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An Ode to Leeds’ Nightlife

5 months ago / 0 comments

It’s the end of the academic year, and that means that some of us will soon be leaving Leeds for good. With this in mind, we gave our writers the chance to send a farewell message to a part of our city’s nightlife that means something to them. Here’s what they … Read More

All Points East adds The xx and Lorde to exceptional line-up

6 months ago / 0 comments

East London’s Victoria Park’s newest and most exciting summer festival for the 2018 calendar has to be All Points East. The festival spreading across the weekend of the 25th to the 27th of May, featuring titans of both the indie-rock and dance scenes.  Friday 25th May will see the festival kick-off with a stellar line-up headed up … Read More

Foreverland Thrills in Leeds Debut

7 months ago / 0 comments

Friday 2nd February dawned on Leeds the same as most other weekends: dreary, grey-skied, a heavy note of inevitable hedonism hanging over the university campuses, filled with students waiting impatiently for the late evening and whatever event they were planning on attending. Church Leeds, a venue mere yards from Leeds … Read More

Foreverland lands in Leeds at Church

8 months ago / 0 comments

Venture to a place where you never have to grow up… welcome to Foreverland. Church is preparing to play host on Friday 2nd February to one of the UK’s most eclectic and exciting new club-nights, Foreverland. Billed on their website as a “journey in music and space”, complete with circus performers, … Read More

Books to Get a Music Lover this Christmas

9 months ago / 0 comments

It’s that time of year again, and you’re struggling to find a gift for that person in your life who lives and breathes all things Music. You got them their favourite band’s tshirt last year, they already own every record they like on vinyl, and it’s far too risky getting … Read More

Drumcode Does Not Disappoint

10 months ago / 0 comments

Adam Beyer’s incredible career is an unapologetic testament to the power of sticking to your guns and ignoring trends elsewhere. Whether he’s playing his renowned blend of militant, stripped down underground techno or catering for a bigger crowd as a festival headliner, putting his own spin on famous tracks guaranteed … Read More

Manchester Orchestra @ Church, 23/10

11 months ago / 0 comments

Manchester Orchestra have always been a band that defied genre definitions. Indie-rock, definitely, with elements of 00s emo and alternative, yet, the band are considerably more interesting than many of their counterparts in those scenes. With heart wrenching lyrics set amidst typical heavy riffs and drum patterns, Manchester Orchestra erupted … Read More

Living Dead gets Groovin’

11 months ago / 0 comments

Halloween’s spookiest club night production, the Living Dead Festival, descended on Leeds University Union on the 31st of October, ready to flip the Leeds student favourite of Fruity on its head, placing its own unique spin on the well-known space of the union with its plethora of chart music gems … Read More

Yet Another Subdub Success

11 months ago / 0 comments

The thought of Subdub coming up at the end of the week, had gotten me through a tedious week of lectures, seminars, seemingly endless deadlines and dragging shifts at work. The boredom I had to suffer through would all be worth it, I promised myself, if I could just commit … Read More

Public Service Broadcasting @ O2 Academy, 19/10

11 months ago / 0 comments

Public Service Broadcasting, with their genre-bending sound that blends historical archives and music, and self-confessed position as “middle-class Londoners”, create a show unlike anything I’ve ever witnessed before. Short, fast-paced clips flicker on and off the screens at the side of the stage, showing coal-miners, their families and the wider … Read More