Tag : playlist

11 Songs That Show Us Exactly Why We Need Black History Month

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Black History Month is a contentious month on the calendar, with certain groups suggesting that black history should be studied all-year-round, and other, less-informed groups, suggesting that it shouldn’t be studied at all. But, one of the most colourful aspects of black history is the music that has underpinned it … Read More

A Celebration of African Boogie

12 months ago / 0 comments

Image: Letta Mbulu. (Credits: The Vinyl Factory) Ahead of his set at Primal Sound this week, Douglas McConachie gives us a whistle stop tour of African boogie. Listen to each track on the Youtube playlist below. Thomas Mapfumo – Mhondoro (Zimbabwe) Our first stop arrives in Zimbabwe, where we meet … Read More

Songs to Make You Forget About The Rain

12 months ago / 0 comments

This year, The Gryphon: Clubs will bring periodic playlists, curated by our writers, each falling under a certain theme. Inspired by the recent wet weather that signals the end of Summer, Lawrence Cwerner delivers a playlist of sun-soaked tunes to remind you of brighter times. Listen to the YouTube playlist below. … Read More

Mind Yourself: songs to cure the new year blues

2 years ago / 0 comments

Martha discusses University of Leeds’ Wellbeing Festival, and talks us through our student wellbeing playlist.  A new term is starting at Leeds University. This means the start of new modules, perhaps joining new societies and meeting new people. It can however mean facing new, or existing, challenges. Last week we held … Read More

Sounds of 2015 – The Best of the Rest

3 years ago / 0 comments

Exams have finished, unrealistic resolutions have been broken and the godforsaken ‘Dry January’ is no more. As we settle down to life in 2016, now seems the perfect time to reflect on just how good – and at times baffling – last year was for music. It was a year … Read More

Editors’ Choice w/ Bingley Music Live

3 years ago / 0 comments

Bingley Music Live has always presented festival-goers with huge acts early in their careers, with past performers including Jake Bugg, Catfish & The Bottlemen and Jess Glynne. We’ve put together a selection of our predictions of the next big thing from this year’s line up.   1. Friday, Discovery Stage: … Read More

Editors’ Choice w/ Leeds Festival

3 years ago / 0 comments

With Leeds Festival just around the corner, we’ve put together a playlist of our picks from this year’s line up. This year features a more diverse selection of acts than ever and festival-goers are promised the biggest and best names in multiple genres. Here are just a few of the sets … Read More

Editors’ Choice w / 16th Feb 2015

4 years ago / 0 comments

This week it’s all about BADBADNOTGOOD’s collab with Ghostface Killah – the perfect soundtrack to ease you into essay writing season. 1. BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah – Sour Soul The title track from the best collaborative LP of the year (so far), ‘Sour Soul’ hits the sweet spot between hip-hop … Read More

Editors’ Choice w / 7th October

4 years ago / 0 comments

To give you a glimpse into the hearts and minds of your four favourite people at In The Middle, we the music editors have decided to lovingly curate our favourite tracks into weekly playlists. Week 2 features local favourites Submotion Orchestra alongside the Ethiopian melodies of Mikael Seifu [listen to week 1 … Read More

Editors’ Choice w / 29th September

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To give you a glimpse into the hearts and minds of your four favourite people at In The Middle, we the music editors have decided to lovingly curate our favourite tracks into weekly playlists. To kickstart this communal project, Emily autocratically presents you with her favourite finds from the past 7 days. … Read More