Tag : Lawrence Cwerner

Melt Festival 2018: Discovering the Different

2 months ago / 0 comments

I arrived at Melt festival to grey clouds and the threat of rain. The night before in Berlin, I was caught in a horrendous thunderstorm after England were (deservedly) dumped out of the World Cup, which had quite literally dampened my spirits and expectations for the weekend. However, any potential … Read More

Melt Festival: The Acts You Don’t Want To Miss

3 months ago / 0 comments

Melt Festival in Germany has been going since 1997, and this year once again it continues to attract a good mix of internationally-acclaimed acts and exciting up-and-coming artists. These are some of the acts you can’t afford to miss. Friday Superorganism Fresh off of the release of their self-titled album … Read More

An Ode to Leeds’ Nightlife

5 months ago / 0 comments

It’s the end of the academic year, and that means that some of us will soon be leaving Leeds for good. With this in mind, we gave our writers the chance to send a farewell message to a part of our city’s nightlife that means something to them. Here’s what they … Read More

Good Riddance to the RA Polls

10 months ago / 0 comments

After eleven years, tastemaking electronic music magazine Resident Advisor (RA) have decided to scrap their end-of-year polls, which rank (underground) artists (both DJs and live acts) based on the number of votes they receive from members of the general public. Originally starting in 2006, the first two editions of the … Read More

Songs to Make You Forget About The Rain

12 months ago / 0 comments

This year, The Gryphon: Clubs will bring periodic playlists, curated by our writers, each falling under a certain theme. Inspired by the recent wet weather that signals the end of Summer, Lawrence Cwerner delivers a playlist of sun-soaked tunes to remind you of brighter times. Listen to the YouTube playlist below. … Read More

Morgan’s Mistake – Russia Isn’t To Blame

12 months ago / 0 comments

Morgan Freeman on Russia The first step to solving a problem is admitting to having the problem. Unfortunately, major sections of the Democratic party are completely unwilling/incapable of doing this. The shock of losing to a candidate as awful as Trump should have sent shockwaves through the DNC, indicating the ... Read More

DKMNTL-10YEARS02 // Call Super + Shanti Celeste

1 year ago / 0 comments

To celebrate 10 years of throwing parties and releasing high quality underground electronic music, Dutch label Dekmantel are doing a series of releases in 2017 with some of the most prominent and well respected names in the game, such as Motor City Drum Ensemble, Ricardo Villalobos and Palms Trax. In … Read More

IWD Special: Women in Electronic Music – Part 2

2 years ago / 0 comments

Part 2 of our feature on our favourite females in electronic music right now. Check out part 1 here. Madam X After the constant contemplation over why bass-driven music apparently doesn’t appeal to women, a conversation encompassing anyone from musicians to academics, Madam X has been a refreshing face on … Read More

Soichi Terada (Live) at Hifi 18/02

2 years ago / 0 comments

As I entered HiFi I was pleasantly surprised by the layout; the stage was off limits due to the DJ being at the centre of it, and this gave the night an even nicer feel than the weekly nights there. A bit before 1am, the man we were all waiting … Read More

Preview: Alpines @ Headrow House, 15/2/17

2 years ago / 0 comments

 On Tuesday 15th February, electronic pop duo Alpines come to Leeds as part of their European tour. Catherine Pockson and Bob Matthews make up the London based pair just a few months after the release of their second album Another River in October, which retained the mature electronic pop nature … Read More