Tag : live

Music | The Messenger is Coming to Town

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Following the release of The Messenger in February, Johnny Marr will be gracing Leeds with his presence next Sunday. It’s been a great 2013 for Marr – crowned NME’s ‘Godlike Genius’ and Q Hero at the Q Awards and after some spectacular performances of old and new material on Jools … Read More

Music | Live Review: Jimmy Eat World @ Leeds O2 Academy

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15/9/2013 The average age of the audience is seventeen and the stench of hormones is heavy. Men in their mid-thirties who shouldn’t be here boozily sway amongst them, chanting “Yorkshire! Yorkshire! Yorkshire!” Tonight: Jimmy Eat World play their postponed set at Leeds o2 Academy. Support is provided by southern pop-rockers … Read More

Music | Live Review: Leonard Cohen @ First Direct Arena

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7/9/2013 Thousands are in attendance for Leonard Cohen’s debut performance at Leeds’ First Direct Arena. As the band assume their position on stage, Cohen, now 78, runs on and adopts a posture reminiscent of a 1950s rock n’ roller: hunched over, knees bent inwards. His voice is dark and distinctive … Read More

Festival Preview: Unknown

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Unknown Festival Where: Rovinj, Croatia When: Tuesday 10th September – Saturday 14th September Who: Live: Actress / Clean Bandit / Disclosure / Django Django / East India Youth / Factory Floor / Four Tet / Henrik Schwarz / Jagwar Ma / Jessie Ware / Lindstrom / Lulu James / Moderat / The Horrors … Read More

Interview: Netsky

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Drum and bass DJ and producer Netsky is set to bring his new ‘LIVE!’ show to the UK this year, reaching Leeds on the 28th February.  Ahead of his anticipated performance at Leeds University Union, Leeds Student’s Sam Aki caught up with the Belgian musician for a chat. LS: Your … Read More

Live Review:: Passion Pit @ O2 Academy

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      With bands of this year choosing to focus their sound on house or dubstep vibes, it’s quite refreshing to a band whose music is all the more approachable for this change and slightly shies away from the pressures of this revived trend. Passion Pit prove tonight that … Read More

Live Review // Palma Violets @ Nation of Shopkeepers

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There’s usually some sort of dislike that surrounds bands deemed to be the band of the moment. It happens for everyone; those who are already fans want to retain their hipster exclusivity and those who aren’t want to rebel against being told who they should be listening to at the … Read More

Live Review // Beth Jeans Houghton @ Cockpit

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Clambering onto the stage in a host of wacky outfits (I couldn’t quite work out what theme they were going for but think Clockwork Orange make up and colourful attire!) and looking a tad flustered, the six piece fronted by platinum blonde beauty Beth, kicked off their set with ‘Atlas’ and set … Read More