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State Champs Are a Pop Punk Dream at the O2 Academy, 30.10.18

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After bringing their highly-celebrated new album to life earlier this year, State Champs hit Europe, starting off their tour in Dublin and rocking the O2 Academy in Leeds in at the end of October. The opening acts – wonderfully-chosen punk bands Woes, Stand Atlantic and Seaway – warmed up and … Read More

Bugzy Malone Reclaims His Crown, 25.10.18

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Truly claiming his title, ‘King of the North’, Bugzy Malone dominated at the O2 Academy, delivering a performance that only solidified his place within grime royalty. An expert in crowd control, he was able to unite sweaty complexions across the floor space as he rolled out hit after hit from … Read More

Reverend and the Makers Lead a Religious Experience at O2 Academy, 04.10.2018

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With high dancing knees and beer-soaked tees, Reverend and the Makers led their congregation at the O2 Academy on a very special kind of sermon. Jumping straight into the set with the sensational bass lines of ‘Heavyweight Champion Of The World’ and ‘Shine The Light’, there is no time to … 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

Gomez host triumphant celebration of their iconic album at O2 Academy

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“If there’s one person in the world who doesn’t need help singing this song, Ben, it’s you,” Tom Gray jokes. It’s true – his bandmate Ben Ottewell’s request for us to “help” him sing ‘Make No Sound’ isn’t serious. He just wants to test us, and of course we oblige, … Read More

Tom Misch delivers effortless charm at sold-out O2 Academy gig

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Tom Misch is clearly on a path to success. At just 22 years-old, the producer, singer and multi-instrumentalist is currently on a UK and Europe tour in the lead up to the release of Geography, his highly-anticipated debut album. He’s enjoyed huge support from his fans, whose enthusiasm led to … Read More

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

Benjamin Clementine radiates power at politically charged O2 Academy show, 3/12

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The O2 Academy is transformed into a classical recital hall for Benjamin Clementine’s first ever appearance in Leeds. The floors, once sticky with spilt beer and sweat, are lined with 400+ chairs. A grand piano takes centre stage and is uncannily surrounded by naked and faceless mannequins. Clementine will later … Read More

Weezer @ 02 Academy 23/10/2017

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Goodbye, Weezer. On Monday night, against the backdrop of a 7ft illuminated ‘W’, a cape, sceptre and crown clad River Cuomo approached the mic to perform ‘King of the World’. All I could think was “Jesus, these guys are lame.” It has been, and evidently still is, this all-embracing nerdiness … Read More