Tag : Reece Parker

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

An insider’s view on the leadership race

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Reece Parker, Gryphon Editor-in-cheif-elect, gives his take on the leadership race, its questionable voting incentives, and what can be done to improve future elections. Like most of the third-year students at Leeds University, I’m currently treading water in the pool of degree classification. Failing an incredible resurgence, a first is … Read More

Pie eating stunt definitely not Pukka

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Each year, amongst a growing tide of ‘modern football’ sweeping the English game, there is often a story which embodies the grass-roots game, a story of triumph against all odds. This year, Sutton United were passed the baton, with the magic of the FA Cup sprinkled on their run more … Read More

#LeadLUU: Meet the candidates vying to be the next Editor-in-Chief of The Gryphon

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Why do you want to be Editor-in-Chief? On a personal level, I’ve enjoyed working for The Gryphon over the past year and writing for it the year before that. I think working with The Gryphon is one of the most valuable experiences I’ve had at university. I know the number … Read More

LUU LEADERSHIP RACE: Communication is key!

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Reece is running to be Gryphon Editor in the LUU Leadership Race, here are his views on the issue of communication between the exec and student body. From first arriving on campus as a fresh faced, spirited 18 year old, to lurching through my final year as the withered shadow … Read More

Yesterday’s Gone by Loyle Carner

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I can distinctly remember my first experience of Loyle Carner, buying a ticket on a friend’s recommendation to catch him late 2015 at Leeds’s very own Headrow House. Still relatively unknown at this point, his endearing wordplay and effortless swagger turned me instantly into a fan. Since then, a word … Read More

Review – Youth Club go #NORF

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Youth Club Sounds are an events team hoping to be characterised by their signature curation of SoundCloud beats and up-and-coming DJs who challenge the mainstream. November saw the launch of their Headrow House residency, a night titled ‘NORF’ which promised to bring ‘the new underground to Leeds’. Youth Club Sounds … Read More

Review – Clubs Editor loses his Triple Cooked Virginity

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As In The Middle’s supposed go to guy on the Club scene, I’ll start this review with two intertwined apologies. Firstly, until this night, I had never been to Triple Cooked. Secondly, I had never been to The Old Red Bus Station. In the stale state that I’d allowed my … Read More

Feature – RBMA shines the spotlight on Grime

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The much anticipated Red Bull Music Academy Tour reached Leeds at the close of October, following stops in Liverpool, Glasgow and London. In Leeds, amongst a variety of genres represented, Grime was on the agenda. Schoolyard favourite since the turn of the decade, Giggs sat down with i-D’s Music Editor and … Read More

Review – Bored of the Tings (Lord of the Tings) at Wire

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After making waves in the Manchester grime scene, Lord of the Tings have tried to conquer Leeds in turn. Their debut last year with Murlo and Deadboy was very impressive, but the late cancelling of their second event left a sour taste in the mouth of many customers. This event, … Read More