Tag : poppie platt

In the Middle with Solardo

11 months ago / 0 comments

2017 has been a year of accolade after accolade, sold out show after sold out show, for UK producers Mark Richards (MRK1) and James Eliot, the boys behind Solardo. A summer touring every reputable festival and club in the UK, Europe and beyond and a Best Breakthrough Act win at … Read More

Living Dead Halloween Festival returns to LUU

11 months ago / 0 comments

Leeds University Union is preparing to be transformed into the most terrifying event space in the city this Halloween, with the Living Dead Halloween Festival descending on Lifton Place for one night only on the 31st of October. With the event’s Facebook page promising “live actors, terrifying performers, haunting production” … Read More

In The Middle with Lina

11 months ago / 0 comments

Poppie Platt catches up with rising popstar Lina to talk supporting Little Mix, the eternal power of Avril Lavigne and childhood epiphanies where she just knew performing was her calling. Lina has continued to light-up the international pop music scene since winning Israel’s The Voice back in 2013. With tracks … Read More

Subdub with Iration Steppas and Jah Youth Sound System – Preview

11 months ago / 0 comments

Friday 27th October will see Subdub’s inevitably triumphant return to its new home, Beaver Works. Both an institution in their own right, Subdub’s ever-increasing popularity pushed it to upsize from its former home at the intimate Leeds West Indian Centre to Beaver Works, south Leeds’ sprawling warehouse club complex that … Read More

Mint Festival 2017 – Back to its Best

12 months ago / 0 comments

Stockeld Park is usually a quaint and peaceful green oasis, less than half an hour distance from Leeds city centre. But then Mint Festival rolled into town. The 23rd of September saw this serene tranquillity flipped on its head, and instead opened Stockeld’s gates to some of the world’s most … Read More

An Interview with Annie Errez

1 year ago / 0 comments

Leeds’ most exciting festival, Mint Festival, arrives on September 23rd to finish the season with a bang. Poppie Platt had a chat with Mint Club and Mosaic records resident Annie Errez ahead of her set at the festival. Hi, Annie! I thought I’d begin with a few questions about Leeds, … Read More

Mint Festival 2017 – Preview

1 year ago / 0 comments

2017 sees the return of Mint Festival – bigger, naughtier, and better organised than 2016’s offering. Stockeld Estate will play host on the 23rd of September to some of the dance world’s biggest names, with acts ranging from techno titans Loco Dice and Seth Troxler to Yorkshire’s homegrown gem Hot … Read More

DMA’s @ Wakefield Unity Works – 05.08.2017

1 year ago / 0 comments

Seeing DMA’s at Wakefield’s Unity Works was not only my first time seeing the Australian band, but the first time I had stepped foot into the city. A mere half hour from Leeds on the train, I had never ‘needed’ to make the journey, always lucky enough to catch favourite and … Read More

Cocoon in the Park 2017: A Review

1 year ago / 0 comments

Cocoon in the Park has become an unmissable date on any techno and house music fanatic’s festival calendar since its birth in 2009. Sven Vath’s incomparable influence over the industry, with a career spanning four decades and a proven ability to exhilarate audiences from the golden beaches of Ibiza to … Read More