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Kurt Vile Brings His Tranquil Vibes to the O2, 11.11.2018

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It’s been two years since Kurt Vile last toured the UK, and it’s clear his return is anticipated as Leeds’ O2 Academy fills up comfortably on a nondescript Sunday evening. It seems that the audience is not alone in this polite yet earnest apprehension: between every few songs the Philadelphian … Read More

Matangi/MAYA/M.I.A. Is A Deep-Dive Into Both Music And Activism

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M.I.A. released her first single ‘Galang’ via XL Recordings in the early 2000s. The track was met with great acclaim, both in England and America: who was this loud South Asian girl using garish beats and clashing graphics to throw Sri Lankan culture into the British music scene? Over a … Read More

Tips For Maintaining Long Distance Relationships

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Safi gives you her tips on how to keep your loved ones close despite the distance Starting university is undoubtedly a big change. It means embarking on a new course, meeting new people and, for many, moving away from home for the first time. Though perhaps daunting, flying the nest … Read More

4 Unmissable Albums From The Summer Break

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Wilf Amis, Backwards/Forwards With his debut two-track EP, Wilf Amis creates a striking world within his selection and manipulation of sounds. During the first track, ‘Backwards’, electronic waves, a soothing, deep bass and seemingly endless repetitive sonic patterns draw the listener to believe they are gently falling into the sand of … Read More

An Ode to Leeds’ Nightlife

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It’s the end of the academic year, and that means that some of us will soon be leaving Leeds for good. With this in mind, we gave our writers the chance to send a farewell message to a part of our city’s nightlife that means something to them. Here’s what they … Read More

Janelle Monáe celebrates intersectional feminism and femininity with stunning new track ‘Pynk’

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Janelle Monáe is renowned for being something of an LGBT icon, who unashamedly embraces sexuality and calls out BS over pop hits. Her new release ‘Pynk’—the third instalment of her upcoming album Dirty Computer— absolutely lives up to this, offering a brash feminist statement which is both empowering and ripe … Read More

Porches ‘The House’: beautiful, vulnerable, striking.

10 months ago / 0 comments

Immediately after the completion of his critically-acclaimed 2016 album Pool, Aaron Maine, aka Porches, got to work on The House, his new full-length release. Indeed, a sense of continuity is clear, with the minimalism and airy synths that underpin his previous works sustained throughout his follow-up. However, the sequel is … Read More