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Making Music Herstory Vol VIII: Meredith Monk

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Meredith Monk will be 76 this year and she’s still going strong. The American composer, vocalist and performer released her last album in 2016, contributing to an impressive discography that’s already the length of a football pitch. To describe Monk as merely a composer, a vocalist or a performer would … Read More

Sunflower Bean bring New York rock to The Wardrobe, 29/03

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Sunflower Bean are a rock band and they want you to know that. Hailing from New York, the band are touring their second album, Twentytwo in Blue, which is currently vying for a place in the Top 40 up against pop stars Ed Sheeran and Dua Lipa, as the band … Read More

The Wonder Stuff + Ned’s Atomic Dustbin bring O2 Academy back to life, 04/04

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As all music fans will know, the run-up to any gig is fraught with anticipation, but the wait for this particular Academy show was a little more intense. For many, seeing The Wonder Stuff and Ned’s Atomic Dustbin finally share a stage again was a dream 27 years in the … Read More

InTheMiddle with Denis Lawson

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You’ve seen him as rebel alliance fighter pilot, Wedge Antilles, in the original Star Wars trilogy; you might also know him as the uncle of Ewan McGregor. But with an acting career than spans over nearly fifty years, Denis Lawson is now ready to conquer a whole new galaxy: the … Read More

Marsicans make their mark on the Northern crowd at Church, 10/3

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In the past few years Leeds has well and truly been filing out talented groups one after the other, one of which is Marsicans, a four piece band whose sound is self proclaimed as “upbeat indie meets dirty pop”. The boys were plugging this last show of their headline tour … Read More

Colourism in the Music Industry

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Colourism has long since been a widely controversial topic of debate across the music industry. Historically, the industry has been ingrained with racial inequality and discrimination towards artists of colour. This issue, known as colourism, was recently raised by Beyoncé’s father who stated that she would not be as successful … Read More

IntheMiddle with Georgie

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Georgie, a 23 year old singer/songwriter from Mansfield is quickly gaining repetition and respect in the music industry thanks to her distinctive old-style rock and roll sound. She is currently supporting Jake Bugg on his UK tour and I was able to ask her some questions about her experiences as … Read More

Jake Bugg and Georgie grace the stage of Leeds Grand Theatre, 4/3

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“Thank you, thank you very much, er…” was the phrase heard repeatedly from the unbelievably humble, Jake Bugg. Seemingly unaffected by fame, this singer/ songwriter put on a beautiful acoustic set at The Leeds Grand Theatre. So old school is his presentation, we may as well have been sitting in a … Read More