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Slaves Rock the O2, 19.11.18

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

‘Easy listening’ is not how I would describe the music of the two-piece band Slaves. In fact, their music definitely isn’t for the light-hearted, evidenced in the expansive mosh pits and beer spillages at the O2 Academy last Monday night. Lady Bird supported the band, quite fitting to the genre … Read More

Why Leeds Festival Is Here To Stay

2 months ago / 0 comments

There’s no getting around the fact that the crowd at Leeds Festival was very young. It’s been that way for years, with the festival gaining the reputation of being what The Guardian called a “GCSE festival”. Though that might not seem “cool” for more experienced festival-goers, there’s an upside to … Read More

Gryph Picks: Music’s Ultimate Covers

9 months ago / 0 comments

We’ve all been there, engrossed in that inescapable YouTube cycle of BBC Live Lounge and Triple J Like A Version exclusive covers. You might start off with your favourite bands, but you soon get sucked into watching any that spark your interest, usually discovering some new musicians as you go. … Read More

Live At Leeds 2017 – 11 Acts Not To Miss

2 years ago / 0 comments

In just over two weeks, venues right across the city will be awash with music for the stellar Live At Leeds. Not only that, 2017 marks the festival’s 10th anniversary, and it looks set to be its biggest year yet. Bringing together the best breakthrough talent with established acts from … Read More

Take Control by Slaves

2 years ago / 0 comments

Take a look at the pink balaclava sticker-clad bus stops around Leeds and you’ll see there’s a definite buzz for Take Control, the second album from punk duo Slaves. Produced by Mike D of the Beastie Boys, the 16-track album transports the listener to the sweat and grit of the mosh … Read More

In The Middle with Slaves

4 years ago / 0 comments

Having heard the arrogant and brash charms of their earlier records, I would never have expected Slaves to be made up of two smartly dressed, knowledgeable artists. This two-piece ‘punk’ (or what people like to categorize as punk) band have become synonymous across the country, for down dressing during gigs, … Read More