Tag : live

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

5 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