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Interview: All My Friends Are Dead
Gavin Miller speaks with Leeds' newest post-rock prodigies All My Friends Are Dead | 1,762 hits
Band Profile: Invisible Friends
We do not have a biography for Invisible Friends | 203 hits
CD Review: All My Friends Are Dead - Untitled
Another group to add to the new movement of Leeds-based post-rock outfits, All My Friends Are Dead arrive with a three-track debut demo that, while showcasing a promising musical style, still feels a little unfinished. | 517 hits
News Article: Hollie Sheard & Friends reach 2008 UK Songwriting Contest semi-final
Hollie Sheard & Friends are through to the semi-finals of the 2008 UK Songwriting Contest - an international annual songwriting event - with both of the songs they submitted, "Untouchable" and "Is This Real". | 397 hits
Band Profile: Super Best Friends Club
We do not have a biography for Super Best Friends Club | 213 hits
CD Review: All My Friends Are Dead - Days Of Sleep
Falling somewhere between the orchestrated Icelandic experimental pop sound of Sigur Ros and the dynamics of the post-rock genre sits the Leeds based 5-piece All My Friends Are Dead. | 693 hits
Band Profile: Hollie Sheard & Friends
Music to melt your soul | 554 hits
News Article: Blind Dead McJones and Friends Jam NIght!
Blind Dead McJones and Friends is a Monthly jam night hosted by The Blind Dead McJones Band. The Jam Night will run the first Monday night of the month out of the Hop in Leeds (Granary Wharf, under the train station) and all musicians are invited to come down and join the Band for a few or perform on their own. | 309 hits
CD Review: Adem - These Are Your Friends
Cult chilled outfit Fridge have spawned yet another success with another 3rd of their ranks following in the footsteps of Four Tet and producing a damn fine solo project. | 515 hits
Band Profile: Work In Progress
Five friends doing fun covers! | 2,868 hits
Live Review: All My Friends Are Dead + The Lights (Leeds) + Nir Graham
Two things struck me when All My Friends Are Dead started playing. Just where the hell did these guys come from, and what took them so long? | 1,097 hits
Band Profile: All My Friends Are Dead
post-rock | 3,662 hits
Band Profile: Friends of the Family
Drums - Chris Jackson Bass - John Summers Vocals / Guitar - Michael Burton Guitar / Vocals - Benjamin Dunn Formed at the tail end of 2004, Friends of the Family are a collective of songwriters who met while studying for one degree or another at the University of Bradford. | 607 hits
News Article: Marsicans release new single 'Friends'
Hot off the heels of January shows in the Netherlands and France, and a UK tour supporting Minnesota's Hippo Campus, Marsicans will release their new 'Friends' single on February 17th. | 354 hits
Live Review: All My Friends Are Dead + I am Jack + Johnny Poindexter
I walk in to the Mixing Tin. It's just past nine o'clock and there's some movement on stage. Disconcertingly, Mr. | 806 hits
Live Review: Monty Casino + Invisible Friends + The Frenzies + Laboratory Noise
It was tempting to add the PA to the line-up on this one, as it affected the night nearly as much as the bands... | 2,658 hits
CD Review: Kid iD - Please Tell Your Friends
I like the cut of Mr. Pelleymounter's jib. Firstly, he's got a pretty fantastical last name. Secondly, his sleeve notes include the words, "If you like this music then feel free to copy, rip, burn and pass it on to as many people as you like." This is an important lesson for unsigned bands; just get your music out there. | 603 hits
CD Review: Del Scott Miller - My Timing Will Win Me Few Friends
After checking out some fantastic unsigned bands, I'm left with this CD on my desk staring up at me, expectant eye, awaiting a review. | 435 hits
Live Review: Blast + Diego Snail + The Glavins + Super Best Friends Club + X-Rippers + Spiral Scouts + King Capisce
For the last 8 years Willsborough Mill and Country Park has seen the locals of Barnsley and beyond descend to deliver a great day's festival. | 536 hits
Interview: My Passion
Sam Panasuik interviewed My Passion's Laurence Rene and Jamie Nicholls before their headline show at The Cockpit on 24th April 2011. They talk of festivals this summer, the new album and how they're hoping their friends The Blackout take them on tour in October or they will no longer be friends... | 899 hits
Band Profile: Me and My Friends
A delicious, imaginative, sunshine blend of folk, reggae and old-time roots roots, from a friendly, funky four-piece. | 1,096 hits
Band Profile: Friends of Friends
Four-piece alt-pop/emo band from Leeds | 137 hits
Venue: Friends of Ham
Top quality charcuterie and cheese, all washed down with craft beer and great wine. Find us on New Station St, Leeds. | 491 hits
Band Profile: Drax
2 friends from Leeds. | 154 hits
Band Profile: Above Them
Three friends, one band, no gimmicks. GOT MONEY TO BURN, GO HERE: | 1,226 hits
Band Profile: Redlights
4 piece Alt Rock band founded in Barnsley | 148 hits
Band Profile: Second, Minute or Hour
Two friends who have been making music for years decided to come together and create a band that they could call their own. | 235 hits
CD Review: Voltage Union - Untitled
Here we have 4 songs from Voltage Union, fresh from securing a place at Leeds Festival and sounding in fine fettle. | 594 hits
News Article: Dark horse song "Moving On" voted onto Hollie Sheard's new single by fans
Laid-back soul songwriter Hollie Sheard has released a new single from her upcoming album "By Hook Or By Crook". | 404 hits
CD Review: Mclusky - Alan is a Cowboy Killer
Mclusky learnt their trade in the intriguing corner of the rock playground, took references from the big players to the small fry, the intellectual to the big and brutal, the pretty to the downright ugly, and blended it together into a mesmerising fix of off kilter rock and lyrical genius. | 786 hits
Band Profile: Honour Before Glory
Honour Before Glory is Whiskas (of ¡Forward, Russia! / Duels / Mi Mye) with the help of some friends. | 798 hits
You can download my debut EP for free at Go on, you might love it! | 225 hits
Band Profile: Mouth Taped Shut
Paul Quirk - Guitar Dave Backhouse - Bass Edward Szakal - Drums Over the course of the year Mouth Taped Shut have quite merrily developed a sound that they can call their own. | 337 hits
Interview: Dinosaur Pile-up
A brief but funny interview with Harry, the bassist from Dinosaur Pile-Up. | 902 hits
News Article: Leeds Finalist and Runner-up in UK Songwriting Contest
The UK Songwriting Contest recently published their latest contest results for 2010, and there is a Finalist and Runner-up right here in Leeds. | 711 hits
Band Profile: The Nice Sharp Pencils
The Nice Sharp Pencils are a two piece, two friends; Ben Adey and Christopher Smith that live in the sleepy Canalside town of Sowerby Bridge. | 544 hits
CD Review: Levellers - Just The One ft. Bellowhead
"It's getting late Let's hit the town Call some friends To paint it red" The Levellers' friends in this case are folkies of the moment, Bellowhead. | 578 hits
CD Review: Desert Sessions - Desert Sessions 9/10: I See You Hearin Me/I Heart Disco
The world's coolest ginger haired person (the only cool ginger haired person come to think of it) Josh Homme (QOTSA) returns with the 9th and 10th instalments of his Desert Sessions series. | 956 hits
Band Profile: Tract
rock | 932 hits
Band Profile: Runners
Drums, drum machines, Pure-Tone Analog Frequency, digital keys and other electronic devices. | 1,251 hits
News Article: The new album from The Sunshine Underground is to be released on 1st February
The Sunshine Underground will release their second album in early 2010 and will be touring the UK in February to coincide with its release. | 603 hits
Band Profile: The Money
rock | 455 hits
CD Review: Laurent Garnier - Public Outburst
The new album from French techno star Laurent Garnier, 'Public Outburst', is based around a series of live shows and sessions recorded during a six month period with friends Bugge Wesseltoft, Philippe Nadaud and Benjamin Rippert. | 732 hits
News Article: Cor Amor Announce NEW guitarist!!!
Unfortunately Jay Stokes & Cor Amor have parted ways. The band are still extremely good friends with Jay and wish him well in the future with Pray For Hayden and anything else he sets himself to. | 496 hits
Band Profile: Anti Social Mixtape
acoustic punk | 511 hits
News Article: Vanilla Gorillaz launch new video
Vanilla Gorillaz have collaborated with the awesome hip hop rap group from Trinidad & Tobago "Sovereignty" for their new track "Fame & Fortune" Watch and share the video with all your friends: | 341 hits
News Article: Leeds Music Scene launch Facebook application for Leeds gigs
Leeds Music Scene have this week released the first version of their new Facebook application and are inviting visitors to the site to add the application and to feed back comments or ideas. | 624 hits
Band Profile: Stay Home
Stay Home is an emo/hardcore/pop punk band from Huddersfield. Forming late 2010 as a side project of friends who were in other bands (Cub Club, Decades, Silvertown and Shifting Oceans). | 194 hits
Band Profile: Morain
Hailing from Wakefield, England, Morain were formed at college in early 2009 by four lifelong friends; Wil Frost (Vocals, Guitar), Sam Humble (Bass), Jim Allard (Guitar) and Jamie Matax (Drums). | 1,226 hits
Live Review: Arctic Monkeys + Milburn
There's an air of anticipation at the Blank Canvas, tickets have been trading for silly money and there are people here who wouldn't usually venture out to see a band on a Monday evening. | 3,912 hits
Live Review: Tiny Tin Lady + Pete Briley
Pete Briley did his best to lift the Monday blues with a chirpy performance of melodic acoustic numbers. | 616 hits
Band Profile: The Reliance
pop | 275 hits
News Article: Summer of blues update!
We are loving this summer! It's gigs, gigs, gigs!! This weekend we've got two, tonight at The Bingley Arms in Bardsey (7.30 start) and then tomorrow with our friends at Leeds Acoustic at Epernay Champagne bar! | 181 hits
Band Profile: Emergencies
Friends since their tender school years Declan and Zebs were introduced to Rich and Nathan through mutual friends, after a few drunken meetings Declan and Rich suggested Nathan join them in a rehearsal room to work on some songs, after a few months of carelessly messing around Declan decided to invite Zebs down to play bass and thus transforming their sound. | 537 hits
Band Profile: Peculiar Blue
Peculiar Blue are a three peice Acoustic / Electroacoustic / Indie band that have been performing around the UK and Europe for over 10 years. | 625 hits
Band Profile: Adam Killip
alternative country | 1,054 hits
Band Profile: Far From The Dance
indie dance | 914 hits
Band Profile: Brand New Analogues
rock | 2,854 hits
Band Profile: Dead Sea Strategy
From the depths of Leeds, we are Dead Sea Strategy. Consisting of Ash Beck on guitar/vocals, Nick Wootton on guitar, Andy Clark on bass and Damon Reid on drums. | 542 hits
News Article: Allusondrugs reveal video for 'Good People'
Made up entirely of footage sent in by friends of the band, watch the video for 'Good People' below. Allusondrugs will be playing at The Key Club on 2nd December. | 584 hits
Band Profile: Ben Beheshty
Producing in Leeds, and constantly working with close friends, usually self-producing the music. It's easiest to describe the compositional style as 'genre-confused'. | 276 hits
News Article: Live at the Wardrobe 7th March
It is with great pleasure that we are able to announce our first gig supporting THE BONDURANTS at their EP launch at the Wardrobe in Leeds on Friday 7th March. | 235 hits
News Article: Cor Amor Playing Two Local Shows This Weekend!
Hello All! Cor Amor are in their local area all weekend! So if you're in or around Wakefield on Friday then come see us @ The Hop. | 266 hits
Band Profile: Echo Town
An acoustic folk rock duo from England. They play upbeat feelgood songs about the good things in life as well as put across some important messages. | 876 hits
Live Review: Kaiser Chiefs + Chikinki
Morrissey once said 'We hate it when our friends become successful'. I think he would reconsider that opinion if he were at Joseph's Well tonight. | 1,272 hits
News Article: Faversham to host charity event to raise for the Cambodia Trust
This July will be five years since the death of Guiseley student Joanna Stillwell, and in her memory and to celebrate what would have been her 28th birthday, a charity fundraising gig will be held in Leeds. | 485 hits
CD Review: Adam Green - Jacket Full of Danger
After recent support slot with fellow friends The Strokes and briefly having a diary in NME, Adam Green is back with his new album, Jacket Full Of Danger. | 454 hits
News Article: Leeds Music Scene launches "Leeds Gig Guide" on Facebook
The Leeds Music Scene website - that's us - has started 2012 with a special new feature designed specially for its 2,000+ Facebook users. | 641 hits
News Article: Leeds bands to feature on Charity Compilation CD to be released in August...
Several Leeds bands are set to feature on a charity compilation CD being put together by local record label and promotions company, Collateral Music. | 764 hits
Band Profile: The Dawnriders
The Dawnriders are a 5 piece from West Yorkshire with a style and sound drawing influences from the 50s, 60s & 70s, playing psychadelic, lyrical, folk rock, blues & country songs. | 919 hits
Band Profile: Karnivore
Thrash Metal from Wakefield | 500 hits
Live Review: Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly. + Walter Schreifels
Walter Schreifels (ex- Quicksand and Rival Schools) is up with his acoustic guitar. A charming New Yorker, now residing in Berlin, he has many songs revolving around bicycles that mend themselves, friends ('Distressed Friends'), people he meets and things he eats. | 606 hits
Band Profile: Redemtion
Redemtion are a 4 piece Pop Punk Band from Leeds, England. | 336 hits
News Article: The Sunshine Underground to release a new single on May 17th
Leeds band The Sunshine Underground has announced details of the release of a new single. 'Spell It Out' will be released through City Rockers/EMI on Monday 17th May 2010. | 512 hits
Band Profile: fallaroundhere
fallaroundhere are an indie band currently based in Bradford in the North of England. Having been about in various manifestations for a few years, the band finally settled on a permanent line up in 2004, releasing "136 miles E.P." in May 2005. | 540 hits
Band Profile: The Turnarounds
A blues souled rock and roll band from Yorkshire | 1,524 hits
Live Review: Infinite Mass
Whooping up the smattering of punters, Sweden's Infinite Mass seem almost out of place here at the Dance Tent. | 275 hits
Band Profile: Take A Bow
Take A Bow are a 4-piece power rock/pop band from Castleford in West Yorkshire | 334 hits
Band Profile: Germain
Based in four corners of Leeds, Germain are a band formed through the Leeds College of Music. The band members have being performing extensively for the past x amount of years in various acts and groups but this is a new project, founded by songwriter Jake Germain-Whiskin, who hand picked the best musicians and friends. | 668 hits
Band Profile: The Infected
punk | 424 hits
News Article: Debut EP now available for Free Download via Bandcamp
Our debut EP is now available on free download from our bandcamp page: If you like the EP there's a couple of things you can do for us: The first is to simply spread the love and click on the facebook or tweet buttons to tell your friends about us. | 247 hits
Band Profile: Orange Pulp
A four piece from the North. Ready to rock your cotton socks. | 570 hits
News Article: Tytania release their debut album on January 29th
Leeds band Tytania are releasing their debut album on January 29th and are hosting a launch party to celebrate with friends, family and supporters. | 342 hits
News Article: Silverlode release free 5 track collection
Throughout 2010, Silverlode released various new recordings to members of their mailing list. Along with new recording of acoustic favourite in 'The Garden/On The Mound', four these varied songs have been collected together with artwork for a free 5-track digital download named 'Silverlode And His Amazing Friends'. | 382 hits
News Article: Colour Of Spring release new single 'Pillow'
Watch the video below for Colour Of Spring's new single 'Pillow'. It's a beautifully shot piece with the shoegaze swoon perfectly sound tracking the adventures of two good friends on a cold night together in Leeds. | 264 hits
Band Profile: Sky Larkin
alternative rock | 3,457 hits
News Article: The Sun
MEDUSA ON PAGE 3 OF 'THE SUN' NEWSPAPER,,2001320029-2007150100,00.html The following article appeared on Page 3 of 'The Sun' newspaper in the UK. | 403 hits
Band Profile: Ranaboy
acoustic | 411 hits
CD Review: David Viner - Mr David Viner
You've probably already got records in your collection that sound like this one, the thing is, you probably stole those records from your dad. | 863 hits
Band Profile: The Birdman Rallies
The Birdman Rallies was formed by four friends in the leafy suburbs of Harrogate, brought together by a common love of music with confusing rhythms, enchanting melodies, a sense of experiment and a soul. | 917 hits
CD Review: Clayhill - Moon I Hide
When the majority of the band consist of Beth Orton's co-writers and you're friends with Aqualung, it's a safe bet there will be no three chord punk snorting on show. | 518 hits
News Article: Early bird tickets for Moor Music Festival 2009 go on sale
Early bird tickets for the fifth Moor Music Festival are now on sale priced at just £55 for a full weekend ticket - an absolute bargain for a weekend of camping, friends, and amazing music with a local influence. | 654 hits
News Article: Sketches to feature on new Fierce Panda release
Fierce Panda have chosen to feature a Sketches track on their latest EP 'Zip It Up' The Ep will be available on limited edition CD (229 copies) and download. | 543 hits
CD Review: Barry and the Beachcombers - Untitled
It happens. Three friends who like nerdcore decide they're going to learn to play. It doesn't quite work out.. | 381 hits
Band Profile: Trust Fund Pirates
Trust Fund Pirates were formed in 2010 by Nic Fuller and Marcus Foster as a small team of musicians pretty bored by the repetetive over sampling of music from the last 20 years. | 216 hits
News Article: Fold win an Independent Music Award for Salvation
Fold are pleased to announce that they have won an IMA (Independent Music Award) in the 'spoken word with musical accompaniment' category for their single 'Salvation', as judged by the IMA industry panel. | 535 hits
News Article: ¡Forward, Russia! confirmed for Live At Leeds 2014
In association with local independent record label Dance to The Radio, Leeds Town Hall has been confirmed as a new venue for Live At Leeds 2014. | 597 hits
News Article: The Cribs release a new single - "Mirror Kissers" - on June 13th...
On 13th June, The Cribs will release a follow-up to their recent Top 30 and live favourite "Hey Scenesters!". | 403 hits
CD Review: Harper Simon - Wishes and Stars
In support of his recently-released debut full-length, Harper Simon has released 'Wishes and Stars,' a summer's day breeze of twee folk-pop. | 369 hits
Band Profile: Blood Sundae
All girl dark melodic/doom metal | 1,584 hits
News Article: Feeds release video for FREE single Beware Believe
Following a packed out launch show at 360 Club, Leeds, the bands new FREE single 'Beware Believe' received over 4000 plays on soundcloud in its first week, with radio play from the likes of BCB and BBC Introducing alike. | 271 hits
CD Review: Shrag - Tights in August
People keep telling that Brighton is a hotbed of British musical talent. I can't say I'm entirely convinced. | 434 hits
News Article: Post War Glamour Girls announce second single
Post War Glamour Girls have announced the release of their second single 'Suburban Barbarian' on Monday 12th December. | 384 hits
CD Review: The Twilight Singers - I'm Ready
Never judge a band by their name. The Twilight Singers sound to the untrained ear like a band who faff about on acoustics and sound crap and basically like a bunch of half-arsers. | 358 hits
CD Review: The Caves - Polymorphic Light Eruption
The Caves second single release is an altogether rather jolly pleasant affair and is the kind of thing you'd put on the stereo to jump around to in a "Look I'm daft, me" manner to impress your embarrassed long suffering friends. | 553 hits
News Article: The reformation of some band or other
Literally some of you will remember us from back in the early 2000's as No Right Turn and latterly Needs Fire. | 294 hits
Band Profile: GOLD
GOLD are a four piece dream pop band hailing from Halifax, originally starting out as a two piece ambient outfit, they then took upon two friends to join their music making. | 345 hits
CD Review: The Ripps - Holiday
The Ripps sound like Supergrass but are so much more annoying and much less inventive. They sound like they'd be friends with The Kooks and all the other user-friendly J17-reader bullshit that's going on at the moment. | 297 hits
News Article: Huddersfield band Kava Kava included on TV soundtrack
Yorkshire band Kava Kava will have three songs on the new season's soundtrack to FX TV show Dirt (featuring Friends star Courtney Cox Arquette). | 1,696 hits
CD Review: Hot Club De Paris - My Little Haunting
A few of my friends have been raving about Hot Club De Paris for quite a while now so I thought I'd take the opportunity to get acquainted with them via this single. | 327 hits
Band Profile: Taylor Max
50's and 60's covers band | 397 hits
CD Review: Rancid - Let The Dominoes Fall
"It's all I've ever done, all I've ever known, just wanna play one more show and make some music with my friends". | 791 hits
News Article: Oliver Pinder - Debut EP 'Island Rain' out March 22nd
My friends, I present to you the artwork for my debut EP, "Island Rain"! iTunes preorder kicks off in a few weeks, the EP comes out March 22nd and throughout the pre-order I'll be rolling out each track to you alongside some other content! | 451 hits
Live Review: Pinegrove
One of the best things about the set tonight at Brudenell Social Club from New Jersey newcomers Pinegrove is how much they're enjoying playing it. | 1,018 hits
CD Review: goad - Untitled
goad are in lower case. Even on gig listings the band tell me that they begin with a small 'g'. A warning perhaps, so that you don't make any mistakes. | 553 hits
Band Profile: Negative Opinionz
hardcore punk | 659 hits
Band Profile: Lost Winter
Keeping music DIY since 2013! | 382 hits
Band Profile: Hood
Based loosely around brothers Chris and Richard Adams and friends to hand, Hood have positioned themselves, over a series of albums, in a unique point in modern UK sound craft. | 1,151 hits
CD Review: Single White Female - Extended Play EP
From the very first tentative cymbal strike of "She's a Songwriter" the "have we rehearsed this one enough?" warning signs begin so unding. | 685 hits
CD Review: Jon Jones and the Beatniks Movement - Freak Show
Is this a demo or a single? The sleeve insert has only the words Freak Show on it many times, around the wide-eyed face of one who has beheld something.  The disc itself is a Maxell CD-R 52X with no ID for the musicians making such good use of it. | 531 hits
Band Profile: Littlebrook
Leeds based alternative/acoustic/folk | 329 hits
Band Profile: Jamie Fletcher Band
"With engaging and immediate heartfelt songs, Jamie and his band are a blast of pure pop goodness for your soul." - Ed Heaton. | 453 hits
Band Profile: Shotgun Opera
Shotgun Opera are a five piece melodic rock band from the Wakefield and Leeds | 596 hits
Live Review: The Hair
The BBC Raw Talent Unsigned Stage makes a welcome return to the Leeds Festival and warmly welcomes The Hair to tread its boards. | 510 hits
Live Review: CocknBullKid
I'll admit to not having heard CocknBullKid on record but based on their performance in the Festival Republic tent I would imagine it's the kind of soulful pop which is a pleasure on the ears, ideal for a bit of background when you have friends over and perhaps, after a few drinks, may even have a dance around the living room rug. | 355 hits
Live Review: Dancing Years
Moving, Melancholic, Poetic, Thought Provoking..........Some of the words to describe Leeds' very own Dancing Years, who just go on from strength to strength. | 450 hits
Band Profile: Dr Knox
hip-hop | 331 hits
Live Review: Ali Love + Hadouken!
Unfortunately this tour is undermined by its premise, it's a fucking MySpace tour. Most of the crowd are 12 who think they're cool 18 year olds because that's what it says on their profile and MySpace is gospel don't you know. | 928 hits
News Article: Northern Torch - Take My Hand Exclusive Video!
Northern Torch Would Like to Say Big Thank You to Everyone Who Was Involved In Making of the Video for Take My Hand! | 236 hits
Band Profile: Run Speed Tiger
Run Speed Tiger was formed in 2010 by Thomas Theakston, Dominic Barker and Kelly Wright. Discovering that the post-graduation world required more effort and hard work than they were prepared to give, the three friends from Leeds fled and took shelter under warm fuzzy blankets of sentimentality to craft songs about nostalgia, childhood and their beloved home town. | 685 hits
News Article: The Well to host Leeds United fans remembrance gig
April 5th 2010 will mark the 10th anniversary of the tragic death of Leeds United fans Chris Loftus and Kevin Speight, and family and friends wish to commemorate this significant milestone by raising money for the Candlelighters children's cancer charity in Leeds in their memory. | 917 hits
CD Review: Commercial Dual Purpose - The James Bailey Experience
I got such a charming email. And the two-part album on lovingly made CD-Rs (£2 each, £3 the pair) looked so good that I really wanted to review and like this album. | 526 hits
News Article: Round Window release Debut EP "Pedestals"
Leeds based noiseniks Round Window release their debut EP "Pedestals" ahead of their debut gig at the Fox & Newt, Leeds on 16/12/11 with their good friends The Asa Hawks. | 274 hits
Band Profile: The Wolves
The Wolves have sprung out of old & new friendships. The amalgamation of four musical careers that span a wealth of genres and experience. | 1,379 hits
Band Profile: White Swallow
We are White Swallow, a relatively new addition to the Leeds music scene. We are a noisy two-piece, consisting of Bobby Mambo on Guitars and Vocals and Sam Swallows on Drums. | 355 hits
News Article: Carnabells Christmas Party at The Cockpit, 20th December, in aid of Cancer Research
On the 20th December the Carnabells will be headlining The Cockpit for the 'Carnabells Christmas Show!' By their own admission, they have had 'an ace year so far'. | 428 hits
Band Profile: Portable Pony
Electronica guitar pop band from Leeds/Bradford, UK | 723 hits
Band Profile: Zoo In Flames
indie | 827 hits
News Article: Duels to release the first single to be taken from their new LP
Duels will release a new single ('Regeneration') on the 14th April. The single is the first release to be taken from the band's current long-player 'The Barbarians Move In' - although only currently available as a Digital Download, the album will have its release proper on the 28th April. | 421 hits
Band Profile: Shut Your Eyes And You'll Burst Into Flames
Fran (vox) Pat (guitar and backing vox) Dave (guitar and vox) Jay (bass) Sean (drums & percussion) Hurling dance beats and pained yelps through any soundsystem they can steal some wattage from, Shut Your Eyes And You'll Burst Into Flames have been terrorising feet into party moves since 2005, when singer Fran with Pat, Dave and Jay (guitars and bass) formed as Leeds Uni friends alongside Sean from the legendary Black Helicopters. | 4,746 hits
CD Review: Gratitude - Drive Away
Jonah Matranga's newest outfit it is then. A near legend in the, dare I say it, emo world - leading such bands as Far and Onlinedrawing to great success and also guest starring on many friends' and musicians' releases due to the respect he commands in his occupation Jonah is obviously very talented, let's put it that way. | 434 hits
Live Review: Jane's Addiction
It may be ten years since Perry Farrell and Dave Navarro last lit up a British festival, but today's performance is proof positive that they still have the power to grab you by the throat. | 296 hits
Band Profile: Stereophonics
Stereophonics are a rock band who were formed in 1992 in Cwmaman, Wales by friends Kelly Jones (Guitar/Vocals), Stuart Cable (Drums) and Richard Jones (Bass) but no relation to Kelly. | 722 hits
Live Review: Shrag + Runaround Kids
Regular readers will remember my recent adventures included a falling out with a man begging for spare change. | 848 hits
Band Profile: Samskara
rock | 1,799 hits
CD Review: Scout - History & Radio
A lot of people will love Scout. I know my mum does. They're a cracking band, very talented with strong arrangements and a singer who sounds like Andrea Corr but so much better. | 396 hits
CD Review: The Drums - Days
"Days" is the latest release from Brooklyn outfit, The Drums. The single is taken from their second album "Portamento" and is the third offering so far. | 402 hits
Band Profile: Crash Ride
pop rock | 803 hits
Live Review: Deaf Havana
As the screams ring out from the crowd, even while James, the front man is only sound checking his guitar, it's obvious there are a lot of Deaf Havana fans in the small venue tonight. | 617 hits
Band Profile: Ironrat
Bradford Swamp & Roll | 667 hits
CD Review: Tigs - Something New
This girl has balls. Big hairy ones. Now I'm not usually a fan of lady-friends with add-ons but in Tigs' case I very much approve. | 331 hits
Live Review: Charlie Straw + Naomi Coombes + Fran Wyburn + Katie Dean
It has been said that, at any one time, anywhere in the world, there are at least five different episodes of Friends, the popular 90s sitcom which filled our hearts and primetime viewing for ten years, being watched by various different people. | 725 hits
Interview: Kill 'em Dead Cowboy
Sam Panasuik talks to Kill 'em Dead Cowboy's drummer, Olie. | 684 hits
News Article: Don't let xfactor get to Christmas No1! Support this!!
Hello all! First of all if you can all cast your minds back to Christmas 2009 you will remember the worldwide facebook/internet campaign that got Rage Againts The Machine's Killing In The Name to Christmas no1 2009. | 490 hits
Band Profile: Fudgey
Katy Furze / Acoustic Fudge / Fudgey | 253 hits
News Article: Huddersfield Party Ska band Wobbly Bob headline Summer Saturnalia festival and release their debut album
After 5 years of false starts, rewrites, touring, recording, mixing and a lot of beer...Huddersfield's own frenetic ska-poppers, Wobbly Bob are finally releasing their debut album. | 446 hits
Band Profile: Nicola's Cage
Nicola's Cage are a female-fronted 5 piece rock/metal band from Kirklees | 818 hits
News Article: Last Night's TV release Christmas single on 6th December
Leeds/Derby-based indie-folk trio Last Night's TV follow up the autumn release of their album 'Everyone Here Was A Stranger' ("pretty melodies from unexpected angles", 4/5 - Leeds Music Scene) with a standalone Christmas single, 'No Tinsel On The Town Hall'. | 361 hits
News Article: Dinosaur Pile-up to release a new EP on August 17th
On August 17th Leeds-based trio Dinosaur Pile-up will release their new EP, the modestly titled 'The Most Powerful EP In the Universe!' The EP is led by 'Summer Hit Single', which was debuted by Zane Lowe on Radio One. | 531 hits
News Article: Dinosaur Pile-up to release their debut album in September 2010
Leeds trio Dinosaur Pile-up are set to release their highly-anticipated début album in September 2010, with the lead single from the album set for release on 26th July. | 569 hits
Live Review: Span
Straight outta Oslo, Norway and newly signed to Island Records, Span are a complex rock and roll beast with occasional Soundgarden hints that just gets better and better as their show progresses. | 299 hits
Band Profile: Can't Kill The Heat
Towards the end of 2008, 3 friends (Members of BOYS WITH BEAKS and EVERY SECOND OF EVERYDAY) decided to progress a studio project forward into a live setup with a full band. | 494 hits
Band Profile: Kell
Psychedelic indie/pop outfit from Leeds | 226 hits
CD Review: Tigercats - Easter Island
This song has got a very bouncy intro and if Tigercats work really hard and suck up to just the right sort of people, it could be on the telly one day. | 1,743 hits
CD Review: Joan As Police Woman - Christobel
New Yorker Joan Wasser is the vocal sensation at the heart of Joan As Police Woman. Although with a mind for equal opportunities other band members are mentioned in the biography, it is her voice you will inevitably come back to. | 349 hits
CD Review: Beautiful Feet - Something in Mind
Bluddy Stewdants always thinking ure so bluddy smart! Well yes actually these specimens are! Beautiful feet are advocates of the softly softly sweeping harmonies approach that is so suited to summer afternoons and drinks with friends. | 442 hits
CD Review: Tommy Evans - New Years Revolutions
Leeds is currently kicking up a hot fuss. The Kaiser Chiefs are supplying killer chorus driven pop, while for a gang (of Four) mentality look no further than 10,000 Things. | 477 hits
Band Profile: Fountainhead
folk country | 1,135 hits
Band Profile: Moose Blood
Four friends from Canterbury, UK. Moving Home 7" - February 2013 - FITA/Day By Day Records. | 190 hits
News Article: Joseph & David to release EP on Hide & Seek label
The Hide & Seek label have announced details of the second EP from talented Leeds duo Joseph & David. | 541 hits
News Article: Yorkshire Music Collective celebrates 5th birthday with new website
To celebrate its 5th birthday, the Yorkshire Music Collective has set up a website which it hopes will become a valuabe resource for the music community. | 353 hits
Live Review: The Hives
As well as being one of the best bands of the weekend, Swedish five-piece The Hives are an unfailing entertainment act. | 467 hits
Band Profile: Anti-depressants
alternative rock | 1,035 hits
Band Profile: Every Weapon
Every Weapon started out in 2008 as an instrumental four piece featuring the detuned Black Sabbath influenced heavy riffing of guitarists Jim Dowell and Leon Powell. | 169 hits
Band Profile: Sam Airey
Folk/Alternative/Country | 2,416 hits
CD Review: Deckard - Holy Rolling EP
The band that was once Baby Chaos is now Deckard. Like their former self, Deckard have not yet quite been able to really break through and let the world know what they are all about. | 494 hits
News Article: Worriedaboutsatan release a remix album of 'Arrivals'
Following on from the critically acclaimed debut album 'Arrivals', released in May, Leeds based electronica duo Worriedaboutsatan returned this week with a 2 CD collection of remixes gathered from fans and friends across the world. | 435 hits
Interview: Whirlwind Heat
Whirlwind Heat talk about Detroit, Jack White and monkeys and explain why everything is random... | 960 hits
CD Review: Little Barrie - Love You
Little Barrie are funky... wait wait before you leave in a huff, yes it's a horrible genre funk, virtually a swear word in some circles but sometimes, and not often enough it is done so well you need to take your hat off to it. | 378 hits
Band Profile: Johnny's In The Basement
Johnny's In The Basement formed in September 03 in a sweaty practise room somewhere around Leeds University. | 1,251 hits
Live Review: Less Than Jake
Although The All-American Rejects were headlining mainstage. I took a trip down to the Macbeth stage for Less Than Jake for some Ska punk. | 396 hits
CD Review: The Acutes - Tonnerre Et Wah EP
The Acutes have kept a surprisingly low profile in the past couple of years, after 2006's 'When I Left Work Today' and 2007's 'Set On You' singles they seemed to disappear as many unsuccessful indie bands of the past few years have done, so when this EP was announced it caught us all by surprise. | 565 hits
News Article: Embrace to release a single and album at the end of the summer...
Embrace have announced the release of a new album in September, which will be preceeded by a single on 30th August. | 801 hits
Live Review: Green Day
The blazing sirens indicate it's the turn of Californian three-piece Green Day to treat the Main Stage to an hour of the best bubblegum punk rock the last decade has seen. | 790 hits
News Article: Rob Nichols releases his third album this week...
Rob Nichols will be releasing his third album on 15th March with a free in-store lunchtime (12.30pm) set at Small Note Records (formerly CD centre). | 316 hits
News Article: Fran Smith - Winter tour dates 2011
Fran Smith's Winter 2011 tour dates in Yorkshire: Saturday 5th November, 3.30pm The Spa, Bridlington Musicport World Music Festival Thursday 24th November, 7.30pm The Hop, Wakefield supporting JT Nero & Allison Russell Saturday 26th November, 7.00pm Hepworth Village Hall, nr Holmfirth supporting Boo Hewerdine Wednesday 30th November, 6.00pm The Hepworth Wakefield Fran Smith - Sam Airey - Ryan Spendlove Friday 2nd December, 7.30pm Korks Wine Bar, Otley supporting Boo Hewerdine Saturday 3rd December, 7.00pm The Orangery, Wakefield 'Fran Smith & Friends present: Songs from The Secret Garden' (featuring Katriona Gilmore & Jamie Roberts and Gary Stewart) Looking forward to seeing you at one or more of the above! | 289 hits
CD Review: Jont - One Long Song EP
What happens if you have Chris Martin fronting Athlete (first album) heavily influenced by David Gray and providing a soundtrack for people reading the Guardian whilst supping a Latte in Starbucks. | 466 hits
CD Review: Hope of the States - The Lost Riots
It is never easy to be labeled "the next big thing" on the basis of a few singles and a handful of electrifying gigs, but Hope of the States have managed to overcome such a daunting task and also the tragic loss of a band member to land firmly on both feet. | 684 hits
CD Review: My Awesome Compilation - Awake
If a hazy summer's evening chilling out with friends could be bottled into a sound and made into a song, the third single to be taken from Leicestershire's My Awesome Compilation's album 'Actions', 'Awake' could very well be it. | 420 hits
Band Profile: Distinction
rock pop | 924 hits
CD Review: Lucky Royale - Untitled
Here's a band that probably spend all their time listening to music from the 60s. Light and playful almost cuddly infused with the desire to churn out classic guitar based sing along pop. | 797 hits
Live Review: Ocean Colour Scene
The O2 Academy was full to the brim on Friday night, with a crowd waiting with bated breath for Ocean Colour Scene to play their favourite tunes. | 859 hits
News Article: First bands revealed for Slam Dunk Festival 2016 - Panic! At The Disco to headline
2016 will mark the 10th Anniversary of Slam Dunk Festival and is set to be its biggest since it started, with headliners confirmed this week as Panic! | 838 hits
News Article: Dinosaur Pile-up album to be released on 4th October
The debut album from Leeds trio Dinosaur Pile-up will be released on Monday, 4th October. The album - titled 'Growing Pains' - will be preceded by the single 'Mona Lisa', which is released through 'Friends Versus Records / Big Brain Records' on 27th September 2010. | 458 hits
Band Profile: Working With Kenzi
Working With Kenzi formed in 2004 in a moment of boredom-induced bedroom songwriting. Long-time friends Emily and Fliss, tired of writing parodies of songs they hated, set about writing a more serious tune. | 434 hits
News Article: Mi Mye to release 'Senc of the Shaking' on 15th November
Mi Mye - Wakefield's Jamie Lockhart and friends - have announced the release of the 12-track album 'Senc of the Shaking' on 15th November via the Trash Aesthetics label. | 700 hits
News Article: Never Surrender
This is my first news article update for Leeds Music Scene, but the band and I have been really busy. | 307 hits
Band Profile: Dan Burnett
Dan Burnett has proven to be one of the UK's leading piano vocalist and was spoon-fed blues, soul and rock music from an early age. | 930 hits
Live Review: Placebo
Placebo made a welcome return to Leeds to play the O2 Academy. It was all in aid of charity and the event saw proceeds being given to The Mercy Centre in Thailand and the Kagyu Samye Ling centre in Scotland. | 472 hits
Interview: Wintermute
Lesley Jackson catches up with the drummer of Leeds' hottest band, Wintermute, and chats with Ben Johnson about rock socks, 'Robot Works' and why moody performers are just no fun. | 771 hits
CD Review: Pennywise - Reason To Believe
While all around them are listening to kids in tight jeans and crazy haircuts, hoping that they are an offshoot of the good old punk days, these punk leaders have released ninth studio album 'Reason To Believe'. | 706 hits
Band Profile: FormalDehyde
emo | 1,185 hits
CD Review: Middleman - Good To Be Back
These guys truly are caught in the middle - between carefully de-glamourized Streets-style urbanism on the one hand, and tightly coiled guitar rock on the other. | 520 hits
Interview: Sky Larkin
One EP and one gig sums up Sky Larkin's musical contribution to planet Earth so far, yet for a band so young, there's a lot of promise locked away in the three piece as Gavin Miller explains... | 3,771 hits
Feature: Opinion: Grab a Beer, Not Your Camera
Ashley Battye on snapshot photography at gigs and festivals. | 505 hits
CD Review: Various Artists - Crash! Indie Anthems 1982-2004
1982-2004 22 years of indie? Did indie really begin in 1982? Who cares, don't let the title stand in the way of this rather good (but rather predictable) compilation. | 1,767 hits
News Article: Kid Symphony release debut album on 21st June...
Leeds' Kid Symphony, aka Chris Langdon and Pete Denton, released their debut album, The Underqualified last week (21st june). | 611 hits
CD Review: Wrestling Jacob - The Darkened Glass EP
Hmmmm... too much of this smacks of the one genre that strikes fear into the most hardened music fan, Christian Rock. | 457 hits
CD Review: The Twilight Singers - Powder Burns
"It's a rare occasion that a record makes as powerful an impression as this one" begins the accompanying press release but it just simply isn't true. | 665 hits
Live Review: Bridewell Taxis
If you're claustrophobic, then Joseph's Well was no place for you on Friday night, which saw the comeback gig of legendary Leeds scallies, Bridewell Taxis. | 1,423 hits
CD Review: Stafrænn Hákon - Ventill/Poki
Fans of the late Mogwai and Sigur Ros albums are in for a treat. Recommended by a random person I met at Crash Records, this album is a must have for any post rock fans wish list. | 647 hits
Band Profile: Go Cadenza
pop indie | 1,489 hits
Band Profile: The Drums
Jonathan Pierce and Jacob Graham met at summer camp when they were children and have been best friends ever since. | 1,213 hits
Band Profile: Vexxes
Alternative rock band from Leeds | 191 hits
Live Review: Lo Beams + The North Star
York, eh? Lovely place, full of historical importance and quaint old streets full of olde shoppes. As for music though, it's probably not the first place you'd look for talent. | 376 hits
Band Profile: It Takes Bridges
It's a riot based around riffs, drama, sweat and volume. Think The Fall fighting Nirvana for the last of the drugs. | 1,071 hits
Live Review: Single File
Stone cold sober and stood waiting for Manchester Orchestra. The band walk on stage and announce "Hey, we're Single File from Denver Colorado". | 534 hits
News Article: The Scaramanga Six to release "We Rode The Storm" in November...
The Scaramanga Six are to release a new single in advance of the full commercial release of their Cabin Fever album. | 409 hits
Interview: Canterbury
Mike Sparks skateboards up to me, shakes my hand and smiles, while Scott Peters smiles widely and puts out his hand. Two lads from Canterbury, both extremely happy to be on tour with The Blackout, sit down for a chat. | 782 hits
CD Review: BC Camplight - Blood and Peanut Butter
This record has irritated me for the last few weeks, not because it is bad, quite the opposite in fact. | 492 hits
Band Profile: Ashes
Consisting of five talented, like minded musicians from Yorkshire, Ashes formed in the summer of 2010 producing innovative material designed to blitz the music industry. | 495 hits
CD Review: The Lodger - Watching / Not So Fast
This is a limited double A side release from Leeds' The Lodger that hopes to follow on from a growing media interest after the previous Dance To The Radio release. | 753 hits
CD Review: Manchester Orchestra - Mean Everything To Nothing
The second LP from Atlanta band Manchester Orchestra is one they will be hoping can catapult them firmly into the public eye. | 370 hits
CD Review: Broadcast - Ha Ha Sound
Easy Listening this is not. Opening with a demented Wurlitzer esque drone with sugar sweet female vocals daintily skipping amongst the disturbing synth sounds this could be the background to some B-Movie title sequence. | 492 hits
Interview: Andy Whittle
Matt Bentley speaks to Andy Whittle. | 665 hits
News Article: The Sunshine Underground announce a series of exclusive downloads
The Sunshine Underground have today announced plans to make a series of exclusive free downloads available in the build up to release of their second album. | 541 hits
Band Profile: Archive
Archive... started life many years ago, 3 of the members of Archive played for many years as part of SOUTHBOUND, a very hard working band that had many, many friends and followers all over England. | 496 hits
News Article: Eat Defeat share video for 'Shortcuts'
Leeds melodic punks Eat Defeat have shared the video for 'Shortcuts' which you can watch below. 'Shortcuts' was produced by Robin Booker Films and has appearances from friends, Random Hand, Fierce Morgan and Cast Ashore. | 375 hits
CD Review: Yes Boss - Tongues In Knots
Cynically some musical match ups are made around the record company board table, as fat execs clasp their hands together at the thought of the money they'll make off the back of the novelty value and the combined fan bases' joint spending power. | 556 hits
Band Profile: The Dauntless Elite
Punk band from Leeds, UK | 903 hits
Live Review: Lorimer + Mr Dogg + Swamp Donkey
Things look very bright for the music scene in Leeds at the moment, and tonight is a great testament to that. | 629 hits
News Article: Honour Before Glory announce debut album and free track
Honour Before Glory is the new solo project from Whiskas (¡Forward, Russia! / Dance To The Radio). While relatively little material has so far emmerged, what has, has already been picked up by the likes of Steve Lamacq and Huw Stephens, and warranted comparisons as varied as M83, Wolf Parade and My Bloody Valentine by a host of blog admirers. | 467 hits
CD Review: School Of Language - Sea From Shore
You'll first realise that this album has got under your skin when you're getting funny looks in the check-out queue in Morrison's, as you've been intoning Uh-Ah-Um-Ee-Ah vowel sounds to yourself like some weird Buddhist chant. | 549 hits
CD Review: The Pocket Gods - Lost
There are six tracks of home-made music-like stuff here. Track 6 is called "Danube" and it lasts for 17 minutes and 28 seconds. | 494 hits
News Article: Live at St Marks Festival
On 1st October music promoter gate[way] are launching an all-day music festival called 'Live at St Marks Festival', celebrating up and coming talent from Leeds music scene. | 903 hits
Interview: Arcane Roots
With the sheer number of bands storming the UK scene at the moment it's harder than ever to stand out. But at this year's Sonisphere festival, playing to a crowd that included members of Mastodon and Slipknot, Arcane Roots did just that. I caught up with the guys after their tremendous performance to find out some more about what they do, their ethos as a band and their plans for the future. | 808 hits
Live Review: New Minds Eye + Sarah Lawton + I Love Poland + O Fracas
Coming to gigs by yourself is never a lot of fun, but thanks to the army of apathetic student types that I call friends all wimping out, I'm here on my own. | 1,542 hits
Interview: Pixie Lott
Joseph Seager caught up with Pixie Lott, chatting about world domination, Hollywood, Brit awards and fashion lines. | 3,989 hits
Live Review: To Kill A King + Alex Vargus
To Kill A King were, without a doubt, my favourite 'find' of last year. I am also proud to say that they are initially borne out of our very own Yorkshire soil, with the majority of the band meeting at Leeds University. | 595 hits
Interview: Adem
Adem is currently touring his second solo album "Love and Other Planets" and we caught up with him at the West Yorkshire Playhouse where he was playing a headline slot as part of the Fuse Festival. | 945 hits
News Article: Live at St Marks Festival
On 1st October music promoter gate[way] are launching an all-day music festival called 'Live at St Marks Festival', celebrating up and coming talent from Leeds music scene. | 846 hits
CD Review: Björk - Greatest Hits
In a time before you were born, dearly beloved, an Icelandic child called Björk joined a punk band called KUKL. | 484 hits
News Article: Superintendent reveal 'Lungs permitting' EP
Q: What is the worst possible way to build up to the release of your debut album? A: Have your vocalist be hit with the hideous misfortune of a collapsed lung and 40% chance of survival, just weeks before the release date! | 215 hits
Band Profile: People In Jars
post-prog | 1,022 hits
CD Review: Slow Club - Trophy Room
'Yeah So,' Slow Club's debut album, never really impressed me when it was first released in July. I only listened to it once; they sounded like any other indie-folk outfit that are finding relative success at the moment. | 543 hits
Band Profile: Spirit Of John
The acoustic two-piece Spirit Of John are old school friends from the Halifax hills, and have played music together for years. | 1,634 hits
CD Review: Tom Jones - Tower Of Song
I get the feeling that all that pomp and sexy reputation doesn't really go down well with Thomas. The last time we saw him he was trying to get groovy on The Voice. | 354 hits
Live Review: Engineers + Magnet
All the way from Norway are Magnet, creating epic and beautiful soundscapes rather than mere songs. Even Johansen has a voice direct from the Gods, and a band of great ability to help him recreate the self-made sounds of his two albums thus far. | 925 hits
News Article: The Pigeon Detectives to return to the Leeds live scene to support SMILE
The Pigeon Detectives have announced their first gig in Leeds for two years. They will appear live at the Cockpit on Monday December 6th to raise urgently needed money for SMILE - The Chloe Tate Foundation. | 911 hits
Band Profile: Unspeakable Easels
post-rap hip hop | 494 hits
CD Review: Bobby Cook - Deja Vu
The 33rd release from Leeds' Dance To The Radio label is a sure signal that the label is looking to build up a roster of varied talent rather than channelling any one particular niche. | 521 hits
Live Review: Garlic
The Strychnine Lounge's debut gig at the Packhorse saw London's GARLIC make the trip up North and my god am I glad. | 331 hits
Live Review: FF'ers
FF'ers are confronted by the biggest crowd of the day. It's really hard to get up to the front, and in pretending to be important, with a bag and an officious clipboard I attract the attention of two young fans who ask me who is about to play. | 4,037 hits
Band Profile: Black Hearts
Hardcore // Punk | 132 hits
Interview: Crystal Stilts
Amelia Rivas caught up with Crystal Stilts after their Leeds gig at the Brudenell Social Club | 691 hits
Live Review: Snail Racing + Tigers!
Having experienced the laid back styles of an ambient-art-jazz band with a preverbial nice as openers, we're jolted sharply into shape by TIGERS. | 544 hits
Interview: Ivy Sins
Charlotte Oxnard speaks to Hull all-girl band Ivy Sins | 867 hits
Live Review: WU LYF
WU LYF burst onto the scene with such a deliberate sense of mystery and obfuscation, what with their manifestos, emblems, alter egos, the reluctance to reveal their faces, the unintelligible lyrics and the wilful shunning of the music business, that it initially comes as a slight disappointment to find that the band is in fact comprised of four rather normal looking young men from the north who wouldn't look out of place in your average student union, despite their obvious penchant for performing topless. | 788 hits
Interview: Twin Atlantic
Sam Woodgate spoke to Sam McTrusty of Twin Atlantic before their gig at the Cockpit on May 7th. | 1,442 hits
CD Review: Less Than Jake - She's Gonna Break Soon
Less Than Jake. My introduction to ska. The first time I heard music and thought "that is THE sound I want to hear". | 373 hits
Band Profile: Eyes Of March
Eyes Of March have created a sound that combines rock influences both old and new. Heavyily influenced by bands such as Them Crooked Vultures, Led Zeppelin and Biffy Clyro. | 518 hits
Band Profile: Misled Icons
Leeds / Darlington four-piece band | 428 hits
CD Review: The Dharma - Untitled
Leeds' own The Dharma (formerly know as Unyson) display a buried love of Freedom Rock on this 3 track demo, that's big choruses, hands in the air and the wind in your hair. | 614 hits
Live Review: Robochrist + Bonsai Kittens
It's not at every gig where the between-band entertainment consists of various luminaries of the Leeds music scene, including members of The Scaramanga Six, les Flames! | 1,338 hits
Live Review: Fifth Goodbye + Eborsisk + Misled Vision
MISLED VISION Oooh a girly metal band. Misled Vision have one of the best vocalists I have heard all day in the form of "Jan" and were pretty tight overall. | 764 hits
Live Review: Foals
As a band, Foals are one I have come full circle on. Originally, I was somewhat underwhelmed by the whole hype behind them, but friends were insistent I was missing out. | 453 hits
Live Review: Bridewell Taxis + Walkin Lions + Otherside
Reviews depend on trust so I'll try and give it to you straight. This guy from Otherside works at my place. | 1,449 hits
Live Review: Shadow of Memories + Eborsisk + Foruta
Tonight is a 4 band line-up featuring Botulus Canis, Foruta, Eborsisk and Shadow of Memories. Due to my bus situation I arrive just at the start of the second band, Foruta; so unfortunately I can't review the first band. | 471 hits
News Article: First sight: Ellen and the Escapades
Chris Salmon - The Guardian - Friday 16 April 2010 Who are they? A folk-pop quintet from Leeds who, despite having no record deal and barely playing a show south of Birmingham, have landed themselves a slot on one of Glastonbury's main stages this summer. | 527 hits
Live Review: Brand New + The Subways + Gogol Bordello + The Long Blondes + The Sounds
So my day started off heading to the NME stage to see up and coming Swedish bans The Sounds. Their blend of electro-rock goes down very well with the crowd and their set soon begins to attract a number of passers by into the tent. | 606 hits
CD Review: The Pigeon Detectives - Untitled
The Pigeon Detectives are one of the most entertaining live bands around Leeds at the moment. On stage their frantic and furious frontman belts out shambolic rock 'n' roll gems like there's no tomorrow, often threatening to decapitate one of the band's guitarists as he throws his mic stand, microphone and himself around the stage in an uncontrolled fit of pleasure. | 1,855 hits
Band Profile: A Mile Down
Phoebe McSorley - Vocals Adam Gadsby - Lead Guitar Josh White - Rhythm Guitar Declan Tillotson - Bass Brandon Lamb - Drums A Mile Down was formed in Leeds, West Yorkshire in 2010 and was the vision of 5 young highly talented musicians. | 446 hits
Live Review: Terrorvision + Rebel Yell
Tonight it's a pre-show for the 15th Anniversary of Terrorvision's album 'How To Make Friends And Influence People', and there's nowhere better to host it than, as Tony Wright says, the Capital! | 1,037 hits
CD Review: Ramon - The First EP
This preview for an album-in-the-pipeline is Ramon's first on Fishsoup Records. It is an exquisite piece of work. | 580 hits
Live Review: 8 Day Decline
So I ventured to the Fenton of a Friday night... and an interesting night was had by all. Two bands were playing in the upstairs room, headlining were Punk band JBH and in the support role was a metal band called 8 DAY DECLINE. | 382 hits
Band Profile: Sativa
Sativa are a 5 piece metal band currently based in Halifax, West Yorkshire | 247 hits
News Article: Beacons Festival add British Sea Power and Joan As Police Woman to 2014 lineup
Organisers of Beacons Festival have tonight confirmed the additional of 29 new acts for 2014, including special performances by British Sea Power and Joan As Police Woman. | 444 hits
News Article: Another 24 bands confirmed for Beacons Festival 2013
Beacons Festival organisers this week revealed 24 more acts for the cutting-edge music and arts festival that will take place at the Funkirk Estate in Skipton across the weekend of Friday 16th to Sunday 18th August 2013. | 613 hits
CD Review: One Small Life - Factor 8
There are two songs on their debut single, lead track Factor 8 and additional song Spinning. With all records, there is always a song that you prefer over another. | 344 hits
CD Review: The Sunshine Underground - Nobody's Coming To Save You
It would be fair enough to expect something slightly special from this album. It's been about three and a half years since the Leeds based 4-piece released their fantastic debut 'Raise The Alarm,' and in "indie" terms, that's hardly prolific. | 676 hits
News Article: Panama Promotions to end gigs at Royal Park Cellars...
Panama Promotions, the in-house promoters for the Royal Park Cellars venue in Leeds for the past six years, have announced that they will be pulling out of the venue completely at the end of the current season. | 603 hits
Live Review: Hot Club De Paris
The background listening I did for Hot Club De Paris, just in case I saw them, consisted of 'Shipwreck'; a jumbled scouse mess. | 598 hits
CD Review: Terrorvision - Take the Money and Run
There was a time when Terrorvision were truly at the top of their game - but two years on from their split, will anyone really want a new live album? | 559 hits
Live Review: Adem + Vashti Bunyan + Tunng
A barmy warm night and an audience that looks like a life-style magazine for relaxed funky living, a perfect setting for some Folktronica and old school hippydom. | 808 hits
CD Review: Diamond Rugs - Diamond Rugs
For their eponymous début Diamond Rugs, six different guys from five different bands come together to make one hell of a record. | 442 hits
Band Profile: The Seventy Sevens
It all started out about a year ago, when Sam realised he could sing, and that he couldn't really play drums all that well. | 518 hits
Band Profile: Tomartyrs
Tomartyrs are a collective of musicians formed out of the Leeds based label of the same name. | 111 hits
Band Profile: Goggle-Eyed-Psycho
Hailing from the recesses of deepest darkest Wakefield, Goggle-Eyed-Psycho have played a very active part in the Wakefield music scene since forming in 2007, always turning heads and making new friends along the way with their eclectic yet soulful brand of melodic hard rock. | 321 hits
News Article: The Birthday Kiss present their debut release
Leeds band The Birthday Kiss present their debut release 'Choking'; a free digital download this Valentine's Day, Tuesday 14th February 2012. | 285 hits
Live Review: Deaf Havana + Canterbury
7.20pm.The dark and dingy walls of Leeds Met feel like they are closing in on the audience, or perhaps the 1,000 screaming fan girls have swallowed the venue like a black hole. | 595 hits
CD Review: Bap Kennedy - Howl On
With friends like fellow Belfast born Van Morrison and over thirty years in the music industry, singer-songwriter Bap Kennedy has a sound musical pedigree, even if his name doesn't sound familiar. | 669 hits

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