“I use my autism to make my corner of the world a bit nicer.” Alex Gibbon caught up with lovely local legend Dman to discuss accessibility in nightlife for Disability History Month.
Alex Gibbon headed down to Belgrave for a long-awaited return to live music from Hot Chip’s Alexis Taylor.
It’s Black History Month and, to celebrate, local cinema stalwart Hyde Park Picture House are screening a series of films that explore Black culture. Melina Matsoukas’ directorial debut Queen & Slim is about to be […]
After finding success as a pop-up stall, the team behind The Bookish Type have opened up new premises to give Leeds its first-ever queer bookshop. Associate Editor Alex Gibbon caught up with Ray and Nicola […]
Michaela Coel has triumphed once again. Acclaim for her raw, unflinching drama I May Destroy You has been rapturous both online and in column inches as the shownavigates the ambiguities of consent, the power of […]
Earlier this week, Kraftwerk’s co-founder Florian Schneider passed away. To celebrate his legacy, our writers reflect on the work of Germany’s most influential electronic music group. Autobahn (1974) “My friends and I listen to Autobahn […]
Amid the monotonous day-to-day slog of this international pandemic is a sequined beacon of hope. Sophie Ellis-Bextor, everyone’s favourite posh pop princess, has blessed us with a myriad of glossy floorfillers since the turn of […]
Alex Gibbon gives us the low-down on Leeds based four pieced Mega Happy as a prelude to the release of their single ‘I Sit Next to an Empty Seat’. It’s still early days for promising […]
The Union Music Library is a society based around sharing music. Though its physical base takes the form of a library on Level 2 of the Union, its reach stretches much further, forming a community […]
Alex Gibbon talks to partners Ray and Nicola from ‘The Bookish Type’ about seeking solace in among the shelves, the ups and downs of setting up their business and the queer fiction you should be reading.
As we sit in the upstairs bar of The Pack Horse, after a lively, packed-out talk, I ask Rosena Allin-Khan if the pub is her natural habitat. “Well, it’s certainly one of them; I have […]
Frank O‘Hara Choice Poem: Une Journee de Juillet Often considered one of the leading figures of the 1950s and 60s ‘New York School’, O’Hara remains a hugely influential poetic voice despite his tragically short life. […]