Tag : wharf chambers

Voter registration incentives: Leeds events

1 year ago / 0 comments

In the 2015 general election, 34% of the electorate did not register to vote. In the recent referendum on Britain’s place in the EU, 64% of 18-24s did not vote at all. To prevent this happening in the upcoming general election on June 8th, some Leeds-based event organisers are targeting … Read More

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

2 years ago / 0 comments

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

Review – Love Muscle w/ Lakuti at Wharf Chambers

2 years ago / 0 comments

Love Muscle is an alternative LGBTQ+ clubbing experience which Leeds has been in dire need of. The self-proclaimed ‘pumping gay dance party’ held monthly at Wharf Chambers certainly lived up to its name. This time around, the event welcomed Berlin based Lakuti to spin some house music which made for … Read More

From dreamy DIY to acid house: a rundown of November’s Strange Parade

3 years ago / 0 comments

A few weeks ago the UML held its first Strange Parade of the 15/16 academic year and we were super pleased with how it turned out! Strange Parade is a ‘live mixtape’, where UML members and local bands come together to create an eclectic night of music, hosted at the … Read More

Preview: UML Presents Strange Parade 11/11/15

3 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds Union Music Library returns to Wharf Chambers this Wednesday for Strange Parade, a biannual party where the UML members provide the soundtrack. Taking the form of a ‘live mixtape’, this is a chance to experience the diverse musical talent of the library’s members, and hear a wide selection of … Read More

Crater Lake Festival: A First Impression of Leeds’ Noise Scene

3 years ago / 0 comments

The Leeds noise scene is fairly unknown, but it’s a movement that deserves attention. As a newbie to noise music, Crater Lake Festival provided the perfect opportunity for me to experience the diversity of this rather unconventional genre. Surprisingly, the first point that I pick up on is not related … Read More

Gig Guide w / 13th March 2015

4 years ago / 0 comments

Friday 13th March Fred P at Wire, £9 Butter Side Up return with another sterling transatlantic import. Radioland: Kraftwerk’s Radio-Activity Revisited at Belgrave Music Hall, £10 An audio-visual treat as  the German pioneers’ seminal 1975 is explored live. Saturday 14th March STARFEST at Wharf Chambers,  £5 Banana Hill lead the … Read More

In The Middle with Sect

4 years ago / 0 comments

The short history of Sect is one of the ebb and flow of good fortune. Having been approached by Beat Bar mere weeks after coming up with the idea for a small experimental techno night in Leeds, they threw a successful opening party. Soon after this Beat Bar closed down, … Read More

Music | Live Review: Shield Patterns @ Wharf Chambers 18/09

4 years ago / 0 comments

Lyrical, ethereal techno spins into the corners of a moody room deserving of a far bigger audience. The first glimpse is of the striking, hooded soprano. She dances, trancelike, totally living in the weird, Gaelic-esque reverberating melody, curling her hands into the air as if conducting each intimate beat of … Read More