Tag : rock

Local Leeds: In The Middle with Menace Beach

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We sat down with Menace Beach to chat the Leeds music scene, politics, and Tresseme. Do you guys have any influences? Ryan: Yeah, loads. The first album [Ratworld] was very heavily based. I think the first thing you do is copy shit then hopefully on the next record you’ll add … Read More

Local Leeds: Treeboy & Arc @ Wharf Chambers, 8/2/17

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Wharf Chambers feels like an appropriate venue for Treeboy & Arc. The LCoM boys carry a very Fat Whites/Eagulls vibe about them, but managing to straddle the boundary between utter cynicism and teenage ennui. In among the scuzz and DIY vibes of Wharf Chambers’ exposed brick and cement, Treeboy look … Read More

A Modern Ruin? Open Letter to Frank Carter

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Dear Frank Carter, What happened to you? I remember back in 2009 when your band Gallows released one of my favourite hardcore albums of all time, Grey Britain. I remember listening to it on repeat for days on end, in awe of your blistering, cathartic vocal performance and your haunting … Read More

Georgia Pine by Broken Witt Rebels

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Broken Witt Rebels’ Georgia Pine is a two finger “fuck you” to anyone that says guitar music is dead. Every minute from the slow pine of ‘Susie’ to the adrenalin pumping ‘Guns’ oozes Kings of Leon-esque allure. Forget slows introductions, ‘Low’ launches you into a riff-tastic chorus that sets the … Read More

Blue and Lonesome by The Rolling Stones

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It’s been eleven years since The Rolling Stones released A Bigger Bang in 2005, so it’s safe to say that we have been waiting for them to drop a new album. Throughout their career, The Rolling Stones have taken blues inspiration and mixed it with their classic rock taste, but … Read More

Sneak Peak: Hamburg Demonstrations by Pete Doherty

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Through the fog of controversy surrounding Pete Doherty, it’s easy to forget what a fantastic musician he is. HAMBURG DEMONSTRATIONS is a collection of blissful folk songs with lyrics that reaffirm Pete’s position as one of this generations finest poets. Pete’s solo work is miles from the chaotic rock that … Read More

‘End of an era’ as Fab Café relocates

4 years ago / 0 comments

Fab Café has announced that it will close after 14 years in business. The alternative rock bar on Woodhouse Lane opened in 2001, although recent development works mean the business will be moving to a new location in the city centre. Director Mike Royce said the business took an ‘amicable’ … Read More

The Subways by The Subways

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I’m unashamed to say that The Subways provided the soundtrack to my awkward early teenage years, and with their new album I hoped they could soundtrack my awkward early adulthood too. The Subways did not disappoint. Billy, Charlotte and Josh are on top form with their fourth album, maybe even … Read More

Happy People by Peace

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The wonderful and wacky Peace are back with their second album Happy People. Since debut In Love they have been touring endlessly supporting names such as The Libertines and Bombay Bicycle Club. Over this time they have refined and developed their sound, evident in the anthem-filled new album Happy People. … Read More