Tag : Reece Parker

Corinne Bailey Rae @ Leeds Town Hall, 28/10/16

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I’ve always felt quite an affinity with Corinne Bailey Rae.  To have both studied English Literature at Leeds, and to often see her pass in the street or to speak at my place of work, she is an artist with more of a footprint in my personal life than most. … Read More

Feature – Soul Control

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The nine minds behind Soul Control have formed a cult following at a rapid pace, consilidating their position as some of Hyde Park’s favourite sons. We caught up with Theo Victor to discuss the group’s commitment to variety, improvisation and originality. Tell us a little about yourself We are a … Read More

Feature – Glug Glug

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A relatively new addition to the Leeds nightlife scene, Glug Glug brings worldwide music to the humble confines of Hyde Park Book Club. Editor Reece Parker met up with their founder Conor Aldis to find out what they do. When I asked Conor what sort of music he was in to, he said: ‘‘I … Read More

Lowkey @ The Wardrobe, 23/9/16

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Approaching the Wardrobe to see Lowkey, I was nervous. Not only because I’d decided to jump in an Uber on a 2.7 surge, but because often, intricate, intelligent songwriting doesn’t translate to a fantastic live show. My apprehensions were erased before the show even began. A huge line snaked from … Read More

Review – Mint Festival 2016

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To receive a backstage pass for Mint Festival left me feeling little less than ecstatic. To see Loco Dice, Ms Dynamite, Patrick Topping and many more for free, and even have the chance to meet and talk to them, was incredible. However, this isn’t a review of Mint Fest, but … Read More

Feature – Swipers on the Dance Floor

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Prelinks is a new app for socialising on nights out. Since its launch in Leeds last Monday it has been downloaded over 1000 times  in under a week. We caught up with Oli Whitfield, Prelinks’ Manager for Leeds, to find out more about this new app. ‘‘The app’s aim is … Read More

Interview – Jamz No More: Elijah Speaks

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Iconic Leeds Grime and Bass night played its final ever show in Leeds last term. We caught up with Elijah, a founder of the night as well as resident DJ in collabration with his partner Skilliam. What did you originally aim to create with the Jamz project, what did you … Read More

Feature – Farewell Fabric, Long Live Leeds?

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Islington’s iconic venue Fabric is the latest victim in an institutional war waged against youth culture, the greatest giant to be felled yet. In the early hours of  Wednesday 7th September the unofficial decision to close Fabric became official following a revoking of their license. Make no mistake, this decision … Read More

Freshers Feature – Your Leeds Event Guide

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Cheap & Cheerful Pryzm Drinks are £1. Getting knocked out by a group of locals outside Mcdonalds, priceless. Make it rain with your quids every Monday from 10pm. Bierkeller Four pound for two pints? It comes in a stein!? Bierkeller is brilliant until halfway through first year when someone from your … Read More

Mint Festival Preview

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In the overcrowded promotional scene of Leeds there is one team which stands prominent over the general melee. Mint’s stranglehold on the club scene through Mint Club and Mint Warehouse have provided some of the greatest nights of my time at Uni, and I’m sure this is the same for … Read More