Tag : live review

JMSN’s Soulful Vocals Wash Over Headrow House, 20.11.18

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Multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter producer JMSN brought his soulful charm to Headrow House. We sent our writer Tom Weatherilt down to review the gig. Supporting singer, Duendita, provided an ethereal and melancholic yet energetic start to the show with the use of numerous pedals. Effects were used not only for the 4-piece backing band … Read More

The Courteeners get Leeds “Fucking Cooking” at the First Direct Arena, 18.11.2018

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From sellout shows in front of 50,000 people, to packed out arena shows, The Courteeners seem almost unrecognisable from the band critics 11 years ago stated would be unheard of in a decade. For anyone in the room and within the hazardously close radius of the infamous flares, a “dying … Read More

Dream Wife Call All The Bad Bitches to the Front, 25.10.18

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The revival of femme punk has to be one of the most exciting things happening in the rock world today. The old days of ‘sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll have been pushed aside by the likes of Dream Wife, a three-piece feminist riot hailing from Brighton. They are here … Read More

Melvins and Jon Spencer Take Over Stylus, 26.10.18

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It’s a punctual 7.30 start for Jon Spencer whose hot, sweaty, garage noise blasting out around Stylus presents a welcome respite from the Baltic winds ravaging the streets outside. Stripped of Judah Bauer and Russell Simins’ driving Blues Explosion backing, one might expect tonight to be more of a subdued … Read More

Tom Odell Brings Raw Emotion to Leeds, 16/10/18

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Tom Odell fittingly opened the forth night of his UK tour with his new single ‘Jubilee Road’. He began with the much-anticipated virtuosic piano solo, a sound so soothing it had the power to lift the weight of stressful deadlines from any student’s shoulders. Not so soothing, however, were the … Read More

Tom Walker Returns to Leeds University Union, 13/10/18

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After a three year hiatus from Leeds University Union, Tom Walker made his epic comeback to Stylus, the legendary home of Fruity on Saturday 13th November. Having last played at Leeds uni in 2015 for the Leeds Summer Ball, his eventful return promised to be an exciting show. Fellow Relentless … Read More

Songsmith, Wordsmith, Jorja Smith. 11.10.18

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To introduce Jorja Smith as a Mercury Prize nominee and Brit winner would be unnecessary, one need only listen to her music to understand the gravity of her talent. The extent of this talent, however, was not glaringly clear to me until I saw her live. Seeing an artist, particularly … Read More