Tag : live review

Wolf Alice have ‘Lucky Lucky Leeds’ in the Palm of Their Hands @ O2 Academy, 18/11

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From opener ‘Heavenward’, Wolf Alice had the crowd at O2 Academy in the palm of their hands. The crowd-surfing and moshing had already begun by second song ‘Yuk Foo’, setting the tone for the rest of the night. Tonight we play Leeds academy SOLD OUT early doors again do not … Read More

Chelou sedates Hyde Park Book Club, 29/11

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On a cold Wednesday evening at the end of a particularly dreary November, the intimate, intricate sounds of alternative musician Chelou arrived in Leeds. In the intimate venue of Hyde Park Book Club, Chelou breezed between calm moments of acoustic simplicity, and heavier outbursts of guitar and empowered vocals, for … Read More

All Under One Roof Raving – Jamie XX takes over WHP

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On the 11th of November, Jamie xx blessed the people of Manchester with an all-day rave at The Warehouse Project. There was an air of mystery surrounding the event, in that the line- up wasn’t revealed until just two days before – the event was simply titled ‘Jamie xx and … Read More

Bad Sounds bring their party to Brudenell, 15/11

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There was anything but bad sounds at Brudenell when this indie-funk band from Bath took over the Community Room on Wednesday night. Full of energy right from the start, if you weren’t there to dance then why were you even there? Fronted by brothers, Ewan and Callum Merrett, who came … Read More

Julia Jacklin @ Belgrave Music Hall

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The only problem with seeing an artist play more than once, is that you can’t help but compare performances. Julia Jacklin graced Belgrave for the last round of gigs showcasing her stunning debut album Don’t Let the Kids Win, and having been enchanted by her performance of the album at … Read More

Emeli Sande @ First Direct Arena, 24/10

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After a five-year break, Long Live the Angels was a long awaited album from Emeli Sandé, and, naturally, her accompanying UK Tour was certainly highly anticipated. Emotional and spiritual, the new album chronicles her divorce, so it was inevitable her live performance would be even more so. While this raw … Read More

Trio da Kali @Howard Assembly Room, 22/10

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As Trio da Kali stalked onto stage dressed in traditional dress, I was left feeling as if I should have made a little more effort and hoping that they sounded half as sharp live as Mamadou Kouyaté’s cheekbones looked. Never a disappointment, they proved to have both style and substance. … Read More

Sleaford Mods Say It How It is @ Beckett SU, 25/10

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Prior to their headline show at Leeds Beckett Students’ Union, a tweet from the Sleaford Mods twitter account reads: “Town today awash with homeless folk. Desperate. Every time I go in it breaks my fuckin heart. The English murder game. Nothing changes.” On the back of their most recent album, English … Read More