Tag : Reece Parker

Dominos Stand Replaces Food Banks as Leeds’ Largest Provider of Free Food

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The Dominos pizza stand at the front of the union is now officially the largest distributor of free food in Leeds, The Pigeon can reveal. The stall gave away over 1 million free slices of pizza throughout freshers so far, saving students a grand total of £500,000 on dinner since … Read More

Man Stabbed in Leeds City Centre

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A cordon is in place over half of Briggate in Leeds City Centre, following reports that a man has been stabbed. The incident occurred at the junction of Briggate and The Headrow, with a separate cordon placed at the front of Sports Direct. The victim has been confirmed as a … Read More

Sentinel Towers cladding fails combustibility tests

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Cladding from Sentinel Towers was found to have ‘not met the national combustibility standard’, The Gryphon can reveal. The discovery was made as part of a range of precautionary assessments following the Grenfell Tower tragedy. Further cladding from The Wellcome Trust Brenner Building, an academic research building on the St … Read More

Jungle Jam: Summer Carnival

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Renowned for its packed line-ups, Jungle Jam’s decision to run a day and night event could’ve scuppered what they were originally respected for. Running for a full 12 hours, many events would’ve sacrificed a dense selection of artists, flooding the event with filler acts to pass off 6 hours of bookings … Read More

Grime4Corbyn: A Brief History of Grime and Politics

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Following the rise of the Grime4Corbyn movement, journalists and political commentators have sought to understand why prominent figures of the scene would emphatically support the Labour leader, delivering a multitude of varying, and mostly incorrect conclusions. What commenters have failed to realise is that the scene has always been intrinsically … Read More

Little Comets @ Stylus, 17/03/17

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Walking down the union stairs towards this gig, I could only wonder what Union worker runs Stylus, and why they clearly despise any music released in the last 5 years. Normally home to the noughties cheese-fest that is Fruity, Little Comets graced the stage on St. Patrick’s Day, bringing their … Read More

Jungle Jam 12th Birthday

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The latest edition of Jungle Jam marked the event’s twelfth anniversary in Leeds, with it still nowhere near outstaying its welcome. Leeds’ student body throbs to each event, enticed by Jungle Jam’s repeated ability to integrate legends of the scene with up-and-comer’s across Mint Warehouse’s three rooms. If Lion Dub … Read More

Lengoland: How the internet saved Bassline

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Spend enough time in a student city, and you’ll encounter bassline in one form or another, be it in the second room to a more prominent genre such as drum and bass, mixed into midweek garage nights, or blasting from the speakers of halls in the early hours. Bassline seems … Read More

IWD Special: Women in Electronic Music – Part 1

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Today is about shining a spotlight on individuals all with one thing in common. That’s why the Clubs team have joined forces to bring you a shortlist of lady electronic artists we feel you should know about. Have a read, then have a listen. Happy IWD. Avalon Emerson Born in San … Read More

The Heatwave Presents: Hot Wuk

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Having previously played out in the grand surroundings of Canal Mills and Beaverworks, The Heatwave bring their eclectic dancehall selection to Belgrave Music Hall this Saturday. Having caught them on previous occasions, I know that Hot Wuk will utilize this intimate space to be anything but, well, intimate. Expect airhorns … Read More