Tag : live review

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

7 months ago / 0 comments

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

The Magic Gang bring their charm and teenage nostalgia to Church

8 months ago / 0 comments

A mere few days after their intimate album launch gig at Headrow House, The Magic Gang return to Leeds for a stellar sold-out show. Support act Our Girl win the crowd over with their grunge friendly alt-rock. Taking a leaf out of Nirvana’s book, they punctuate their songs with stripped … Read More

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

8 months ago / 0 comments

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

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

8 months ago / 0 comments

“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

Alvvays hit new heights at Church

8 months ago / 0 comments

Seeing Alvvays at the aptly named church was a religious experience that I am not going to forgetful a very long time. The saccharine sweet quintet danced with sentimentality but somehow managed to never be mawkish as their guitars and synths shimmered late into the night. After the release of … Read More

Nick Hakim Sedates Brudenell’s Community Room, 15/2

8 months ago / 0 comments

The Brudenell’s Community Room often acts as a platform for local bands bidding to showcase their talent, but sometimes it welcomes acts and ambiences from further afield. With his exotic indie vibes, Nick Hakim brought the sounds of his own personal Washington-based dystopia to the streets of Hyde Park, in … Read More

Morrissey Blends Old and New Tracks in FDA Headlining Slot, 24/2

8 months ago / 0 comments

Tickets for this gig went on sale at 10am on my 21st birthday, so like the die-hard Morrissey fan I am, I was up and ready with plenty of time to spare. However, at precisely 10am the website crashed and tickets sold out in 30 seconds. I could picture Morrissey … Read More

Public Access TV Bring Their Cathartic Retro Rock to Brudenell Social Club, 16/2

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‘They say the kids don’t like rock’n’roll anymore” sings John Eatherly on ‘End of an Era’ before ambling into a disco-infused chorus that screams back to the seventies. Beyond the garish shirts and T-Bird leather jackets, Public Access TV  hark back to a time when the world wasn’t falling apart … Read More