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Competition – Win a signed CD and two tickets to Annie Mac Presents

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On Friday November 29, the Radio One DJ and club music champion will be coming to Leeds, bringing the ongoing dance music roadshow that is Annie Mac Presents to the O2 Academy. This is off the back of the newest edition of her series of compilations of the same name, … Read More

Review: Hospitality

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Hospitality Sub Focus, High Contrast, Danny Byrd, Camo & Krooked, Wilkinson, Mele, Kito O2 Academy Friday 19th April With the likes of modern day drum & bass poster boy Sub Focus billed alongside the Hospital Records’ veterans, the classic DnB student event in Leeds returned to  its familiar confines of the … Read More

Review: Hospitality

6 years ago / 0 comments

Hospitality Danny Byrd, Shy FX, London Elektricity, Nu:Logic, S.P.Y, Calyx & Teebee, Metrik, Preditah, Om Unit O2 Academy Friday 1st February The archetypal drum and bass event in Leeds returned once again to the O2 Academy in Leeds city centre last week.  With a lineup devoid of some of the … 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:: Ben Howard @ O2 Academy

6 years ago / 0 comments

“Hello Leeds!” were two of about seven words softly squeaked by rootsy melodic folkster Ben Howard during his visit to the O2 Academy. After a slow and intense opener, in the form of ‘Burgh Island’, the title track from his upcoming EP, he sat his guitar face-up on his lap … Read More

Live Review:: Crystal Castles @ O2 Academy

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Amidst a thick wall of relentless bass and wailing synths, Alice Glass shrieks and screams, working the O2’s super-charged crowd into a pulsing sea of energy; the move to larger venues, it seems, has not phased Canada’s most fearless musical export. Few bands reach the level of energy elicited by Crystal Castles, … Read More

Live Review:: The Cribs

6 years ago / 0 comments

There’s no surprise that there have been so many claims of The Cribs to be the best live band you can see at the moment. They probably are. Who cares about the fact they don’t have Johnny Marr as a secondary member anymore? Because if you do, you’re not listening … Read More

Live Review // Hot Chip @ O2 Academy Leeds

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Never a band to perform by halves, Hot Chip stormed the O2 stage in a flurry of strobes and a riot of sound. The band kicked off their no-holds-barred set with possibly three of their biggest hits in a row, including ‘And I Was A Boy From School’. The best … Read More