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Matt Maltese @ Oporto, 7/11

12 months ago / 0 comments

Last week in our interview, I remember being taken aback when Matt Maltese said he didn’t feel super successful; but now I understand. As he confidently advanced through the crowd of twenty-somethings towards the stage in his signature dark brown mobster-esque suit, I considered how small the venue at Oporto … Read More

Matt Maltese to play Oporto, 7/11

1 year ago / 0 comments

It’s the final night on earth… Donald Trump and Theresa May have just pressed the Big Red Button… before slinking into the bedroom. This scene, horrifying and humorous in equal measure, was the inspiration for Matt Maltese’s sleazy ballad ’As the World Caves in’, and the outcome demonstrates the artist’s … Read More

Single Review: Need You The Most by Heir

1 year ago / 0 comments

It’s safe to say Heir are fast becoming the masters of creating infectious, glossy pop particularly within the Leeds music scene. Having supported Olly Murs over summer and winning the Futuresound Ones To Watch competition earlier this year leading to the 5-piece band playing at both Reading and Leeds Festivals, … Read More

Anteros @ Oporto, 27.09.17

1 year ago / 0 comments

For a band that have yet to release an album, Anteros set the jam-packed venue of Oporto alight with their ‘bitter dream pop’ setlist. Tonight is, pure and simply, about leaving your troubles at the door and getting intoxicated to the groove of Anteros. The band are at home in … Read More

Live At Leeds 2017 – 11 Acts Not To Miss

2 years ago / 0 comments

In just over two weeks, venues right across the city will be awash with music for the stellar Live At Leeds. Not only that, 2017 marks the festival’s 10th anniversary, and it looks set to be its biggest year yet. Bringing together the best breakthrough talent with established acts from … Read More

Trudy and the Romance @ Oporto, 19/10/16

2 years ago / 0 comments

There seems to be a plethora of generic indie bands cluttering the music scene at the moment. Trudy and the Romance, formerly just Trudy, are a much needed breath of fresh air with their weird and wonderful fusion of grunge and doo wop 1950s pop. Running early Trudy quickly strummed … Read More

*COMPETITION* Win 2 tickets to see The Amazons

2 years ago / 0 comments

With their ferocious new single, ‘In My Mind’, recently debuted on BBC Radio 1, The Amazons are more ready than ever to rock the socks off Oporto Bar on the 11th of October. The Reading based quartet never fail to provide massive choruses that’ll get you grabbing your best mate … Read More

Fickle Friends & Clean Cut Kid @ Oporto 8/3/16

3 years ago / 0 comments

The Liverpool-based quartet Clean Cut Kid combine jumpy indie pop rhythms with hints of folk and lo-fi, all garnished with dirty hooks, memorable harmonies and enriched by frontman Mike Hall’s remarkably soft voice. From the moment they entered the first chorus, they gave it all, with Mike and bassist Sal … Read More

Live Review // Thomas Truax @ Oporto

6 years ago / 0 comments

  A Thomas Truax show is not based solely on musical attraction: it’s a wonderful, eccentric experience, with the instantly lovable Truax unmistakable as the true star of the show, far out-shining the fun, if slightly questionable music. His contagious charisma and good-humour is unmissable and immediate, as he addresses … Read More