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News Article: Star Bodixa single update
Star Bodixa played an acoustic set on LBC (London Radio) on Saturday to launch their new single "Fairytailed" which is released on 30th September. | 456 hits
Band Profile: Renaissance Dolls
Renaissance Dolls formed in late 2009 in Leeds, UK. They release their debut single 'Simone / Knockin' Down Your Door' in June 2010. | 625 hits
Band Profile: Fairway View
Rock band from Dewsbury | 708 hits
Band Profile: Michael Rossiter
Arcane songs and other relics | 1,621 hits
Band Profile: The World Keeps
Indie/pop-punk band from Leeds, UK. | 317 hits
News Article: Chickenhawk to release their self-titled debut album
Chickenhawk have announced the imminent release of their debut self-titled album. Released through Nottingham label Sound Devastation Records, the album contains 12 tracks and is available to pre-order now for £8. | 377 hits
Band Profile: Mechanical Owl
Snowdonia E.P available now from | 520 hits
News Article: Star Bodixa record tv and radio sessions for BBC
Quickly following last week's news that Star Bodixa have the highest selling single of the year at Leeds' premier independent record shop Crash Records, the band have just announced that an acoustic session and interview for BBC 6 will be recorded on Monday. | 272 hits
Live Review: Save Your Breath
Save Your Breath are one of those bands that instantly make you love life and smile along with their upbeat melodies and fun pop punk anthems. | 370 hits
Band Profile: Kids In Glass Houses
Kids In Glass Houses are a five-piece rock band from Cardiff, South Wales, United Kingdom. The band formed in 2003 and signed with Roadrunner Records in December 2007. | 824 hits
Band Profile: Dopamine
Dopamine are an alt rock outfit from Caerphilly, South Wales. Mixing infectious melodies with crunching guitars, they have rightfully gained a large following. | 143 hits
Band Profile: Tay Cousins
Fresh acoustic singer/songwriter with an edge | 311 hits
CD Review: The Take - Dolomite
This is easily in my Top 5 records of the year. It's absolutely amazing. The Take are from Wales, they've put out a couple of singles that are ace and now they have this beast. | 430 hits
News Article: Johnny Powell to play Green Man and Beatherder Festivals 2012, and a duet with Drugstore!
A couple of festivals now confirmed over summer for 'Johnny Powell and the Big Sad Face of Infinity' playing in the Poco Loco Shisha Cafe Tent at The Green Man Festival in Wales - more details a comin' on this one.... | 294 hits
Live Review: Kids In Glass Houses + Francesqa + Blitz Kids + Save Your Breath
This tour line up, offers a variety of music genres in the form of the bands. Such as pop punk from Save Your Breath, Blitz Kids who bring pure rock to the table and slow paced melodic sounds from Francesqa. | 446 hits
CD Review: The Hot Puppies - The Girl Who Was Too Beautiful
A large slab of infectious grrrl-pop from Aberystwyth. That's a phrase you probably thought you would never hear, but if you hear it only once then it is a testament to this little pop gem. | 662 hits
CD Review: Flailing Wail - May the officers fall first
Flailing Wail hark from the South Wales valleys, a place at the moment that seems to be kicking out some of the poorest sounding Victory Records-inspired Jock Emo I've ever had the misfortune to hear. | 451 hits
Band Profile: Stereophonics
Stereophonics are a rock band who were formed in 1992 in Cwmaman, Wales by friends Kelly Jones (Guitar/Vocals), Stuart Cable (Drums) and Richard Jones (Bass) but no relation to Kelly. | 720 hits
CD Review: As Silence Falls - s/t
Seriously, what's in the water in Wales? As Silence Falls are the latest in a long, long line of Welsh bands blazing a trail across metal, heading straight for super-stardom. | 331 hits
News Article: Pulled Apart by Horses to release a new single 'V.E.N.O.M'
Pulled Apart by Horses will release a new single on Monday 14th November. The single, titled 'V.E.N.O.M', will be available as a Digital Download from the usual online download stores. | 373 hits
Live Review: The Kennedy Soundtrack
The hard rock antidote to The White Stripes on the Main Stage, these Welsh rap-metallers roared with rage. | 384 hits
CD Review: Goldie Lookin' Chain - Guns Don't Kill People Rappers Do
Newport's finest supporters of leisurewear are back with their second single on Must Destroy. Based over a cool repetitive groove the collective take it in turns to extol the mantra that 'the gun is the tool, the mind is the weapon'. | 1,268 hits
Band Profile: Sam Airey
Folk/Alternative/Country | 2,412 hits
Interview: Amy Wadge
Joseph Seager had a chat with Welsh wonder Amy Wadge. | 661 hits
News Article: The Pigeon Detectives announce the release of their second album
The Pigeon Detectives have today announced the release of their second album, the follow-up to their 2007 debut 'Wait For Me'. | 567 hits
CD Review: Nova - Nova IV
Experimentation seems to be what Nova are all about. The desire to fuse firmly together indie rock and electronica is part of their agenda. | 536 hits
Interview: Funeral for a Friend
LMS writer Daniel Powell spoke to Funeral for a Friend before their show at Leeds Met in December 2008 | 1,024 hits
CD Review: Education - Cool As You, Charles
Method Education use brash guitars and a singer that sounds rather like Morrissey to create rip-roaring 80s style punk-pop tunes. | 425 hits
Live Review: Tetra Splendour
Plundering the heavy riff cookbook, Porthcawl's Tetra Splendour sure make a better live proposition than on record (fine single 'Pollenfever' excepted). | 301 hits
Band Profile: Royal Vendetta
indie rock | 1,201 hits
Live Review: The Joy Formidable
At least the sun has made some kind of appearance but it's also a windy start to the day as The Joy Formidable open up the final day on the Main Stage. | 555 hits
Band Profile: The Blackout
The Blackout are a band formed in 2003 in South Wales and drawing influences from across the board, they combine heavy crunching guitars, riffs, screams and thunderous drumbeats with beautiful melodies and emotionally driven vocals. | 1,665 hits
News Article: Alaska confirmed for Green Man Festival
Leeds four piece psychedelic rock band Alaska have been confirmed to play at the Green Man Festival in Wales in August 2012. | 400 hits
News Article: Census time: 1 in every 2000 people in Leeds a 'musician'
The 2011 Census will be landing on doorsteps in March, and it is interesting to note how many people in Leeds list "musician" as their profession. | 668 hits
CD Review: Los Campesinos! - Romance Is Boring
'Romance Is Boring' is the third album (2008's 'We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed' has ten tracks on it, that's an album, I don't care what the band say) from Cardiff's favourite (no longer) quirky indie-pop band. | 947 hits
CD Review: The Vestals - Perfect Pain / Seventeen
The Vestals are breaking Indie-Rock band from South Wales with a euphoric sound that really establishes them as a band to look out for in the next few years. | 1,919 hits
CD Review: Mechanical Owl - Snowdonia EP
From the first time I switched this record on, I felt an instant comparison between Mechanical Owl and contempary Jakokoyak could be made. | 626 hits
News Article: Sam Airey releases his 'Season's Change EP' on 1st March 2010
Today (1st March) sees the release of Season's Change, the debut EP from Leeds folk songsmith Sam Airey. | 563 hits
Live Review: Goldie Lookin' Chain + Marvin The Martian
Marvin The Martian is not how I remember. A tall lad with a look of Peter Kay about him and a small guy with a towel rap incoherent pap over a mixture of samples from a kid-like DJ, though you can not make them out. | 1,839 hits
CD Review: Novello - Surface
They're from Wales. And damn proud of it, it would seem. Novello come from the label 'Dragonffli' ("spelt the Welsh way") and are purveyors of catchy, sometimes dark, atmospheric rock music, but without the cheese of similar rock bands, or the pointless whinging of most emo bands, which they maybe sound quite similar too. | 450 hits
Band Profile: The Keatings
Jake and Nick Keating, two brother's from Bradford, West Yorkshire. We love making music and hopefully you'll enjoy some of our material. | 562 hits
Band Profile: Jake Thackray
John Philip Thackray (Jake Thackray) was born in Kirkstall, Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire, the son of Ernest Thackray, a policeman, and Ivy May Thackray, née Armitage. He was educated at the Jesuit St. Michael's College in Leeds | 138 hits
News Article: High & Lonesome Festival 2015 artists announced
The first band announcement for High & Lonesome Festival 2015 was made this week and tickets are now on sale. | 521 hits
Band Profile: Leodis
Leodis, Indie band, located in Hunslet, Leeds, original music | 1,445 hits
Live Review: Burning Brides + My Red Cell + The Cribs
Mullets. When did they become fashionable again? They're all around me. I nervously feel that I'm being punished for having a chuckle at a few days earlier, or perhaps I've been warped into a parallel universe where all the rock chick style guides insist on one. | 938 hits
Band Profile: Ridley Barbet
South Wales born singer songwriter Ridley Barbet began her singing career in York, North Yorkshire, in early 2007. | 434 hits
News Article: The Truth About Frank - Specially Composed Work for The Crow Versus Crow Radio Show
We are very pleased to be able to feature an exclusive specially produced work by Leeds' The Truth About Frank in this episode, along with the usual eclectic mix of all things PUNK ROCK. | 255 hits
CD Review: The Xenith Sound - Innoncence
For as grandiose as their biog describes them, employing such everyday phrases as "dramatic melodic edge", "distinctive atmospheric sound" and those favourite biog-bites "inspiration" and "soaring", The Xenith Sound are a rock band. | 479 hits
CD Review: Fahrenheit 451 - The Catastrophe EP
Deeming themselves to be an explosive mix of Muse and early Manics, I approached this CD tentatively, with a mixture of doubt and excitement. | 386 hits
CD Review: The Xenith Sound - Fear is the Enemy
Xenith Sound are all about lovingly recreated classic rock with very meaty guitar lines cutting under Toff Banks' soulful and gutsy voice. | 560 hits
Live Review: Dopamine + Gavin Butler + Road To Horizon + Thomas Jenkins
As the small crowd flowed upstairs to the Cockpit Room 3, the festive spirit was in the air, as Dopamine were back together for a one off Xmas show. | 1,078 hits
Live Review: The Playmates + Antihero + Napoleon IIIrd + Locus of Control + Tract
This review of the Transmission Weekender starts here, on the Friday. I arrive on Sunday, just in time to see an half arsed attempt at guitar destruction at the end of Tract's set - break it and torch it boy! | 3,213 hits
Live Review: Gary Numan + Jayce Lewis
Gary Numan is unarguably an icon of British music, with a career spanning many years, and this continues with a new album, "Dead Son Rising" and a tour to support its release. | 1,138 hits
Live Review: Parva + The Union Volts + Being 747
Would putting rock bands in a massive hole work? With a crowd made-up of mostly of people wanting to be seen and grab the free booze, it was a triumph for the bands for so many to be grabbed from the bar by the quality of the music. | 609 hits
News Article: Bad Owl announce StrangeForms Festival Launch Party
Leeds' post-rock / math-rock / post-metal promoters, Bad Owl Presents, recently announced the line-up for their StrangeForms Launch Party. | 299 hits
Live Review: Herman Dune + Turner Cody
Championed favourably by the late John Peel, Herman Dune are a band brimming with mystery. To this day I'm still not 100% certain of their exact origin. | 771 hits
News Article: Are you in a band? Do you want to play at Slam Dunk Festival?
Slam Dunk Festival has today announced that it is launching a local bands competition for its festival in the summer, with one slot up for grabs at each of the local legs of the Slam Dunk Festival. | 561 hits
CD Review: Mountaineers - Motions Of Interplanetary Dust
Mountaineers 'do not aspire to evoke a past we cannot relate to, they do not sound like anyone else... | 608 hits
Band Profile: Alaska
ALASKA hail from Leeds and create high energy, B-movie-inspired psychedelic garage rock with a surf-pop twist. | 1,639 hits
Interview: Gorky's Zygotic Mynci
Currently on tour with US space rockers Yo La Tengo, Gorky's Zygotic Mynci cohort Richard James gets grilled on playing live, record labels and where that name comes from... | 3,500 hits
Live Review: The Blackout + We Are The Ocean + Canterbury + Page 44
"We're The Blackout from Merthyr Tydfil South Wales" is a guaranteed sentence one would hear at one of the bands gigs. | 1,007 hits
CD Review: The Holiday Plan - The Wasting Time EP
The amount of shouty, disjointed emo grows bigger by the day, and it ain't about to die down any time soon. | 863 hits
Live Review: The Young Knives + The Acutes
Two-thirds of tweed-suited pop misfits The Young Knives look like they should work in a public lending library, or at a push, a computer programming department. | 739 hits
Feature: The StrangeForms Interviews: Samoans
Stewart from Bad Owl Presents caught up with Samoans guitarist, Dan, in the lead up to their StrangeForms appearance. | 492 hits
Interview: Milburn
Sheffield over the past year has lost out on four tradesmen but gained yet another new name to add to their increasing list of bands that are discharging out of the city and becoming national, if not global names. No longer will it be know for its steel industry, but for its abundance of long haired, converse wearing, real life talking bands. | 2,504 hits
CD Review: Schizo Fun Addict - Atom Spark Hotel
As sensible as it is plain mental, as simplistic as it is complex, as delightfully naïve as it is pure genius. | 1,246 hits
Live Review: Sweet Billy Pilgrim + Bruce Soord + Huw Eddy
Monday marked the start of a rare run of school night gigs (three trips to Brudenell in four days!) and kicked off with me seeing one of my favourite artists for the very first time. | 756 hits
Live Review: The Blackout + Take the Crown
The queue out here is massive. Why this show is going on in the smaller room of the Cockpit tonight is anyone's guess, but by the looks of things outside, they didn't quite think this through. | 951 hits
Interview: The Humour
Rock, Paper, Indie: Charlotte Oxnard talks to Wakefield rock band The Humour. | 1,382 hits
Live Review: Gallops + Redtrack + Lafaro + Exit International + Reaper in Sicily + The Brilliant Things + Wilder + Nerves + Peers + Runaround Kids + Kvelertak + Blacklisters
The quality marking out the artists who did well at Leeds Festival (and maybe in real life too) was that they engaged an audience with themselves and with their music. | 1,453 hits
Live Review: Gruff Rhys + 9 Bach
With his second solo album "Candylion", Gruff Rhys has produced one of the most charming records of the year and tonight is a chance to witness the Welsh genius at work in the flesh. | 723 hits
Feature: High Tyde
I caught up with High Tyde eating pizza before their Leeds show. | 1,012 hits
Live Review: Manic Street Preachers + Delays
The last time the Manics visited our fair metropolis (excluding a fleeting festival appearance) was nigh-on-ten years ago at the Radio One Sound City event in 1996. | 2,013 hits
Interview: Goldie Lookin' Chain
Holden DeForge is invited aboard the Goldie Lookin' Chain tour bus to talk to Two Hats and Roscoe P about their current tour, leisurewear and mums with cocks... | 3,164 hits
CD Review: Brutality Will Prevail - Root of All Evil
South Wales breeds hardcore. I no longer have to imagine the Welsh punk rock-rooted counter culture scene as a massive glittery concussion of post- hardcore contraventions such as The Blackout or Kids In Glass Houses. | 2,010 hits
CD Review: The Blackout - Hope
'Hope' is the third studio album from Welsh rockers The Blackout. It is set to catapult the band into stardom and show just why they are the best in town. | 1,605 hits
Interview: Exit International
The Exit International boys, Scott, Adam and Fudge, dropped in for a little drink, some curry and a chat. We discussed real 'man love' for Castrovalva, appreciation for fishing and coming to Leeds to record their album. | 466 hits
Live Review: Sky Larkin + Ellen and the Escapades + Gallops + Twisted Wheel + Germain + Telegraphs + Remember the Hurricanes + New Vinyl + Middleman
I arrive into Leeds at 12 for what is set to be the biggest and might I add the strongest Live at Leeds all dayer yet. | 1,263 hits
Band Profile: Charlie Barnes
BIG MORBID DEATH POP. | 1,125 hits
Live Review: Manic Street Preachers + Flogging Molly + Black Kids + Seasick Steve + Twisted Wheel + White Lies + Attack! Attack! + Santogold + British Sea Power + i concur
A night of torrential rain hasn't dampened anyone's spirits, although the ground is a little muddier than it has been over the previous 48 hours. | 1,217 hits
Feature: The StrangeForms Interviews: Falls
Stewart from Bad Owl Presents chatted with Falls guitarist, Phil, before their StrangeForms appearance next month. | 489 hits
Live Review: Allusondrugs + Bis + Middleman + NARCS + Kagoule + Sam Airey + Thomas Wilby Gang
Long Division Festival Wakefield 11th June 2016 @LeedsSteve77 So - here we are again. And I don't say that lightly, with the prospect of the 2016 version of Wakefield's excellent urban festival not going ahead all too real last year, before a crowdfunding campaign saved the day. | 1,264 hits
Interview: Funeral for a Friend
John Harvey talks with Darren from Welsh emo hardcore band Funeral for a Friend, who recently headlined the NME tour in Leeds... | 4,807 hits
Interview: Continents
Phil and Tom of Continents spoke to Sam Woodgate after their set at Ghostfest 2012. | 363 hits
Interview: These Monsters
Leeds Music Scene caught up with Sam Pryor from These Monsters in the run-up to the release of their debut album, 'Call Me Dragon'. | 897 hits
Interview: The Glitterati
We catch up with The Glitterati at their Leeds show supporting Wildhearts to talk about local music scenes, rock and roll, and record deals... | 2,636 hits
Live Review: Marvins Revolt + Arms At Last + Wintermute
The latest You Are Invited all-dayer in Huddersfield may be the last unless some benevolent soul steps forward and offers to support the event. | 795 hits
Live Review: The World Keeps
It was a muggy August evening. Walking across the park to The Library, where the much-heralded 360 Club hosts a regular congregation of licentious, intrepid music revellers, had me feeling nervous. | 859 hits
Interview: The Somatics
Andy Roberts heads round to The Somatics' house for a cuppa and a chinwag about their debut platter, local themes canal spotting and how prog will be cool once they release their new album... | 661 hits
Interview: Violent Soho
Jessica Thornsby spoke to Michael Richards, drummer for Violent Soho. | 978 hits
Interview: British Sea Power
In a full transcription of the interview that appeared in the May 16 issue of the YEP, Andy Roberts talks to Noble - guitarist from eclectic Bowie-esque soon-to-be superstars British Sea Power about growing up in Leeds and more... | 969 hits
Live Review: The Killers + Youthmovie Soundtrack Strategies + The Cooper Temple Clause + Bullet For My Valentine + We Are Scientists + The Blood Arm + Death From Above 1979 + The Blood Brothers + Goldie Lookin' Chain
"Hello, we've got a wake-up call for a Mr. Ramsden here. Yes, a bunch of tracksuit wearing oiks are waiting for you on the main stage, they said something about your mother looking for a pianist?". | 1,488 hits
Live Review: Iron Maiden + Marilyn Manson + Incubus + Iggy & The Stooges + NOFX + Funeral for a Friend + Alkaline Trio + Turbonegro + My Chemical Romance
Dark sky in the morning, festival goers warning. Fucking brilliant ensemble of bands on the main stage tonight, festival goers delight. | 1,700 hits

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