Tag : robert cairns

24K Magic by Bruno Mars

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Just in case you weren’t aware that Bruno Mars was the coolest man on the planet, the walking God amongst us has released a further 33 minutes of proof that his shit don’t stink. 24K Magic is oozing with glam-funk and sex-appeal and, much like its title would suggest, is … Read More

Gryph Picks: The November Playlist

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This month, Robbie’s friends didn’t want to go to Aldi with him and Juliette had meal deals for lunch and dinner for 6 days in a row. Robert Cairns November is officially the most fucked up month on the calendar. The pleasure of celebrating all of my fellow November Babies’ … Read More

24 Hrs by Olly Murs

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I’ll admit it: Olly Murs is my guilty pleasure. Ever since he was cruelly robbed of victory by Joe McElderry in 2009’s The X Factor, I’ve felt a certain affinity for the Essex-born showman. His first albums, Olly Murs and In Case You Didn’t Know churned out catchy pop songs … Read More

Rivet City @ Manchester Deaf Institute, 05/11/16

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If Leeds’ underground scene ever lets you down, it’s refreshing to know that only an hour’s drive away is a city with a music scene as vibrant as it was 20 years ago. One of the most exciting of Manchester’s hidden gems is Rivet City, who supported The Bright Black … Read More

8 Ways To Tell Politicians To Go F**k Themselves (And 1 Reason Politicians Should Never Use Music)

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As the results of the US election loom closer and closer, it’s a good time to remind ourselves that music can often serve as a big middle finger to the establishment. These are the best ways in which musicians have outsmarted politicians, and if you’re a budding musician yourself, consider … Read More

In The Middle’s Hidden Gems- The Barmines @ MEATliquor, 23/09/16

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Before local outfit The Barmines took to the MEATliquor stage for an intimate night of musical adventure, the Gryphon caught up with front man Rob Burton to talk about the struggles of being an up and coming band in Leeds, their special partnership with Jack Daniel’s and This Feeling, as … Read More

Festival Review: Leeds Festival, 26-28/08/16

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As the Monday morning sun rose across the fields of Bramham park, illuminating the skeletons of abandoned tents and burnt-out fires, the scene looked more like a battlefield than the aftermath of Leeds Fest 2016. The post festival blues that wormed its way through the dreary eyed crowds trudging to … Read More

Everything You’ve Come To Expect by The Last Shadow Puppets

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Put two music maestros in a studio and the result is Everything You’ve Come To Expect. After an 8-year hiatus, playmates Alex Turner and Miles Kane have renewed their harmonious courtship to grace the world with the much-anticipated sequel to The Age Of The Understatement. Despite these promising ingredients, the … Read More

iii by Miike Snow

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Three is the magic number. With their third studio album iii, the holy trinity of Christian Karlsson, Pontus Winnberg and Andrew Wyatt have returned to flood the world with their synth-infused electric pop. The end product doesn’t sound remarkably different from its predecessors, but Miike Snow have perfected the formula. … Read More

In The Middle introduces… TUSK

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Emerging as one of Leeds’ brightest new bands, TUSK received the audience they deserved at an overflowing 360 Club. A vibrant four-piece, TUSK infused vibes of psychedelic rock with gritty, hard-hitting overtones to deliver an upbeat and charismatic set. Despite forming only a year ago, their blatant cohesion on stage is … Read More