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Interview: Izzi Dunn
Izzi Dunn is an artist who has been on more records than you will realise having played cello with the likes of Gorillaz & Roots Manuva appearing live with both artists but she is not just a session musician! Izzi has just release 'Cries & Smiles' an album by an artist already heralded by the likes of Jazzy Jeff and Damon Albarn. Sam Murray emailed Izzi some questions while she was in America to find out about the album, the collaborations and what made Izzi want to get into music. | 750 hits
News Article: Leeds bands honoured at the first Independent Leeds Music Awards...
Leeds' diverse music community was honoured last night in the inaugural Independent Leeds Music Awards. | 2,167 hits
News Article: Nominations sought for the INDY Music Awards 2008
Organisers of the INDY Music Awards 2008 have issued a call for all independent music promoters and venues in Leeds to nominate their favourite artists. | 588 hits
Band Profile: KC
There are several artists with the name KC: 1) KC - a Drum & Bass and techno producer from Cleveland, Ohio 2) KC - a pop/rock artist from the Netherlands 3) KC - ?n instrumental progressive rock one-man-band from France 4) KC - an independent rapper from london, UK - - - - - - - - - 1) KC - a Drum & Bass and techno producer from Cleveland, Ohio His real name is Kevin Cunningham. | 58 hits
News Article: Shaun T Hunter to release a new album on Voiceprint
Shaun T Hunter launches his latest album "The Great Departure" at a gig in Leeds on Friday 21st April. | 293 hits
News Article: Micky P Kerr releases a single on new Leeds label Sound People
Leeds artist Micky P Kerr has this week released a double A-side single. Available from Monday 30th October on new independent Leeds label Sound People, the single includes the songs "" and "Dreamers Club" and is released on CD and digital download formats. | 728 hits
Band Profile: Carus Thompson
Carus Thompson is the vocalist, guitarist and songwriter of the Australian reggae band Carus and The True Believers. | 201 hits
Band Profile: St Vincent
Annie Clark is an American multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter who performs under the moniker St. | 212 hits
Band Profile: fiN
There are at least 4 artists under this name: 1. A brit pop band of GoDigital Records (on picture) 2. | 212 hits
Band Profile: Bertie Blackman
Bertie Blackman's first encounter with her artistic self came as a child sashaying across her mother and father's paint strewn studio floor. | 194 hits
Band Profile: Dive Dive
Dive Dive are a British rock band from Oxford. They formed in 2000 and composed of Jamie Stuart (guitar & vocals), Ben Lloyd (guitar & vocals), Nigel Powell (drums & vocals) and Tarrant Anderson (bass guitar). | 203 hits
Band Profile: Juno 2
There are at least four artists known as Juno: 1: Juno is a hiphop artist from Finland. He raps about his own life and memories, about the things he misses, loves and regrets. | 182 hits
News Article: Dance To The Radio to host opening night at Leeds Festival 2011
Festival organisers have today announced the return of Leeds independent record label Dance To The Radio as hosts for the opening night party on the BBC Introducing Stage at Leeds 2011. | 1,075 hits
News Article: Kenosha to release double A-side...
Kenosha release a double A-side single (containing songs One Percenter and Stop Sign) on Bass Lake Recordings on Monday 8th March, available at all of Leeds' music shops and via the band's website. | 315 hits
Band Profile: Andy Doonan
Andy Doonan combines an intimate indie-acoustic sound with pop and alternative influences to deliver powerful honest songs. | 582 hits
Band Profile: The Code
There is more than one artist with this name: 1) The Code are a ska-punk rock band from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, they released 2 albums on the independent record label A-F Records, and 1 EP on Jumpstart Records. | 236 hits
Band Profile: Abi Moore
Like that pair of shoes you pull on time and time again, because they're made to measure and gloriously comfortable, Abi Moore's music harks back to those times when things were hand-crafted and made to last. | 122 hits
Band Profile: Anyone
ANYONE is a band from Southern California that emerged from the short lived Sylvia project. Their LIVE ACID'S raw unedited LIVE performance earned the band the distinction of OUTSTANDING ORANGE COUNTY ARTIST at the 1999 Los Angeles Music Awards. | 112 hits
Band Profile: Envoy
Four bands and one artist share the name Envoy. 1) a female trio; 2) a United States Texas-based quintet; 3) a Hungarian band; 4) a Chicago House/Techno producer and singer. | 661 hits
News Article: Louise Distras EP 'Heartstrings On A Handgrenade' to be released 2nd May
Holding a torch to the folk punk of Frank Turner and with the passion and veracity to match, Wakefield's own Louise Distras continues to build on the momentum created by her debut release "Spiders" with her forthcoming new release "Heartstrings On A Handgrenade". | 373 hits
News Article: Leeds Academy to open this Autumn on the former T&C site
Academy Music Group (AMG) can today announce further details of its thirteenth live music venue, opening autumn 2008, Leeds Academy. | 934 hits
Band Profile: Monkey
There are more than one musical act that use the name Monkey. 1) Monkey is a third wave ska band from the San Francisco Bay Area of California, formed in summ/er 1996. | 146 hits
Band Profile: Skeletal Family
goth punk | 2,036 hits
Band Profile: Swimmer One
Swimmer One are from Scotland, and write and record their experimental pop music in a disused church in Edinburgh. | 178 hits
Feature: Momentum PR
Rachel Gardner spoke to Mandy Weetch, managing director of London-based Momentum PR. | 640 hits
Band Profile: Ske
- Ske comes from Reykjavik, Iceland - Life, Death, Happiness and Stuff is Ske's debut album. - It has four core members, who write all the music. | 157 hits
Band Profile: Black Car
(2002 - Present) Blackcar is, in essence, one man, Dan Glendining, with able help from brother Tom on drums when it comes to recording. | 320 hits
News Article: Music to the ears of Leeds 6! Cloth Cat offer free music courses...
Cloth Cat continues to run a series of exciting free courses based around music in association with the Workers Education Association, for people in the Woodhouse & Hyde Park ward of Leeds. | 1,368 hits
Band Profile: Ellis
There is more than one artist with this name: 1) After moving from Texas to Minnesota at age 16, Ellis founded her own record label, Rubberneck Records. | 233 hits
Band Profile: Le Tigre
Le Tigre is an American electroclash trio formed in New York in 1998 by Bikini Kill vocalist Kathleen Hanna. | 249 hits
News Article: Destroy All Records announce first signings as Mahogany Hand Glider
Destroy All Records, Leeds' newest independent record label, have just announced Mahogany Hand Glider as their first signing. | 622 hits
Band Profile: Decoy
7 Different Bands: 1)Decoy are ex-jazz musicians Ian Chaplin and Philip Rex, who hail from Melbourne, Australia and play progressive psytrance. | 774 hits
News Article: Save money on your Leeds Festival tickets
The price of Leeds Festival tickets was confirmed today with another small increase seeing the cost of a weekend ticket nudge just over the £200 barrier for the first time. | 1,089 hits
Band Profile: Audiojack
Audiojack are the Leeds based producers, DJs and label owners comprising of James Rial and Richard Burkinshaw. | 185 hits
Band Profile: Neurosis
Neurosis is an experimental metal band, based in Oakland, CA. Their unique sound draws from influences ranging from hardcore punk and doom metal to dark ambient, progressive rock and industrial music as well as incorporating elements of post-punk and folk music. | 263 hits
News Article: New beginnings for Yorkshire's premier recording studios...
HD1 Studios, now in its 18th year, has an enviable reputation for producing music from local acts to international selling artists. | 871 hits
News Article: Highlights of 2006: 12 months in the life of the Leeds music scene
Well, what a year! As we near 2007, we've been having a look back at what was hitting the news in the Leeds music scene in 2006. | 2,085 hits
Live Review: Throwing Muses + Tanya Donelly
In the early 1980s 4AD was blazing a trail with cool ethereal artists such as the Cocteau Twins, Xmal Deutschland and Dead Can Dance, but then the British label's co-founder Ivo Watts-Russell took a chance with their first American signing - Throwing Muses, an indie rock band from Rhode Island unusually fronted by two female singer-songwriters. | 812 hits
Band Profile: Sage Francis
Paul "Sage" Francis (born November 18, 1967 in Miami, Florida) is a hip-hop artist based in Providence, Rhode Island. | 229 hits
Band Profile: Louise Distras | 921 hits
Interview: Jim Kroft
I recently took the time to catch up with Jim Kroft, a bursting new talent full of deep, inspiring thoughts and colorful folk tunes! His debut album 'Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea' is available in stores now. | 793 hits
News Article: Leeds Festival 2012 line up revealed
The official line up for Leeds 2012 was announced this evening at 715pm live on air on BBC Radio One. | 7,135 hits
Band Profile: Sandfly
Samir Moussa of SANDFLY is a musician. Sam is a guitar player of 21 years, a recording singer/songwriter and plays a number of other instruments proficiently, namely piano, drums and bass. | 297 hits
Band Profile: Hurricane Sunday
rock | 978 hits
Band Profile: Spiritualized
Spiritualized is an English rock band formed in 1990 in Rugby, Warwickshire, United Kingdom by Jason Pierce, who often goes by the alias J. | 319 hits
Band Profile: US Maple
U.S. Maple was an American avant-garde rock band. The group was formed in 1995 at Chicago's Northern Illinois University by former members of Snailboy aka. | 263 hits
Band Profile: Kate Nash
Kate Nash (b. 6 July 1987) is a singer/songwriter/pianist/guitarist from Harrow, North London, England, best known for the UK #2 hit "Foundations". | 801 hits
Live Review: Peace + Palma Violets + Miles Kane + Django Django
With 'In Love' due to drop on the 25th March, Peace certainly have some questions to answer. Their debut release 'EP delicious' being championed by NME and The Fly, it's interesting to see how their live show shapes up. | 282 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. | 708 hits
Band Profile: Henry Rollins
Henry Rollins (born February 13, 1961 as Henry Lawrence Garfield) is an American Grammy Award-winning alternative rock singer and songwriter, spoken word artist, book author (prose and poetry), radio and TV personality, occasional movie actor, comedian, and voice-over artist. | 143 hits
Band Profile: Brian Jonestown Massacre
The Brian Jonestown Massacre was formed in San Francisco in 1990. The band has had over 40 members since then, but its driving force and main songwriter is Anton Newcombe. | 359 hits
Band Profile: Hera
Icelandic singer/songwriter Hera has been living in New Zealand for about 10 years whilst cultivating and carving out a very successful career in her native land on the opposite side of the world. | 173 hits
Band Profile: Tift Merritt
Songstress Tift Merritt is a North Carolina native. Her father taught her guitar chords and Percy Sledge songs. | 324 hits
Band Profile: The Twilight Sad
The Twilight Sad are an indie rock band from Kilsyth, Scotland formed in late 2003. The band is composed of James Alexander Graham (vocals), Andy MacFarlane (guitar) and Mark Devine (drums). | 776 hits
Band Profile: Imogen Heap
Imogen Heap (born December 9, 1977) is a British singer-songwriter / electronica artist from Romford, Essex, England. | 6,242 hits
Interview: Carina Round
"Don't call me PJ" - Gemma Hinchliffe caught up with Carina Round at Joseph's Well... | 1,519 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. | 253 hits
Band Profile: The Dirty Skirts
The Dirty Skirts are an energetic new band hailing from the inner city of Cape Town, South Africa. Their take on indie rock smacks together an eclectic montage of punkish guitars, electronic beats, synths and samples, combined with irrepressible vocals and a super-octane live performance. | 377 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. | 335 hits
Band Profile: Draco
There are several artists named Draco. 1. The machine will never cease to function... Drone DraCo was born and raised in Croatia, escaping the Collective, and currently residing at the nation's capitol city Zagreb from where he runs a netlabel Diggarama together with his friend bLURiX (all heil Diggarama!). | 513 hits
Live Review: Parisman + les Flames! + four day Hombre + The Somatics + This Et Al + Black Wire
Tonight it's a six band special with some of the Leeds and District gentry cavorting on the same boards. | 1,814 hits
Band Profile: Bright Eyes
Bright Eyes is a band consisting mainly of American singer-songwriter/guitarist Conor Oberst. Bright Eyes also features multi-instrumentalist/producer Mike Mogis, keyboard player Nate Walcott and a rotating lineup of collaborators drawn primarily from Omaha, Nebraska, United States' indie music scene. | 381 hits
Band Profile: Tom Jones
Sir Thomas Jones Woodward, KBE (born 7 June 1940), best known by his stage name, Tom Jones, is a Welsh pop singer particularly noted for his powerful voice. | 159 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. | 254 hits
Interview: MC Lars
Jessica Thornsby caught up with MC Lars before his UK tour with Zebrahead and K.Flay. | 675 hits
Interview: Mike Randle (Baby Lemonade / Love)
Sam Saunders chats with Mike Randle, a member of long established and mild mannered Baby Lemonade, who have a secret life as superhero band Love, playing alongside Arthur Lee on the "Forever Changes" Tour that hits the UK this month... | 938 hits
Band Profile: Green Day
Green Day is an American rock trio formed in 1987. The band has consisted of Billie Joe Armstrong (vocals, guitar), Mike Dirnt (bass guitar, vocals), and Tré Cool (drums, percussion) for the majority of its existence. | 449 hits
Band Profile: Sufjan Stevens
Sufjan Stevens (pronounced "SOOF-yan"; born July 1, 1975) is an American musician, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist from Petoskey, Michigan. | 206 hits
Live Review: British Racing Green + In Between Echoes + Rob & Amy + Daniel Clark
The Crow Knows Music is a developing local independent music company whose progress I've been charting of late. | 1,143 hits
Band Profile: AFI
There is more than one artist with this name: 1) AFI (A Fire Inside) is an American rock band from Ukiah, CA that formed in 1991. | 291 hits
Band Profile: Jewel
There are at least five artists with this name. 1) Jewel Kilcher (born May 23, 1974 in Payson, Utah, United States) is a singer, songwriter, actress, and poet, generally known just by her first name, Jewel. | 228 hits
Band Profile: Nick Harper
Son of the legendary folk/blues singer-songwriter Roy Harper, Nick Harper has forged his own way ahead to become recognised as one of Britain's finest acoustic singer/guitarists. | 304 hits
Interview: Chichino
Part One of a two-part interview with Leeds band Chichino, who are set to release their new single "It Could Happen To You" | 1,117 hits
Band Profile: Alec Empire
Alec Empire is undoubtedly a veteran, having released his first record while still at school. At the age of fourteen he formed his English-speaking band, Die Kinder (The Children), supporting bands like Die Toten Hosen. | 290 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). | 6,157 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. | 269 hits

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