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Festival season kicks off in Heaton Park with Parklife 2018

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You’re caught between the heavy bass magnetising you from one stage and intoxicating indie-pop coming from the main stage. You’re four Smirnoff Ices down, with Mancunian spirit sending your serotonin levels off the scale. You’re at Parklife 2018, and there is not a care in the air. 80,000 donned their … Read More

In Pictures: Live at Leeds Festival 2018 by Day

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Live at Leeds 2018 saw a plethora of bands and artists taking to the many stages of Leeds on a day of musical celebration. We sent Online Music Editor Clare along to snap some photos of the day. Superorganism, The Independent Stage at Stylus Peace, Leeds Festival Stage at O2 … Read More

Baby Strange @ Headrow House, 23/09/2017

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For a band that started in 2012, around the same time as similar sounding bands Palma Violets and Slaves, Baby Strange have managed to create an impressive following and body of work in not very many years. Having not seen them since the release of their debut album ‘Want It … Read More

The Saw Doctors @ O2 Academy, 15/04/17

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Being a 20 year old student, it probably seems odd that I jumped at the chance of going to see a band that has a fan base of mostly people aged 40+ with my dad. However, having Irish grandparents means I’ve grown up listening to The Saw Doctors and seeing … Read More

Preview: Bonobo @ O2 Academy Leeds, 1/3/17

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Straight off the back of ethereal new album Migration, Bonobo is set to grace Leeds’ O2 Academy next Wednesday night. And with such a diverse back catalogue to draw from, the night looks set to be electric. Bonobo, A.K.A. Simon Green, has been honing his sophisticated style ever since Animal Magic back in … Read More

Dusky live w/ Mella Dee and Alan Fitzpatrick at Canal Mills 18/02

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Last Friday Dusky, Mella Dee, Alan Fitzpatrick and more came together in Leeds for a night of exceptional techno on the muddy Canal Mills floor. After a suitable warm up from the electronic-techno Mella Dee, Dusky kicked off with a memorable start to their set. Think triumphant lighting and a … Read More

Two Door Cinema Club @ O2 Academy, 31/01/17

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Imagine the chaotic energy of a main stage crowd at Leeds Festival. Now condense that energy into a room of 2000 people and you have a pretty good idea of the atmosphere Two Door Cinema Club were welcomed to when they stormed the O2 Academy stage. Before TDCC had even … Read More

James Blake @ O2 Academy, 02/11/16

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Somehow the crisp cold and clear night sky seemed an appropriate welcome back for James Blake, fresh from a lengthy American tour. If we were chilly at the start of the night, we emerged buzzing and our hearts filled with joy. James Blake is one of the most genuine presences, … Read More

Blossoms @ Leeds Beckett Union, 05/10/16

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The shuddering bass of Kanye Wests ‘Black Skinhead’ announced Blossoms’ arrival on stage. The energy in the room was contagious, almost as if the crowd could sense they were in for a good time. Without more than a “hello”, Blossoms launched into ‘At Most a Kiss’ and the crowd went … Read More