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News Article: Cinerama to release new Peel Sessions compilation...
Cinerama are about to release a follow up to their 2001 Peel Sessions compilation. John Peel Sessions: Season 2, a twelve track CD on Scopitones will hit the record shops on 28 April 2003.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1471/ | 194 hits
News Article: Cinerama record Peel Session...
Cinerama have just finished recording a session for John Peel, which will be aired on BBC Radio 1 at 11pm on Tuesday, 21st September.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3088/ | 270 hits
News Article: Trio of Leeds artists feature on Peel-inspired station's fifth anniversary compilation
Dandelion Radio, the internet radio station that keeps alive the spirit of John Peel, is celebrating its fifth birthday with a free exclusive release of favourite bands of the last five years - and artists from the Leeds area are well-represented.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14792/ | 470 hits
News Article: New Cinerama Peel Session to be played in June...
Cinerama have recorded a new session for John Peel's Show, and this will be transmitted by BBC Radio 1 between 10pm and midnight and on the 'net at www.bbc.co.uk/radio1 on Wednesday 4th June.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1500/ | 225 hits
CD Review: The Wedding Present - The Complete Peel Sessions 1986-2004
David Gedge's long running friendship with the late great John Peel is lovingly documented across this 6 CD box-set.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8252/ | 601 hits
CD Review: John Parkes - Faithlessnessless
John Parkes is a singer songwriter in the most traditional of senses. One man, his guitar and his occasional harmonica is as much as is needed on this 12 song solo break from Whole Sky Monitor.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6994/ | 448 hits
Band Profile: Decoration
John Peel favourites with a sound a that shares a cramped box room with The Buzzcocks and The Smiths Decoration's recent recordings have recieved airplay at both home (including a Peel Sesion) and abroard - (Ireland, Germany, BBC World Service...
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1932/ | 1,934 hits
News Article: Leeds musician to release a charity download single ...
Leeds dance / electronic musician Superboss is releasing "Things Will Get Better", a song featuring the voice of DJ legend John Peel on www.viralmusic.co.uk, with donations going to John's favourite charities, The Salvation Army and Amnesty International.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3368/ | 384 hits
Band Profile: The Container Drivers
The Container Drivers are a shouty indie trio
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5651/ | 271 hits
News Article: The Truth About Frank feature in the 'Festive 50'
Former mainstay of the late John Peel's broadcasting calendar, and now formally hosted by Dandelion Radio, 2010's listener-voted 'Festive 50' features The Headless Rentman by The Truth About Frank at number 9, alongside the likes of These New Puritans, The Fall, Gil Scott-Heron, Crystal Castles and Caribou.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14160/ | 340 hits
CD Review: Decoration - I tried it, I liked it, I loved it
John Peel loves them and he's not the only one! This 3 track follow up to the astonishingly good "Thomas Pink Session" is another warning shot across the bows of the music listening public - whistling past with the words "you will adore us" ringing in the ears of all those who dare get in their way.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2936/ | 961 hits
Band Profile: Expelaires
Expelaires are a seminal Leeds band formed in 1978 and spawned a myriad of legendary Leeds bands - amongst them The Sisters of Mercy, Red Lorry Yellow Lorry, Music for Pleasure and Girls at our Best.They were former label mates with Echo and the Bunnymen and championed by the late great John Peel.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/18837/ | 244 hits
Band Profile: Loudmouth Soup
country rock
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1783/ | 827 hits
Band Profile: Pink Peg Slax
Anarchic rockabilly beloved by the late John Peel. "If Elvis had been a Marx Brother, he would have invented Pink Peg Slax" (James Brown, NME) With a name derived from an obscure Eddie Cochran rocker, Pink Peg Slax promise rockabilly revivalism, but these veterans of the Leeds 80s music scene deliver musical subversion.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15226/ | 663 hits
Band Profile: Sarah Lawton
folk acoustic
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2887/ | 707 hits
CD Review: Agent Blue - Crossbreed
Yodelling is an art not to be trifled with. In most cases it is neither big nor clever. Agent Blue are not the exception, they are the rule.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3270/ | 512 hits
Band Profile: The Wedding Present
alternative rock
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3548/ | 2,517 hits
CD Review: Nex - Secrets & Lies
Punk Metal, a bass player who chooses to go by the name The Professional (but looks like a nerd) and a drummer who wears a black vest - quite frankly the review could end right here!
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3830/ | 468 hits
News Article: One man's mission to track down every member of The Fall
Yorkshire-based music and arts author Dave Simpson has released a book - 'The Fallen' - about life in one of the country's most intense and insane bands, The Fall.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/10069/ | 412 hits
Band Profile: The Legendary Len Liggins
Solo artist, member of The Ukrainians and The Sinister Cleaners and one time collaborator with The Wedding Present. Also produced 'Roar!' fanzine in 1980s.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/13513/ | 1,199 hits
CD Review: Lorimer - George Oldfield
John Peel gets the ball rolling tonight; just as I sit down to review spiky Leeds starlets Lorimer, he plays the cover of Ferry-penned "Over You", the second song on their new "George Oldfield" EP.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/84/ | 514 hits
CD Review: Superboss - Things Will Get Better
Many will remember 2004 as the year the music world lost one of its most admired characters. His memory can be somewhat celebrated in this eclectic effort by Superboss where amongst the dance beats and soothing synth lies a number of carefully selected samples of the great man.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3531/ | 429 hits
CD Review: Rudolf Rocker - Rabbiting With Richard Dido
This is Rudolf Rocker's second album released on Leeds' very own House Of Mook label. John Peel listened upon the band favourably, as he did with many 'Mook' arists and you can hear why.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6059/ | 397 hits
Band Profile: Skeletal Family
goth punk
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1963/ | 2,195 hits
CD Review: The Somatics - Lemonade
I really wanted to like this record. I really tried hard, listening to it at home, at work, whilst doing the washing up, whilst playing the Play Station but alas the plain fact of the matter is, it has no place in my life.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/123/ | 372 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/469/ | 435 hits
Live Review: Chevron + Lorimer + OFM + Five Years Later
Wandering into McDermotts on Saturday night I noticed that tonight held the promise of music. Four bands whose apparent self-proclaimed musical leanings sounded tempting (if beer mat flyers are to be believed).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/801/ | 421 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1151/ | 218 hits
Band Profile: Samsa
indie rock
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2015/ | 1,913 hits
CD Review: The Forgotten Cowboy - Untitled
Slices of indie, heaps of raw callous vocals and an excitable scattering of computer shenanigans are the makeup behind this truly unique outing from Widnes based loon The Forgotten Cowboy, Pseudonym Dilbert Chesterton.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3629/ | 352 hits
News Article: Luigi are coming!
The twin/harmony guitar band that John Peel wryly introduced on his BBC radio show back in 1978 as 'a bunch of itinerant waiters from Leeds!' are to perform a two hour, one-off concert...
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/17745/ | 250 hits
CD Review: Quack Quack - Mars / The Great Catsby
This EP of Quack Quack's is something of a schizophrenic: it's a little piece of black vinyl that can't decide whether it's the fey darling of the underground scene...
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6976/ | 339 hits
Band Profile: The Rose of Avalanche
Formed during 1984, in Leeds, England by founding members Phil Morris, Paul James Berry and Alan Davis.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16659/ | 149 hits
Live Review: Kurtis Blow + Furious Five
'you say one for the trouble, two for the time...' We hear new music all the time, but most of the time, of course, it's not new, it's a fresh take on familiar themes, or a little bit louder and faster than the known.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/11280/ | 628 hits
Band Profile: Pengilly's
"It's so lush, and gorgeous and original and fresh and heartfelt, that it just blew us away." - Tom Robinson, BBC 6 Music
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/13715/ | 1,192 hits
Live Review: Herman Dune
I think the year was 2001 when I turned on the radio and heard the late John Peel introduce a Paris-based Swiss/Swedish trio of David, Andre and Neman Herman Dune singing songs such as "How Things Slide" and "Lazy Boys (Don't Stand A Chance)" Five years later, after not listening to Herman Dune for a while I was happy to hear that they would be playing a gig at the Brudenell Social Club.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6216/ | 537 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1165/ | 547 hits
Live Review: Ooberman + Coasta
Ooberman returned to West Yorkshire to celebrate the release of their debut album, The Magic Treehouse.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/870/ | 285 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/ | 1,357 hits
CD Review: Lorimer - Repeat Offender
So, they're good enough for John Peel, then. Still, he's not that fussy, is he? Let's face it, an hour of obscure euro punk and you start reaching for Radio 2 before seizures set in half the time - or is that just me?
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16/ | 290 hits
CD Review: The Undertones - True Confessions (Singles = A's + B's)
Let's not delay in stating the obvious; The Undertones were, and indeed are, a fantastic band, whose influence lives on to this day; you can hear echoes of their early pop-punk work in any number of bands today.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14611/ | 447 hits
Band Profile: Milloy
punk rock
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2061/ | 2,969 hits
Live Review: Herman Dune + Turner Cody
Championed favourably by the late John Peel, Herman Dune are a band brimming with mystery. To this day I'm still not 100% certain of their exact origin.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8275/ | 548 hits
Interview: Amsterdam
On the 17th December '05, I had the pleasure of meeting one of the hardest working front men in the music industry, Ian Prowse (no relation to the bloke that played Darth Vader). He is the lead singer with the band Amsterdam.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6364/ | 946 hits
Live Review: Bilge Pump + David Thomas Broughton + Dungeon Dungeon
Was I the only person left in Leeds who hadn't seen Bilge Pump yet? I suspect there might be one or two guitar band members who haven't had the experience.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2456/ | 1,107 hits
Live Review: Themselves + Alias
Mr. Whiskey and No Dice start proceedings with a DJ set that seems to last forever, but creates the atmosphere for Alias.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1056/ | 377 hits
Band Profile: The Truth About Frank
Starting out in 2007, the experimental/electronic duo from the east of Leeds in the UK debuted with their 2008 EP 'A Briefcase Full of Suspicion' (LYFCD001).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9986/ | 900 hits
Band Profile: Clinic
Clinic is a Liverpool based indie rock band noted for their often fast-paced, eclectic sound. Their distinguishing sound can commonly be recognized by their prominent use of vintage keyboards/organs, most notably the Philips Philicorda, and peculiar off-scale chord progressions.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4884/ | 351 hits
Live Review: T-Model Ford + David Broad + Serious Sam Barrett
The 300 people having a good time at the Faversham (and paying good money) weren't going to worry over whether it was in response to a cultural phenomenon or a truly musical experience, as the avowedly 83-year old T-Model [James Lewis Carter Ford] Ford sat before them.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8342/ | 816 hits
Band Profile: The Edsel Auctioneer
Leeds' answer to MBV and Husker Du
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15120/ | 437 hits
CD Review: The Wedding Present - Valentina
My earliest connection with Leeds goes back to discovering The Wedding Present some twenty odd years ago.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16296/ | 675 hits
CD Review: Spring - Circle Cake
Spring have a smooth rock style that has not been much heard in the last twenty five years. Punk - first from America and then in its nastier English variant made it as good as compulsory to throw some tasty venom into each and every musical cake you could bake.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2404/ | 779 hits
CD Review: Allusondrugs - Allusondrugs EP
Allusondrugs formed in Castleford in 2012, recorded this EP in January 2014 (at Greenmount Studios in Armley, Leeds), but have been very busy out and about on the road in the lead up to this coming out.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/18733/ | 868 hits
Live Review: Bodixa + Nursery + Instant Species
Another month, another Blue Star Music showcase and top of tonight's show are INSTANT SPECIES. You can never be too sure where these guys are coming from.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/930/ | 300 hits
CD Review: Duncan McFarlane Band - Woodshed Boys
After having had the pleasure of catching this band live several times I had very high expectations of this album.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3507/ | 1,149 hits
Band Profile: Vinnie & The Stars
Hull-Hop with a different type of class, Like Dean Windass.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8125/ | 608 hits
Band Profile: Craig Whitehead
Craig "Vinnie" Whitehead
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9157/ | 360 hits
Interview: Daniel Fell
As lead singer, main songwriter and all around head honcho of The Argonauts, Daniel Fell is now going solo. He's playing in Leeds at Carpe Diem on the 12th February, so Gavin Miller caught up with the man himself to have a little chat about all things musical...
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3493/ | 1,212 hits
CD Review: Mogwai - Happy Songs For Happy People
'I Know You Are But What Am I?' asks one of the tracks on Mogwai's new album. Well, I am an intrigued music buff and you are one of the finest records of the year.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/628/ | 603 hits
CD Review: Various Artists - Wrath Records (sampler)
In an ideal world there'd be a Wrath Records on every street corner, little collectives of bands, combining forces and flying the flag for genuinely independent music.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/113/ | 286 hits
Live Review: Lightning Bolt + Bilge Pump + Wolves! (of Greece) + Like a Kind of Matador
The venue is slowly starting to fill when Like a kind of Matador take to the stage. A trio comprising of a guitarist, a drummer and a flutist who then proceed to produce some mighty fine concept rock.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2555/ | 2,274 hits
Live Review: Clinic + JJ72 + The Delgados
A good crowd turned up for tonight's free Barfly sessions gig but there was plenty of room and it could have been promoted a little bit better because many of the genuine fans who would have paid to see these bands knew nothing of it.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/863/ | 350 hits
Live Review: Department S + Expelaires + Klammer
Post-punk Thursday descends upon Hyde Park's Brudenell Social Club, with some the UKs finest - old and new - entertaining an intimate and dedicated crowd this evening.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/19207/ | 492 hits
Interview: Pop Threat
The Leeds four piece explain why they've never felt a part of the Leeds scene, but still have the opportunity to make it big
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1607/ | 474 hits
Live Review: 5ft4 + Danny Carr + Percy
There's always been a place for humour in music. All the best bands had wit without being cheesy and over the top with it, and tonight proves that humorous observations and amusing asides don't mean you have to be the Grumbleweeds.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1160/ | 399 hits
Interview: Amsterdam
Victoria Holdsworth speaks to Ian Prowse of Amsterdam and Pele.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14617/ | 578 hits
Live Review: The Wedding Present + Gruff Rhys + Too Many T's + Post War Glamour Girls
Ah, Long Division festival. This is the third time I've trotted along (out of the four so far), and I've never been anything other than wholly enamoured.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/18714/ | 759 hits
Interview: Maggie8
Rosie Driver met up with Maggie8 in anticipation of the EP release in May and their appearance at Live at Leeds.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14491/ | 873 hits
News Article: Beacons Festival Announce Stage Times
Beacons Festival 17th -19th August 2012 Funkirk Estate, Skipton, The Stunning Yorkshire Dales. After many months of careful planning and with less than two weeks to go Beacons Festival are pleased to announce the stage times for this year's event.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16868/ | 853 hits
CD Review: Cardiacs - Concerts Vol I & II
I give you fair warning.  I am about to break the ancient, time-honoured and globally respected code of the International Covenant of Authors, Note-Takers, Writers, Reviewers, Interviewers, Talkers and Editors (or ICANTWRITE for short) covering the critique of musical releases and/or performances on precisely 2 counts.  In fact one of these has already been broken.  So apologies if this warning comes too late in the day and has already caused you unnecessary distress.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6107/ | 737 hits

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