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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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/10320/ | 1,240 hits
Band Profile: Subject Citizen
Acoustic solo singer/songwriter.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16671/ | 41 hits
Band Profile: Diamond Dac
Solo Acoustic blues singer and guitar man.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16041/ | 108 hits
Band Profile: Simon Wiffen
Simon Wiffen is a solo acoustic singer/songwriter from Leeds.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7438/ | 581 hits
Interview: Daniel Fell
As lead singer, main songwriter and all around head honcho of The Argonauts, Daniel Fell is now going solo. He's playing in Leeds at Carpe Diem on the 12th February, so Gavin Miller caught up with the man himself to have a little chat about all things musical...
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3493/ | 1,193 hits
Band Profile: Joni Tuson
solo folk acoustic
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3451/ | 492 hits
Band Profile: Colin Mounsey
solo indie
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2914/ | 772 hits
Band Profile: Matt Bentley
Singer / Songwriter
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/11593/ | 582 hits
Band Profile: John Parkes
solo acoustic
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2233/ | 985 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9158/ | 336 hits
Band Profile: Josh Parker
solo
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6172/ | 446 hits
Band Profile: Gerry McNeice
solo acoustic
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7419/ | 778 hits
Band Profile: Callum Macintyre
Guitarist and Singer from Woodlesford Leeds
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15282/ | 296 hits
Band Profile: Unknown Brother
Acoustic singer/songwriter from Leeds
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14150/ | 257 hits
Band Profile: Paul James Berry
Singer/ Songwriter
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2089/ | 981 hits
Band Profile: Hayley Gaftarnick
solo acoustic
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7124/ | 2,296 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"
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2208/ | 3,211 hits
Band Profile: Daniel Pearson
Melodic Indie Rock from Leeds singer-songwriter
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8826/ | 1,284 hits
Band Profile: Ben Parcell
Catchy Pop-Folk Singer/Songwriter from Yorkshire U.K
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15484/ | 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6796/ | 826 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/13806/ | 244 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/11397/ | 407 hits
Band Profile: Paul Smith
Paul Smith, singer and songwriter in Maxmo Park released his first solo album Margins in October 2010.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/13890/ | 157 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".
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7888/ | 458 hits
Band Profile: Pippa Lloyd
Acoustic / Indie / Folk
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/10298/ | 568 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7154/ | 386 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15285/ | 200 hits
Band Profile: Jimmy Glass
covers
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2278/ | 581 hits
Band Profile: James Forde
acoustic indie
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7441/ | 807 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4176/ | 2,649 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/17482/ | 282 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/11560/ | 525 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/12247/ | 344 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'.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16702/ | 168 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/11499/ | 286 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/12505/ | 477 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16022/ | 59 hits
Band Profile: Vexen
r'n'b jazz
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3812/ | 428 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/10187/ | 307 hits
Band Profile: Kenshin
rock
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6156/ | 324 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3849/ | 478 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2894/ | 328 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1594/ | 239 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6570/ | 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/19024/ | 329 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/18392/ | 73 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2252/ | 344 hits
Band Profile: Chris MacArthur
acoustic rock
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6541/ | 540 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?
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3224/ | 797 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8240/ | 501 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3775/ | 784 hits
Band Profile: Andreya Triana
Former Leeds student, and Bootis former, now based in Brighton.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7130/ | 3,138 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/18975/ | 112 hits
Band Profile: Nikoli
acoustic indie rock
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1811/ | 1,722 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/34/ | 477 hits
Band Profile: Andie Mills
alternative DiY folk musician
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1659/ | 1,208 hits
Band Profile: William Stead
One guy with his guitar and harmonica. From sunny Bradford making folk music - http://williamstead.bandcamp.com/
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/17012/ | 400 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16682/ | 251 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15195/ | 331 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6486/ | 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4082/ | 594 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/13328/ | 2,309 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/116/ | 319 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8834/ | 643 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6603/ | 600 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/10170/ | 621 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16193/ | 309 hits
Band Profile: Johnny Powell
Multi-layered alternative folk and electronica act with a meditative, mindful and lyrical emphasis.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/11371/ | 780 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2424/ | 430 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/11365/ | 374 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9685/ | 616 hits
Band Profile: Rodina
"a solo singer who embraces acoustica and latino rhythms with a sweet aplomb..... Rodina unrelentlessly emphasizes quality and sweetness.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/10321/ | 846 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7634/ | 461 hits
Live Review: Laetitia Sadier + Deadwall
Deadwall write wordy, literate songs with titles like The Wakefield Questionnaire and Metropolis, Of Sorts.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/17937/ | 320 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8827/ | 335 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3564/ | 691 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/17841/ | 151 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6443/ | 325 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/10154/ | 555 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3151/ | 1,854 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/986/ | 230 hits
Live Review: Living Thing
Fox & Newt, Friday night, it can mean only one thing ... the latest offerings from top local duo Living Thing.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/868/ | 332 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/18760/ | 471 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3064/ | 822 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9897/ | 407 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7374/ | 1,052 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...
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6944/ | 1,606 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/110/ | 500 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14400/ | 745 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?
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/314/ | 668 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9673/ | 860 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/398/ | 290 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/64/ | 277 hits
Band Profile: Ben Walker
acoustic pop
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7656/ | 600 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).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/884/ | 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/66/ | 359 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'.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/17061/ | 230 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1251/ | 664 hits
Band Profile: Craig Whitehead
Craig "Vinnie" Whitehead
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9157/ | 331 hits
Band Profile: Vinnie & The Stars
Hull-Hop with a different type of class, Like Dean Windass.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8125/ | 598 hits
CD Review: John Parkes - Faithlessnessless
John Parkes is a singer songwriter in the most traditional of senses. One man, his guitar and his occasional harmonica is as much as is needed on this 12 song solo break from Whole Sky Monitor.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6994/ | 409 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/18087/ | 362 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9436/ | 1,511 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2854/ | 254 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2681/ | 872 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/11050/ | 632 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2941/ | 659 hits
CD Review: Remo - Let It Go
Remo are from the growing collection of "alternative" rock bands hailing from the city of Bradford lately.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/10/ | 272 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9040/ | 2,253 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1255/ | 532 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/18025/ | 216 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6339/ | 679 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8957/ | 2,583 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/12704/ | 577 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9056/ | 577 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1092/ | 260 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".
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14914/ | 419 hits
Band Profile: Jonny Goode
'Melancholic Rock,.. think The Jam meets Elliott Smith'
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16764/ | 148 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/269/ | 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9837/ | 222 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/18961/ | 449 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/19012/ | 240 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3638/ | 963 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9031/ | 791 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14353/ | 674 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/10124/ | 633 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...
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1239/ | 532 hits
Interview: Benjamin Francis Leftwich
Rosie Driver speaks to Benjamin Francis Leftwich.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15549/ | 541 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4019/ | 571 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 ...
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8217/ | 534 hits
CD Review: Dan Schofield - Everything Human
Dan Schofield is a singer/songwriter from Leeds who used to front The Beat Marshalls but has now taken on a solo career in music.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/19078/ | 314 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8112/ | 815 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15814/ | 298 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7990/ | 460 hits
CD Review: Insipid - s/t
'The Needle and the Damage done', 'Heroin', 'Beetlebum', anything off John Frusciante's first two solo albums...
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7938/ | 448 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/887/ | 341 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9163/ | 524 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6399/ | 310 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/13738/ | 822 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9830/ | 294 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/13510/ | 794 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6858/ | 373 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7469/ | 1,615 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15706/ | 458 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/757/ | 385 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/18235/ | 629 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2367/ | 662 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14226/ | 553 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?
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3074/ | 521 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'.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2819/ | 1,337 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).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/911/ | 267 hits
Band Profile: Vib Gyor
indie rock
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2160/ | 8,018 hits
Interview: Fyfe Dangerfield
LMS caught up with Fyfe Dangerfield, Guillemots' frontman, before his support slot for Corinne Bailey Rae at Leeds Met.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/12660/ | 858 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/17066/ | 629 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14888/ | 526 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14564/ | 661 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1044/ | 385 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14494/ | 768 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".
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8208/ | 448 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/690/ | 320 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15142/ | 484 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3185/ | 780 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
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1837/ | 1,474 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3142/ | 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/914/ | 373 hits
Live Review: Darwin Deez + Gaz Coombes + Willy Mason + King Creosote
So... we thought we'd give Deer Shed Festival a go. For those unaware, it's a family-friendly affair - there are as many attractions for kids as there are for adults - with a fairly narrow but discerning selection of music alongside, split over two stages and two big tops.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/17777/ | 387 hits
Live Review: Dandy Warhols + JJ72
Its been four years now since The Dandy Warhols hit the Uk scene with their classic track "Every Day Should be a Holiday", which followed their self-titled album released in 1995.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/891/ | 333 hits
Live Review: LCD Soundsystem + Hot Chip + The Sunshine Underground
The night starts of very well indeed, as I enter the Blank Canvas I notice that tonight we have guest DJs doing sets in between sets which I absolutely loved.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6099/ | 2,198 hits
CD Review: Tom Napper & Tom Bliss - The Kelping
Not long before the Grove Inn launch of this second Napper and Bliss album, I was startled to hear of someone who didn't care too much for Tom Bliss's voice.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3686/ | 820 hits
CD Review: Andrew Vincent - Rotten Pear
I'm no expert on Canadian rock, (Neil Young, Bryan Adams and Arcade Fire are perhaps the furthest my knowledge stretches on the matter) but for some reason Andrew Vincent still somehow comes across as unashamedly Canadian to me.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/12265/ | 535 hits
CD Review: Luke Hirst - Rock n Roll Begins At Home
Bradford singer songwriter Luke Hirst specialises in the sort of no frills, pop-infused indie-rock songs that we don't seem to see much of anymore, what with 90% of popular acts either being a band, or a female solo artist (ala Lilly Allen, Amy Winehouse, Duffy etc.) Consequently, it's debatable whether Luke Hirst's new EP 'Rock n Roll Begins At Home' will find a ready audience, but that's no comment on its quality.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/10610/ | 378 hits
CD Review: Rhode Island - Untitled
Rhode Island all come from Leeds. You will never have heard of them. This is because their current CD goes under a different guise.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/226/ | 323 hits
Live Review: Morning Bride + mesmer disciples + Sniffs
Anyone turning up expecting verse-chorus-verse or a well-signalled chord change or two from Sniffs would be in for a shock.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/17933/ | 423 hits
Live Review: GoodBooks + Fields + Kid Harpoon
I love gigs like this. You go down to some random (admittedly, in the case of the Faversham, glorified) pub on the outskirts of the city to see a band or two that you've never heard of and to be brutally honest, probably never will again.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7506/ | 346 hits
Live Review: Billy No Mates + Frankie Stubbs + The Fat Cats
Hot news! The Fat Cats have invented Punk Swing. No, really. And it's dead good. This five-piece (bass, drums, guitar, keyboards, saxophone) are a genre-hopping delight.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3860/ | 1,680 hits
Live Review: I Am Kloot
I Am Kloot are a curious sight live. Singer/guitarist John Banwell eschews guitar straps in favour of an old beer bottle crate that he uses to prop his leg in order to support his instrument, whilst bassist Pete Jobson spends the entire gig seated, an arrangement that leads to Banwell reassuring the section of the crowd towards the back that he is present no matter what their eyes are telling them.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/17366/ | 373 hits
Live Review: Bodixa + The Royal Park Orchestra + Mel Newing + Amelia & Me
Those of us braving the wind and rain on Sunday night were treated to a quality evening of unplugged entertainment as the Well played host to another Naked Bar Guitar evening.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1085/ | 380 hits
CD Review: Stylus - Untitled
Stylus are a heavy rock band from Cleckheaton. Their three track demo is available for download from the music section of their website.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3065/ | 399 hits
Live Review: four day Hombre + Gary Stewart Band
There's a vibe in the air tonight, a tangible, swelling excitement that seems to accompany the Hombre lads everywhere they travel.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1323/ | 722 hits
CD Review: Allison Weiss - ..Was Right All Along
Allison Weiss creates honest, heartfelt pop for the masses with an overwhelming authenticity and from-the-heart feel.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/11502/ | 525 hits
CD Review: The Quails - Master Of Imperfection
Quail: - a collective name for several of mid-sized birds. This flock are led by Singer Dan Steer with guitarist Max Armstrong and a rhythm section of Sam Banks and Chris Prentice.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/13356/ | 1,427 hits
Live Review: Catylyst + Brody + Colour of Fire + And None Of Them Knew They Were Robots + Drugdealer Cheerleader
It's nights like this that show what's great about the Leeds music scene. As I'm walking to the Well it pisses it down.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1071/ | 570 hits
Live Review: Empire Safari + The Phoenix Fall + Dan Audio + Northern Torch + Miranda Versus The Crok
Miranda Versus The Crok have played recently at the 360 club branching out into a very entertaining electric show.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14044/ | 688 hits
Live Review: Ikara Colt + The Parkinsons + The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster
Quick, someone call Tony Blair. If Saddam Hussein gets his paws on this lot we're all shafted!!!! Forget exocet missiles and hydra bombs.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/774/ | 355 hits
Live Review: Haven + The Crescent
What a stupid rule! You're in the venue but to get to the room where the bands will be performing you have to go back outside and round to the other entrance instead of walking ten yards through the doors in front of you, quickly supping off the fresh pint you've just acquired!
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/766/ | 247 hits
Live Review: The Dirty Robbers + The Pigeon Detectives + The Hellset Orchestra + Jordan Senior
A generous crowd packed into The Vine on a hot, sweaty and very eclectic night. Though competing with The Blueskins playing at The Cockpit, and the perpetually popular Big Brother finale, tonight's gig was well attended and another success for the team at The Vine - a venue that has fast stamped its foot on the Leeds scene and continues to showcase some of Leeds', and as it turned out tonight, the UK's, best unsigned talent.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2963/ | 2,392 hits
Live Review: China Shop Bull + Elephants On Acid + Acid Drop
It was great to see Carpe Diem so packed out for a good cause, Unity Day. After a swift sound check, and being introduced to be from California, Leeds's Acid Drop started off the night.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/10936/ | 751 hits
Live Review: Albert Hammond Jr + Rey Pila
As Albert Hammond Jr returns to the stage for his encore he thanks the sell out crowd for coming to this 'cool little club' which is some compliment given that if anyone should know 'cool' when he sees it is the man who as a member of The Strokes has been helping to define the concept for the best part of the last decade.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/18123/ | 748 hits
Live Review: Dee Dyson + Interruptor Jones + Middi + Vatican Jet + Dom Wise + Vincent Krasauskas + New Cut Smile
Okay. Let's get you up to speed. Tonight is the last night at the Tut N Shive, of the Wakey acoustic Thursday night shenanigans.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3126/ | 886 hits
Live Review: The Bishops + The Nice Sharp Pencils + The Voltaires
In the days when it can cost over fifty quid to see the world's biggest bands, it's nice to be able to spend a tenth of that to see some of the more up and coming talent the country has to offer.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/10646/ | 552 hits
Live Review: Bowling For Soup + Son Of Dork + Army Of Freshmen
Army Of Freshmen are like young kidults with limitless energy and their live show is exhausting to watch.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7983/ | 1,230 hits
Live Review: Ash + The Dead 60s + The Dodgems
To my left a group of student girls are dressed as cats. I feel 'elf conscious and try not to stare. Instead I search behind, there's a chap who must be at least seven foot tall.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8979/ | 456 hits
CD Review: Columbia Drive - s/t
Nave sounding rockers "Columbia Drive" are Newcastle based, with an international tinge in singer Louise Dal's CV.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2591/ | 518 hits
Live Review: Young Rebel Set
This six-piece from Stockton on Tees enter the newly established Empire, a music venue which promises confidence for the sounds of up and coming artists across the country.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15360/ | 360 hits
Live Review: Live At Leeds 2015
Live At Leeds took place this year under leaden skies but there was nothing gloomy about the music that filled the venues of Leeds.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/19111/ | 269 hits
Live Review: Tom Gourley + Benjamin Wetherill + Louise Dal + Fran Rodgers
A very full and very buzzing Royal Park Cellars had one hell of a night on Wednesday. Agent provocateur Thomas R.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2703/ | 1,156 hits
Live Review: Tunng + Eugene McGuinness
A warm steamy night for October makes the Brudenell's atmosphere slightly muggy and uncomfortable. However the eager crowd form orderly huddles cross legged on the floor and spend several minutes stripping of layers to survive the heat.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8907/ | 574 hits
CD Review: Exit State - Bad Days
'Bad Days,' the debut single from Lancashire's Exit State is catchy, bass-driven, mid-tempo rock. Its chorus follows the tried-and-tested formula of gang harmonies bouncing off frontman Roy Bright's hoarse-edged vocals.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/10765/ | 701 hits
CD Review: Mint Julep - Save Your Season
"Save Your Season" out November 14th is a great record. Synth-filled, ecstatic-toned with the occasional pulse of bass.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15472/ | 1,195 hits
News Article: Excellent Album Review From The USA
Another fantastic review of Jupiter Falls debut album "Revolution" from Rock and Roll Animal Farm in Florida.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/18124/ | 255 hits
Live Review: Burst Rondo + Brigade + Vatican Jet + Nothing Special
Joseph's Well in Leeds have played host to some rather well-known bands if their posters are anything to go by - and over the last few months it seems like they've booked mostly Biffy Clyro support bands (thisGirl, The Boxer Rebellion, X is Loaded and some little London outfit named Brigade...).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3282/ | 895 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/10424/ | 745 hits
Live Review: The Cut + The Voltaires + Your New Antique + The Invention
"Who needs Glastonbury when we've got Huddersfield!" announced the compre at the Noisebox Festival at the Lawrence Batley Theatre in the town.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8647/ | 619 hits
News Article: 6 more acts confirmed for Bingley Music Live
Bradford Council have confirmed six more bands for this year's Bingley Music Live. Theme Park, The Dunwells, The Dirty Rivers, KatMen, Dave McPherson and China Rats will join the bill for the seventh annual festival, which will be held at Myrtle Park in Bingley between Friday, 30th August and Sunday, 1st September.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/17696/ | 498 hits
Live Review: Peace + Palma Violets + Miles Kane + Django Django
With 'In Love' due to drop on the 25th March, Peace certainly have some questions to answer. Their debut release 'EP delicious' being championed by NME and The Fly, it's interesting to see how their live show shapes up.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/17372/ | 284 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16947/ | 400 hits
Live Review: 5ft4 + Danny Carr + Percy
There's always been a place for humour in music. All the best bands had wit without being cheesy and over the top with it, and tonight proves that humorous observations and amusing asides don't mean you have to be the Grumbleweeds.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1160/ | 381 hits
Live Review: Sunny Philadelphia + Daniel Clark + Elmaroe
'The Crow Knows Music' is a relatively new 'Independent Music Company' on the Leeds scene, whose mission statement, according to its creator Daniel Clark, is to quench "the thirst of the city's thirsty thirsty music scene" and to provide "a stable platform for its array of quality unsigned acts".
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14382/ | 964 hits
Live Review: People In Jars + Arthur Rigby & The Baskervylles + The Asa Hawks + Seth Elton
Tonight's 360 Club opens with Seth Elton whose solo acoustic musings come from a world of love, loss and splendour.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15355/ | 726 hits
Live Review: Blink 182 + The 1975 + The Kooks + The Neighbourhood + Allusondrugs + Carnabells
Taking to the stage in their signature velveteen blazers, local lads Carnabells certainly looked the part as they opened the Festival Republic stage on Friday morning.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/18650/ | 1,150 hits
Live Review: Cables Cause Fires + Empire Safari + Thief Taker + Tom McKenzie
Leeds is a city with a growing music scene of undeniable promise, and 360 Club, a weekly showcase of new talent held at The Library pub, is frequently one of the most diverse collections of musicians in the area, none more so than in tonight's line up.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14207/ | 808 hits
CD Review: Chasing Dragons - Take Flight for a Firefight
In December of last year, with the release of their first EP just a few short months away, Chasing Dragons faced the thankless task of finding a new member with bass player Joe (who has no surname apparently) departing.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16293/ | 251 hits
Live Review: Fleet Foxes
If you thought Fleet Foxes were living in a bucolic time warp the backdrop cast by an overhead projector at the start of the night would have done little to change your mind.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15837/ | 423 hits
CD Review: Concrete Bullet - Chemistry
Concrete Bullet are radio friendly. There, I've said it. Radio friendly. Wait, where are you all going??
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7516/ | 620 hits
Live Review: Decibels in Bloom + Termite + New Portlands
Over the last few years, it seems Huddersfield has been awash with young indie bands, complete with converse trainers and spiky guitars, following bright eyed in the wake of a trail blazed by local contemporaries, most notably Arctic Monkeys and The Cribs.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16317/ | 760 hits
CD Review: The Dykeenies - New Ideas
To release this double A side at any other time of the year than sweltering July would have been highly foolish.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7029/ | 1,663 hits
Live Review: Mother/Destroyer + Micky P Kerr + Nigel Passey + Simon Pollard Band + Delirium Theory + Connect 2 + Baby Jupiter + Dan Burnett
Eiger Studios offers some of the best rehearsal and recording studios to be found in Leeds. It has a reputation which rises above the many similar facilities in a city which is inundated by bands of all shapes and sizes.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16896/ | 483 hits
Live Review: Gemma Hayes + Sondre Lerche
"It may be hard to pronounce but if you learn it I'm sure you'll find it will pay". And so the confusion starts.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1033/ | 513 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16633/ | 588 hits
Live Review: Paramore + John J Presley + Dave Hause + Slaves + The Front Bottoms + Eagulls + Queens of the Stone Age
John J Presley draws a small yet enthusiastic flock to the BBC Introducing Stage for his fuzz drenched, lo-fi showcase of captivating slowburner tunes like Sweet Sister and debut single Left.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/18668/ | 662 hits
Live Review: The Law + Shockparade + Motion Picture Soundtrack + Love Ends Disaster! + MidiMidis + My Forever + The Invasion Of... + Lady Fortune + Rotating Leslie + Penguin + Soul Circus + Club Smith
It was Midday, Friday, Leeds Festival, 2010 ... and Club Smith had been dealt the opening slot on the BBC Introducing Stage.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/13418/ | 1,307 hits
Interview: Carina Round
"Don't call me PJ" - Gemma Hinchliffe caught up with Carina Round at Joseph's Well...
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2298/ | 1,520 hits
Live Review: Angels & Airwaves + Random Hand + Coheed and Cambria + Hadouken!
Local hipster ravers Hadouken! entered to a bassy and ominous electronic introduction. Front-man James was in fine form, spurring up the crowd with great interaction and hyping them up into a party mood.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16958/ | 237 hits
Interview: Jon Gomm
John Harvey catches up with Leeds' guitar virtuoso Jon Gomm...
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2956/ | 1,842 hits
Interview: Minus
Guitarist with Icelandic rockers Mnus (pronounced "Meenush") Frosti, has an informal chat with Gavin Miller about touring, singing songs in English and why Iceland is the hip place to be nowadays...
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2838/ | 1,773 hits
Interview: Tristan Mackay
From being the best busker in Leeds to having one of the most anticipated albums on Amazon, Tristan Mackay is Britain's long-awaited answer to John Mayer. Blending soulful blues guitar with a unique talent for crafting songs, Tristan Mackay is the name to look out for this year. On a quick trip back to Leeds before his album launch, I managed to meet with Tristan for a half hour chat before he was due on the BBC.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16186/ | 1,643 hits
Live Review: Steer
Received wisdom has it that Steer are something of an acquired taste. On the basis of this performance it is difficult to fathom what it is that needs to be acquired to appreciate their music other than a pair of fairly basic functioning ears.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3404/ | 475 hits
Band Profile: The Dunwells
Utterly natural. There's no more fitting description for both the music of The Dunwells as well as the story of their magical rise from the pubs of Leeds, England to an American record deal and a stunning debut album in just two short years.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15611/ | 2,403 hits
Band Profile: Charlie Barnes
BIG MORBID DEATH POP.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/10563/ | 588 hits
Live Review: The Long Ryders + Gregg Trooper + The Prowlers
I thought I saw some diplomat hawking secret plans in the park I thought I saw my President walking through Harlem late after dark In a world of love where they burn like Nero You write them a check and you then add zero ...
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2857/ | 1,976 hits
Live Review: The Lodger + Napoleon IIIrd + Champion Kickboxer + The Folk Theatre Partisans + Piskie Sits + Monster Killed By Laser + Bonsai Kittens + Worriedaboutsatan + Unexploded Shells
The Bone is 1 year old today. No longer sucking at the mother's teat of gig promotion, it's now old enough and daft enough to stand on its own 2 feet.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7646/ | 1,199 hits
Band Profile: The Kooks
'The greatest records in the world can be put on in any situation: you can put them on at a party and they're going to sound great, you could put them on in a club and they're going to sound great, you could put them on on your headphones and listen in bed.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5941/ | 13,443 hits
Interview: Mike Randle (Baby Lemonade / Love)
Sam Saunders chats with Mike Randle, a member of long established and mild mannered Baby Lemonade, who have a secret life as superhero band Love, playing alongside Arthur Lee on the "Forever Changes" Tour that hits the UK this month...
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1620/ | 942 hits
Live Review: Tame Impala + Johnny Marr + Mausi + Saint Raymond + Theory 59
Sunday fortunately brings better weather but, paradoxically, worse mud, not that this dampens the atmosphere, which is abuzz at the thought of Eminem closing the festival.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/17895/ | 441 hits
Band Profile: Chasing Dragons
Rocket-fuelled, female-fronted hard rock band.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14620/ | 1,085 hits
Live Review: The Mars Volta + Bilge Pump
I arrived at the Cockpit at about 8.00 pm and was pleasantly surprised to see the venue very busy for that time of night and on a Monday.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1111/ | 1,574 hits
Live Review: Kaiser Chiefs + Duels + Robochrist
A charity gig for the Asian earthquake appeal saw local men-of-the-moment Kaiser Chiefs headlining on the eve of their short tour in America, and saying a fond farewell to the Joseph's Well crowd that has championed them over the last year and more.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3480/ | 3,899 hits
Live Review: Cansei de Ser Sexy + The Last Shadow Puppets + Tenacious D + Feeder + Pendulum + The Music + Hadouken! + Lightspeed Champion + The Whip + Adam Green + Mindless Self Indulgence
Turning up on Friday morning, swapping my piece of paper for my press pass, pitching my tent in guest camping and making my way to the arena, I was really pleased I'd been able to come to Leeds this year.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9943/ | 784 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14632/ | 960 hits
Live Review: Pilfers + Mr Shiraz + The Agency
Now I don't know a great deal about Ska, and I'm not overly familiar with punk, therefore I was really looking forward to tonight's gig, as I was sure it would be a bit of an eye opener for me.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/926/ | 575 hits
Interview: four day Hombre
After 7 years of showcasing, label bashing and touring, four day Hombre have finally completed their first album. "Experiments in Living" was recorded at Black Box studios in France with Dave Odlum and is set to be an epic of many proportions, if their latest single "The First Word is the Hardest" is anything to go by.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6432/ | 1,128 hits
CD Review: Elmaroe - Tiny Sounds
I recall praising Elmaroe's-- efforts on his last EP, 'Sequences', when I critiqued it in March of this year.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15365/ | 359 hits
Live Review: Bloodhound Gang + Electric Eel Shock
For all of those about to read, if you know either of these bands then you will most certainly know what will be coming up in this review.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6009/ | 3,476 hits
Live Review: Slaves + We Were Promised Jetpacks + Yak + Hookworms + Rat Boy + Raketkanon + Plastic Mermaids + Gaz Coombes + Treason Kings + Polo
featuring.... Polo, Treason Kings, Gaz Coombes, Plastic Mermaids, Raketkanon, Rebecca Clements, The Mispers, Genghar, Rat Boy, Hookworms, Yak, We Were Promised Jetpacks, Slaves Yay.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/19106/ | 340 hits
Live Review: Waking the Witch + Gallo
No it's not the Onion Cellar, though you'd be excused for referencing that particular venue. However, the grass is, indeed, green(ish), unlike The New Roscoe's shiny brass which is busy reflecting the populating of here, and the faces of solitary guys, with an honest lustre, (that match-making call was a good one).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3096/ | 1,429 hits
CD Review: The Birdman Rallies - Gondola
The first issue I noticed with this CD is that it is titled "Gondola," yet features some vaguely equine illustration for the cover art.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15815/ | 738 hits
Band Profile: Thief Taker
We sound like a whole series of Sir David Attenborough's Planet Earth.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/10306/ | 830 hits
News Article: The Leeds Debacle
From Mae to December - what the year has in store for Leeds brightest rock starlet. I'm not happy, I am far from happy .
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14363/ | 630 hits
Interview: Jim Kroft
I recently took the time to catch up with Jim Kroft, a bursting new talent full of deep, inspiring thoughts and colorful folk tunes! His debut album 'Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea' is available in stores now.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/12789/ | 793 hits
Live Review: Editors
As show time approaches and the Editors backline is prepared by their crew there is a buzzing crowd twelve deep on the barrier.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/12588/ | 1,033 hits
Live Review: Truvine + Kill Manticore + Interruptor Jones + Colin Mounsey
So this is the location for Wakefield's newest acoustic night (featuring two non-acoustic bands tonight, just for the hell of it).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3067/ | 816 hits

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