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Music | New Yorkshire – 8 Leeds bands you have to hear

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With a steady flow of investment rapidly transforming the city into a prominent financial and cultural hub, the floodgates have opened for an array of eclectic talents to emerge and fill the creative spaces of venues like Brudenell Social Club and Belgrave Music Hall. It’s an exciting time for the city’s music scene … Read More

Music | Shigeto Live at Belgrave Music Hall

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The night of Wednesday, January 29th presented quite the arrangement of what one could call airy, tasteful music. Belgrave Music Hall has much character of its own, setting the stage for an intimate yet dynamic music experience; its wood-laden floors and quirky seating arrangements achieving the aura of a dim, … Read More

Music | Touché Amoré Live

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Amidst the battering punk drumbeats and heavy guitar riffs, Jeremy Bolm’s emotional lyrics would almost be masked by his screaming vocals and the volume of his band mates… if it wasn’t for the crowd religiously chanting every word back to him. ‘I feel what’s best for everyone, is to forget … Read More

Music | Live in Leeds – The Fratellis

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On a crisp November evening in Leeds, with the frost hugging the windows, the O2 academy was rammed for the Fratellis gig…back in 2008. That is harsh, it was actually a good sized crowd with a surprising mix of fresh faced young teens, mid twenty-somethings and ‘the older audience’ which … Read More

Music | Live in Leeds – Billy Bragg, Crystal Fighters, Barenaked Ladies & Múm

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Billy Bragg – Leeds Town Hall (3/5) Twenty five years into his career, punk rocker come political activist Billy Bragg still manages to find something to rant about. Despite a desire not to be dismissed as a political songwriter, the ‘Tooth and Nail’ tour has induced a host of high-capacity-venue … Read More

Music | Live in Leeds – MONEY

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Money – Belgrave Music Hall (5/5) In Manchester’s unforgiving industrial landscape, MONEY are the latest musical outfit to emerge from its crevices. Fronted by Jamie Lee – a clown-like and enchanting creature – they deliver a sound so honest you feel as though their cards haven’t just been laid out … Read More

Music | Live in Leeds – Summer Camp, Editors & Gold Panda

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Summer Camp – Belgrave Music Hall (3/5) Summer Camp is a married couple from London who compose mellow lo-fi indie-pop with a hint of retro bits from the 1980s attached to it. They seem to be in love not only with each other but with everything Californian as well: Summer … Read More

Music | Live in Leeds – The Family Rain, Palma Violets & Hayseed Dixie

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The Family Rain – Brudenell Social Club (4/5) If you watched Made In Chelsea on Monday (yes, I do), then you have already listened to The Family Rain. It featured the band’s cover of ‘Enjoy The Silence.’ Aside from being a completely insufferable show in the main, MIC’s soundtrack does showcase some … Read More

Music | Live in Leeds – Vampire Weekend & Savages

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Vampire Weekend – First Direct Arena (4/5) As the current music scene leaves us aching for new bands to present an original and unpretentious sound, it is a relief to hear Vampire Weekend moving from strength to strength. In the six years since the New York boys’ explosive self-titled debut, … Read More

Music | Live in Leeds – Alice in Chains & Big Deal

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Alice in Chains – O2 Academy (4/5) At first, people wonder if they have wandered into the wrong venue. Having just witnessed the stange Swedish metal band Ghost, who fronted a sort skeleton-priest alongside guitar playing ghouls, perform their laughably dramatic odes to satan in a Rocky Horror manner, an … Read More