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Miles Kane Bounces Around the O2, 29.11.18

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Lights shone on the disco ball as Candi Staton’s classic ‘Young Hearts Run Free’ blasted from the speakers. With this Miles Kane made his grand entrance, glitter under his eyes and ready to take Leeds by storm. Miles Kane opened the set with his Jamie T collaboration ‘Too Little Too … Read More

Yorkshire’s Punk Poet: Interview with Toria Garbutt

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Toria Garbutt is a refreshing figure in the world of poetry and spoken word. She released her debut album Hot Plastic Moon in 2016, and her poetry collection The Universe and Me earlier this year. Both demonstrate Toria’s ability to write poetry that is beautifully honest, engaging and down to … Read More

IntheMiddle with H. Hawkline

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Following the release of his fourth full length album, weird, wonderful and Welsh musician H. Hawkline, aka Huw Evans, is now on tour in support of Aldous Harding. I managed to speak to Huw just before the sell-out gig at Brudenell Social Club. After recording I Romanticise in both LA … Read More

IntheMiddle with Francobollo

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Francobollo (translating to postage stamp in Italian) are the London via Sweden four-piece that put the weird and wonderful in indie music. Francobollo released their debut album Long Live Life in July, collaborating with the mercury and brit award winning producer Charlie Andrew. A favourite of BBC Radio 6 music’s … Read More

Music & Misogyny: Sexism in the Music Industry

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Loyle Carner has recently been praised for kicking a fan out of his concert due to a sexist comment aimed at the female support act. Carner later tweeted, “That shit will not be tolerated at any show. He’s been banned from that venue, for life”. Despite Carner fighting against this … Read More

Dizzee Rascal @ 02 Academy

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Dubbed as a ‘kingpin’ of Grime, the acclaimed Dizzee Rascal brought a raucous and energetic set to the 02 Academy as part of his Raskit tour, aiming to promote his album of the same name. Dizzee kicked off the set with ‘Space’, an acute and lyrically charged single from Raskit … Read More

Local Leeds: Turnstones @ Santiago Bar, 9/5/17

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It’s a real privilege to witness a band’s debut show, and Leeds locals Turnstones made a bold impression as they supported Muffin at Santiago Bar. The band take influence from the likes of Arctic Monkeys, The Jam, The Clash, Radiohead, Oasis and Blur. However, the four-piece have a clear cut … Read More

Maxïmo Park @ O2 Academy, 30/4/17

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Maxïmo Park brought both an energetic and humble set to the finale of Live at Leeds at the O2 Academy. The Newcastle indie-rockers opened their set with ‘What Did We Do To You To Deserve This?’, a song that deeply resonates with the current state of British politics. The band … Read More

In the Middle with Pictish Trail

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Being a big fan of Johnny Lynch or, to call him by his stay name, Pictish Trail, I was slightly nervous when I was told to ring his landline due to a lack of mobile phone reception on the small Isle of Eigg. After half expecting someone else to answer … Read More