Tag : live

The Kills @ Leeds Beckett Student Union, 01/10/16

2 years ago / 0 comments

I decided to see The Kills on a whim in July after finding an old song of their’s on Spotify. I had heard some of their new songs on the radio, but knew little of a band who’s two members had been performing since before I was born. October 1st soon came around and I felt like I had disappointed myself … Read More

Leeds Festival 2015

3 years ago / 0 comments

At the end of August, Leeds Festival returned to Bramham Park, with a line-up showing off a variety of established and newer artists. The problem with festivals featuring so many names from similar genres is the clashes, and Friday began with a clash of some of the most promising names. … Read More

Jethro Tull, The Rock Opera Preview

3 years ago / 0 comments

Jethro Tull, the seventeenth-century British agriculturalist often credited with the invention of the horse-drawn seed drill, was such an inspiration to a 1970s British progressive rock band that they named themselves after him. Ian Anderson, lead vocalist of the band Jethro Tull has created Jethro Tull The Rock Opera, to … Read More

IN / ON/ UP / DOWN & Destroy All Monsters Present: TOKiMONSTA

4 years ago / 0 comments

For the past four months, IN / ON / UP / DOWN has been at the forefront of electronic music in Leeds. Relentlessly pushing the boundaries into dark electronica, ambient and drone, IN/ ON / UP / DOWN’s upcoming venture with Destroy All Monsters is no exception. With previous acts … Read More

New Club Night IN/ON/UP/DOWN at Belgrave Music Hall Announce Autumn Line Up

4 years ago / 0 comments

New club night IN/ON/UP/DOWN has announced it’s Autumn 2014 line up and if you like experimental electronic music, you’re in for an absolute treat. The night launches on 13th September with a co-headline show from Luke Abbott and WIFE at the Belgrave Music Hall and continues with Lone and PhOtOmachine … Read More

Music | Live – Elbow @ Leeds Arena

4 years ago / 0 comments

There’s something about Elbow that just screams ‘Dad Rock’. Whether it’s the mellow tone, accessible lyrics or understated image, the feeling you’ve fallen into your parents’ record collection is almost inescapable. However, there is an uplifting sense of camaraderie underpinning their music. The anthemic quality of their huge choruses are … Read More

Music | The Stranglers live

4 years ago / 0 comments

The Stranglers O2 Academy 3/5 In the 1970’s people were listening to the likes of Dolly Parton, The Beach Boys, Queen and moreover, The Stranglers.  Some of the popular bands have died down naturally, some have gone off radar and then tried (with varied success) to do a comeback tour,  … Read More

Music | Ed Motta live

4 years ago / 0 comments

Ed Motta The Wardrobe At one point during this debut performance in Leeds, Ed Motta took a moment from his mastery of the keyboard to dedicate one of the songs to Magnum, P.I. The figure of Tom Selbeck circa 82, with bushy moustache, Hawaiian shirts and aviators in tow should … Read More

Music |Heavens Basement live

4 years ago / 0 comments

Heavens Basement The Cockpit 5/5 A sold out venue and a mass of pure rock and roll hell fire commanding the stage. Add all of these obscure elements and you get a Heaven’s Basement gig and tonight, at the Cockpit, they managed to ramp up every element of their scorching … Read More