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Band Profile: Leesa Mae
Sassy Singer/Songwriter from Leeds- Solo with acoustic guitar or with kickin 5 piece band. Also working as an Art Director on ITV's 'Heartbeat' & now 'Coronation Street'; Leesa Mae has continued to go from strength to strength. Leesa's debut single 'Forbidden Love' is now available to buy on iTunes and Amazon. | 1,224 hits
Band Profile: Solo
There are two acts with the name Solo 1. A Dutch singer/songwriter (real name: Michiel Flamman). | 1,094 hits
Band Profile: Subject Citizen
Acoustic solo singer/songwriter. | 41 hits
Band Profile: Diamond Dac
Solo Acoustic blues singer and guitar man. | 92 hits
Band Profile: Simon Wiffen
Simon Wiffen is a solo acoustic singer/songwriter from Leeds. | 576 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... | 1,187 hits
Band Profile: Tascam Tapes
solo acoustic | 231 hits
Band Profile: Joni Tuson
solo folk acoustic | 480 hits
Band Profile: Colin Mounsey
solo indie | 749 hits
Band Profile: Matt Bentley
Singer / Songwriter | 570 hits
Band Profile: John Parkes
solo acoustic | 938 hits
Band Profile: Josh Parker
solo | 435 hits
News Article: Andie Mills to release his tenth solo album
Andie Mills, singer with BBC 6Music faves Monmon, will release a new album on his Joli Rouge record label. | 336 hits
Band Profile: Gerry McNeice
solo acoustic | 754 hits
Band Profile: Callum Macintyre
Guitarist and Singer from Woodlesford Leeds | 268 hits
Band Profile: Unknown Brother
Acoustic singer/songwriter from Leeds | 257 hits
Band Profile: Hayley Gaftarnick
solo acoustic | 2,241 hits
Band Profile: Paul James Berry
Singer/ Songwriter | 957 hits
Band Profile: Jon Gomm
Singer-songwriter and virtuoso guitarist, described by Acoustic Magazine as "One of the world's most successful, gifted and inspirational guitar players" | 3,178 hits
Band Profile: Daniel Pearson
Melodic Indie Rock from Leeds singer-songwriter | 1,238 hits
Band Profile: Ben Parcell
Catchy Pop-Folk Singer/Songwriter from Yorkshire U.K | 107 hits
Interview: Adem
Adem is currently touring his second solo album "Love and Other Planets" and we caught up with him at the West Yorkshire Playhouse where he was playing a headline slot as part of the Fuse Festival. | 824 hits
Band Profile: Den Miller
Den Miller is a singer-songwriter, guitarist and keyboardist based in Keighley. Formerly singer-guitarist with 90s folk-rock band The Spooks, he is now a solo performer and accomplished songwriter. | 218 hits
CD Review: Jon Palmer - Walk Into Your Dreams
Normally the frontman and driving force behind The Big Fat Kill, Jon Palmer has now produced his first solo album in the form of 'Walk Into Your Dreams.' Whether fronting a band and singing about a northern town's pubs or the southern sands, or performing solo and diversifying into vampire lovers or the realisation of no happy ending, Jon Palmer enthuses with such passion and charisma throughout his performances, that it leaves the listener spell-bound and desperate for more. | 402 hits
Band Profile: Joe Volk
Based in Bristol and signed to Invada Records UK as a solo artist.... Also the singer with G O N G A ( | 231 hits
Band Profile: Paul Smith
Paul Smith, singer and songwriter in Maxïmo Park released his first solo album Margins in October 2010. | 154 hits
Band Profile: Ginger
Ginger is the lead singer and driving force behind The Wildhearts, once described by Kerrang! magazine as "the finest English Songwriter of his generation". | 454 hits
Band Profile: Pippa Lloyd
Acoustic / Indie / Folk | 524 hits
Band Profile: Jim Bob
Jim Bob was born James Robert Morrison in the city of London, on 22 November 1960. He changed his name because he did not want to be mistaken for, in his own words, "a fat, dead, crap poet" - ie the former singer of The Doors. | 208 hits
Band Profile: Gruff Rhys
Gruff Rhys is the lead singer of the Welsh band Super Furry Animals. His first solo album, Yr Atal Genhedlaeth preceded his band's LP, Love Kraft, in winter '05. | 341 hits
Band Profile: Roger McGuinn
Roger McGuinn (born James McGuinn III) is most famous for being a founding member, singer, guitarist, and songwriter in The Byrds. | 164 hits
Band Profile: Ian Cockburn
Ian Cockburn is lead singer in the Seven Inches. Having accumulated a vast pile of unused songs in many styles, but lacking instrumental ability, he has embarked on an anti-solo project, where he works with various different other people under the umbrella name Ian Cockburn and The Whole World. | 355 hits
Band Profile: Emmy-Beth Hewitt
Emmy-Beth Hewitt is a singer and songwriter based in Leeds. Once the front woman of Leeds based band Ladyboy Transformer and currently one half of acoustic duo mama rose, she is now working on solo material. | 182 hits
Band Profile: Jimmy Glass
covers | 562 hits
Band Profile: James Forde
acoustic indie | 733 hits
Band Profile: Dave Gahan
David Gahan (born May 9, 1962 in Epping, Essex, England) is the baritone lead singer for English electro stalwarts, Depeche Mode. | 216 hits
Band Profile: Quinta
There are two artists known as 'Quinta': 1) Quinta is a solo artist based in London, UK. Quinta plays violin, viola, musical saw, keyboards, clarinet, toy and vintage instruments, and anything else that makes a good noise. | 172 hits
Band Profile: Cara Robinson
Even during the early stages of her career, Cara Robinson was writing and recording with notable artists from a huge range of musical genres, including David Holmes, LTJ Bukem and upcoming EMI artist, Corrine Bailey-Ray. | 2,555 hits
Band Profile: Astrid Williamson
Astrid Williamson is a singer/songwriter from Scotland. She was the frontperson for Scottish trio Goya Dress in the mid-'90s. | 185 hits
Band Profile: Iain Archer
Iain Archer is a singer/songwriter from northern ireland, who was once a member of the indie band Snow Patrol. | 203 hits
Band Profile: Chuck Ragan
Chuck Ragan is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist. From 1993 until 2006 he was one of the lead singers for Gainesville, Florida-based punk rock band Hot Water Music. | 317 hits
News Article: Slam Dunk make final band announced for 2013 festival
Slam Dunk organisers have announced the remaining bands for the festival this coming May. UK post rock 6 piece Devil Sold His Soul make a return to Slam Dunk this year for only their 2nd ever performance at the festival. | 278 hits
Band Profile: Astrid
At least eight artists share this name (see below): 1) Astrid, the Scottish band: Astrid were a guitar-pop foursome from the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. | 462 hits
Band Profile: The Big Fat Kill
Jon Palmer - vocals/guitar Tom Cassidy - bass Jeremy Bradford - keyboards Paul Milek - drums The Big Fat Kill is part singer/songwriter, part rock n' roll, and part contemporary acoustic. | 503 hits
Band Profile: Miles Hunt
Miles Hunt is the singer of highly successful 90s indie band The Wonder Stuff, and also briefly of Vent 414. | 397 hits
Band Profile: Shirley Lee
Shirley Lee is a british singer-songwriter. In addition to his solo career, he is the lead vocalist for indie band Spearmint. | 239 hits
Band Profile: Charlie Bath
Charlie Bath is a 22 year old singer songwriter and producer originally from the south west, and is now studying in her 3rd and final year of a Bachelors degree in Music Production at Leeds College of Music. | 327 hits
Band Profile: Bap Kennedy
Irish singer songwriter, grew up in belfast during the troubles. Member of Energy Orchard signed to MCA for a couple of albums. | 194 hits
Band Profile: Graham Coxon
Graham Coxon, best known for his time in Blur (which he left in 2002 and re-united with in 2009), is a singer-guitarist whose sound is based in lo-fi and garage rock His first solo album,'The Sky Is Too High', was released in 1998 and has a very muted, uncommercial sound. | 283 hits
Band Profile: Phil Graham
Phil is an acoustic singer/songwriter based in Leeds. He branched off into the solo line along side his acoustic duo 'The Priority Chase' and his pub circuit covers band 'Fret Buzz'. | 161 hits
Band Profile: Peter Moren
Peter Morén is a swedish singer. He has been a member of Peter Bjorn And John since 1999. He's released his first solo album The Last Tycoon in april 2008. | 149 hits
Band Profile: Shaheen
Mixing her talents as soulful singer/songwriter and conscious rapper/poet, Shaheen was first heard with Leeds based nu-jazz band Today's Mathematics. | 284 hits
CD Review: Mumford & Sons - The Cave
Mumford and Sons continue to impress with the third single released from their debut album 'Sigh No More.' 'The Cave' is a song of passion and hope that showcases the band's musical sensitivity. | 475 hits
Band Profile: Phil Collins
Philip David Charles "Phil" Collins LVO (born 30 January 1951 in Chiswick, London) is an English singer-songwriter, drummer, keyboardist and actor best known as a drummer and vocalist for English progressive rock group Genesis and as a Grammy and Academy Award-winning solo artist. | 128 hits
Band Profile: Chris Cornell
Chris Cornell (1964, Seattle, WA, United States) is an American singer/songwriter and guitarist. In 1984 he formed the band Soundgarden with bassist Hiro Yamamoto. | 95 hits
Band Profile: Pete Molinari
Pete Molinari is a folk blues singer/songwriter from Chatham, England, of Egyptian/Maltese parentage. | 388 hits
Band Profile: Lights
Lights (born Valerie Anne Poxleitner on 11 April 1987 who later changed her name legally to Lights Valerie Poxleitner), is a Juno Award-winning singer-songwriter from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. | 56 hits
Band Profile: Dot Allison
Dot Allison (born Dorothy Elliot Allison on 17 August 1969 in Edinburgh, Scotland) is a singer/songwriter who has made significant inroads in electronic music circles, most notably as a result of her tenure fronting the band One Dove from 1991 to 1995. | 180 hits
Band Profile: Lindi Ortega
Lindi is a Singer / Songwriter from Toronto, Canada. Her first album, The Taste of Forbidden Fruit, was released independently in 2002. | 174 hits
Band Profile: Jerry Cantrell
Jerry Cantrell (born Jerry Fulton Cantrell, March 18, 1966, Tacoma, Washington) is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. | 218 hits
Band Profile: Vexen
r'n'b jazz | 425 hits
Band Profile: Josh Lees
Josh Lees is a singer songwriter born in Southend (Essex) and is now based Bradford. After playing in various bands before, Josh started writing solo material in March 2008 and self funded the recording of his debut album 'I'll be with you' which was recorded in June 2008 in Woking. | 305 hits
Band Profile: Little Wings
Little Wings is a musical project started in 1998 by Kyle Field (born in San Luis Obispo, California), who has been joined by assorted musicians, many from K Records, who have released six Little Wings albums. | 228 hits
Band Profile: Mark Owen
Mark Anthony Patrick Owen (born January 27, 1972 in Oldham, Lancashire, England) is an English singer-songwriter and member of the boy band Take That from 1990-1996 and again since their reform in 2005. | 575 hits
Band Profile: Kenshin
rock | 313 hits
Band Profile: Marvin Gaye
Marvin Pentz Gay, Jr. (born April 2, 1939 in Washington, D.C.; died April 1, 1984 in Los Angeles, California), was a Grammy award winning R&B, soul and doo-wop singer-songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist known as The Prince of Soul. | 102 hits
Band Profile: Darren Hanlon
Darren Hanlon is an Australian singer/songwriter who plays folk-rock and folk-pop. Before becoming a solo artist in 1999, he was a member of The Simpletons, and contributed backing guitar and keyboards for The Lucksmiths, The Deerhunters, and Mick Thomas. | 197 hits
Live Review: Nic Armstrong + David Viner
Nic Armstrong walks on stage as a straight-faced telecaster-wielding singer songwriter who may be at best quite entertaining or thought provoking, but probably a bit dull and to think the worst, Badly Drawn Boy-ish. | 327 hits
CD Review: The Prototypes - A Twist Of Fate
I can't fathom The Prototypes. A Twist of Fate comprises four songs each of which have their own unique style. | 478 hits
News Article: Will Saunders heads out on European tour...
Will Saunders, writer and singer with the band Juxtaposition is playing a series of solo sets in Belgium, Holland and France this week. | 237 hits
Live Review: Hobo Jungle
Things get loud when Hobo Jungle take to the stage after what was billed as an acoustic night at Mixing Tin. | 371 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. | 182 hits
Band Profile: Exit Lounge
The 'group' started life as Maloney's occasional solo project. The former Johnny Zhivagoand Vicious Cabaret singer released his first recordings under the name Exit Lounge in early 2010, with a full album - entitled Theriac - arriving in 2011. | 54 hits
News Article: Jon Gomm to release album "Hypertension" in February...
Singer-songwriter and virtuoso guitarist Jon Gomm is releasing his debut CD on February 17th. It is a full-length album entitled Hypertension, and will initially only be available from his website. | 338 hits
Live Review: Hugh Cornwell
The Stranglers were probably the most out of place of the punk bands - tunes abounded, the drummer was as old as your dad and they had keyboards - weren't they banned? | 794 hits
Band Profile: Chris MacArthur
acoustic rock | 519 hits
Band Profile: Bracken
1) Bracken is the solo project of Chris Adams, lead singer of Indie/Experimental band Hood, blending dubby beats, autumnal melodies and cut up vocals. | 378 hits
Band Profile: Jimmie Vaughan
Jimmie Lawrence Vaughan (born in March 20, 1951 in Dallas, Texas) is an American blues guitarist and singer. | 211 hits
Live Review: Scott Matthews
Scott Matthews' second visit to Leeds since his debut album 'Passing stranger' was put out, took place at the University's Mine venue. | 492 hits
CD Review: The Fret - Mr Beat
Sometimes I hate writing reviews. I got into it because I love writing and love music. But sometimes you have to review something that you really don't enjoy and it's horrible because it's no fun slagging off bands that put their heart and soul into their music. | 784 hits
Band Profile: Andreya Triana
Former Leeds student, and Bootis former, now based in Brighton. | 3,085 hits
News Article: Charlie Barnes signs to Superball Music to release 'More Stately Mansions'
Superball Music is extremely pleased to announce 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. | 107 hits
Band Profile: David Saw
David Saw, a singer-songwriter has been writing music since he was a sixteen year old boy living in England. | 164 hits
Band Profile: Paul Carrack
A brief summary of Paul's work over the past decades as listed on Wikipedia: Paul Carrack (born April 22, 1951 in Sheffield, England) is an English keyboardist, singer and songwriter. | 174 hits
Band Profile: Morrissey
Steven Patrick Morrissey, better known as Morrissey, is an English singer and lyricist born in Davyhulme, Lancashire, England on May 22, 1959. | 352 hits
Band Profile: Nikoli
acoustic indie rock | 1,718 hits
Band Profile: Ryan Adams
Ryan Adams (born David Ryan Adams on November 5, 1974) is an alt-country and rock and roll singer-songwriter from Jacksonville, North Carolina. | 346 hits
CD Review: Last Night's TV - Quiet Storm EP
The opening song "Quiet Storm" will be on Last Night's TV's forthcoming album "Too Much in Doubt". The three other tracks, "Some Place to Go", "Shoes, Model's Own", and "Gone" (this last played solo) can only be found here. | 476 hits
Band Profile: Syd Kitchen
Sydney Stanley Kitchen (14 February 1951 - 22 March 2011) was a South African guitarist, singer-songwriter and poet. | 119 hits
Band Profile: Andie Mills
alternative DiY folk musician | 1,187 hits
Band Profile: Helen
There are more than one artist with name Helen[: 1) Italo-Disco group. 2) American singer. 3) Filipino band playing live drum n bass with a bit of funk. | 418 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: Brett Anderson
Brett Anderson (born September 29, 1967) is an English singer-songwriter born in Haywards Heath, West Sussex, England. | 208 hits
Band Profile: Malcolm Middleton
Malcolm Middleton is a singer/songwriter, best known for being one half of Scottish band Arab Strap. In 2002, while in between Arab Strap albums, both he and bandmate Aidan Moffat pursued different solo projects, Moffat's being the ambient Lucky Pierre. | 251 hits
Band Profile: Ed Harcourt
Ed Harcourt, born on August 14, 1977, is a British singer-songwriter from Lewes, East Sussex who has so far released four critically acclaimed albums and has a relatively small but very enthusiastic fanbase. | 203 hits
Band Profile: William Stead
One guy with his guitar and harmonica. From sunny Bradford making folk music - | 372 hits
Band Profile: Billy No Mates
Billy No Mates is the solo project from Snuff drummer and lead singer Duncan Redmonds. When playing Live, Billy No Mates consists of two Bands; Billy No Mates East - touring Japan, and Billy No Mates West - touring Europe. | 352 hits
Band Profile: El Perro Del Mar
El Perro del Mar is the solo project of singer/songwriter Sarah Assbring from Gothenburg, Sweden. Her music could be described as melancholic lo-fi pop. | 191 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. | 231 hits
Live Review: Benjamin Francis Leftwich
Many are taking refuge in the Festival Republic stage as Benjamin Francis Leftwich's whispering vocal manages to block out the patter of the rain. | 313 hits
CD Review: Greg Dulli - Amber Headlights
Amber Headlights is the first solo record from Greg Dulli, ex-singer/songwriter of the criminally underrated grunge/soul outfit The Afghan Whigs, and founder of the excellent (and still together) Twilight Singers. | 420 hits
CD Review: The Hightones - The Attic Tapes
Oh yeah baby, bring back that rock and roll! Only - if they could play and sing that would be great, but with out of tune vocals and guitars throughout I must say that from listening to this first track "Till The Night Is Through" I am NOT impressed. | 590 hits
Band Profile: Adam Green
Adam Green (born May 28, 1981 in Mount Kisco, New York) is an American singer-songwriter. Green attended Emerson College briefly in 1998 before leaving to concentrate on his music, going on to co-found the anti folk group The Moldy Peaches with Kimya Dawson. | 237 hits
CD Review: Middleman - It's Not Over Yet
Now if you haven't heard of Leeds based greats Middleman, then the most fitting introduction to them is this upbeat, fast paced, storm trooper of a single. | 2,296 hits
CD Review: Andy Beverley - Swords in the Sunset
This is a brave thing to do. Andrew Beverley is not an accomplished singer or guitarist, but he has a pile of heartbreak and a real story to tell. | 316 hits
Band Profile: Starsailor
A rock quartet heralded on the release of their debut single, "Fever," in February 2001 as "Britain's best new band," Starsailor has continued the rich lineage of its predecessors such as Travis, Stereophonics and many others. | 334 hits
Live Review: I'm From Barcelona + Jeremy Warmsley + Buen Chico
Buen Chico's lead singer Morgan delivered sharp yelps over bursts of pop-punk and wry explanations of song titles. | 614 hits
Live Review: Hugh Cornwell
Not your normal run of the mill gig this. A half full venue, average age way above the norm and seats. | 596 hits
CD Review: Kelli Ali - Rocking Horse
Third solo album for Kelli Ali, who must get sooo tired of only being known as the former singer for Sneaker Pimps (you know, 'Six Underground', you've probably got it somewhere), it must be a mixed blessing that since being asked to leave over 10 years ago neither party has been best known for their chart bothering. | 617 hits
News Article: Daniel Pearson announces Spring Live Dates
Following the January release of his critically acclaimed debut album SATELLITES, singer-songwriter Daniel Pearson has announced some select live dates along with a free download from his website. | 306 hits
Band Profile: Serj Tankian
Serj Tankian (born August 21, 1967 in Beirut, Lebanon) is an Armenian-American singer. He started as a singer in the alternative metal band System of a Down and after they went on hiatus he continued his career as a solo artist and producer. | 248 hits
Band Profile: Euros Childs
Euros Childs is a singer/songwriter from Freshwater East, Wales who fronted the alternative rock group Gorky's Zygotic Mynci from 1991 until their breakup in 2006. | 309 hits
Band Profile: Kid Harpoon
Kid Harpoon (aka Tom Hull) is an acoustic singer-songwriter from London, who writes Syd Barrett-esque songs with a certain undeniable charm about them. | 250 hits
Band Profile: King Creosote
King Creosote is the name used for current solo releases of the musician Kenny Anderson, formerly lead singer of Skuobhie Dubh Orchestra and Khartoum Heroes. | 468 hits
Band Profile: Paul Weller
Paul Weller (born 25 May 1958) is an English singer / songwriter, leader of two successful bands: The Jam and The Style Council. | 359 hits
Band Profile: Johnny Powell
Multi-layered alternative folk and electronica act with a meditative, mindful and lyrical emphasis. | 762 hits
Band Profile: Grandaddy
Grandaddy was an American indie pop band formed in Modesto, California, in 1992 by singer/guitarist/keyboardist Jason Lytle, bassist Kevin Garcia, and drummer Aaron Burtch; although a noisy, lo-fi approach characterized early recordings like 1994's Complex Party Come Along Theories, with the 1995 additions of guitarist Jim Fairchild and keyboardist Tim Dryden the group's sound expanded exponentially over the course of subsequent efforts including the unreleased Don't Sock the Tryer and the 1996 EP A Pretty Mess By This One Band. | 226 hits
CD Review: Living Colour - The Chair In The Doorway
Is it better to be a jack of all trades, or a master of one? Throughout their 25 year history, Living Colour have tried their hands at Metal, Punk, Jazz and Hip-Hop, and with their latest effort, 'The Chair In The Doorway,' they still haven't settled for one genre. | 374 hits
CD Review: The Pocket Gods - Nub Country Flyby
The Pocket Gods are the brainchild of singer songwriter Mark Lee and despite the mention of "various guest artists" this is a fairly solo sounding affair - distorted vocals, distorted guitar over a cheap and particularly monotonous drum machine. | 430 hits
Band Profile: The Firm
There are three groups called The Firm. 1) The Firm were an English rock supergroup comprising former Free and Bad Company singer Paul Rodgers, ex-Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page, ex-Uriah Heep and Manfred Mann's Earth Band drummer Chris Slade and bass player Tony Franklin. | 312 hits
Band Profile: Scott Matthews
From the confinements of four bedroom walls in the West Midlands, Scott Matthews produced the music that made him the first artist to be signed to record label San Remo Records in 2004. | 300 hits
Live Review: Fleet Foxes + Beach House
Opening for the hotly-tipped troupe were seasoned performers Beach House. Appreciated by the hushed audience, Beach House played some very melodic tunes in this short set despite singer Victoria Legrand's largely indiscernible vocals. | 591 hits
Band Profile: Rodina
"a solo singer who embraces acoustica and latino rhythms with a sweet aplomb..... Rodina unrelentlessly emphasizes quality and sweetness. | 840 hits
CD Review: Wild Beasts - Brave Bulging Buoyant Clairvoyants
It would be wholly unfair to say that the stir Wild Beasts have been causing on the Leeds scene of late was entirely down to the fact that they have a lead singer with one of the most unusual vocal styles around. | 459 hits
Live Review: Laetitia Sadier + Deadwall
Deadwall write wordy, literate songs with titles like The Wakefield Questionnaire and Metropolis, Of Sorts. | 314 hits
Band Profile: Space
There are different bands under the same name: 1. A French synthpop group active in the 1970's and the 1980's 2. | 318 hits
News Article: Daniel Pearson announces his song-a-week project, "The Blueprint"...
Leeds-based singer-songwriter Daniel Pearson has begun his 'songwriting experiment' The Blueprint, during which he will release a brand new song every week for the next 6 months. | 333 hits
Live Review: Dead Peter + Steer + James Skinner
Town. Okay. Everyone knows where town is right? That's a good place to start. Now, make your way up to Park Row. | 676 hits
CD Review: Last Riot - Shoot For The Sky EP
Purple fiery dice adorn the front of the Shoot For the Sky E.P, suggesting a devil-may-care rock'n'roll attitude but there's also a hint of glam sparkle about it which builds up the fear that Last Riot might be as camp as KISS. | 325 hits
CD Review: Melinda Ortner - I Wanna Be Ok
Melinda Ortner is a singer song writer from the US who predominantly creates pop music. This is sometimes hidden under the guise of rock but throughout the whole album the vantage point is always pop. | 149 hits
Band Profile: King Biscuit Time
King Biscuit Time was the first solo project of Steve Mason, lead singer of The Beta Band. 1998 saw the release of his King Biscuit Time "Sings" Nelly Foggit's Blues in "Me and the Pharaohs" EP on Regal. | 136 hits
CD Review: International Trust - Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
'Kiss Kiss Bang Bang' is an odd track to say the least. It's a perfectly crafted indie/pop song with radio friendly keyboard hooks and half decent production values. | 552 hits
Band Profile: Peter Doherty
Peter Doherty is a UK singer-songwriter, currently fronting his band Babyshambles. Doherty first became known as co-frontman of The Libertines. | 339 hits
CD Review: Bird - The Insides
During the winter months most birds fly off to places with a warmer climate but not the UK's very own Bird who has recently spent the last year in the freezing cold country of Iceland. | 1,852 hits
Live Review: Easyworld
Since melting hearts at last years festival with their 'Better ways to Self Destruct' mini LP, Eastbourne's ace popkids Easyworld have been busy. | 229 hits
Live Review: Living Thing
Fox & Newt, Friday night, it can mean only one thing ... the latest offerings from top local duo Living Thing. | 321 hits
News Article: Ed Sheeran 'X' tour hits the First Direct Arena
Multi-platinum selling, BRIT Award Winner, Ivor Novello Award Recipient and the phenomenon that is Ed Sheeran hits Leeds First Direct Arena this weekend. | 466 hits
Band Profile: Morcheeba
Morcheeba are a British band that mixes influences from rock, trip hop, rhythm and blues and pop. The word "morcheeba" means "the way of marijuana" ("MOR" - the middle of the road & "Cheeba" - informal name for cannabis). | 181 hits
Live Review: Jon Gomm + Stephen Lomas + Oli Deakin + Tim Canfer
On the second and fourth Thursday of every month, Leeds offers us a new acoustic night: "Stripped" at Baby Jupiter. | 805 hits
Band Profile: Bird
There is more than one artist with the name Bird. For the Thai male solo artist 'Thongchai Bird McIntyre', see Bird Thongchai. | 197 hits
Band Profile: Velvet Revolver
Velvet Revolver is a hard rock supergroup consisting of former Guns N' Roses members Slash, Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum, alongside Dave Kushner formerly of punk band Wasted Youth. | 227 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. | 383 hits
Band Profile: Kiki Dee
Kiki Dee (born Pauline Matthews on 6 March 1947, in Little Horton, Bradford, West Yorkshire, England) is a highly successful singer/songwriter, with a career that has lasted over 40 years. | 555 hits
Band Profile: Maria Lynch
Maria Lynch hails from Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England. She's been writing songs, playing live and recording all her life. | 728 hits
Band Profile: Blue Sky Project
Concocted deep in 2003 in response to a deficit of ambitious or interesting music, Blue Sky Project is the brainchild of Leeds-based solo artist and ex-Mr. | 1,030 hits
Band Profile: Charlie Simpson
Charlie Robert Simpson (born 7 June 1985 in Woodbridge, Suffolk, England), is the vocalist and guitarist in British post-hardcore band Fightstar. | 160 hits
CD Review: Thom Yorke - The Eraser
When the news first arrived that Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke was to release a solo record it came as a bit of a surprise, certainly considering Radiohead were currently in the middle of a tour and busy recording their highly anticipated seventh album, however, many felt Thom would go solo at some point... | 1,603 hits
Band Profile: Steven Lindsay
Steven Lindsay is based in Glasgow, Scotland. He originally trained at Glasgow School of Art - 'more Damien Hirst than Damien Rice' and never really intended to be a singer and musician. | 6,112 hits
CD Review: Storyville - Untitled
The Storyville concept is sound. Excellent music kept simple enough to play live, and intelligent enough to reward repeated listening. | 496 hits
Band Profile: Lori Carson
Lori Carson is a singer/songwriter. She has released several solo albums, appeared on many soundtracks, and collaborated with The Golden Palominos. | 130 hits
CD Review: Just Handshakes (We're British) - New Adventures in Pop
Earlier this week when I got home and realised that my advance copy of the new Just Handshakes (We're British) single had arrived I quickly rushed to my stereo and put it on loud enough to disturb everyone who lives within a 3 mile radius of my house. | 743 hits
Band Profile: Jesse Malin
Jesse Malin is a New York City-based singer-songwriter who started his performing career in the 1980s in the New York hardcore band Heart Attack. | 358 hits
CD Review: Nick Hall - The Golden Time
I always deem it wise to respect an artist's decision to go solo (rather than ask questions) and especially those who then decide to produce a solo album, all that despair, loss; love and heartbreak in one album must surely be an intense experience to put yourself through? | 664 hits
Band Profile: Ian Brown
Ian Brown (born February 20th 1963 in Warrington, England) was the lead singer in former British band The Stone Roses and following their split in 1996 has gone on to have a successful solo career releasing a total of six studio albums, with one greatest hits compilation, and remixes disc. | 375 hits
Live Review: Glasvegas + GoGoBot
This was perhaps my most anticipated gig of the year so far. Ever since hearing 'Daddy's Gone' I've been a big fan and having missed their last trip to Leeds at the Faversham I was not going to miss this one. | 855 hits
Band Profile: Bluebottle Kiss
Bluebottle Kiss are an indie-rock band from Sydney, Australia. Formed in 1993 and quickly signed to the alpha-indie label of the time, Sony's Murmur, Bluebottle Kiss became labelmates with Silverchair, Something for Kate and Jebidiah. | 133 hits
Band Profile: Little Man Tate
Little Man Tate were a four-piece indie band from Sheffield, England who formed in 2005 and split in 2009. | 946 hits
Band Profile: Frankie Stubbs
From Wikipedia: Frankie Stubbs (Frankie Norman Warsaw Stubbs) is a British singer-songwriter best known for his work with punk-band Leatherface, who has also produced records for many noted underground groups. | 787 hits
CD Review: Obsessive Compulsive - Crash EP
I was looking forward to listening to this CD, because it had a female vocalist, and I just love listening to bands with female vocalists and this was no exception. | 289 hits
CD Review: Linus - Total Waste Of Time
Linus present a jazz tinged singer-songwriter compilation of songs by Chris Holliday, Chris Simmonds and Lee Johnson. | 276 hits
Band Profile: Ben Walker
acoustic pop | 578 hits
Band Profile: Eddie Vedder
Eddie Vedder (born Edward Louis Seversen III on 23 December 1964) is the lead singer and lyricist for the band Pearl Jam. | 239 hits
Band Profile: Ali Campbell
Ali Campbell has one of the UK's most distinctive and recognisable voices. As lead singer with the world-renowned group UB40, Ali Campbell has sold over 60 million records worldwide, toured across the globe, notched up four number No. | 164 hits
Band Profile: David Bazan
David Bazan (born January 1976) is an indie rock singer/songwriter from Edmonds, Washington. Bazan (pronounced "buh-zahn") was the lead singer and creative force behind the now-defunct band Pedro the Lion and was the lead singer of HEADPHONES, a band he formed out of his interest in synthesizers. | 203 hits
Live Review: The Party Animals + Monroe + Dionysus + Unleashed
Tonight, The Highwood saw 4 bands. I'll admit here that I'm not too sure who is who with this bill (in approximate terms). | 335 hits
CD Review: Capital State - Middle Of The Night
Capital State are making a lot of the running on the Leeds scene these days. High profile gigs, a growing following and this smart new 3 track CD commits them to the West Yorkshire Premiership, with a special award for pleasing the crowd. | 357 hits
News Article: Rupert Stroud releases new single 'Twisted Games'
After two critically acclaimed albums, regular adulation and live appearances on BBC Introducing shows up and down the country and several exciting festival appearances, Rupert Stroud is now back with brand new single 'Twisted Games'. | 226 hits
Band Profile: J Mascis
J Mascis (b. 1965) is an American musician and songwriter, probably best-known as the singer, guitarist, and songwriter for Dinosaur Jr., though he has also occasionally worked as a producer and film composer. | 145 hits
Live Review: 22-20s + The Blueskins + Jeepster
Jeepster look uncomfortable. Their Noel Gallagher-style rock ballads are underpinned by some nice piano and Hammond organ, but like a potato sandwich, they also lack intrigue. | 664 hits
Band Profile: Craig Whitehead
Craig "Vinnie" Whitehead | 317 hits
Band Profile: Vinnie & The Stars
Hull-Hop with a different type of class, Like Dean Windass. | 597 hits
Band Profile: Neville Staple
Neville Staple was a composer and a singer for The Specials, and was one of the founding members of the Fun Boy Three. | 293 hits
Band Profile: Kate Rusby
Kate Rusby is one of the most popular young folk singers of traditional English folk songs. She was at the centre of the folk revival in the 1990s which occurred with the coming of age of the children of those who were part of the 60s folk revival. | 446 hits
Band Profile: Donna-Marie
Talented Multi-instrumentalist and singer songwriter Donna Marie has been involved in the music business most of her life. | 208 hits
Band Profile: The Raconteurs
The Raconteurs are an alternative rock band, formed in Detroit, Michigan, United States, in 2005. The band consists of Jack White (vocals, guitar), Brendan Benson (vocals, guitar), Jack Lawrence (bass) and Patrick Keeler (drums). | 366 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. | 401 hits
Live Review: Crystal Fighters
Not your average Monday night and I found myself in the crowd at the Leeds Uni's very own Stylus bar, bopping along to the magnificent Crystal Fighters. | 335 hits
Live Review: City And Colour + Attack In Black
City And Colour are a curious act to find in a place like this. To think that a member of an internationally renowned screamo outfit would bring his solo acoustic tour to the Brudenell sounds absolutely ludicrous. | 1,483 hits
CD Review: The Unisex - Watching Traffic EP
It seems that when they are not busy making porn movies, the people of Sweden also like to produce top notch records for the rest of the world to enjoy. | 254 hits
Band Profile: Labyrinth
There are several artists under the name of Labyrinth 1. Labyrinth is an Italian progressive power metal band created in 1991 in Tuscany, with famous former members (who has left the band since) like Fabio Lione (singer, Rhapsody) or Olaf Thorsen (guitarist, Vision Divine). | 882 hits
Band Profile: The Ordinary Boys
The Ordinary Boys were an English indie rock band formed in 2002 in Worthing, a seaside town in West Sussex, originally named Next in Line. | 521 hits
Band Profile: Mark Lanegan
Mark Lanegan (born November 25, 1964 in Ellensburg, Washington) is an American rock musician and songwriter. | 272 hits
Band Profile: Hafdis Huld
Hafdis Huld, acoustic / folk artist and singer-songwriter was born in Reykjavik, Iceland. From the age of 15 she sang and toured the world with iconic Icelandic collective GusGus. | 193 hits
Band Profile: Kiosk
There are at least 4 different bands called Kiosk: 1. An underground Iranian music band, founded in 2003 by Arash Sobhani. | 175 hits
Band Profile: Kelli Ali
Kelli Ali (b. Kelli Dayton, 30 Jun 1974, in England), is a singer-songwriter, first well known for her distinctive vocals, as lead singer, on Sneaker Pimps' 'Becoming X' / 6 Underground. | 263 hits
Band Profile: Santigold
Santigold (born Santi White on September 25, 1976) is a musician, songwriter and producer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States who formerly went under the stage name Santogold. | 132 hits
Band Profile: Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc are a band from Chicago, Illinois. They began in 1995, following the break up of a former band, Cap'n Jazz. | 211 hits
Band Profile: Harper Simon
Harper James Simon (aka Harper Simon, born September 7, 1972) is an American singer, songwriter, musician and actor. | 203 hits
Band Profile: Blake
There are at least eight bands / artists with the name "Blake": 1) A Canadian Math rock band. 2) A Finnish Stoner metal band 3) A Singer/Songwriter from England. | 431 hits
Band Profile: Easyworld
Easyworld were a British band who released three albums between 2002 and 2004. They are best known for the songs "(You Make Me Wanna Drink) Bleach", "Junkies and Whores" and "Till The Day". | 298 hits
Live Review: New Vinyl + Gallo + Fraser Anderson
CJ's Music Bar is a relatively new venue on the Leeds live music circuit and is tucked away somewhat in the depths of Kirkstall. | 863 hits
CD Review: Stewart King - Satori
'Satori' the debut full-length from York based singer-songwriter Stewart King has a more diverse sound than most albums that are masterminded by a solo artist, with bluesy rock and roll influences occasionally making their presence felt halfway through a song that was previously just an acoustic guitar and King's voice. | 620 hits
Band Profile: Iggy Pop
James Newell Osterberg, Jr (born 21st April 1947 in Muskegon, Michigan, United States), better known by his stage name Iggy Pop, is a rock singer and occasional actor. | 177 hits
Live Review: Julie Ellison + Madeleine Brooks
Two rather significant women singer-songwriter-guitarists had Hebden Bridge Trades Club in the palms of their hands on the evening of Thursday 8 July. | 655 hits
CD Review: Remo - Let It Go
Remo are from the growing collection of "alternative" rock bands hailing from the city of Bradford lately. | 269 hits
Band Profile: David Sneddon
David Sneddon is a London based Glaswegian singer/songwriter who had a no1 hit in the UK in January 2003 with 'Stop Living The Lie' after he entered and won the BBC's reality TV show Fame Academy in 2002. | 429 hits
Band Profile: John Squire
John Squire (born John Thomas Squire on November 24, 1962) is an English musician, guitarist and artist. | 427 hits
News Article: Bright Young Things 2008: the 15 successful bands are revealed
Following an intense two-day judging process, the fifteen successful acts for Bright Young Things 2008 have been announced today. | 2,244 hits
Live Review: Bodixa + Fleeing New York + Bruise + Rachel Dadd
A very fine evening of music was presented by Logo Magazine in conjunction with Leeds based Uglyman Music Ltd and Stuckup Music. | 532 hits
Live Review: Tom Napper & Tom Bliss
With this year's move to a new home, the world's oldest folk club is suddenly closer to Leeds than ever before, just when folk music is elbowing its way back into the general consciousness. | 674 hits
Band Profile: Ed Stones & The BD3
If you like your retro, metro, dubiously hetero, smacked up, jumped up, mulleted, cosseted, fashionista, arty-farty, too cool, new school, pretty, shitty, processed, hydrogenated, reconstituted, fat-free, colourless, odourless, flavourless, 'I can't believe it's not rock n roll' leftovers (may contain traces of hair, teeth and eyeballs), then get yourself to an unmentionable fast food outlet and carry on pretending that what you're eating even knows what a cow looks like, because you won't like this band. | 194 hits
Band Profile: Richard Thompson
Richard Thompson OBE is a gifted guitarist and songwriter whose critical acclaim and cult following has often threatened but never managed to cross over into mainstream appeal. | 289 hits
Band Profile: The Courteeners
Liam Fray was known around the North West prior to the formation of The Courteeners as one of Manchester's most promising and popular songwriters. | 2,570 hits
Live Review: Pearl Jammed
The Fenton tonight is to hold a charity night for supporting a very special guitarist's main cause. Pearl Jam's Mike McCready has a dedicated group of likeminded people known as Team McCready who, for this day on the 10th April, put on charity shows all over the world to support the Wishlist Foundation, a Pearl Jam charity, focusing on Advocacy for Patients with Chronic Illness. | 569 hits
Band Profile: The Stranglers
The Stranglers are a rock music group, formed on September 11, 1974 in Guildford, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. | 465 hits
CD Review: Ojos de Brujo - Techari Live
Ojos de Brujo, or wizard eyes in English, are one of the most important bands on the world music scene bridging the gaps between genres in ways mainstream artists can only dream of. | 575 hits
Live Review: John Squire + The Basement
... A funny thing happened to me on the way to the refectory. Actually it didn't, I was just late. Almost as late in fact as the members of The Basement are for the Dylan bandwagon that they seem so keen to jump on. | 253 hits
Band Profile: Magnet
There are 3 artists with this name: 1) Even Johansen, folk pop from Norway; 2) a band who recorded the soundtrack to the 1973 film The Wicker Man; and 3) Lothar Hempel, a German electronica artist. | 308 hits
CD Review: Mojo Fury - We Should Just Run Away
Northern-Irish alt-rock quartet Mojo Fury have released "We Should Just Run Away" as a third single from their debut album "Visiting Hours of a Travelling Circus". | 417 hits
Band Profile: Jonny Goode
'Melancholic Rock,.. think The Jam meets Elliott Smith' | 137 hits
Band Profile: The Dodos
The Dodos are an indie folk band which formed in San Francisco, California, United States in 2005. They consist of Meric Long (vocals, guitar), Logan Kroeber (drums) and Keaton Snyder (vibraphone, percussion). | 177 hits
Band Profile: Martha Reeves
Martha and the Vandellas were one of the most successful groups in the Motown roster during the 1960s and fully active from 1960 to 1972, performing at various times doo-wop, pop, rock and roll and soul. | 180 hits
CD Review: Beat Route 62 - Untitled
Promising name I thought. Very Jack Kerouac, but with cunning regional twist with the old M62 and that. | 307 hits
Live Review: Weeve + The 42 Tones
Continuing on with the now established 'Wednesday... Whatever' nights, we had a bit of a disappointing turn out in all honesty, maybe due to the fact that there were only two bands playing or that the opening band's mates had school the next day. | 218 hits
Live Review: Ryan Adams
Violence at gigs should never be condoned but when Ryan Adams threatens to 'f-ing kick the ass' of an audience member it's the most impassioned part of the evening. | 405 hits
Live Review: John Smith
The best laid plans of double bassists and singer-songwriters oft go astray. John Smith was going to "play a couple of songs and build up a sense of mystique before speaking" but he's forced into ad libbing after just one song - the Fleet Foxes-esque 'London' - when the sound on the bass cuts out. | 192 hits
Band Profile: The Click Five
The Click Five is a power pop band from Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. Formed in 2003, the group consists of five members: Joe Guese, Ben Romans, Ethan Mentzer, Kyle Patrick, and Joey Zehr. | 195 hits
Live Review: Brudenell Benefit Night
For those that don't know, The Brudenell Social Club is in grave danger. If money can't be raised for soundproofing then their licence will be revoked and this wonderful venue will be no more. | 932 hits
Band Profile: Richard Ashcroft
Richard Ashcroft (born Richard Paul Ashcroft, on September 11, 1971, in Billinge, Wigan, England) is best known as the front man of The Verve, which he helped form in 1989. | 283 hits
Band Profile: Poly Styrene
Poly Styrene (b. Marian Joan Elliott-Said, 1957, in Bromley, London, UK, died 25 April 2011), was a singer (active from 1976 - 2011), best known at the front of English punk rock band X-Ray Spex. | 154 hits
Band Profile: Deuce & Charger
Soul/Dance | 370 hits
CD Review: Various Artists - Ali Whitton / Sarah Williams split single
The split single can look deceptively simple - two bands that stand up well in isolation can incur a musical car crash when unsuccessfully married on release. | 774 hits
Band Profile: Pixies
Pixies is an American alternative rock band which formed in Boston, Massachusetts, United States in 1986. | 246 hits
Band Profile: Michelle Branch
Michelle Jacquet DeSevren Branch (named after the song "Michelle" by The Beatles) was born in Phoenix, Arizona, United States on the 2nd of July, 1983. | 242 hits
Live Review: The Courteeners + Ida Maria
So then after months of waiting the night was finally here, our first chance to see the Academy. After an hour in Walkabout (who will do a roaring trade on a Friday night with two quid drinks compared to £3.20 next door) we got our first glimpse of the Academy and our first reaction was how busy it seemed. | 628 hits
Band Profile: Catherine MacLellan
With her expressive guitar playing, beautiful melodies, and evocative vocals, Catherine MacLellan pulls the listener into her world of song. | 205 hits
CD Review: British Daylight - British Daylight
British Daylight are a relatively new band, but they are already playing headline shows at Eiger Studios, The Well and The Cockpit Room 3. | 672 hits
Band Profile: King Charles
King Charles is a singer-songwriter whose sound has been described as everything from psychedelic rock to folk-pop. | 285 hits
Live Review: Woody Mann + Jon Gomm
I must admit, sitting in 'The Angel', (good cheap drinks here ladies and gentlemen), en route to 'The Roscoe' I was lost in the conversation from the other table - let's not go there but... | 529 hits
Band Profile: Far
Far is a band from Sacramento, USA, spawned from the same local scene as the Deftones, their former touring partners. | 130 hits
Band Profile: Piebald
Piebald was an indie rock band formed in 1994 in Andover, Massachusetts. Piebald started as a hardcore band in the same scene that produced legends Converge but later moved to the Boston suburb of Somerville and became a staple of the Greater Boston indie rock scene. | 186 hits
Interview: Benjamin Francis Leftwich
Rosie Driver speaks to Benjamin Francis Leftwich. | 541 hits
Band Profile: Hayley Hutchinson
Hayley Hutchinson is a British singer-songwriter blessed with an exceptional voice, a remarkable songwriting talent and a fierce sense of independence. | 399 hits
Band Profile: Mir
Mir/MIR refers to more than 1 artist. 1. Canadian alternative/rock band 2. Dutch singer/songwriter Mirjam Timmer 3. | 227 hits
Band Profile: Neil McLarty
With his debut album 'Roseville Grand', Neil McLarty has created the perfect escape to a time when Neil Young was worshipped like a God, country tinged rock ruled the airwaves and long haired idealists lay back on the grass and soaked up songs like the sun. | 568 hits
Live Review: Rochelle
The Faversham hustled and bustled with Leeds' scenesters and industry moguls aplenty this evening. Despite the Easter holidays being upon us once again (where do the years go ... | 530 hits
Band Profile: Richard Hawley
Richard Hawley, (born Sheffield, United Kingdom) is a critically acclaimed guitarist, singer, songwriter and producer. | 288 hits
Live Review: The Voltz + The Stays
First on were local band The Stays. Having seen them play a few months back, the progress they have made as a live band in such a short space of time was apparent from the outset. | 805 hits
CD Review: Sublime with Rome - Yours Truly
I've been a Sublime fan since I discovered my love for alternative reggae/ska back in 2005, and since then, they've grown into my favourite band of all time. | 295 hits
Band Profile: Silvertide
Silvertide is an American blues rock band. They come from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Silvertide was formed in January 2001 in Northeast Philadelphia. | 207 hits
Band Profile: Buckcherry
Buckcherry is a band formed in Los Angeles back in 1995. The band released two albums before dissolving in summer 2002 after lead singer Josh Todd left to pursue a solo career. | 215 hits
Band Profile: Bon Jovi
Bon Jovi is a hard rock band from Sayreville, New Jersey. Fronted by lead singer and namesake Jon Bon Jovi (born John Francis Bongiovi, Jr.), the group originally achieved large-scale success in the 1980s. | 6,162 hits
Live Review: Bouncing Souls + The Draft + Tat
London-Based Tat are a young trio of punk popsters who have heavy influences of Green Day and Rancid. | 457 hits
Band Profile: Julian Cope
Julian Cope (born Julian David Cope, on 21 October 1957, in Deri, Mid Glamorgan) was raised in Tamworth, Staffordshire. | 435 hits
CD Review: Insipid - s/t
'The Needle and the Damage done', 'Heroin', 'Beetlebum', anything off John Frusciante's first two solo albums... | 447 hits
Band Profile: The Loved Ones
There is more than one artist with this name: 1) The Loved Ones are a punk rock band from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. | 325 hits
Live Review: Superelectric + Monkey Steals The Drum + Rio 6
London's Circuit magazine and Manchester's Charabanc Promotions have tonight arranged to bring Leeds three of the best bands from the top Northern cities of Liverpool, Manchester and Leeds. | 340 hits
Live Review: Toy De Trop + Marrizon + Relapse
Opening with a wave of fuzz and pomp filled riffs, three piece Relapse play dark rock. To use the word 'emo' to describe this band is risky, it's the equivalent of when neo-conservatives use 'liberal' to describe their opponents - however it's not a dirty word, and certainly in this case it's no bad thing. | 522 hits
CD Review: The Crypt - Untitled
With a name such as The Crypt, you'd be forgiven for thinking that this band is a Goth-rock or black metal outfit. | 309 hits
Live Review: Ellie Goulding + Sunday Girl + Bright Light Bright Light
Almost exactly half a lifetime ago I lost my live music virginity watching Radiohead tour 'The Bends' at the Town and Country Club in Leeds. | 813 hits
Band Profile: Gnarls Barkley
Gnarls Barkley is an alternative/soul group which formed in 2003 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The group consists of Cee Lo Green (vocals) and Brian "Danger Mouse" Burton (multiple instruments). | 133 hits
Live Review: Fyfe Dangerfield
Fyfe Dangerfield's name resounds like a spoof panama-hatted 1950s British secret agent swanning about in revolutionary Cuba, but there is little dangerous about the main man of The Guillemots, who lit up a drizzly autumnal evening at the wonderful Brudenell Social Club. | 765 hits
Live Review: OD 60 + Ryder + Flipside + Shallowend
Great my car is playing up, just in time for a drive to Leeds! I finally arrive at the Well to catch the last half of Shallowend's set. | 293 hits
Live Review: JD73
The buzz of anticipation hangs heavy in The Wardrobe as JD73 take to the stage to make their debut. It's the culmination of a year's hard work for Dan Goldman, the funk-fingered Morcheeba keyboardist responsible for JD73's distinctive brand of Electro-funk, and if tonight's reaction is anything to go by, good times are ahead. | 370 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. | 1,613 hits
Band Profile: Rose Elinor Dougall
Rose Elinor Dougall is a singer/songwriter/keyboardist from Brighton, England. She is a former member of The Pipettes. | 302 hits
Band Profile: Living Colour
Living Colour is a hard rock group formed in New York city in 1984. They signed to Epic Records in 1987 and released their first album, VIVID, in 1988. | 235 hits
Band Profile: Bobbie Peru
Bobbie Peru was created in Manchester (UK) January 2006. The American lead singer/guitarist Bert Genovese relocated from Atlanta, Georgia to continue his musical career with Storm Records. | 180 hits
Band Profile: Paddy Casey
Patrick "Paddy" Casey is an Irish singer-songwriter from Dublin. Paddy Casey's music is appealing to a wide audience. | 272 hits
Live Review: St Vincent
As the final UK gig of her current tour St Vincent (aka Annie Erin Clark) took to the stage at The Brudenell Social Club with her third album 'Strange Mercy' which was released September of this year. | 432 hits
Band Profile: Jenny Lewis with the Watson Twins
Jenny Lewis is a singer-songwriter from Los Angeles, CA. Most days (and nights) you can find Jenny Lewis singing and playing with Rilo Kiley, a quartet whose third album, 2004's More Adventurous, has charmed and delighted fans and peers worldwide. | 166 hits
Live Review: The Ebb + Boabak Cut + Charly Six
I remember the days when Charly Six were Brass Monkey and I was interested to see what they would be like after all this time. | 384 hits
Interview: Deuce & Charger
Emma Ratcliffe spoke to Becky (one third of Leeds-based artists and producers Deuce & Charger) about collaborations, influences and plans for 2014 and beyond. | 619 hits
Live Review: Baby Food + The Id + The Black Helicopters + Dave Procter
Right, I'll get my disclaimers out of the way first: I don't write reviews anymore as a rule but it was the only way I could blag into the gig for free. | 655 hits
Band Profile: Lisa Hannigan
Lisa Hannigan, born February 12th 1981 in Kilcloon, County Meath, Ireland, is a singer-songwriter originally known as the female vocalist from Damien Rice's best selling breakthrough albums O and 9. | 411 hits
Live Review: Band Of Horses + Mojave 3 + Goldheart Assembly
I like to think of myself as a punctual individual - unlike my parents, they have turned being late into an art form - maybe I'm punctual because of them. | 547 hits
Live Review: Angie Palmer
What comes next in your career if you've just heard you've got your first 5-star CD review (in Country Music People magazine) and Bob Harris has told the world of Radio 2 that you're one of Britain's best current singer-songwriters as he too endorses your new album? | 514 hits
CD Review: Kings of Convenience - Riot On An Empty Street
Flashback a few years, and to Bergen, Norway. One of many Scandinavian towns and cities being proclaimed as new centres of cool, two guys released an album called 'Quiet Is The New Loud'. | 1,335 hits
Band Profile: Bob Mould
Bob Mould (born October 16, 1960, in Malone, New York) is an American musician, principally known for his work as guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for influential rock bands Hüsker Dü in the 1980s and Sugar in the 1990s. | 238 hits
Band Profile: Shaun Ryder
Shaun Ryder (born Shaun William Ryder on August 23, 1962, in Little Hulton, Greater Manchester) is an English singer and songwriter who became famous in the "Madchester" era band Happy Mondays, and later Black Grape in the mid-1990s. | 240 hits
Band Profile: Marina & the Diamonds
Marina Lambrini Diamandis (Greek: ??????-???????? ????????, pronounced /di???mændi/ dee-a-man-dis, born October 10, 1985 in Abergavenny, Wales, United Kingdom), better known by her stage name Marina And The Diamonds, is a Welsh singer of Greek descent. | 378 hits
Live Review: Brazil + Phluid + Monkey
Interpol had to drop out due to pressing engagement catching criminals in Paris airports (actually they were doing a Peel session if I heard rightly). | 267 hits
Band Profile: Vib Gyor
indie rock | 7,994 hits
Interview: Fyfe Dangerfield
LMS caught up with Fyfe Dangerfield, Guillemots' frontman, before his support slot for Corinne Bailey Rae at Leeds Met. | 852 hits
Band Profile: Jacobs Stories
Started in the Summer of 2003 as a collection of four track songs made for friends, Jacob's Stories is music made by a bearded singer songwriter named Stuart Lee. | 192 hits
Band Profile: Something Corporate
Something Corporate is a rock band hailing from Orange County, California. While they categorize their own music as piano rock, the industry has filed them somewhere between the pop punk genres. | 234 hits
CD Review: Return To Aljustrel - Tell The People I'm Not Coming Down
Having never heard this Leeds based 6 piece before I stumbled upon 'Tell The People I'm Not Coming Down,' it gave me a chance to discover this band with a completely open mind. | 625 hits
Band Profile: Anderson
ANDERSON is an indie-pop duo from The Netherlands, consisting of Bas van Nienes and Jeroen van der Werken. | 152 hits
Band Profile: Keiko
There are two artists with the name Keiko: 1) Yamada Keiko (Keiko Yamada - ????) is the vocalist of the J-Pop group Globe. | 174 hits
Live Review: tUnE-yArDs + Thousands + Swimming Lessons
Quite a busy evening at the Brudenell for a Sunday. First up were local support Swimming Lessons, a guitar, drums, synth 3-piece. | 501 hits
Band Profile: Ian McCulloch
Echo & the Bunnymen are an English post-punk band, formed in Liverpool in 1978. The original line-up consisted of vocalist Ian McCulloch, guitarist Will Sergeant and bass player Les Pattinson, supplemented by a drum machine. | 56 hits
Live Review: The View + Sound Of Guns
This Sunday saw The View descend into Leeds at the Cockpit, topping of a day in the sunshine with some great music. | 658 hits
Band Profile: The Format
The Format was an indie pop band formed in Peoria, Arizona, United States in 2001 by Sam Means and Nate Ruess. | 320 hits
Live Review: Rob Nichols + All Star 69ers + The Frankling Mint + The Horrible Children
First on was Math Hill & The Horrible Children. Previously advertised as medieval folk songs played to modern arrangements, the outlook was questionably dim. | 383 hits
Band Profile: Alfie
There are two acts called Alfie: one from the UK and one from Norway. 1) Alfie were a Manchester based indie-folk band. | 220 hits
Live Review: Dave McPherson + Howard James Kenny + Apollo's Basement + Fay and Latta
I recently went to The Cockpit to experience some musical performances. Here's how I felt about it: Acoustic duo Fay and Latta started the night off with an impressive set. | 747 hits
Band Profile: Damien Rice
Damien Rice (born December 7, 1973) is an Irish singer-songwriter. He was born in Dublin, Ireland, to George and Maureen Rice and was raised in Celbridge, County Kildare, Ireland. | 360 hits
Band Profile: Anberlin
Anberlin was formed in 2002 in Winter Haven, FL, USA. Their debut album, Blueprints For The Black Market, was quite successful. | 209 hits
Band Profile: Laura Veirs
Laura Veirs is a singer-songwriter, who grew up in Colorado, USA - where she often spent summers camping with her family - which gave her much of her song-writing inspiration. | 143 hits
Live Review: Jesse James + Buzzkill
Hardly killing the buzz like their name suggests, these Leeds lads inject life into their brand of hardcore punk and 50's rock and roll with the addition of a sax and a trumpet, along with the odd "Oi". | 443 hits
CD Review: Miles Kane - Colour of the Trap
Miles Kane is a productive lad. In only a short few years he's gone from playing guitar in The Little Flames to piloting The Rascals, collaborating with Arctic Monkeys, and co-fronting The Last Shadow Puppets with best mate Alex Turner. | 482 hits
Live Review: Morassi + Tsuba + Zane
So, after intending to go down to see Terris, I thought I'd still pop down and check out the array of talent that had been put on to replace them. | 315 hits
Band Profile: Cute Is What We Aim For
On August 18, 2009, lead singer Shaant Hacikyan announced via his Twitter account he was going solo. Dave Melillo confirmed that he and guitarist Jeff Czum had left the band. | 414 hits
Band Profile: Ane Brun
Ane Brun, real name Ane Brunvoll (born 10 March 1976), is a Norwegian singer/songwriter, born and raised in Molde, Norway. | 79 hits
Live Review: Madeleine Brooks + Gareth Scott
"Prepare yourselves for a textured sound," chuckled Madeleine Brooks in sympathy for the audience's predicament as well as her own. | 759 hits
Band Profile: Rob Galloway
Rob Galloway Dubbed 'The Rebel of the Leeds Music Scene' ROB GALLOWAY describes himself as Beck meets Iggy Pop, creating an electric sound from dance beats, guitars, trip hop and punk rock | 1,452 hits
Live Review: Jesse Malin + Tommy Stinson + Alien Crime Syndicate
On arrival at The Cockpit it appears I'm not on the guestlist after all. Spotting a man with a clipboard who looks like he must be part of the touring entourage I explain my predicament. | 1,772 hits
Live Review: Inertia + Nym + Danny Carr
The Royal Park Cellars has a rapidly growing reputation, and gets better every time you catch a band down here. | 372 hits
Band Profile: Clear
There are at least eight bands/artists named Clear: 1) A folk-rock band from minnesota; 2) A Slovak pop(-rock) band; 3) A hardcore band; 4) A solo noise project started by Jesi.L in June of 2007; 5) An electropop band from Japan?- ?????; 6) An english guitar pop band, formed in london in 1997. | 610 hits

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