘3WW’ by alt-J

2 years ago / 0 comments

Two and a half years on from their last album, This Is All Yours, the unmistakeable sounds of alt-J have returned and manifested themselves in a brand new single. ‘3WW’, or ‘Three Worn Words’, dropped on Monday shortly after the band changed their image on basically every social media and … Read More

Broken Glances by The Pigeon Detectives

2 years ago / 0 comments

After three years, our wait for The Pigeon Detectives next album is finally over. In contrast with their earlier work, Broken Glances has a more contemplative feel, with somewhat more meaningful lyrics and less ‘happy-go-lucky indie rock band’ vibes. The album is a must for fans of The Pigeon Detectives, as the … Read More

Indie Banquet III @ Hyde Park Book Club, 26/2/17

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Following in the steps of Duke Studios and Wharf Chambers, the plywood basement of Hyde Park Book Club played host to the third in the Indie Banquet series of gigs put on by Pizza for the People. Flanked by food from the Citroen van of Pizza Fella and the Book … Read More