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Feature: 5 bands not to miss at Live at Leeds 2015
Frankie Mullaney provides the top five must see bands at this year's Live at Leeds. | 488 hits
Band Profile: The Heaviside
Live Hip-hop band. | 419 hits
News Article: Johnny Powell performs live with Drugstore
Local West Yorkshire based alternative artist, Johnny Powell, was asked to perform live with 'Drugstore' on their latest single 'Aquamarine' at Hebden Bridge Trades Club last weekend, and supported them with their own original set as 'Johnny Powell and the Big Sad Face of Infinity'. | 118 hits
News Article: Live At Leeds to host the Unconference again in 2011
Live At Leeds organisers have announced that they be hosting their very successful Unconference again in 2011. | 499 hits
News Article: Live At Leeds to host "The Unconference" on 30th April
As if a great festival with loads of great bands wasn't enough, this year Live At Leeds organisers are offering an opportunity for people interested in working in the music industry to come together and share ideas via the "Live at Leeds - The Unconference" event. | 819 hits
News Article: Live At Leeds 2008 to feature a Demo Doctor and 'Local To Leeds' panel
Music lovers will get the chance to see some of the finest new bands in the country next month following the announcement of the line-up for Live At Leeds 2008, the now annual event that began last year as part of Leeds' 800th year celebrations. | 1,072 hits
Band Profile: Andy Whittle
Andy Whittle is a singer-songwriter from Nottingham, UK, who started making live performances in 2002. | 242 hits
Band Profile: Empi5
Formed from the remnants of two of the most popular bands to come out of the Wharfe valley in ten years - The Blankets and The Lash. | 310 hits
Band Profile: Ti Amo
Fast and fun Rock 'n' Roll | 1,140 hits
Band Profile: 30/32
A brand new upcoming band from Leeds, who have been said to have ''a sound of the early Arctic Monkeys" and ''can create an immense feeling with their live performances''. | 203 hits
Band Profile: Amorist
Since forming in late 2008, Amorist has focused on providing a select number of live performances in Leeds and Wakefield. | 492 hits
News Article: The Scaramanga Six to record new album with Steve Albini
Yorkshire band The Scaramanga Six have this week announced details of their forthcoming recording sessions for what will be the follow up to last year's 'Cursed' album. | 288 hits
News Article: Transgressive takeover line up announced for Leeds Festival 2013
Each year Transgressive Records take over a night at Leeds Festival, and this year their takeover on the Alternative Stage line-up is as hotly anticipated as in previous years with past DJ and live performances including Disclosure, Metronomy, AlunaGeorge, Everything Everything, SBTRKT and Warpaint. | 865 hits
Band Profile: The Soul Circle Gang
Funk, Soul and World Sounds | 1,199 hits
Band Profile: My Exploding Heart
A 4 piece rock band from Leeds, My Exploding Heart combine hard rocking beats and riffs with strong, melodic vocal lines. | 4,891 hits
Live Review: Badly Drawn Boy
Badly Drawn Boy has always had something of a reputation for erratic live performances, varying from sublime curfew-busting sets to performances blighted by his own hesitancy and the demands of dealing with a considerable and diverse back catalogue. | 477 hits
News Article: Buffalo Bones release new free track & video
Buffalo Bones - Fix It With Money (Live) is now available to download for free in exchange for your email address here: It was recorded at the end of October live at the Brudenell Social Club along side performances by Dead Sons and The Lucid Dream. | 148 hits
News Article: Millennium Square to host world famous Spiegeltent during Rhythms of the City...
From Friday 18th July to Saturday 16th August, Leeds will host Rhythms of the City, an event that involves street acts from around the world performing throughout the city centre. | 428 hits
Band Profile: Tacoma
Tacoma are a local four piece made up of Kenny Harkis:-guitarist, songwriter Marc Britton:- Vocals, Bass Jonny Clarke:- Drums Andy Hollings :- Keys Over the last 12 months things have started to pick up for Tacoma. | 510 hits
Band Profile: The Paradimes
The Paradimes present a mix of bright vocal and guitar melody with the backdrop of a tight and dynamic rhythm section. | 859 hits
Band Profile: Us4//U2
U2 tribute band | 520 hits
Band Profile: Redlights
4 piece Alt Rock band founded in Barnsley | 106 hits
Band Profile: Alice At Last
Lucas Smith - lead vocals and rythmn guitar Robert Thomas - bass Pete Askew - lead guitar Sam Sheen - drums Built upon the remains of other now defunct bands, Alice At Last were formed in late 2010. | 267 hits
CD Review: Hysteria - Untitled
Hysteria are a classic textbook example of why you should never judge a book by its cover. Their sound is that of an emotional indie/rock band with introspective lyrics. | 415 hits
CD Review: Brody - s/t
Metal has arrived people, and it has in the form of Brody. This Leeds based four-piece have, over the last few months, astounded everyone with their live performances. | 293 hits
Band Profile: Auntiedope
Auntiedope are Leeds-based rockabillly punk guerillas who have been playing on the Leeds live music circuit for some time now. | 386 hits
Band Profile: Mama Scuba
alternative | 2,773 hits
Band Profile: Danbert Nobacon
Danbert Nobacon was a founding member of Chumbawamba, and full time operative for 22 years (Jan 1982- Dec 2004). | 384 hits
News Article: Holy State and Pulled Apart by Horses to release a split single
Following their amazing performances at the Leeds Festival last weekend, it has been announced that local bands Pulled Apart by Horses and Holy State will release a split 7" picture disc on October 5th 2009. | 415 hits
Band Profile: Sawsound
Rock/ Progressive band - A dedication to musical evolution!! We are building an arsenal against the mediocre. Join us, check out the tunes and dates. | 396 hits
Band Profile: The Dead Certs
indie rock | 948 hits
Band Profile: The Dharma
Rock/Indie/Alternative | 3,365 hits
Band Profile: Kayla Kavanagh
Kayla Kavanagh is a solo artist with a twist. The 29 year old Irish singer/songwriter performs live with an array of instruments, wires and technology, taking the audience on a journey from acoustic to full technology-led electronica. | 488 hits
News Article: Allusondrugs announce début EP release
Psychedelic alt-rock grunge band Allusondrugs have announced that their self-titled EP will be released on 21st July via local label Clue Records. | 244 hits
CD Review: The Victor Surge - Untitled
Statement or stupidity? Let's give them the benefit of the doubt. "One take thru one mic live recording" says the inlay, it may aswell say "Yes we know this sounds sh*te but we're still cheeky enough to ask for a review". | 354 hits
News Article: The Cat's out of the bag - Cloth Cat officially launches....
The Cat is finally coming out of the bag! After being in existence for nearly 8 years Cloth Cat is now making its paw mark with 'The Cat in Hells Dance' event, which to all intents and purposes will be the project's launch. | 359 hits
Band Profile: Dice City Lights
Dice City Lights are energetic alternative-rock from Leeds. 'Simply amazing!' - Tom Robinson BBC | 475 hits
Band Profile: The Maccabees
Orlando Weeks - Vocals Hugo White - Guitar Felix White - Guitar/Vocals Rupert Jarvis - Bass Sam Doyle - Drums Following the successes of their début album, 'Colour It In' ("the best alt.pop record of 2007" NME), sold out tours, a triumphant night at London's Roundhouse, The Maccabees return to form with their eagerly awaited second album, 'Wall Of Arms'. | 1,579 hits
Band Profile: Semblance
heavy metal | 524 hits
CD Review: Pulled Apart by Horses - Tough Love
The deluxe reissue of 'Tough Love' by Pulled Apart by Horses hits stores on 10th of December 2012. It is basically the original version of the album plus demos from the album sessions and older b-sides from previous singles. | 267 hits
News Article: Backyard Bisons spotted busking in Leeds City Centre on Sunday 13th September
AMP award winners, Backyard Bisons were spotted busking in Leeds City Centre on Sunday treating the public to their uplifting vocal harmonies, understated guitar and pulled back beats. | 282 hits
Band Profile: Leaders Of Men!
Dynamic, Lively Post-Punk Madness | 388 hits
News Article: Happy Daggers release 'Reverse /// Rewind' EP
Happy Daggers, have released their debut E.P. 'Reverse /// Rewind' via major digital stores. Unleashing their unique blend of Indie-Rock and Disco-Soul, the four piece, hailing from Leeds, have produced something to tantalise music lovers who have roots in a wide range of genres. | 312 hits
Band Profile: Finka
indie rock | 1,788 hits
Band Profile: The Retrose
rock | 961 hits
Band Profile: The Cut
Indie dance rock | 2,649 hits
CD Review: Rose Kemp - Violence
Formerly known as Silence in D Minor on the Free to be me EP, "Violence" always has been a strong song. | 353 hits
Band Profile: Ali Whitton
acoustic rock | 2,545 hits
Band Profile: Dry Pilot
Between these guys they have played with and supported Rolan Bolan son of Marc Bolan. Uriah Heep, Focus, Ritchie Blackmore, Jethro Tull, Robert Fripp,The Stranglers & The Supertones. | 297 hits
Band Profile: Twelve Angry Men
A Leeds based acoustic alt. folk group sporting mandolins, violins, delicate harmonies and damaged goods. | 321 hits
News Article: The Pigeon Detectives release 'Everybody Wants Me' on 28th July
Leeds band The Pigeon Detectives have this week announced the release of a new single, 'Everybody Wants Me'. | 404 hits
Band Profile: Spitfire Charlie
indie rock | 1,316 hits
News Article: East Leeds FM launch their second 24 hour Musicathon
This May Day weekend community radio station East Leeds FM launch their second 24 hour Musicathon. From 3pm on Saturday 1st May the Musicathon brings together a whole host of bands and performers from across Leeds for a musical spectacular, performed live from Seacroft Methodist Chapel. | 490 hits
News Article: Dark horse song "Moving On" voted onto Hollie Sheard's new single by fans
Laid-back soul songwriter Hollie Sheard has released a new single from her upcoming album "By Hook Or By Crook". | 361 hits
Band Profile: Journey's End
West Yorkshire Hardcore - In your fucking face. EST. MMXI<br />FREE EP: | 454 hits
Band Profile: Ali Whitton and the Broke Record Players
Following a successful few years gigging as a four-piece that still went under Ali's name, the line-up of his new band was finalised in early 2006. | 844 hits
Band Profile: Sanhedrin
Reece Holloway - Vocals / Keyboards Parmahn Azad - Drums & Rhythm Guitar John Houghton - Lead & Rhythm Guitars Alex Glover - Rhythm Guitar Tom Blakemore - Bass Guitar Sanhedrin was originally formed by Reece Holloway & Parmahn Azad, two like-minded individuals who wanted to explore their interests in Black & Death Metal. | 159 hits
Band Profile: The Weekends | 988 hits
Band Profile: The Coopers
Folk/rock band based in Leeds | 2,365 hits
Band Profile: Mr Charming
After the breakup of Leeds band Priority One in 2002, guitarist Joe Kemp and bassist Lewis Denby agreed to work together again in the future. | 2,190 hits
Live Review: Night Beats + Rent Boys + Jonny Quits + The Glass Moths
The gig was headlined by an American psychedelic band called Night Beats and the other bands on the bill had a very psychedelic feel from Jonny Quits and The Glass Moths as well as the incredibly entertaining Rent Boys, more on them later... | 462 hits
News Article: Local bands to mark the launch of new Leeds label Vandal
Leeds bands The Kiara Elles and DeLorean Drivers will celebrate the launch of a new Leeds record label - Vandal - this week. | 631 hits
Band Profile: Arizona Bay
Leeds' leading grunge revivalists | 818 hits
Band Profile: The Zillaz
Indie / Funk Rock from Huddersfield | 142 hits
Band Profile: Guilt Pursuit
Melodramatic, Post-Punk | 524 hits
Live Review: The Cribs
Last year in the Radio 1 tent The Cribs gave a performance that completely won me over, becoming not just a band with good pop tunes but now the ability to deliver them in the live arena with the same quality they managed to capture on record. | 533 hits
Band Profile: The Resplendents
pop soul funk | 639 hits
News Article: Piskie Sits and The Spills release a split EP titled 'Dogs are Faithful, Cats are Clever'
Piskie Sits and The Spills have released a split EP on the Louder Than Bombs record label on 23rd June 2008. | 616 hits
CD Review: Qualia - Untitled
Qualia are Leeds University students Gez (vocals and guitar) and Dan (keyboard and backing vocals), who formed a musical partnership just over a year ago and have already attracted substantial record label interest. | 232 hits
Band Profile: Little Elvis
Elvis tribute act from Leeds | 620 hits
Live Review: Shed Seven
Coming to the end of a thirteen-year career, Shed Seven make the half hour journey to Leeds for the last time this evening. | 522 hits
News Article: Masterpeace Festival comes to The Faversham on Sunday...
The Masterpeace Festival is going inject a slice of the ever popular growing National Festival scene into Leeds; this is Leeds very only summer time chillout festival and is hoping to establish itself nationally within the summertime festival network. | 318 hits
Band Profile: Broadcast Society
Young Leeds three piece | 838 hits
News Article: 'If You Like to Dance' added to Radio 1 playlist
'If You Like To Dance' are an alternative pop duo from Warrington, currently based in Leeds, who combine synth' driven dance beats with the songwriting sensibilities of an indie-style guitar band. | 421 hits
Band Profile: Fenton
Indie three-piece from Leeds | 1,027 hits
Band Profile: Sam Airey
Folk/Alternative/Country | 1,989 hits
News Article: Jamaican legend to headline the annual Leeds Reggae Concert
The annual Leeds Reggae Concert celebrates its 21st anniversary on August 26th with one of Jamaica's biggest stars, Freddie McGregor. | 2,688 hits
Venue: Stylus
Leeds University's Stylus venue opened its doors in 2001 and became the British Entertainment and Dance Association's Student Union Club of the Year 2002 - 2003. | 28,018 hits
Live Review: Wintermute + Slow Club + iLiKETRAiNS + Sky Larkin
Well it has been quite a while since I stood in a university campus with any intent, to pick up my wristband for Live at Leeds, and the young man who checked my ID eyes widened when he saw my date of birth. | 691 hits
News Article: The B-Side Project launches in Leeds
The B-Side Project is a remix competition that is running in 10 cities across 5 countries. The Leeds Project launched in January 2011 and the organisers are on the search for Leeds musicians to take part. | 562 hits
CD Review: The Lockjaws - Look Dad, You Can Cook Muffins On It
Crawling out of the dingiest and filth ridden areas of Bradford come the alcohol fuelled Lockjaws. A band bred on old school punk rock, beer, Guinness, late nights, hangovers, lager, kebabs, vodka, cider, gin, whiskey... | 577 hits
Band Profile: A Lot Like Eskimos
A Lot Like Eskimos- pop / punk rock | 1,939 hits
Band Profile: A Day For Heroes
Leeds based Punk/Metal band. Well known throughout the north of England and are currentley in the semi-finals of the national surface unsigned festival! | 914 hits
News Article: On The Bone to release a 19-track compilation album of Leeds bands
Leeds gig promoters / record label On The Bone have announced the release of their first compilation album, suitably titled "Compilation One", that will hit the shops on 12th February. | 385 hits
News Article: The Scaramanga Six release CD/DVD 2-disc set
The Scaramanga Six have confirmed the release of a CD & DVD 2-disc set, featuring 14 songs in both audio and visual format made from a pair of 'in the studio' live performances at Bridlington in January 2013 and London in April 2014. | 370 hits
News Article: Louise Distras launches new web series to preview debut album material.
Louise Distras has launched a brand new music series for the web, showcasing street performances of brand new tracks featured on Louise's forthcoming debut album, due for release in late 2012 / early 2013. | 271 hits
News Article: Kinch to release their debut single on the Halo UK label
Kinch, a young indie-pop band from the Halton area of Leeds, has just been signed by London-based indie label Halo UK and expect their first single, the double A-side 'Old Fashioned Love' / 'Everybody's Talking About It', to be released in July. | 478 hits
Band Profile: Hot Against The Cold
Vocals : Ed Black Rhythm Guitar : Ewan Colson Lead Guitar : Elliot Lloyd English Drums: Barney Lister Bass: Tom Collier In April 2010, at the ages of just 15 and 16, Hot Against The Cold played their first live gig at the 'Crickstock Festival' in West Yorkshire. | 156 hits
Band Profile: Dan Burnett
Dan Burnett has proven to be one of the UK's leading piano vocalist and was spoon-fed blues, soul and rock music from an early age. | 662 hits
News Article: Belladonic Haze release their first music video for 'I See Her Walking in the Rain Again'
Behold, the multifarious Leeds rockers who have for over a year now been tickling the taste buds of the Leeds music scene with their scintillating mishmash of musical ecstasy, and recently blessed us with their long awaited debut album, have finally bestowed upon us their first music video. | 388 hits
News Article: The Hair to release their debut album in Japan
Leeds band The Hair are set to release their debut album in Japan on December 5. The four piece will release "Indecisions" on Kurofune Records exclusively for the Japanese market after the success of their first two singles in the country. | 432 hits
Band Profile: The Eyes
The Eyes are a Bradford based Trio consisting of Matty Graves (Lead guitar/vocals) Andrew Hollis (bass guitar/vocals) and Luke Martin (drums) Their unique style is formed from an eclectic mix of influences ranging from early blue grass and Hendrix style riffs to the latter years of Led Zeppellin.Their ripping guitar solos,catchy basslines and intricate drums make them stand out from the crowd.Improvisation for their live performances certainly gives them edge. | 429 hits
CD Review: Rob Nichols - Untitled
Rob Nichols has become a familiar face in Leeds of late after regular performances in the city, and he recently reached the final of the BBC's ReCovered competition with his acoustic take on Joy Division's Love Will Tear Us Apart. | 292 hits
CD Review: Sketches - 1 of 200
Sketches new EP, '1 of 200,' is the latest self-distributed limited CD by the Leeds-based indie-pop quartet, and if you check their previous LMS reviews it has a lot to live up to, with their first 2 singles getting 10/10 and 9/10 reviews. | 1,402 hits
Band Profile: Soul Circus
Indie Rock | 1,989 hits
Feature: Advent Calendar: 1st December
Day 1 of LMS's Advent Calendar 2011 | 617 hits
Live Review: sammyUSA + Silvertin
Shed Seven - The Charlatans - Flowered Up - The Verve - aah, halcyon days indeed. These bands are almost certainly amongst the record collection of openers Silvertin and their facsimiles of the aforementioned bands in their songs are pretty spot on, if a little watered down. | 881 hits
News Article: Bootscraper release second album on 18th June
Leeds aggro-folk mob Bootscraper have announced the release of their second album - titled 'Eponymous' - on 18th June. | 467 hits
Band Profile: In Between Echoes
In Between Echoes are a 4 piece rock band, gigging and busking in and around Leeds city centre. | 576 hits
Band Profile: Rivers
rock | 3,784 hits
News Article: Salt Song at Hyde Park Picture House
Something unusual's happening at Leeds' oldest cinema this week, as Salt Song combines the talents of musicians, artists and performers to bring the sea, and the sea shore to Hyde Park Picture House, spilling out onto the street with fortune teller, magician, a very large lobster, and a chorus of forgetful mermaids. | 196 hits
CD Review: Ida Maria - Stella
I first encountered this artist on 'Later...' with a suave top hat on, singing in an aggressive yet intelligent manner in front of some of the most influential people in music and the genius that is Morrissey. | 682 hits
News Article: Leeds label Brew Records to release a compilation of Yorkshire's experimental music scene
Leeds-based record label Brew Records will release a compilation album in December. The label started in June 2007 when Thomas Bellhouse received community grant funding from the Scarman Trust and set out, along with fellow enthusiast and musician Simon Glacken, to document more of the experimental music bursting out of Yorkshire. | 1,170 hits
News Article: Empire to host 'Over The Bridge' Festival
Leeds music venue Empire are to host a festival this weekend, with all donations going to Marie Curie Cancer Care. | 346 hits
CD Review: Pulled Apart by Horses - Meat Balloon
Most of the connotations carried by the name Pulled Apart by Horses likely centre around their [in]famous sweaty and lawless live performances. | 1,052 hits
CD Review: Yellow Stripe Nine - 1 White Horse
You join me amidst a stormy battle. In one corner are Leeds based rockers Yellow Stripe Nine, heavily armed with copious fine live performances under their belt and shiny new album "1 White Horse" tucked firmly under their arms. | 523 hits
Feature: Carnabells
The place to be this Friday is 360Club Leeds, who plays host the best up and coming bands from Yorkshire and beyond. This week features Carnabells, who are quickly gaining industry popularity. | 1,092 hits
Band Profile: Juffage
Juffage is Jeff T. Smith, a solo sound artist and multi-instrumentalist from Chicago. He is often seen in bars, art galleries, or basements with a band's worth of instruments. | 616 hits
CD Review: Wintermute - Robot Works
The wait is finally over. The metal joints have been oiled, the nuts tightened and Wintermute's first long player, 'Robot Works,' is on the shelves. | 652 hits
Live Review: Pulled Apart by Horses
I began my Leeds Festival 2015 on Thursday evening, at the "Welcome To Leeds Festival" stage, with local band Pulled Apart by Horses. | 254 hits
News Article: Sam Airey releases his 'Season's Change EP' on 1st March 2010
Today (1st March) sees the release of Season's Change, the debut EP from Leeds folk songsmith Sam Airey. | 473 hits
Live Review: Guillemots
Guillemots haven't yet arrived on stage, but the dimming of lights sends the audience into a frenzy only to be silenced by the haunting vocals of Fyfe Dangerfield that magically fill the room. | 1,038 hits
CD Review: Pendulum - Granite
Currently shaking the foundations of assorted venues throughout the U.K. with building-sized basslines, Pendulum are three brothers with different mothers responsible for a slightly twisted take on drum-n-bass. | 1,167 hits
CD Review: Ryan Adams - Demolition
Demolition is essentially a greatest demos collection. The incredibly prolific Adams had 5 albums worth of material which he planned to release, yet has wisely decided to compile the best bits of all those different sessions into what is available from your local Virgin, Internet store or Sainsbury's now. | 341 hits
Band Profile: Synthia
electronic | 660 hits
News Article: Quidrophenia raises over £500 for Cancer Research UK
The legendary charity all dayer, Quidrophenia returned to Oporto last week, teaming up with Milo's Bar to offer the best in Bank Holiday music. | 344 hits
CD Review: Yellow Stripe Nine - More
'More' starts off with a nice lazy beat, a bit of jangly guitar and then in comes Peter Bott with the vocals. | 562 hits
CD Review: Various Artists - United Sounds of the HiFi Club
This brilliant compilation showcases a whole music scene that a lot of the other parts hardly touch. American style funk, soul and R&B is not exactly leading edge these days. | 557 hits
News Article: Hadouken! to tour UK in March as part of the MySpace Bleep Bleep Tour
Leeds four-piece Hadouken! are to tour the UK in March 2007 as part of the MySpace Bleep Bleep Tour. The tour will showcase four emerging bands at ten cities around the UK, and follows the success of last year's MyFestival. | 1,356 hits
Live Review: thisGirl + After The Silence
Okay, first up, confession time - due to the joys of the Leeds bus system, I didn't reach the venue until 9 so missed openers The Lucida Console's set. | 618 hits
Band Profile: The Shirt
Halifax-based covers band playing popular music | 373 hits
Live Review: Emily and The Woods
"It still has its rosy glow" breathes Emily Wood, introducing the new Small Song to Leeds' Cockpit. Stood in front of a mike stand adorned with the fairy lights she had spun around it, the band's name sake clearly has a knack of beautifying the simplest things. | 301 hits
CD Review: Armstrong - Re:Invent the scene
With a veritable army of fans in tow at every turn, and the whispers surrounding their live performances starting to gain volume, I was a little giddy and had very high hopes for this single. | 616 hits
Band Profile: Formes
Caught adrift somewhere between the backwash art noise of Sonic Youth and psychedelia of The Brian Jonestown Massacre, but with lapses into a rich and gut-felt Blues soundscape | 578 hits
CD Review: The Erratic Man - Back In The Day
Some time ago I interviewed The Infadels for a University project. Now, I realise this is a music review and not a character reference but what I was met with were five of the genuinely nicest, down to earth and hospitable gentlemen I have ever had the pleasure to meet in my life. | 247 hits
News Article: Beacons Festival add British Sea Power and Joan As Police Woman to 2014 lineup
Organisers of Beacons Festival have tonight confirmed the additional of 29 new acts for 2014, including special performances by British Sea Power and Joan As Police Woman. | 306 hits
CD Review: This Black Velvetine - Goodbye
This Black Velvetine's latest release, the three track EP "Goodbye" reeks of all things sleaze, snot and debauched rock. | 407 hits
Interview: Wintermute
Lesley Jackson catches up with the drummer of Leeds' hottest band, Wintermute, and chats with Ben Johnson about rock socks, 'Robot Works' and why moody performers are just no fun. | 646 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. | 1,886 hits
Band Profile: Hoover Dams
'Intense and claustrophobic music from Bradford. Extra proof, as if anyone needed it, of the Leeds/Bradford axis of musical accomplishment. More edge than a very edgy thing.' | 1,994 hits
Band Profile: Team Modeliste
funk rock | 1,518 hits
Band Profile: The Downfall
alternative rock emo | 1,680 hits
Live Review: The Fratellis
Never without incident or injury, the NME Rock n Roll Riot Tour burst into the Refectory for its opening night with blown amps wreaking havoc during the highly anticipated set from The Fratellis. | 1,633 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. | 609 hits
Live Review: Kids In Glass Houses + Francesqa + Blitz Kids + Save Your Breath
This tour line up, offers a variety of music genres in the form of the bands. Such as pop punk from Save Your Breath, Blitz Kids who bring pure rock to the table and slow paced melodic sounds from Francesqa. | 332 hits
CD Review: Phluid - Cynical Smile
Punk glam rockers Phluid's debut LP 'Cynical Smile' does exactly what you want it to - plays loud, fast and with it's cross dressing, black-eyed, drug pumped heart on it's sleeve. | 467 hits
News Article: Happy Daggers To Release New Single 'Get Yourself Together
After a successful start to 2013 - with critically acclaimed performances at Live At Leeds, supporting Public Service Broadcasting, and BBC radio airplay - Happy Daggers are set to release their new single: 'Get Yourself Together', on Saturday 20th July. | 195 hits
CD Review: Volcanoes - Sugar and Snarls
Volcanoes' brand of rock and roll is bubbling hot and this, their latest EP of four songs, is no exception. | 407 hits
CD Review: The Grates - 19-20-20
The Grates are a difficult band for a young man such as myself to review. Having seen them live I am aware of something which cannot fail to cloud my judgement of their latest record. | 578 hits
Live Review: iLiKETRAiNS
I don't think I really 'got' I Like Trains up until now. I sort of categorised it in my mind as 'music to kill yourself to' and didn't really have much of an opinion past this (clearly wrong) assumption. | 819 hits
News Article: 'Rebecca' video and free download
Soumates Never die have released a new video for the song 'Rebecca': This tribute to equestrianism was shot by the marvellous 20MM Productions: The song is taken from the upcoming EP 'Honeymoon On Ice' due on 2nd April 2012 on Cowsnail Records. | 1,196 hits
CD Review: Brazil - This is Future-Wave
The year is 1996. Suede release "Coming Up" and Louis Elliott appears to be contemplating his future with indie-underground band Kinky Machine, prior to his move to front Rialto; throughout this era of Britpop, four boys from Yorkshire are sitting together thinking of a name for their new band: "How about Brazil?" comes a suggestion. | 416 hits
Feature: Beacons Festival Preview
Jimmy Horrigan previews the Beacons Festival, which takes place in less than one week. | 347 hits
News Article: The Slow Readers Club tour hits The Packhorse Leeds Friday 20th November
The Slow Readers Club make their return to Leeds and release their new single 'Plant the Seed on Friday 20th November. | 247 hits
CD Review: Deckard - Dreams of Dynamite and Divinity
The wonderful music industry in this country is so thorough you can totally rely that if there's a band out there you should know about they will do their utmost to work hard in ensuring the music will reach you via the airwaves, live performances and on a format affordable for your pocket! | 445 hits
CD Review: The Stations - This Globe Can Be Upgraded
With catchy songs, bold lyrics and raw vocals The Stations' second EP stands firmly in the category of "New-wave Indie", (as opposed to "Shoegazeing", 90s-style Indie). | 347 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. | 1,167 hits
Live Review: The Cat Pack
My first gig of 2003 and in the dreaded month of January, the skint month, the after payday month, the "gigs are low priority on my spending list" month - but no, what's this, "you'll have to squeeze in at the back"; "you can stand on the chairs if you want"; "I'm not going to the bar again, it was murder" for tonight The Primrose is packed for its first gig of the year and the first gig ever for The Cat Pack all 19+ of them. | 371 hits
CD Review: Bellowhead - Matachin
This one's been giving me some bother I don't mind telling you, and I'm relieved other reviewers have been so positive about it. | 444 hits
CD Review: Happy Red Tractors - Devil's Dream
I reviewed the launch gig for the 'Devil's Dream' EP by Happy Red Tractors too, and I'm more than a little reticent about reviewing this CD after having watched them live. | 1,324 hits
Live Review: The Twang
For a band about to release their second single to be playing a headline set at the Leeds Met is no small feat. | 1,155 hits
Live Review: Dinosaur Pile-up
Post-grunge trio Dinosaur Pile-up played a brief homecoming show at the Brudenell Social Club. They began with a question and answer session as they elucidated on their band name. | 834 hits
Band Profile: Drat
lo-fi indie | 1,808 hits
Band Profile: Bang Bang Romeo
"Like a Tarantino soundtrack" - Chris Kimsey (Producer // Rolling Stones, INXS, Jimmy Page) <br /><br />"A harder edge Fleetwood Mac" - XFm | 1,301 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. | 304 hits
CD Review: Nirvana - In Utero 20th Anniversary reissue
For the 20th anniversary of the release of 'In Utero', Nirvana's third and unfortunately last studio album, is being reissued in style. | 780 hits
Band Profile: Marsicans
Indie-pop | 2,143 hits
Live Review: My Awesome Compilation + Brigade + The Zico Chain
It's fair to say My Awesome Compilation's debut full length 'Plans' didn't exactly "break" the band the way it could and probably should have done. | 526 hits
News Article: The Blind Dead McJones Band release 'Back to School Blues' CD
Anyone who knows anything about the great bues legend Blind Dead McJones knows that despite his amazing history and musical ability he is a hard man to get hold off. | 729 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. | 664 hits
CD Review: Cold War Kids - Robbers & Cowards
The much-hyped Cold War Kids must be wondering what they have done to deserve all the attention... Jeff Buckley? | 504 hits
Live Review: I Drew First Blood + Horizons + Flee The Plague + Arise The Masses
If there's a single fault to be had with tonight's gig, it's that not enough people were here to witness it. | 683 hits
Live Review: The Glitterati + Easykill + Phluid
After some initial confusion it turn out this is the Phluid I already know of, not a York band by the same name. | 1,062 hits
CD Review: Engerica - My Demise
After years of hovering just below the radar, it's finally time for Engerica to rise kicking and screaming to centre stage, brilliant. | 445 hits
Band Profile: Vendettas
Vendettas are a 3 piece 60's inspired britmod band from Leeds | 1,676 hits
News Article: Arizona Bay release new single 'Gadfly'
"All the shitty shows are gone, all the idiots screaming in the fucking wind are dead, I love it... leaving nothing but a cool, beautiful serenity called Arizona Bay." Bill Hicks Leeds' leading grunge revivalists Arizona Bay will release their new single 'Gadfly' on 18th November with a launch taking place at 360 Club at The Library, Leeds. | 386 hits
CD Review: Kings of Leon - Youth and Young Manhood
Three sons of a preacher (and their cousin) from America's deep south, all with snake hips, long hair, thick fringes, flares and most importantly (gasp) beards! | 482 hits
Band Profile: Halcyon Days
Halcyon Days are a Keighley-based band playing original upbeat Brit-rock, influenced by classic melodic guitar bands from the '60s to the '90s. | 305 hits
Band Profile: Flo Rida
Tramar Dillard (born September 17, 1979 in Miami, Florida), better known by his stage name Flo Rida, is an American rapper signed to Poe Boy Entertainment. | 10 hits
Band Profile: Bonsai Kittens
giddy electro pop | 2,982 hits
CD Review: Sonic Youth - Hits Are For Squares
It's not until you hear a full collection like this that you realise how influential Sonic Youth have been on the music and musicians of today. | 529 hits
News Article: Interview with Andrew Fleming from The Unsung Heroes
Garry: Does anyone in the band play a different instrument? Andrew: Not in our live performances,  although Paul plays piano quite well. | 324 hits
Live Review: Frightened Rabbit + The Pigeon Detectives + Castrovalva + Sam Airey + Penguin
We're half way through Live At Leeds 2011, and with the Royal farce out of the way it's time to concentrate on important matters: a full day of quality live music for our lovely ears to listen to. | 991 hits
CD Review: Neville Staple - The Rude Boy Returns
Admittedly, when I told leedsmusicscene I liked ska, I meant ska-punk (aka Capdown-esque, aka more hardcore on the punk, subtle on the ska). | 436 hits
Live Review: Lapdog + Albeit + Uptight + Freeborn
The summer madness continues with a spanking good night of local music at The Strychnine Lounge last Friday - four bands, yup four bands - one stage and a room full of people demonstrating that the upward trend of the venue is continuing. | 376 hits
Band Profile: Alt Track
A Punk influenced Drum & Bass, Trip-Hop duo from Bradford. | 1,345 hits
Live Review: Fossil Collective + Luke Sital-Singh
I was at Jumbo as soon as Fossil Collective announced their tour. I'd intended to leave the notepad and pen (one of my few remaining Woolworth's A5 notepads with a biro jammed into the spiral-binder with a tendency to get stuck which at most gigs sounds like I'm adding a guiro accompaniment to proceedings) at home and just enjoy it. | 974 hits
Live Review: Stagger + The Attic Project + Polar
Bright Young Things - a new showcase of talent - has hit venues across Leeds this past week and I caught up with the Leeds Met. | 704 hits
CD Review: NARCS - RHS
NARCS are Wilko, Joe, John and Stanley and hail from Leeds. They are a self-styled NARC-Core band who have found a magic recipe for writing great songs and putting amazing live performances together. | 698 hits
News Article: Charlie Barnes unveils video for 'Sing to God'
Superball Music recently announced the signing of talented singer & multi-instrumentalist Charlie Barnes, for the release of his forthcoming debut album 'More Stately Mansions' on the 11th May 2015 in Europe. | 363 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. | 236 hits
Band Profile: The Cribs
indie rock | 14,968 hits
CD Review: The King Khan & BBQ Show - Invisible Girl
In the last few years King Khan and BBQ Show have blazed a trail through the garage rock scene, which so many other 'In The Red' bands have trodden. | 570 hits
Live Review: Esper Scout + Forever Cult + Modo Stare + NARCS
If the Oxjam event at the Nation of Shopkeepers is anything to go by the Leeds nu-grunge scene is absolutely thriving and long may it do so if it continues to produce bands of the quality of those on show today. | 572 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. | 220 hits
Live Review: Frank Turner
A more improbable and initially questionable palpitation in someone's musical career than Mr Frank Turner's there has never been. | 424 hits
News Article: Say hello to our new editorial team at Leeds Music Scene
Behind the scenes at LMS there has been a lot going on. We have been incredibly busy expanding the Editorial team to make sure we can get to more gigs and review more of the music you love. | 303 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. | 486 hits
Live Review: Danny and the Lost Souls + Black Diamond Bay + Backyards + The Indecision
Tonight marks the beginning of a great weekend of live music in the city as Live At Leeds returns but this evening the place to be is 360 Club and the upstairs room at The Library is packed out accordingly. | 676 hits
Live Review: Nick Harper + Jon Gomm
This, by Gomm's own admission, was a special night for him: "Nick's a big influence on me, about fifty per cent - which is about as much as my parents." Indeed, the superficial similarities are not coincidental. | 514 hits
CD Review: The Apes - Tapestry Mastery
The Apes allegedly make music around drawings they make. If this is the case then I would love to see this art-form and would love to hear there reasoning behind introducing their Tapestry Mastery EP with a monologue of a robot receiving a parcel through the post and proceeding to put into his cassette recorder. | 328 hits
CD Review: Le Corps Mince de Françoise - Bitch of The Bitches
A reviewer's job is occasionally made so easy that all their years of highly skilled investigatory, and inspired musical opinionating count for nothing. | 570 hits
CD Review: The Loves - ...Love You
Indiepop, which the sharper LMS reader will have noticed I like to write about, well, indiepop is as dangerous as heroin. | 449 hits
News Article: First bands announced for Clarence Park Free Music Festival...
The Wakefield Music Collective have spent the last few months listening to over 100 demos, going to see as many bands as possible, scouring the internet and music press, and are pleased to announce the first batch of bands we hope to confirm for the ever popular free music festival. | 941 hits
Live Review: Sky Larkin + Ellen and the Escapades + Gallops + Twisted Wheel + Germain + Telegraphs + Remember the Hurricanes + New Vinyl + Middleman
I arrive into Leeds at 12 for what is set to be the biggest and might I add the strongest Live at Leeds all dayer yet. | 1,110 hits
Live Review: Queen Adreena + Sugarvalve
I am told that Sugarvalve are a 'heavier Foo Fighters' but for the few songs that I hear they sound more like a bad Aerosmith. | 393 hits
Live Review: Sky Larkin + Pulled Apart by Horses + Cowtown
If anyone's beginning to find living in this country a tad tedious - everyone's depressed, everyone's skint and it's frigging baltic - tonight Huw Stephens has served up some prime delicacies to restore the faith. | 809 hits
Live Review: The Raged + La La and the Booya + Killer Computers
The Raged E.P launch. Invite only. 300 capacity warehouse. Awesome support acts. What more could you want?! | 495 hits
CD Review: Megafaun - Megafaun
One evening in August I found myself in desperate need of some new music to lose myself in. Do you get that, not just an urge but an actual throb for something new? | 563 hits
Live Review: The Thermals + Downdime + Pavilion
A cold, dark and blustery Monday night in Leeds must have seemed like a million miles from Portland, Oregon but The Thermals did everything in their power to warm it up and a half full Joseph's Well was certainly appreciative. | 532 hits
Live Review: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
Some in the UK have criticized Clap Your Hands Say Yeah (CYHSY) recently (perhaps harshly) for what they perceived to be lacklustre performances on several of their live UK shows. | 321 hits
Interview: Fulc
Fulc talk to Andy Roberts about single, tours, Kerrang and strippers... | 510 hits
Live Review: Dan Audio + Arthur Rigby & The Baskervylles + Films + Miranda Versus The Crok
Miranda Versus The Crok open tonight's showcase with a characteristically solid set. The duo are a reliable opener but, acoustically especially, there is just something which fails to ignite about their music. | 813 hits
Band Profile: Hurricane Sunday
rock | 1,055 hits
Feature: Competition! Win tickets to Magic of Motown Under the Stars.
Win a pair of tickets to see MAGIC OF MOTOWN Under the Stars with special guest Gwen Dickey of ROSE ROYCE at Millennium Square on Thursday, July 30th, 2015 | 559 hits
CD Review: Steer - Sketches
This is essentially a standard 4-track demo, albeit a topsy turvey one.  Two of the best tracks from the band's debut album A Song For Gill and 2 sneak previews from the forthcoming album Loved And Lost due out in the very near future. | 495 hits
CD Review: Duke Special - Oh Pioneer
Duke Special has always been an interesting and imaginative musician who has always been a top vaudevillian showman. | 275 hits
Live Review: Alabama 3
A few years ago I reviewed Alabama 3's 'MOR' album and was hooked in by its filthy blues swagger and ingenuity. | 408 hits
CD Review: Anti-depressants - s/t
Some time ago, March to be exact, I happened upon a band at Joseph's Well. That band was the Anti-depressants, and after being treated to the promise and potential of an all too short set, I have tried to keep an eye out for them. | 400 hits
Live Review: Mr Shiraz + Inside Drive + Blake
An average crowd age of about 9, thanks to the support acts still being in their nappies, gave the Cockpit a very Byker Grove feel as teeny rockers Blake drew the curtain on their tolerable set. | 343 hits
CD Review: Nerina Pallot - Fires
Having toured with many large acts including James Blunt, Sheryl Crow and Joseph Arthur, Pallot's album 'Fires' is sure to be purchased primarily by fans she has won over with stunning live performances, myself included. | 1,689 hits
Live Review: The Bronx + Glassjaw + Daughter + Jimmy Eat World + The Kills
The Kills don't disappoint as during a show comprised of mainly material from latest album Blood Pressures they are good as they are assured exuding a rockstar cool that few artists these days seem to possess with a fittingly sultry leopard print backdrop. | 477 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. | 255 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. | 384 hits
CD Review: Rufus Wainwright - House of Rufus
Rufus Wainwright is a musician whose career unravels the more you stop to look back, and with this latest offering we see the release of Wainwright's entire back catalogue under the fitting title 'House of Rufus', an astonishing collection of songs which are of their own genre. | 778 hits
CD Review: Vessels - s/t
Patience. Doctors have plenty of them, but alas the general music-buying public of today have very little. | 729 hits
Live Review: Dry the River + Cut Ribbons + Dancing Years
To say I was excited ahead of tonight's gig would be an understatement. Dry the River have produced one of the best albums of the year so far - according to a poll of me held by me recently - so I was desperate to see their live show. | 826 hits
Live Review: SBTRKT + Mount Kimbie
The generic explosive dubstep found on the YouTube channel UKFDubstep could learn a thing or two from Mount Kimbie and SBTRKT. | 841 hits
Live Review: Ooberman + Beautiful Feet
Cleverly deciding I was going to go to this at the last minute, I made it to the Roscoe just in time to find Beautiful Feet sitting down with their drinks and having a few pats on the back. | 283 hits
Live Review: Digitalism + D/R/U/G/S
The House solo-artist D/R/U/G/S supported Digitalism on the UK tour. He has an engaging, quick switch style, constantly tampering with his equipment; fine-tuning each electronic slither. | 409 hits
Live Review: InSatellites + Northern Torch + Claire Cameron Band + Little Parades
The BBC Introducing cameras are back at 360 Club for another Friday night of strong performances from the best local bands around. | 735 hits
Interview: Jon Gomm
John Harvey catches up with Leeds' guitar virtuoso Jon Gomm... | 1,935 hits
Band Profile: Glissando
Glissando is Richard Knox and Elly May Irving. | 1,465 hits
Live Review: Your Demise + Trapped Under Ice + Man Overboard + Basement
Rolling through Leeds on this fine April evening is the Rock Sound/Impericon Exposure Tour, hosting a cracking lineup featuring four of the best bands pop-punk and hardcore have to offer. | 474 hits
Live Review: Crosscut Saw
It is unaccountable that Crosscut Saw don't seem to have a growing audience. The music room at the Grove is no barn with its licensed capacity of 80, yet going there to see them one can feel concern whether there'll be enough listeners to generate decent door money let alone atmosphere. | 808 hits
Live Review: Tunng + Jill Barber
Back in April, Tunng warmed up for the legendary Vashiti Bunyan and contemporary folk star Adem at West Yorkshire Playhouse. | 594 hits
CD Review: Backyards - If You're Scared EP
I've always enjoyed a song or indeed an EP covered with intellectually challenging lyrics, but to find one mixed with the production skills worthy of an expensive LA studio on a debut EP is astonishing! | 741 hits
Band Profile: Vitamin
More than one artist has used this name. 1. Vitamin - Band From Tbilisi, Georgia, Caucasus / Alternative, Indie, Electroacoustic / Members of the band Vitamin had its first gig in 1999 in club U.R. | 61 hits
Live Review: Fanfarlo + Race Horses + Heart Ships
What has happened to Fanfarlo? Three years ago they produced one of the best debut albums in years, Reservoir, which caught the indie-folk mood at just the right time. | 449 hits
Live Review: Beautiful Feet + Moses + Mabel Blue
I'm sure I'm not alone in thinking that as much as anything else when it comes to gigs, the 'flow' of an evening's entertainment is as important as the quality of the music in catching and holding people's attention. | 429 hits
Live Review: The Sailmakers + Arthur Rigby & The Baskervylles + Jacobean Ruff + Jonathan H. Moss
Hometown favourites, The Kaiser Chiefs, may be playing to a sold out First Direct Arena; but even so, a healthy crowd has battled the inclement autumnal weather to make it to the upstairs room at The Library, to see the four acts appearing at the weekly 360 Club night. | 511 hits
Live Review: The Maccabees + Bombay Bicycle Club + The Big Pink + The Drums
Still excited from my interview with Hugo from The Maccabees, I found myself the first person in the venue, poised on my little seat on the first row of the balcony, perfectly positioned to see the avid fans filtering in. | 1,205 hits
Live Review: Bombay Bicycle Club + Dry the River + Dog Is Dead
The contour of two floral-figureheads from the album cover of "A Different Kind of Fix" looked lengthways across the stage as Bombay Bicycle Club brought their tour to the city. | 637 hits
CD Review: McQueen - Break The Silence
After already being one up on the fact I had seen these girls perform all these tracks live, whilst supporting The Almighty in Sheffield, I was interested to see how well it sounded on more produced level because their set was pretty bloody good. | 879 hits
Band Profile: Black Diamond Bay
We are a Leeds based band called Black Diamond Bay. There are seven of us. We play electro-folk. We regard ourselves as the first band to do this properly. | 795 hits
Feature: Leeds Festival - BBC Introducing Stage Preview
Sam Monk previews the BBC Introducing Stage at this year's Reading and Leeds Festival | 619 hits
Interview: Cloud Control
Leeds Music Scene put some questions to Cloud Control ahead of their gig at the Brudenell on October 4th. | 606 hits
Live Review: Giants + We Fall Tonight + Arise The Masses + Walk Away From Pain
In terms of a gig that spits in the face of mainstream success, you'd be doing well to find a batter showcase of grassroots talent in Yorkshire tonight. | 384 hits
Interview: Juffage
In the wake of the release of his 'Semicircle' LP and in the midst of an ever-busy gigging schedule, Juffage gets analytical with LMS. | 824 hits
Live Review: The Warlocks + Dead Combo
The night begins as Dead Combo take the stage, and this electro-rock duo have a rather big challenge in front of them. | 643 hits
Band Profile: Juma
What is a Juma? Well it depends on whom you ask... To some it's a dance riddled drug fuelled monster of funky rock and roll. | 1,526 hits
Live Review: Defeater + Pay No Respect + Last Witness + Bury Tomorrow + Odessa + Breaking Point + TRC + Departures + Demoraliser + Empires Fade + Polar
One of several bands making consecutive Ghostfest appearances, Polar have scaled the bill to the position of opening the Impericon stage for the Sunday of Ghostfest, a task which they tackle with much aplomb and gusto. | 510 hits
Live Review: New Found Glory
The Mallrats are a trio from York who once again highlight the absurd skill level of local and emerging talent on the BBC Introducing stage. | 331 hits
CD Review: Madame Pamita - Wax Works
Madame Pamita's 'Wax Works' debut is one of those rare CDs where it really isn't about the music. The thirteen tracks that make up her musical debut are completely eclipsed by this album's backstory, method of production, packaging, and the press release that comes complete with tales of Madame Pamita's live performances. | 749 hits
Interview: Vessels
Leeds' own Vessels set off on a tour with Oceansize this week and, as a precursor, play Upstairs @ The Library on Wednesday 27th January with Quack Quack and Juffage. Leeds Music Scene gets a bit geeky with Tom Evans (vocals/guitar), Martin Teff (bass/guitar), and Pete Wright (bass/guitar/keys). | 973 hits
CD Review: Brutality Will Prevail - Root of All Evil
South Wales breeds hardcore. I no longer have to imagine the Welsh punk rock-rooted counter culture scene as a massive glittery concussion of post- hardcore contraventions such as The Blackout or Kids In Glass Houses. | 1,901 hits
Live Review: Kurt Vile and the Violators + Lushes
A couple of friends and myself had the privilege of travelling to Leeds on Tuesday the 17th November to see the enigmatic Kurt Vile and his backing band, The Violators in concert at Leeds University Student Union. | 270 hits
Live Review: The Killers + The Futureheads + Bloc Party + Kaiser Chiefs
It doesn't seem all that long ago that you would see a Kaiser Chief every week, most often behind a bar. | 4,464 hits
Feature: StrangeForms Interview - Vasa
In the first of a series of interviews in the lead up to StrangeForms festival we caught up with John from Glasgow instrumental math/post-rock act, Vasa... | 384 hits
Live Review: Mayday Parade + The Story So Far + Save Your Breath + Motion City Soundtrack + Say Anything + Heartsounds + Misser
Leeds is certainly no stranger to 'alternative' music. In fact, Leeds is positively teeming with club nights that cater to an 'alternative' audience (I hate that label, don't you?) at a variety of different venues across the city. | 635 hits
Band Profile: Charlie Barnes
Live Review: Little Comets + The Maccabees + Gengahr + Moose Blood
Friday afternoon rolls round and Canterbury band Moose Blood kick things off for me at The Pit/Lock Up stage. | 282 hits
Band Profile: Nil Carborundum
Brutal misanthropic & anarchistic death/black-metal | 622 hits
Live Review: Billy Talent + Santigold + Dear Prudence + Black Moth + Pure Love
Gallows are doing just fine since the departure of Frank Carter last summer proving that the singer doesn't make the band; meanwhile the world awaits Carter's latest offering in new incarnation Pure Love. | 448 hits
Live Review: Suicide Silence + Deez Nuts + Bleed From Within + More Than Life + TRC + Heart In Hand + Evita + Basement + Polar + Silent Screams + Crossbreaker + The Ocean Between Us
The Ocean Between Us have a tough job in opening up the 2nd day of Ghostfest, but rise to the occasion in spectacular style. | 1,254 hits
News Article: Beacons Festival 2013 Preview
Here is our guide to Beacons Festival 2013! TOP 5 DJ's to see: Oneman Having previously headlined Beacons' Greendale Stage in 2012, the London based party starter has been invited for round two in 2013. | 411 hits
Live Review: Kate Nash + MS MR + Half Moon Run + Jaws + Tripwires
Appearing early on the BBC Introducing stage Reading-based Tripwires, who count Tame Impala amongst their fans (the Australians invited the band to support them on a recent jaunt around Europe), turn the clock back to 1994 with their catchy brand of slacker grunge. | 420 hits
Live Review: King No-One
Centre Stage 2013 Walking into the O2 tonight you would be forgiven for thinking you had somehow stumbled into the Leeds Festival in full swing rather than Centre Stage, a battle of the bands competition and charity fundraiser, offering the winner a chance to perform at the aforementioned festival, given the amount of media in the building which, on top of the multiple photographers and videographers, also includes local BBC radio who are broadcasting the performances live. | 494 hits
CD Review: Being 747 - Amoeba To Zebra
Being 747 don't like to make life easy for themselves. Not only have they devised a show covering subject matter that'll make your head hurt - the evolution of Earth, from single-celled organisms, right the way up to mankind - they've pitched it at the most awkward audience imaginable, by touring around secondary schools. | 668 hits
Feature: 2013 - A Year In Review
The LMS team got together for a chat and a drink to discuss the musical highs and lows of 2013 in our fair city. And you know what; it was a pretty busy year! | 1,191 hits
Live Review: Iron Maiden + Marilyn Manson + Incubus + Iggy & The Stooges + NOFX + Funeral for a Friend + Alkaline Trio + Turbonegro + My Chemical Romance
Dark sky in the morning, festival goers warning. Fucking brilliant ensemble of bands on the main stage tonight, festival goers delight. | 1,536 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. | 1,250 hits
Live Review: Lorimer + 5ft4 + Floozy
Another cracking line-up courtesy of the Blue Star boys, this time with a bit of a rockier edge leading to possibly the fullest showcase since Leeds Music Scene maestro Dave Sugden and Joseph's Well manager Karl Baird began the monthly nights back in December 2000. | 519 hits
Interview: The Ghost Of A Thousand
The Ghost Of A Thousand vocalist Tom Lacey speaks with Leeds Music Scene | 622 hits
Live Review: Brutality Will Prevail + Carcer City + Comeback Kid + Broken Teeth + Brotherhood of the Lake + Heights + Grader + Heart Of A Coward + Heavy Hands + Ingested
Now in its 7th year of existence, Ghostfest is back to terrorise Leeds once more, swamping the city with tie-dye, snapbacks and more Desolated merch than a man can count. | 862 hits
Live Review: Drenge + Wolf Alice
Music returned to dominate Leeds City centre last Saturday for another instalment of the annual inner-city festival Live At Leeds. | 475 hits
Live Review: British Sea Power + Post War Glamour Girls + TOY + Action Bronson
So - I popped my Beacons Festival cherry. Whenever I hit a new festival I always wonder how it will carve its niche in what is now such a crowded market. | 956 hits
Live Review: Slaves + We Were Promised Jetpacks + Yak + Hookworms + Rat Boy + Raketkanon + Plastic Mermaids + Gaz Coombes + Gengahr + Treason Kings + Polo
featuring.... Polo, Treason Kings, Gaz Coombes, Plastic Mermaids, Raketkanon, Rebecca Clements, The Mispers, Gengahr, Rat Boy, Hookworms, Yak, We Were Promised Jetpacks, Slaves Yay. | 580 hits
Interview: Simple Plan
Charlotte Hird caught up with Simple Plan when they supported Bowling for Soup at LMUSU | 7,045 hits
Live Review: George Ezra + Sam Fender
"I have a feeling that even YOU will feel old tonight" I'm told as we walk under the neon sign and down into the belly of The Wardrobe's venue. | 1,078 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. | 796 hits
Feature: 2014 - A Year In Review
The team at LMS have penned our 'best of' moments from 2014, from gigs and festivals, to the best Albums and EPs from local artists and further afield. We collated our most memorable moments and what you should be seeing in 2015 ... not forgetting the all-important, Idiot of the year. | 1,734 hits
Interview: The Wonder Stuff
'Twas a blustery wet night on Sunday 12th March 2006 when I forced my way into a packed out Cockpit in Leeds, to interview not only a legend, to all self respecting indie lovers, but also a rather splendid chap! In the immortal words of Take That would The Wonder Stuff be back for good? | 4,070 hits
Live Review: Defenestration + Scurge + Misled Vision + One Bullet Left
The Snooty Fox in Wakefield is slightly different to the majority of pubs that you'll will have no doubt drank in. | 1,059 hits
Interview: Grammatics
Leeds is a graveyard. Here lies buried This Et Al, Immune, Forward Russia, Shut Your Eyes And You'll Burst In To Flames, Polaris and Wintermute in amongst many others. Grammatics were added to the list of casualties on Friday 20th August 2010, their name now etched in stone, and I'm left with the distinct feeling that we fucked this one up more royally than most... | 1,535 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. | 751 hits
Band Profile: They Might Be Giants
They Might Be Giants (TMBG) are an American alternative rock band formed in 1982 in Brooklyn, New York, United States by John Flansburgh (vocals, guitar) and John Linnell (vocals, keyboards, accordion). | 14 hits

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