Tag : Leo Kindred

Debate: Should an artist’s personal life impact on our enjoyment of their work?

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We in the Music Section love a good ol’ debate. This week, our writers’ battled it out over whether a musicians’ personal life should impact on the enjoyment of their music. Who won? You decide… YES – Leo Kindred Let me be clear from the outset: there are times when … Read More

Red Fang & Torche @ Stylus, 29/09/16

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On last Thursday’s menu at Leeds stylus was a mighty fine blend of heavy metal and stoner rock ‘n’ roll, brought to you by two of the genre’s finest. Torche are aptly named, even though they are extraordinarily loud their raucous blend of doom and stoner somehow came out sounding … Read More

Rosetta by Vangelis

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Vangelis is something of an illustrious name in the modern annals of electronic composition. Many will recall his now iconic soundtrack to the 1980s classic sci-fi noir film Bladerunner, featuring Harrison Ford moodily tracking down and terminating rogue androids in a dystopian futuristic Los Angeles. This latest outing by the Greek … Read More

Fires Within Fires by Neurosis

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Over 30 years Neurosis have become a band praised by the alternative musical intelligentsia, cited by many artists, as well as by people with really big beards, as a key influence. I’ve never really ‘got’ Neurosis, but ‘Fires Within Fires’ has gone some way to changing my mind. Fans will … Read More

Monkeying around: The Waterside Ape Theory

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Could living in and beside water have been a key factor in human evolution and the adaptions that occurred from our ancestors? This quandary has formed the basis of a 2-part documentary programme, recently broadcast on BBC Radio 4. The Waterside Ape, presented by naturalist, national treasure, and Britain’s favourite … Read More