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CD Review: Maybeshewill - Critical Distance
Recent trends have displayed a rise in instrumental bands; with genres such as 'shoegaze' or post-rock increasing dramatically in popularity.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14152/ | 924 hits
Band Profile: Jamie xx
Jamie Smith (known by the stage name Jamie xx) is an English music producer and remix artist. He is a member of the London-based band The xx.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14747/ | 122 hits
Band Profile: Terri Shaltiel
Israeli born, with Spanish/Turkish heritage alongside a Yorkshire accent, songstress Terri Shaltiel has been touring the gig circuit for a few years to critical acclaim.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/12055/ | 473 hits
CD Review: Astrid Williamson - Astrid
Came across Astrid on the Roadworks Tour when she was one of the supports for Adam Masterson along with Bodixa.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2394/ | 593 hits
Band Profile: Red Stars Parade
Rock/Other
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2000/ | 1,396 hits
News Article: Duels release "Pressure On You" on 7th November
Duels have announced the release of their second single - their debut for Nude Records - to be released on Monday 7th November.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4280/ | 434 hits
Band Profile: Martin Grech
Martin Grech (pronounced 'Greck') is a Maltese-English singer, songwriter and musician from Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, born in 1983.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8570/ | 196 hits
Band Profile: Jon Strong
Jon Strong as a solo performer has toured with Ry Cooder, Van Morrison, Robert Palmer, Talk Talk, Danny Thompson, Clannad, Has done numerous major festivals including Cambridge, Cropredy, San Bernardino Folk Festival.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1931/ | 3,812 hits
Band Profile: Clearlake
Indie rock outfit from Brighton, UK. Three albums to date - Lido, Cedars and Amber, all of which have been released to almost universal critical acclaim.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5109/ | 171 hits
Band Profile: Runaround Kids
Runaround Kids are a Wakefield band consisting of George Garthwaite, Jack Winn and Rob Burnell. They are signed to Philophobia Music.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/11195/ | 1,040 hits
Band Profile: Wretch 32
According to the Traktor Songfacts, Jermaine Scott, who performs under the stage name of Wretch 32, is a Grime MC and rapper from Tottenham, London, where he grew up the son of a local reggae DJ.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16562/ | 98 hits
News Article: Glastonbury Dreams
Volcanoes have made the long list for the Glastonbury Emerging Talent competition 2014. Nearly ten thousand bands entered from which 120 bands have been chosen by panel of industry judges.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/18264/ | 140 hits
Band Profile: The Open
There are two bands known by the name Open. The Open [1] are an English Five-piece indie rock band from Liverpool (Steven Bayley (vocals/guitar), Jon Winter (guitar), Jim Reynolds (bass), Roger Westwood (drums) and Alan Dutton (keyboards).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5281/ | 320 hits
Band Profile: Ikara Colt
Ikara Colt were a four piece art-rock band who had a five year career starting in 1999, and splitting on the 17th of January 2005.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4819/ | 180 hits
Live Review: The Humour
The Humour are all about chugga chugga rock played with strutting ego and a confident American accent.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9966/ | 331 hits
News Article: Little Japanese Toy announce launch party for new single...
Little Japanese Toy release their second single Calling Disused Numbers on March 3rd through Star Harbour - Shifty Disco's single's club - with nationwide distribution from Universal.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1444/ | 192 hits
Band Profile: ENVOYS
ENVOYS are a largely instrumental, heavy rock quartet from Leeds, West Yorkshire, consisting of guitars, bass and drums with occasional flourishes of vocals.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/17037/ | 476 hits
Band Profile: Yonderboy
Leeds-based Indie-pop combo
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9998/ | 1,052 hits
News Article: Leeds band up for British Blues Award
The Blind Dead McJones Band have been paying their dues in the pubs around Leeds for the last couple of years but the recent release of their dÚbut album "Last Resort Mexico" has brought them much wider recognition.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/17452/ | 331 hits
Band Profile: Swound!
Swound! are a hyperactive rock band from Nottingham that consists of four brothers who grew up on The Isle of Man where they counted comedian Norman Wisdom and Lord of the Rings actor John Rhys-Davies as neighbours.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16103/ | 78 hits
News Article: Fulc release a new mini album in February 2005 ...
Heavy melodic rockers Fulc release a mini-album "Embrace.Destroy" (Stunted Records, distributed by Shellshock) on Monday 28th February.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3474/ | 543 hits
Band Profile: The Most Terrifying Thing
Christopher Price, (vocals, guitar) Dave Masson (guitar) Paul Champion (drums) and Glenn Noble (bass) are the sum parts of "The Most Terrifying Thing." A band who are tricky to tie down to a specific genre.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5662/ | 180 hits
Band Profile: Kathryn Williams
Kathryn Williams is a singer-songwriter based in Newcastle, England, whose work is characterised by delicate vocals and acoustic instruments.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7257/ | 185 hits
Band Profile: Jeff Klein
Jeff Klein is an Indie Rock Singer-Songwriter/Musician from upstate New York. Equal parts Neil Young, Peter Gabriel, Beck and Gram Parsons, Jeff Klein has released 2 albums on Bj÷rk's One Little Indian label, featuring guests ranging from Ani Difranco to Dave Pirner.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4564/ | 170 hits
Band Profile: Bring Me The Horizon
Bring Me The Horizon is a five-piece band from Sheffield, England. Despite only forming in March 2004, the band has gathered a surprisingly large fan base both in the UK and the U.S.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6516/ | 2,731 hits
Band Profile: Mount Kimbie
Mount Kimbie are Dominic Maker and Kai Campos who met at university in 2008 and began making music together in a home studio in Peckham.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15217/ | 108 hits
Band Profile: The Black Box Revelation
Black Box Revelation is a two man garage/blues rock band, founded in 2005 in Dilbeek, Belgium, and consisting of Jan Paternoster (guitar and vocals) and Dries Van Dijck (drums).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/10537/ | 246 hits
Band Profile: Serena-Maneesh
Serena-Maneesh is a shoegaze-band from Norway which consists of Emil Nikolaisen, Hilma Nikolaisen on bass, Lina Holstr÷m on female vocals, Eivind Schou on violin, Sondre Tristan Midttun on guitar, and Tommy Akerholdt on drums, among others.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6879/ | 131 hits
Band Profile: Clor
Clor were a five-piece post-punk band from Brixton, England. Their breakthrough came with the release of their self-titled first album, released in 2005 to great critical acclaim.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5883/ | 219 hits
Band Profile: Terra Diablo
Formed in 2000 in Glasgow, Scotland, Terra Diablo released their self-titled debut on London based indie, Zuma, in 2004.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5326/ | 176 hits
Band Profile: Josh T Pearson
Texan Josh T. Pearson is a man whose legendary musical output has only grown in stature. Many will be familiar with the short-lived phenomenon that was Lift to Experience, which released one sprawling masterpiece, 2001"▓s The Texas-Jerusalem Crossroads, before splitting up soon after.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15370/ | 50 hits
Band Profile: El-P
Born Jaime Meline, El-Producto or El-P is an underground hip-hop producer & rapper from New York City.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8602/ | 6,029 hits
Band Profile: Shatner
Shatner is/was a Leeds based band with its roots in late 70s punk-pop, but which has drawn comparison to a huge range of bands from the 60s to the present day.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3502/ | 1,036 hits
News Article: Shatner release their second album
Shatner have released their second album, entitled 'Thirteen O'Clock'. Appropriately containing 13 tracks, the album was co-produced by Will Jackson whose credits include The Pigeon Detectives' recent hits as well as working with Forward Russia and Kaiser Chiefs.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9021/ | 321 hits
Band Profile: Miike Snow
Miike Snow is an electropop band from Stockholm, Sweden formed in 2007, consisting of American songwriter Andrew Wyatt and Swedish producers Christian Karlsson and Pontus Winnberg.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/12211/ | 171 hits
Band Profile: Eugene McGuinness
Eugene McGuinness (born 1985 in London, England) is a singer/songwriter signed to Domino Records. After The Early Learnings Of - a mini album of 8 songs - was released to great critical acclaim last year on Domino's Publishing Label Double Six, Eugene headed to the studio to make his first full album proper for Domino.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8908/ | 209 hits
Band Profile: Tompaulin
Tompaulin were a British indie pop group who released two studio albums and a series of singles between 1999 and 2006.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4754/ | 162 hits
Band Profile: Master & The Mule
Master & The Mule deliver dark, heavy, slightly unusual guitar based music.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/13271/ | 509 hits
News Article: 'Spiders' is the three track debut EP from Louise Distras
Louise Distras has announced the release of her three track 'Spiders' EP. The release will be the debut record from the former Blockades front woman.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/13588/ | 360 hits
Band Profile: Blood Red Shoes
Consisting of Steven Ansell (vocals and drums) and Laura-Mary Carter (vocals and guitar), they formed in Brighton, 2005 after their previous bands (Cat on Form and Lady Muck respectively) had broken up and they decided to "have a jam".
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8186/ | 475 hits
Band Profile: Los Lobos
Los Lobos is a mexican-american rock band from East Los Angeles, heavily influenced by rock and roll, tex-mex, country music, folk, blues, and traditional spanish / mexican music such as boleros and norte˝os.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/13178/ | 181 hits
Band Profile: MGMT
MGMT return to the UK in May for their biggest UK headline tour so far. They'll be building on the critical acclaim that has met their brilliant debut single 'Time To Pretend' and the staggering album 'Oracular Spectacular'.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9361/ | 2,126 hits
News Article: Fulc announce the release of their debut album Biting Insomnia.
Fulc have announced that the release of their debut album Biting Insomnia will be on Monday 19th May 2003.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1464/ | 223 hits
Band Profile: Everything Everything
Everything Everything are based in Manchester, hailing originally from the Newcastle/Northumberland area, as well as Kent.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/11087/ | 423 hits
News Article: Debut album from Master & The Mule to be released in March
Leeds based four piece Master & The Mule have today announced the release of their debut album, 'The View from Nowhere', which will be released on 19th March 2012.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16069/ | 217 hits
Band Profile: Vib Gyor
indie rock
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2160/ | 7,745 hits
Band Profile: Tom Baxter
Tom Baxter is a singer-songwriter based in London. Born in Suffolk, he grew up in Cornwall, with both parents regulars on the folk music circuit.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5483/ | 304 hits
Band Profile: Dave Gahan
David Gahan (born May 9, 1962 in Epping, Essex, England) is the baritone lead singer for English electro stalwarts, Depeche Mode.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8959/ | 188 hits
Band Profile: Elbow
Elbow is an alternative rock band which formed in Bury, Greater Manchester, England in 1990 while at sixth-form college.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4651/ | 572 hits
Live Review: Chris T-T
I was a Think Tank and Strangeways virgin before tonight. With a reputation for putting on some great live events, and an ace indie night to boot, it was about time I actually went to find out what the whole Strangeways fuss was about, and their one-year old birthday party was the ideal choice.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/777/ | 242 hits
Band Profile: Five O'Clock Heroes
Five O'Clock Heroes are a New Wave influenced rock group currently based in New York City. Singer, Antony Ellis, is originally from Northampton in the UK.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5600/ | 314 hits
Live Review: Chimaira + Stampin' Ground + Every Time I Die
Upon entering the venue the first thing your intrepid reviewer spots is a young man wearing a freshly purchased Chimaira t-shirt with the slogan 'I HATE EVERYONE' emblazoned on it.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2409/ | 478 hits
CD Review: Situationists - This City Holds Us All EP
Formed in their native Sheffield in 2006, Situationists have received much critical acclaim prior to this debut EP, notably from Radio 1's Steve Lamacq and XFM's John Kennedy.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9470/ | 294 hits
Band Profile: Kanye West
Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia) is a Grammy award winning rapper, producer, author, designer and singer.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/10209/ | 269 hits
Band Profile: Laika Dog
Rock
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2054/ | 2,345 hits
Band Profile: Ian McCulloch
Echo & the Bunnymen are an English post-punk band, formed in Liverpool in 1978. The original line-up consisted of vocalist Ian McCulloch, guitarist Will Sergeant and bass player Les Pattinson, supplemented by a drum machine.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/17039/ | 42 hits
Band Profile: Garron Frith
Garron Frith is a songwriter from the North West of England. After a gig with Grand Drive's Danny George Wilson he met musician/producer Simon J Alpin, the result was them making the debut album.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5725/ | 265 hits
CD Review: Miike Snow - Syliva
NME has heralded them "an almighty force of anarchic-futurism" while Time Out magazine describes "a sublime collection of pinballing sounds." Miike Snow's debut album, of the same name, met raucous critical acclaim back in October and now the Swedish trio return in 2010 for a UK headline tour, hitting Leeds University on Monday 8th February.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/12214/ | 338 hits
Band Profile: Arab Strap
Arab Strap were a band from Falkirk, Scotland, signed for the majority of their albums to independent record label Chemikal Underground.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9843/ | 175 hits
Band Profile: The Breech
Leeds based four-piece, The Breech, were formed in July 2001 and have developed a deeply musical and distinctly unique sound.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1989/ | 1,817 hits
Band Profile: Kinesis
There are 2 music projects by the name Kinesis: 1.Psytrance act based in France. 2.Rock band from Bolton, England Kinesis is Michael Bromley (Guitar + vocals), Tom Marshall (bass), Conor McGloin (guitar) and Neil Chow (drums) Formed in the year 2000 in Bolton.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4615/ | 249 hits
Band Profile: Come On Gang!
Formed at Edinburgh College of Art in spring 2007, Come On Gang! immediately started writing the sort of music they wanted to hear on a night out: punky guitars, driving bass, inspired sing-along lyrics and melodies that get firmly stuck spinning through your head.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/11088/ | 120 hits
Band Profile: The Foxes
NEW EP, "DEPRESSION, JOY & A MOMENT OF FAME" - OUT NOW! The Foxes are a London based band - http://www.facebook.com/thefoxesband http://www.myspace.com/thefoxesband Following the release of their critically acclaimed debut EP in late 2007 The Foxes hit the road with Yeti for a 30 date UK Tour in early 2008.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/13173/ | 255 hits
Band Profile: Jim Bob
Jim Bob was born James Robert Morrison in the city of London, on 22 November 1960. He changed his name because he did not want to be mistaken for, in his own words, "a fat, dead, crap poet" - ie the former singer of The Doors.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7314/ | 192 hits
Live Review: King Creosote + Loudmouth Soup
A packed HiFi on Friday night was the perfect place to preview two of the bands that will be attracting a lot of interest this year, Loudmouth Soup and King Creosote.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6475/ | 443 hits
Band Profile: Howling Bells
Howling Bells formed in Sydney, Australia in 2004 out of the ashes of Waikiki. They soon after packed up and moved to the UK where they recorded their debut record with (Coldplay Producer) Ken Nelson.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/10219/ | 247 hits
Band Profile: Freeland
Adam Freeland is a UK-based DJ and producer specialising in nu skool breaks. Like his record label, Marine Parade, he is a resident of Brighton.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/10481/ | 203 hits
Live Review: The Open
The Open released their first album, Silent Hours, in 2004 and earned themselves critical acclaim for this "debut of vast scale and ambition".
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6754/ | 283 hits
Band Profile: Heads We Dance
HEADS WE DANCE are "pushing all the right buttons... speaker gold dust" - (Mixmag July 2009)
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7275/ | 1,446 hits
Band Profile: Hard-Fi
Hard-Fi are an English indie rock band formed in Staines, Middlesex in 2003. The band's continual members have been Richard Archer (vocals), Kai Stephens (bass guitar), Ross Phillips (guitar) and Steve Kemp (drums).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5829/ | 278 hits
News Article: Festival Republic Stage line-up announced for Leeds Festival 2008
The Leeds Festival organisers have today revealed the line-up for the first Festival Republic Stage (formerly Carling Stage).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9774/ | 1,240 hits
Band Profile: The Moths
The Moths! the exhilarating brain-child of west-London song writing duo James Fox (lyrics, lead vocals) and Dave Lightfoot (guitars, music) who, with help from producer Jon Vick, started writing and recording songs together in a bedroom studio in August 2006 Drawing comparisons with the Human League, Wire, the Buzzcocks and early Adam and the Ants, the Moths!
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8522/ | 195 hits
CD Review: Ray LaMontagne - Till the Sun Turns Black
Selling over half a million copies of his debut album 'Trouble' in the UK, Ray LaMontagne seemingly came from nowhere to receive large amounts of critical acclaim and masses of national radio airplay.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8582/ | 271 hits
Band Profile: Flying Lotus
Los Angeles resident Steven Ellison. a.k.a. Juno Leed a.k.a. Flying Lotus is an electronic artist/hip-hop beat-maker, occasionally likened to artists such as Madlib , J Dilla and fellow LA resident The Gaslamp Killer for his more abstract and sometimes jazz-tinted style.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9695/ | 571 hits
Band Profile: White Rose Movement
White Rose Movement are a post-punk/electro band from London, England. They mix the post-punk style and attitude of early bands of the genre such as Joy Division and The Chameleons with a more new romantic image reminiscent of bands like Duran Duran, Depeche Mode and A Flock Of Seagulls, as well as more modern electroclash and post-punk revival influences.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5815/ | 483 hits
Band Profile: Red Lorry Yellow Lorry
Red Lorry Yellow Lorry have returned to the scene to pummel their way into your consciousness once again...
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2982/ | 1,212 hits
Band Profile: King Charles
King Charles is a singer-songwriter whose sound has been described as everything from psychedelic rock to folk-pop.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16634/ | 230 hits
Band Profile: TV On The Radio
TV on the Radio is a Brooklyn, New York, USA-based band that was formed in 2001. Their music is difficult to classify and is often described as art rock or post-punk, but is educated by a diverse spectrum of styles including freeform jazz and a cappella music, psychedelia and trip-hop, modern soul and classic '90s indie rock, giving them a unique and original sound.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7203/ | 205 hits
Band Profile: Hundred Reasons
Hundred Reasons are a British rock band from Surrey, England, United Kingdom, formed in 1999. Originally signed to Columbia Records in mid-April 2001 after fourteen months of near-constant touring.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5003/ | 341 hits
Band Profile: Thieves
There are multiple artists with this name: 1) Thieves is a recent, but promising hardcore band out of Raleigh, NC that mixes the rapid-speed of D.R.I.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8459/ | 164 hits
Band Profile: The Dodos
The Dodos are an indie folk band which formed in San Francisco, California, United States in 2005. They consist of Meric Long (vocals, guitar), Logan Kroeber (drums) and Keaton Snyder (vibraphone, percussion).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9862/ | 171 hits
Band Profile: Roddy Frame
Roddy Frame (born January 29, 1964 in East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire, Scotland) is the founder of the 1980s Scottish indie band, Aztec Camera.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6840/ | 339 hits
Band Profile: Armor For Sleep
Armor for Sleep was an alternative rock band from Maplewood and Teaneck, New Jersey, United States who formed in 2001.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6145/ | 192 hits
Band Profile: King Prawn
King Prawn were a prominent band of the UK ska punk scene during the 90's and early 2000's, their name is derived from the 'porn industry term given for the action of spitting on your partner's arsehole for lubrication before anal sex'.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4729/ | 395 hits
CD Review: Dark Star - A Day's Pay for a Day's Work
Since their initial releases in 2007, the London based Electronic trio Darkstar have made quite a name for themselves with their oh so unique brand of psychedelic pop and signature 'warped' sound.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/17392/ | 155 hits
CD Review: This Et Al - Sabbatical
Track 1 'Sabbatical' smacks of everything that the said collective stand for: retaining the sound which has garnered them a huge fanbase and critical acclaim from all echeleons of music press.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6771/ | 647 hits
Band Profile: Bon Iver
Bon Iver is an indie folk band, and one of Justin Vernon's current and most notable music projects to date.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15127/ | 165 hits
Band Profile: Jarcrew
Ammanford, Wales (2000-2005) Jarcrew (active 2001-2005) was a post-hardcore electronica noise band from Ammanford, South Wales.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4681/ | 295 hits
Band Profile: Mumford & Sons
Mumford & Sons are a folk/bluegrass group formed in London in September 2008. The band consists of Marcus Mumford (lead vocals, guitar, bass drum), Country Winston (banjo, slide guitar, vocals), Ted Dwayne (double bass, drums, vocals), and Ben Lovett (keyboards, accordion, vocals).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/11282/ | 371 hits
Band Profile: Danny & The Champions of The World
Danny & The Champions of the World is a Folk Rock, Rock, Soul band that was formed in London during the summer of 2007 by Danny George Wilson.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/12689/ | 155 hits
Band Profile: The Rapture
There are two bands sharing the name Rapture: 1. An American dance-punk group 2. A common mistake for a finnish death/doom band actually called "Rapture".
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5073/ | 290 hits
Band Profile: The Alps
There have been at least three bands called The Alps bands over the last few years. See below. 1.The Alps is a small group of experimental pyschedelic musicians from San Francisco, California, featuring Jefre Cantu-Ledesma of Tarentel.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5576/ | 130 hits
News Article: Leeds bands to appear at King Of the Mountains festival
King of the Mountains is a three-day music and arts festival taking place in the idyllic village of Muker, Swaledale this July.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/18485/ | 193 hits
Band Profile: Million Dead
Million Dead were a London-based punk band that formed back in late 2000 through out of work associations, mutual friends and in the case of vocalist Frank Turner and drummer Ben Dawson from their previous band Kneejerk and ended after a farewell UK tour in September 2005.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5363/ | 553 hits
Band Profile: The Bluetones
The Bluetones are an English guitar band, formed in Hounslow in 1994, featuring Mark Morriss (vocals, keyboards & occasional guitar), Adam Devlin (guitars), Scott Morriss (bass guitar & backing vocals), and Eds Chesters (drums - the man who has both plural forename and surname!) Understandably classed as a britpop band, given that their appearance and initial huge success with songs such as Slight Return coincided synchronously with the Britpop explosion, their debut record Expecting To Fly appeared in 1996.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4822/ | 404 hits
Live Review: Teenage Fanclub
Since their brief flirtation with success; 1991's 'Bandwagonesque' was voted album of the year over Nirvana's 'Nevermind' by Spin magazine in their end of year poll and great things were predicted for the band, Teenage Fanclub have quietly disappeared from most people's pop radar.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1095/ | 220 hits
Feature: Advent Calendar: 12th December
Day 12 of LMS's Advent Calendar
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15865/ | 248 hits
Band Profile: Jim Lockey & the Solemn Sun
Anarcho-anglo storytellers JL&tSS deliver their blend of country-folk/punk - the most energetic, poetic and engaging British folk music in the UK today.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16567/ | 135 hits
CD Review: Alabama Shakes - Boys and Girls
Alabama Shakes' debut album 'Boys and Girls' arrives on a wave of hype and anticipation following several incendiary live performances at festivals such as the increasingly influential South by Southwest Festival held in Austin, Texas.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16570/ | 318 hits
Band Profile: Fulc
Citing influences from Muse to Nine Inch Nails, but sounding like none, FULCs style has been described as "taking grunge, punk and metal, sticking them in a furnace until they're white hot and then hammered into exciting new shapes....".
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1738/ | 996 hits
Band Profile: Charlotte Gainsbourg
Charlotte Gainsbourg (born 21 July 1971 as Charlotte Lucy Gainsburg) is a French actress and singer-songwriter.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/11608/ | 192 hits
Band Profile: The xx
The xx are a Mercury Prize-winning trio formed in 2005 in London, England. The band members are Romy Madley Croft (vocals, lead guitar), Oliver Sim (vocals, bass guitar), and Jamie Smith, known as Jamie xx (beats, MPC sampler).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/11077/ | 432 hits
Band Profile: Patrick Wolf
Patrick Wolf is an English singer-songwriter from London. Wolf mixes electronics and samples with a wide range of instruments including viola, keyboards, ukulele, and percussion, all of which he plays himself to form a fusion of jazz, folk and electronic music.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5801/ | 1,491 hits
CD Review: Clayhill - Small Circle
Viva la Britpop! There's been a lot of talk lately about the resurrection of that old forgotten genre of Britpop.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3186/ | 1,269 hits
Band Profile: Their Hearts Were Full Of Spring
Their Hearts Were Full Of Spring are travellers and troubadours, waifs and wanderers who have had the good fortune of stumbling across each other one night at a ramshackle gin palace in south east London.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/11058/ | 162 hits
Band Profile: Mew
Mew is an alternative rock band which formed in Hellerup, Denmark in 1995. The band consists of Jonas Bjerre (vocals), Bo Madsen (guitar), and Silas Utke Graae J°rgensen (drums).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5849/ | 626 hits
Band Profile: LCD Soundsystem
LCD Soundsystem was the musical project of producer James Murphy, co-founder of New York City dance-punk label DFA Records.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5879/ | 375 hits
Band Profile: De La Soul
De La Soul is a massively influential hip hop group, hailing from Amityville, New York, United States.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7565/ | 183 hits
Band Profile: The Go! Team
The Go! Team are a Brighton, United Kingdom-based six piece band (with two drummers) whose songs are a mixture of action theme songs, cheerleader chants, noise-pop guitars and early hip-hop, with a hint of '70s funk.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8669/ | 207 hits
Band Profile: 65daysofstatic
65daysofstatic began in Sheffield, United Kingdom in 2001 as Iain Armstrong, Paul Wolinski and Joe Shrewsbury.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5286/ | 390 hits
Band Profile: Michael Chapman
Michael Chapman (born 24 January 1941, Yorkshire, England) is a highly regarded English singer-songwriter and a worthy guitar player.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5294/ | 256 hits
Band Profile: Damien Rice
Damien Rice (born December 7, 1973) is an Irish singer-songwriter. He was born in Dublin, Ireland, to George and Maureen Rice and was raised in Celbridge, County Kildare, Ireland.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4670/ | 332 hits
Band Profile: Dawn Parade
The Dawn Parade was a rock band from Bury St. Edmunds, UK, formed in 2000 initially called The Hip Down.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5047/ | 154 hits
Band Profile: Zeitgeist Zero
alternative industrial rock and roll
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2187/ | 470 hits
Band Profile: Praying Mantis
Praying Mantis are a well established band of melodic hard rockers. They were formed by brothers Tino Troy and Chris Troy in the United Kingdom 1974 and they became one of the bands associated with the the nwobhm (New Wave Of British Heavy Metal).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15072/ | 101 hits
Band Profile: Stillman
After the split of his band in the post-Britpop years, Chaz Craik (aka Stillman) took a lengthy detour into producing, engineering and session work.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5945/ | 154 hits
Band Profile: High Contrast
As a winner of the Essential Mix of the Year 2007 on BBC's Radio 1, the name High Contrast needs no introduction, although when a young Lincoln Barrett signed on the dotted line back in 2000 he was a complete unknown.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16122/ | 185 hits
Live Review: Silver Jews + Adrian Crowley
With a remarkable twenty-year history you might be surprised to learn the Silver Jews only began touring just three years ago.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9524/ | 453 hits
Band Profile: GU Medicine
G.U. Medicine are a tight gang of hard drinking scoundrels who also play heavy rock music very loudly and often way too fast.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8356/ | 401 hits
Band Profile: Audiojack
Audiojack are the Leeds based producers, DJs and label owners comprising of James Rial and Richard Burkinshaw.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15983/ | 125 hits
Live Review: Califone
Tim Rutili's Califone emerged gradually from the disintegration of blues rockers Red Red Meat in the mid 90s, releasing several EPs of fractured Americana throughout the late nineties.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/18083/ | 192 hits
Band Profile: Mclusky
Mclusky were a three-piece group from Cardiff, Wales, who combined the energy and ethos of punk with varied dynamics and intelligent, black-humoured lyrics.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4507/ | 303 hits
Band Profile: Editors
Editors are a British indie rock/post-punk revival band from Birmingham, England, composed of Tom Smith (vocals, guitar, keyboards), Chris Urbanowicz (guitar), Russell Leetch (bass) and Ed Lay (drums), who met while studying at Staffordshire University, in Stafford, England during 2003.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5833/ | 907 hits
Band Profile: Hal
There are several artists using this name: 1) Ultra-hooky, dramatic vocal harmony-drenched tunes.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5573/ | 155 hits
Band Profile: Po' Girl
Po' Girl is a Canadian group whose style derives from folk, country and jazz. The style of music they perform is called "urban roots." The interplay between Allison Russell, Awna Teixeira, Benny Sidelinger, and Mikey "Lightning" August is truly something to behold.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16272/ | 90 hits
Band Profile: Pino Forastiere
Forastiere, acoustic guitarist and composer http://candyrat.com/artists/PinoForastiere/ Forastiere is a remarkable virtuoso and his techniques and musical ideas are a true mix of acoustic and classical guitar styles.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16976/ | 65 hits
Band Profile: The Reindeer Section
The Reindeer Section is a scottish indie rock supergroup formed in 2001 by Gary Lightbody of Snow Patrol, who released albums and gigged in 2001 and 2002.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4494/ | 226 hits
Band Profile: The Stands
Liverpool band the Stands was formed by Scouse legend Howie Payne after his previous band, The Big Kids, parted ways.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5154/ | 208 hits
Band Profile: Templeton Pek
2011 sees the release of the band's second full length album 'Scratches & Scars' to critical acclaim.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9553/ | 448 hits
Band Profile: Rufus Wainwright
Rufus McGarrigle Wainwright (born 22 July 1973) is a Canadian-American singer-songwriter. Wainwright was born in Rhinebeck, New York, USA, to folk singers Loudon Wainwright III and Kate McGarrigle (they divorced while he was a child).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6065/ | 233 hits
Band Profile: VersaEmerge
VersaEmerge was formed by former drummer Anthony Martone and guitarist/vocalist Blake Harnage back when both members were in high school.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14253/ | 250 hits
Band Profile: Finka
indie rock
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2545/ | 1,605 hits
Band Profile: Stephen Fretwell
Stephen Fretwell (born November 10, 1981) is an English singer-songwriter from Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4654/ | 531 hits
Band Profile: Nero
There is more than one artist with this name: 1. Dubstep and Drum and Bass producers from UK. 2.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16986/ | 79 hits
Band Profile: Ruins of Earth
Ruins of Earth are a Melodic Death Metal band hailing from the South of the UK. Formed in late 2009 with a hard work ethic and a passion for metal, the quintet self-released their first EP 'Ashes of the Ocean'.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14110/ | 103 hits
CD Review: The Cut - Dazed
Boy, am I excited! I'm told that The Cut are one of West Yorkshire's hottest bands around. Whoopie! Insert CD and we're on fire, baby!
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7478/ | 392 hits
Band Profile: Belle & Sebastian
Belle and Sebastian is a band from Glasgow. Led by guitarist/vocalist Stuart Murdoch, the seven-piece band has an intimate, majestic sound that is equal parts folk-rock and '60s pop.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6196/ | 254 hits
Band Profile: The Bluefoot Project
The Bluefoot Project are an amalgamation of urban heads fusing many different styles into a vocal-led, beat-driven, 21st century soulful funk with nods in the right direction to reggae, hip hop, gospel and leftfield.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1678/ | 697 hits
Band Profile: The Durbervilles
Currently known as matters. The D'Urbervilles began in the Toronto suburb of Oshawa, Ontario as a means for childhood friends and underagers Tim Bruton (guitar, synth) and John O'Regan (vocals, guitar, synth) to see rock shows at local bars.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5463/ | 326 hits
Band Profile: While She Sleeps
Sheffield based metal/hardcore band. Lawrence Taylor - Vocals Mat Welsh - Guitar/Vocals Sean Long - Guitar Aaran McKenzie - Bass Adam Savage - Drums/Percussion Sheffield, England garnered a worldwide reputation for steel production during the boom time of the industrial revolution, earning itself the nickname "Steel City".
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15599/ | 180 hits
Band Profile: Mercury Rev
Mercury Rev is an American rock music group, that formed in 1989 in Buffalo, New York. Original personnel were David Baker (vocals), Jonathan Donahue (vocals, guitars), Sean "Grasshopper" Mackowiak (guitars, clarinet), Suzanne Thorpe (flute), Dave Fridmann (bass) and Jimy Chambers (drums).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4967/ | 262 hits
Band Profile: The Laundry Shop
The driving creative force behind The Laundry Shop is Front man/Singer and Songwriter Steve Robinson.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/10363/ | 263 hits
Band Profile: There Will Be Fireworks
There Will Be Fireworks. It sounds like something a sports commentator might say before a title decider or grand slam final.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/11450/ | 319 hits
Band Profile: Ooberman
Ooberman founders Dan Popplewell and Andy Flett met over a piano at their school in Bradford, 1988. The first band they set up was The Forestry Commission, with Andy's younger brother Steve Flett on bass.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4892/ | 203 hits
Band Profile: Made Out Of Babies
Formed in 2004. As their playfully gruesome name suggests, Made Out Of Babies are not a demure or delicate band, but a vehicle of cathartic assault; as evocative as The Jesus Lizard, as imaginative and impassioned as Bj÷rk, as disturbingly frank and unnerving as Big Black, the New York City quartet conjures a wholly unique sense of claustrophobic fury, undermining the listener's sense of order and rationality.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6484/ | 171 hits
Band Profile: Kid Galahad
The four band members met in 1997, whilst they all attended Furze Platt School in Maidenhead.[4] The band honed their skills in live performances and homemade recordings.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5160/ | 187 hits
Interview: Comeback Kid
Sam Woodgate caught up with Comeback Kid at this year's Ghostfest.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16802/ | 358 hits
Band Profile: Cipher
There are several artists with this name: 1) Canadian-based underground hip-hop duo. 2) Hard core/metal band from Long Beach, New York.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4784/ | 156 hits
Band Profile: The Strokes
The Strokes are an American rock band from New York City, New York, United States, formed in 1998. The band rose to fame in the early 2000s as a leading group in garage rock/post-punk revival.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4666/ | 529 hits
Band Profile: Lorna
There are three artists named Lorna 1) A studio project from England featuring Mark Rolfe, Sharon Cohen-Rolfe, Matt Harrison, Andy Bullock and Paul Skinner.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4876/ | 551 hits
Band Profile: Sparrow and the Workshop
Sparrow and the Workshop are a three-piece based in Glasgow consisting of Belfast-born, Chicago-raised Jill O'Sullivan (vocals, acoustic guitar), Welshman Nick Packer (guitar, bass, basstard) and Scotsman Gregor Donaldson (drums, vocals).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14661/ | 103 hits
Band Profile: The Horrors
There are at least three bands called The Horrors: 1) An alternative rock band from Essex, England.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8496/ | 413 hits
Interview: Funeral for a Friend
John Harvey talks with Darren from Welsh emo hardcore band Funeral for a Friend, who recently headlined the NME tour in Leeds...
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2338/ | 3,863 hits
Band Profile: The Icarus Line
The Icarus Line was formed in Los Angeles, California in 1998 with Joe Cardamone on vocals, Aaron North on guitar, Lance Arnao on bass and Aaron Austin on drums.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4817/ | 274 hits
Band Profile: Amycanbe
Amycanbe hail from the coastal area of Romagna in north-eastern Italy. Originally comprised of Marco and Mattia, they formed in 2002.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8904/ | 169 hits
Band Profile: Buck 65
Richard Terfry, better known as Buck 65, is a Canadian hip hop artist, MC and turntablist. However he has recently moved away from hip hop in a stylistic context, and is moving closer to blues, country, rock, folk and avant-garde genres.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4586/ | 233 hits
Band Profile: Kelli Ali
Kelli Ali (b. Kelli Dayton, 30 Jun 1974, in England), is a singer-songwriter, first well known for her distinctive vocals, as lead singer, on Sneaker Pimps' 'Becoming X' / 6 Underground.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/10169/ | 242 hits
Band Profile: Peter Broderick
Peter Broderick is a musician / composer currently residing in Berlin, Germany, where he is recording a new album.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/10017/ | 218 hits
Band Profile: Judie Tzuke
Judie Tzuke was born Judie Myers in London on 3 April 1956. After an education in the arts, music and drama, by the age of 15 Judie spent most of her time writing poems which she turned into songs and playing folk clubs, accompanying herself on acoustic guitar.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15315/ | 394 hits
Band Profile: Joanna Newsom
Joanna Newsom (born January 18, 1982) started taking piano lessons at a very early age and played for a couple of years, but switched to the harp at seven.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7598/ | 195 hits
Band Profile: Metallica
Metallica is an American metal band formed in 1981 in Los Angeles, California, United States when drummer Lars Ulrich posted an advertisement in The Recycler.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9408/ | 247 hits
Band Profile: Fightstar
Fightstar is a post-hardcore band, formed in 2003, from London, United Kingdom. The band consists of Charlie Simpson on vocals, guitar and keyboard, Alex Westaway on guitar and also providing vocals, bass guitarist Dan Haigh and drummer Omar Abidi.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8830/ | 1,105 hits
Band Profile: Richard Thompson
Richard Thompson OBE is a gifted guitarist and songwriter whose critical acclaim and cult following has often threatened but never managed to cross over into mainstream appeal.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5069/ | 260 hits
Band Profile: Mazes
Mazes (comprising of Jack Cooper on vocals and guitar, Neil Robinson on drums, Jarin Tabata on guitars and Conan Roberts on bass) formed in early 2009 in Manchester and began their life touring with Pens and Wavves before going on to play shows and tour with bands such as Deerhunter, Thee Oh Sees, Sic Alps, Box Elders, Dum Dum Girls and Crocodiles.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14601/ | 303 hits
Band Profile: Pulp
Pulp is an alternative rock band which formed in 1978 in Sheffield, England. The band's best known and most stable lineup consists of Jarvis Cocker (vocals), Russell Senior (guitar, violin), Mark Webber (guitar), Candida Doyle (keyboards), Steve Mackey (bass) and Nick Banks (drums).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4970/ | 264 hits
Band Profile: Cancer Bats
Cancer Bats are a 4 piece hardcore punk / southern metal band who have came to destroy. Fueled by a burning desire to rage harder, play louder and have more fun than any other band, Cancer Bats mix hardcore, southern metal, and punk rock into a lethal rock and roll explosion.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7751/ | 373 hits
News Article: Blacklisters unveil debut album BLKLSTRS
Released 24/04/2012 on LP, CD & Digital Download. Pre-order from 02/04/2012. Brew's notorious ear for the heavy has been pricked by a band making a significant impact on the UK underground rock scene: Blacklisters.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16261/ | 205 hits
Band Profile: From Autumn To Ashes
From Autumn To Ashes(or FATA) was a band from Long Island, New York, USA. The band mixed melody with hardcore styles, and their earlier albums featured a unique dual vocal style between frontman Benjamin Perri and drummer Francis Mark.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8491/ | 674 hits
Band Profile: Richard Hawley
Richard Hawley, (born Sheffield, United Kingdom) is a critically acclaimed guitarist, singer, songwriter and producer.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6372/ | 277 hits
Band Profile: Frank Turner
Frank Turner is a burgeoning solo artist based in the United Kingdom. He has toured the UK extensively and gone on a few forays into Central and Eastern Europe since the demise of his former band Million Dead.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7913/ | 700 hits
Live Review: Every Time I Die + Trash Talk + Spy Catcher + Defeater
It's grim up North. It's cold, wet, and windier than Eric Pickles after a vindaloo, but rolling through Leeds to lighten the mood this fine Thursday evening is the Rock Sound Riot Tour, bringing with it a lineup as diverse as the term 'punk rock' will allow, and enough fans to easily fill the main room of The Cockpit - not that anyone is around to catch Spy Catcher's opening set, which in some ways is a bit of a shame.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15900/ | 325 hits
Band Profile: Babyshambles
Babyshambles are a band formed in London, England by Pete Doherty as a side-project to (and later full time after departing) The Libertines.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5541/ | 559 hits
Band Profile: Black Soul Strangers
Strangers are people you don't know... Black Soul Strangers are the band you want to know... Possessing a raw energy that few artists can convincingly convey the Irish Pop Rock quartet have already been championed by NME and Radio 2's Janice Long and Dermot O'Leary as well as bagging an army of cyber fans including Uk.music-jobs who described them as "Serious contenders for next big thing status".
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/11425/ | 258 hits
Band Profile: Evil Nine
They aren't evil and there are only two of them, but other than not living up to their randomly chosen yet aesthetically pleasing name Tom Beaufoy and Pat Pardy in no way disappoint.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/10515/ | 189 hits
Live Review: Deerhunter + Lower Dens + Kogumaza
Once again Bradford Cox and co make a welcome return to Leeds. This time however, the public and critical acclaim for latest record Halcyon Digest has necessitated a step up in venue size from their usual haunt of the Brudenell to the much roomier setting of the Irish Centre.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14503/ | 511 hits
Band Profile: Straw
There are at least four acts named Straw: 1) Straw are a band from Fife, Scotland. Formed in 2008 by Graham Munks (guitar, various instruments and backing vocals) and Gus Black (lead vocals,bass,various instruments) they were joined a year later by Derek Barclay on backing vocals and acoustic guitars.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4875/ | 356 hits
Band Profile: Thrice
Thrice is an American post-hardcore/experimental rock band that formed in Irvine, California in 1998.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/11059/ | 211 hits
Band Profile: Divided by Zero
Divided by Zero is an American rock band formed in 2002 in San Diego, California, USA. Best known for fusing elements of melodic hard rock, punk, and reggae to create a highly original sound that combines metal's aggressiveness with classic hooks and melodies, Divided by Zero channel a number of styles into one concrete sound on their ambitious debut album, The Black Sea.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1707/ | 440 hits
Band Profile: The Edsel Auctioneer
Leeds' answer to MBV and Husker Du
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15120/ | 325 hits
Band Profile: Clinic
There are four artists with this name. 1. A popular English indie rock band 2. An American hardcore punk band 3.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4884/ | 289 hits
Band Profile: Yo La Tengo
Yo La Tengo is an American indie rock band formed in Hoboken, New Jersey in 1984. Since 1992, the lineup has consisted of Ira Kaplan (guitars, vocals), Georgia Hubley (drums, vocals), and James McNew (bass, vocals).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5171/ | 317 hits
Band Profile: Saviours
SAVIOURS are an explosive, unbridled force. Possessing an extraordinary songwriting sense, lion-hearted innovation, world class technical ability and a bottomless pool of raw talent and creativity, SAVIOURS are one of creative heavy music's most exciting new bands.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/11349/ | 209 hits
Band Profile: Bob Mould
Bob Mould (born October 16, 1960, in Malone, New York) is an American musician, principally known for his work as guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for influential rock bands HŘsker DŘ in the 1980s and Sugar in the 1990s.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6974/ | 198 hits
Band Profile: Little Axe
Providing guitars, bass, keyboards, and vocals, Little Axe is the return to the blues that Skip grew up with and learned from his father.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/12997/ | 136 hits
Band Profile: Dan Mangan
Once a mere fresh faced folk singer from Vancouver, Canada, Dan Mangan now stands at the world's doorstep.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15796/ | 75 hits
Band Profile: Aftermath
There are at least seven artists with this name: 1. A thrash metal band from Chicago Illinois, United States 2.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16508/ | 58 hits
Band Profile: Chops
CHOPS (1): US hip hop solo artist and producer from Philly (???? -) CHOPS (2): UK avant-wonk-pop group from Leeds (2007 -) (1) CHOPS, from the Philly-based group the Mountain Brothers, has become a successful solo artist and producer.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/11048/ | 288 hits
Band Profile: Deerhunter
Deerhunter is a band which formed in 2001 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The band consists of Bradford Cox (vocals, guitar, piano), Moses Archuleta (drums, synths), Lockett Pundt (guitar, organ, vocals) and Josh Fauver (bass, vocals).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14502/ | 149 hits
Band Profile: Vanilla Pod
Vanilla Pod are based in Norfolk, England and were formed in February 1995. After local gigs and a demo, original singer Paul Davis left the band in August and was replaced by 15 year old Rob Bunting.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7526/ | 802 hits
Live Review: Catylyst + Brody + Colour of Fire + And None Of Them Knew They Were Robots + Drugdealer Cheerleader
It's nights like this that show what's great about the Leeds music scene. As I'm walking to the Well it pisses it down.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1071/ | 556 hits
Feature: StrangeForms Interview - Envoys
We threw some cheeky glances at Chris (drums) and Tom (guitars) from Envoys as fired some questions at them over a game of Ludo...
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/18338/ | 311 hits
Band Profile: The Twilight Singers
The Twilight Singers is an alternative American band. The group was initially formed as a side project by The Afghan Whigs leader Greg Dulli in 1997.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5239/ | 261 hits
Band Profile: Will Young
William Robert Young (born January 20, 1979), is a British singer and actor. He catapulted to fame after winning the inaugural UK Pop Idol contest in 2002.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/10331/ | 297 hits
Live Review: Funeral for a Friend + The Rapture + The Von Bondies + Franz Ferdinand
Who was Franz Ferdinand? He was an arch-Duke of the Austro Hungarian Empire until 1914 when he was killed by an assassin in Sarajevo.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2328/ | 1,294 hits
Band Profile: Stereolab
Stereolab are a UK-based band whose style, mixing 1950s-1960s pop and lounge music with the "motorik" beat of krautrock, was one of the first to which the term "post-rock" was applied.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9746/ | 269 hits
Band Profile: Mastodon
Mastodon is an American progressive metal band from Atlanta, Georgia, formed in 1999. The band comprises bassist/vocalist Troy Sanders, guitarist/vocalist Brent Hinds, guitarist Bill Kelliher and drummer Brann Dailor.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/13018/ | 323 hits
Interview: Ash
Will Ridge interviews Tim Wheeler and Rick McMullen of the band Ash and tries to establish what the future has in hold for them now they have turned their back on the conventional album.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8973/ | 813 hits
Band Profile: British Sea Power
British Sea Power are a four-man indie rock band based in Brighton, England, although three of the band hail originally from Kendal in Cumbria.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4616/ | 593 hits
Band Profile: DJ Shadow
Considered a prominent figure in the development of instrumental hip-hop, DJ Shadow (real name Josh Davis) has proven himself with groundbreaking, genre-defining solo output on such respected labels as Solesides and Mo' Wax.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7730/ | 213 hits
Band Profile: The Roots
The Roots, also known as The Legendary Roots Crew, The Square Roots and The Foundation, are an influential, Grammy winning hip hop group based out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, famed for a heavily jazzy sound and live instrumentation.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5499/ | 169 hits
Band Profile: The Black Keys
The Black Keys are a two-man blues-rock group from Akron, Ohio, United States which formed in 2001, consisting of singer and guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5583/ | 316 hits
Interview: Fyfe Dangerfield
LMS caught up with Fyfe Dangerfield, Guillemots' frontman, before his support slot for Corinne Bailey Rae at Leeds Met.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/12660/ | 836 hits
Band Profile: Hanoi Rocks
Hanoi Rocks was a Finnish glam rock band formed in 1979. Their biggest success was in the early 80s. They released five albums, including their 1984 major-label debut Two steps from the move (on CBS), during their original run.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5911/ | 364 hits
Band Profile: Avenged Sevenfold
Avenged Sevenfold is a band from Huntington Beach, California, United States. They started out as a metalcore band, but have since moved towards hard rock.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5514/ | 457 hits
Band Profile: Tindersticks
Tindersticks are an alternative band from Nottingham, England. Their sound is characterized by a synthesis of orchestral backing, lounge jazz, and soul; the lush orchestrations of multi-instrumentalist Dickon Hinchliffe and the smoky baritone of lead vocalist Stuart A.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4585/ | 267 hits
Band Profile: Imogen Heap
Imogen Heap (born December 9, 1977) is a British singer-songwriter / electronica artist from Romford, Essex, England.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5935/ | 6,223 hits
Band Profile: Machine Head
Machine Head is an American metal band, formed in 1992 in Oakland, California. Founded by former Vio-Lence guitarist Robert Flynn and Adam Duce, and has only had 3 personnel changes since its inception 17 years ago.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5617/ | 308 hits
Band Profile: Dillinger Escape Plan
The Dillinger Escape Plan is a band from Morris Plains, New Jersey. The band performs a fast-tempo, technically proficient style of heavy music popularly known as mathcore.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4991/ | 212 hits
Band Profile: My Passion
MY PASSION are Laurence RenÚ (Vocals, Guitar), Jonathan Gaskin (Vocals, Synths & Guitar), John Be (Guitar), Simon Rowlands (Bass) and Jamie Nicholls (Drums), five young men with a fearless, rebellious intention, DIY ethics and a genre-smashing electronic induced metallic punk sound.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14243/ | 415 hits
Band Profile: Gold Blade
Led by music journalist and ex-Membranes frontman John Robb, Goldblade are a punk band that incorporate ska, rockabilly and other different musical style into their music.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5750/ | 339 hits
Band Profile: Biffy Clyro
Biffy Clyro is a three-piece alternative rock band which formed in Kilmarnock, Scotland in 1995. The band consists of Simon Neil (vocals, guitar), James Johnston (bass, vocals) and his twin brother Ben (drums, vocals).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4567/ | 984 hits
Band Profile: Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Yeah Yeah Yeahs are an indie rock band formed in New York City, New York, USA in the late summer of 2000 by Karen O, born Karen Lee Orzolek (vocals), Nick Zinner (guitar, keyboards) and Brian Chase (drums).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4533/ | 354 hits
Band Profile: Luke Doucet
Luke Doucet (born June 9, 1973) is a Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist. He writes and performs both as a solo artist and as a member of the indie rock band Veal.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5148/ | 238 hits
Band Profile: The Boyfriends
1. The Boyfriends are: Martin Wallace (vocals), Richard Adderley (guitar), David Barnett (bass) and Paddy Pulzer (drums).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5568/ | 262 hits
Band Profile: The Haunted
There is more than one artist that goes by this name. 1) The Haunted is a Swedish heavy metal band, formed in 1996 in Gothenburg, Sweden.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5393/ | 258 hits
Band Profile: Manic Street Preachers
Manic Street Preachers are an alternative rock band from Blackwood, Wales, formed in 1986. Often referred to as "the Manics", they are James Dean Bradfield (vocals, guitars), Nicky Wire (bass, occasional vocals) and Sean Moore (drums, backing vocals, occasional trumpet).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5745/ | 432 hits
Band Profile: The Dears
The Dears is an indie rock band which formed in 1995 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The band consists of Murray Lightburn (vocals, guitar), Natalia Yanchak (vocals, keyboards), Jason Kent (guitar, vocals), Christopher McCarron (guitar), Rob Benvie (bass), Laura Willis (keyboards, vocals) and Yann Geoffroy (drums).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5517/ | 318 hits
Interview: Outcry Collective
With a new Outcry Collective album currently in the works, Leeds Music Scene caught up with vocalist Steve Sitkowski, prior to the band's co-headlining UK tour with The Computers
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/12547/ | 816 hits
Band Profile: 3 Colours Red
3 Colours Red were a British punk/ rock band. They achieved their biggest chart success at the end of the 1990s, along with other 'Britrock' bands that retained a certain pop sensibility, such as Ash and Feeder.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5032/ | 740 hits
Band Profile: A Static Lullaby
It has been seven years since the world was first introduced to the innovative and emotional stylings of A Static Lullaby.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5825/ | 334 hits
Band Profile: Wilco
Wilco is an American rock band based in Chicago, Illinois. The band was formed in 1994 by the remaining members of alternative country group Uncle Tupelo following singer Jay Farrar's departure from that group.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5472/ | 298 hits
Band Profile: Super Furry Animals
Super Furry Animals (also known as "SFA", the "Furries" and the "Super Furries") are a critically acclaimed welsh alternative rock band, with leanings towards psychedelic rock, punk, britpop and electronic experimentation.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5208/ | 401 hits
Band Profile: Nirvana
There are multiple artists tracked as "Nirvana" on Last.fm. Following are eight, listed in order of prominence: 1) Nirvana was a popular and highly influential American grunge band.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/11404/ | 360 hits
Band Profile: Venom
Venom is an extreme metal metal band formed in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK in 1979. Coming to prominence towards the end of the 'New Wave of British Heavy Metal', Venom's first two albums - Welcome to Hell (1981) and Black Metal (1982) - are considered a major influence on thrash metal and extreme metal in general.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15064/ | 348 hits
Band Profile: Bloc Party
Bloc Party are an English alternative rock band. In 2005, the band released their critically acclaimed debut album Silent Alarm.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5454/ | 534 hits
Band Profile: Sonic Youth
Sonic Youth is an influential experimental rock band which formed in New York City, New York, United States in 1981.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15429/ | 240 hits
Band Profile: Daft Punk
Daft Punk is a multi Grammy Award-winning electronic music duo formed in 1994 in Paris, France, and consisting of French musicians Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (born 8 February 1974) and Thomas Bangalter (born 3 January 1975).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8598/ | 6,141 hits
Band Profile: Feeder
Feeder are an award-winning Welsh rock band that formed in Newport, Wales in 1992. With the lead single "Buck Rogers" from their 2001 album Echo Park, Feeder entered the mainstream, around a time manufactured pop was frequently dominating the top 10.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4518/ | 555 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4605/ | 467 hits
Band Profile: The Misfits
Misfits are an American horror-themed punk rock, or horror punk, band formed in 1977 in Lodi, New Jersey, United States and originally led by singer and songwriter Glenn Danzig (born Glenn Anzalone) until 1983.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7344/ | 920 hits

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