Tag : Stylus

White Lies @ Stylus, 30/11/16

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A couple of weeks ago, White Lies played here at the Union as part of their UK tour; a spectacular gig that cemented the band’s latest music in fans’ hearts with the same adoration as their previous albums. As I walked into Stylus, The Ramona Flowers were just beginning their … Read More

NAO @ Stylus, 27/10/16

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Electronic R&B has arguably become one of the buzziest genres around right now.  Artists like FKA twigs and The Weeknd have melded the squeaks and squelches of electronic music with R&B, securing the adoration of blogs, critics and the public alike.   NAO’s path to stardom has mirrored this process … Read More

Dinosaur Jr @ Stylus, 26/10/16

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Dinosaur Jr’s set at Stylus was remarkable to say the least. The fact the band are still able to combine such a playful accessibility with their excessive volume and experiments with noise, especially in a live setting, is a testament to how truly dedicated to their craft they are. The … Read More

Augustines @ Stylus, 23/10/16

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It’s always sad to hear that a band is breaking up, especially when you are lucky enough to witness a concert that encapsulates their talent whilst showcasing the mutual love and appreciation between themselves and their fans. Unfortunately, this is the case for Augustines, as they played Leeds University Stylus … Read More

Band of Skulls @ Stylus, 20/10/16

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Band of Skulls encapsulate everything that is integral to a classic rock and roll band, whilst remaining refreshingly unique. It is therefore no surprise that much anticipation has surrounded their tour since the release of acclaimed fourth album By Default, and what better way to kick it off than in … Read More

DMA’S @ Stylus, 19/10/16

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The DMA’s have caused quite a stir in the music industry since releasing their debut album ‘Hills End’. They kicked off their UK tour in Leeds on Wednesday night with a set overflowing with huge choruses. The no frills Aussie boys set the tone of the gig as they simply … Read More

MØ @ Stylus, 12/10/16

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MØ’s performance in the Stylus building last Wednesday was nothing short of average. I was not entirely underwhelmed by her singing, and I felt generally OK about the whole thing throughout. The crowd seemed to be in a relatively good mood, which was damaged slightly by my decision to drunkenly … Read More

Poliça @ Stylus, 14/10/16

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Poliça clearly picked their support act FOG with careful consideration, knowing full well his synth beats and eerie echoing keyboard chords would fill the room with excitement. After an intense few songs, he quickly descended into an array of mellow,  euphonious melodies with soft lyrics that evoked a calm, sombre … Read More

Red Fang & Torche @ Stylus, 29/09/16

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On last Thursday’s menu at Leeds stylus was a mighty fine blend of heavy metal and stoner rock ‘n’ roll, brought to you by two of the genre’s finest. Torche are aptly named, even though they are extraordinarily loud their raucous blend of doom and stoner somehow came out sounding … Read More

Oh Wonder @ Stylus 9/3/16

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Josephine Van Gucht and Anthony West have made a name for themselves as Oh Wonder, the boy-girl duo singing gorgeous melodies: no harmonies, just an octave apart. This tricksy simplicity is reflected in their rise to fame; they released just one single every month for a year until they had … Read More