Music

Awards season: 2017 BRIT Awards

Last Wednesday, I was lucky enough to spend the day at the 2017 BRIT Awards, managing to score myself some work experience behind the scenes of the British music industry’s biggest event. I was situated in the media box with the digital team of the evening, and I’d be lying if I said it wasn’t […]

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Kate Nash at Leeds University Union

To most of us, Kate Nash is simply a blast from the past, but after watching her perform on her UK tour, it’s fair to say she’s back with a vengeance. Naturally charismatic and fun, she made the stage her own as she danced and spun around, exuding energy and topping it all off with […]

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Live Review: Jack Savoretti – O2 Academy Leeds. 1/11/16

Jack Savoretti embarked on his UK headline tour in Leeds at the 02 Academy. Following the release of his recent album Sleep No More, he has recently had some great promo. You may have seen the TV advertisement for his new album, or if, like me, you’re a big One Tree Hill fan, you may […]

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Art & Culture, LEEDS, Music

Preview: HBAC17 @ Milo Bar, Leeds

Something fresh is emerging this Saturday, as creative collective Higher Bound Arts Club take on their debut event at one of Leeds’ best rock and roll venues, Milo Bar. HBAC17 describe themselves as ‘an open invitation’ to creative individuals. Whether your passions lie within art, music, or other expressive mediums such as spoken word and […]

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Music

Honne at Brudenell Social Club

Long term friends James and Andy, signed by Super Recordings, are bringing a harmony of synth and classic soul to the music industry. Honne, a Japanese word, roughly translating to mean true feelings or desire, seems a pretty appropriate name for a band whose lyrics swell with soul and refreshing honesty while an unmistakable element […]

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We Are Scientists at Fibbers, York Review

Last Thursday, I had the pleasure of seeing the endlessly talented and charismatic band, We Are Scientists, in York. They played in Fibbers, a tiny yet cool venue with the chance for the audience to get just inches away from the band. The night was kicked off by another New-York based band Beverly, who managed […]

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Michael Kiwanuka at 02 Ritz Manchester, Review

Michael Kiwanuka has come a long way since the release of his first EP back in 2011, releasing two critically acclaimed albums and touring here, there and everywhere. There’s no question, then as to why Manchester, the last date in the UK leg of his European tour, was completely sold out. Before coming near the […]

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An Interview with Clean Cut kid

Hailing from the musical hub of Liverpool, Clean Cut Kid came to Leeds for the first date of their first headline tour. Heading to Headrow House, we managed to catch up with their bass player, Sol, a crazy happy guy who has ginger dreads hanging down one side of his head, before the band smashed […]

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We Are Scientists Q&A

American band, We Are Scientists have been on my radar since the release of their song ‘After Hours’ back in 2008. The catchy guitar riffs and the hilarious music video have stuck in my mind ever since, which made me jump at the chance to ask them some questions about their tour and latest album […]

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