Gallery: Wild Beasts // O2 Apollo Manchester, 16.02.18

2018 signals the split of Wild Beasts, a band who have graced people’s ears for over a decade. Manchester saw the penultimate show on a run of their final ever live performances. The audience were treated to a mammoth 23-song set, which lasted the best part of 2 hours. Our photographer Lewis Evans headed down […]Read More

Live Review: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club // Rock City, Nottingham

It takes a certain level of craft and ingenuity to stay afloat in today’s music industry, where you can fall just as quickly as you can rise. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club are part of a select group that has ripened perfectly with age. Rip-roaring riffs aplenty, the group’s appearance in Nottingham marks over 2 years since […]Read More

Gallery: Loyle Carner // O2 Ritz Manchester, 12.10.17

Loyle Carner’s take on UK hip-hop is taking the country by storm and the emotive content within his songs is really striking a connection with fans and fellow music lovers, alike. His popularity is reflected by the gargantuan venues that he now finds himself in and his Manchester date is a fitting finale to a […]Read More

Preview: Tom Hingley and The Kar-Pets

Many may remember Inspiral Carpets for their highly successful stint during the 1990s, with frontman Tom Hingley at the forefront of their success. The lyricist famously beat off Noel Gallagher for the role, which was granted after a series of auditions for the role. Hingley has recently announced a show at Leeds Belgrave Music Hall, where […]Read More

Live Review: The Cribs // Leeds First Direct Arena –

Despite it being a 10th anniversary tour of ‘Men’s Needs, Women’s Needs, Whatever’ it was a night of firsts at the Leeds First Direct arena this past Saturday. It was the first time that The Cribs had headlined an arena; it was the first time in the UK that Lee Ranaldo graced the stage for […]Read More

Gallery: Metronomy // Albert Hall, Manchester – 17.05.17

There are just some bands that nail it in a live-setting and Metronomy are a stellar example of that. The electro-pop outfit have found their own little niche and their eclectic style of music appeals to many a fan and even those who aren’t keen can appreciate the intricacy of their performances. We headed down […]Read More

Gallery: Peace // Topman On Tour With NME, Nottingham –

Despite the fact that Peace’s much awaited 3rd album still is yet to materialise, the Birmingham quartet came out from the shadows to headline the first of 3 dates that they’ll be playing as part of the Topman On Tour With NME series. Armed with new haircuts and a more chiselled look, the band raced […]Read More

Gallery: Lower Than Atlantis // Manchester Academy – 11.03.17

Lower Than Atlantis have embarked on a nationwide tour in support of the recently released Safe In Sound and it’s fair to say that the Watford natives have come a long way in the 10 years since their formation. Backed by arguably their biggest stage production to date and a setlist that takes inspiration from 5 different records, […]Read More

Gallery: Banks // Albert Hall, Manchester – 10.03.17

Though Jillian Banks thrives off the boudoir lustiness that paved the way to the Weeknd becoming a Starboy, she rejects dead-eyed Californian opulence in pursuit of something more dark and intense. Her first British show in years, Banks can’t help but gush to the Albert Hall about her bond to the country, saying she “flourished […]Read More

Glass Mountain set to play One Big Family fundraiser

The lineup has been confirmed for the One Big Family – Help The Homeless – Music For Kits fundraiser, which is set to take place at Leeds Library on Saturday 11th March. The event will see live performances from the likes of One Sided Horse, Glass Mountain and Emerald Sunday. Formed in August 2015, the […]Read More

Album Review: BROODERS

After knocking about on the scene for the last few years, 2017 is looking set to be rather fortuitous to the Leeds outfit who ply their trade in creating torrents of pumped up psyche-grunge. 2016 brought festival slots at the likes of Liverpool’s Sound City and the band oversaw the release of their ‘Hunny’ EP and […]Read More