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Band Profile: My Red Cell
New edgy punk straight out of Barry, South Wales. The group's members met in Barry, the not very rock 'n' roll South Wales town where they went to the local comprehensive.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5157/ | 224 hits
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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1353/ | 354 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/11566/ | 442 hits
Band Profile: Fairway View
Rock band from Dewsbury
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15449/ | 336 hits
Band Profile: Michael Rossiter
Arcane songs and other relics
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4024/ | 909 hits
Band Profile: Jarcrew
Ammanford, Wales (2000-2005) Jarcrew (active 2001-2005) was a post-hardcore electronica noise band from Ammanford, South Wales.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4681/ | 309 hits
Band Profile: The World Keeps
Indie/pop-punk band from Leeds, UK.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/18663/ | 71 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9608/ | 288 hits
Band Profile: Mechanical Owl
Snowdonia E.P available now from www.myspace.com/mechanicalowl
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8293/ | 421 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1386/ | 185 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16617/ | 240 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8254/ | 644 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15953/ | 55 hits
Band Profile: Golau Glau
Golau Glau like cats and Wales. And whales, but not Cats. http://soundcloud.com/golauglau Golau Glau biography provided by last.fm.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/10874/ | 175 hits
Band Profile: The Kennedy Soundtrack
Hailing from South Wales, it's a blend of genres that probably shouldn't work - but does. Hip-hop, rock, and rap, all combined gives you The Kennedy Soundtrack.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4998/ | 338 hits
Band Profile: Shootin' Goon
Shootin' Goon were a ska punk band from Wales (UK) that disbanded in 2004. Trombone player Tom Pinder was also the Trombonist for Adequate Seven.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5085/ | 147 hits
Band Profile: Tay Cousins
Fresh acoustic singer/songwriter with an edge
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/17486/ | 156 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7789/ | 335 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....
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16209/ | 234 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15512/ | 277 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6644/ | 578 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2260/ | 377 hits
Band Profile: Helen Love
Helen Love are an indie band from wales whose music is a combination of punk rock and disco dance music.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5898/ | 358 hits
Band Profile: Crossbreaker
Formed Summer 2009. Crossbreaker are a hardcore band from Newport, Wales - United Kingdom. Split 7" with No Reality is now available from www.cultoftdon.com.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14999/ | 173 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7980/ | 263 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15680/ | 254 hits
Band Profile: Minnaars
MINNAARS ARE DEAD! The members split in order to work on other musical projects. Minnaars were formed by Neil Shaun Humphrey in early 2008, after leaving the now defunct Try Harder Records (Foals, Blood Red Shoes) flagship band "Tired Irie"; adding Gavin Thorpe, Daniel Faulkner, singer Adam Pickering and drummer Ben Cropley At their first ever show, supporting Cats and Cats and Cats in Leicester, the band were approached by Tom Woodhead of ¡Forward, Russia!
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/11093/ | 288 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1008/ | 260 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'.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3017/ | 1,178 hits
Band Profile: Sam Airey
Folk/Alternative/Country
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8546/ | 1,751 hits
Interview: Amy Wadge
Joseph Seager had a chat with Welsh wonder Amy Wadge.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/12647/ | 543 hits
Band Profile: Mountain Men Anonymous
Mountain Men Anonymous was a post-rock band from Gloucestershire via South Glamorgan, Wales. Two members John and Sam have now re-formed as Zail.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5615/ | 192 hits
Band Profile: Cate Le Bon
Cate Le Bon is a singer-songwriter from Penboyr, Wales, who sings in English and Welsh. She has amassed an impressive musical CV, having already supported Gruff Rhys on his UK tour, played several festivals (including Latitude 2007, Glastonbury 2010 and The Green Man 2007 / 2008 / 2009) and is now a guest vocalist on Neon Neon's hit single, I Lust U.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/11267/ | 197 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'.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9276/ | 488 hits
Band Profile: Bodyrockers
BodyRockers are an electronic music act, consisting of British/Australian duo Dylan Burns and Kaz James (from Melbourne).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5754/ | 244 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4015/ | 442 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
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/10267/ | 859 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8721/ | 290 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7620/ | 288 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).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/984/ | 205 hits
Band Profile: Continents
There are multiple artists under the name of Continents 1) 5 piece Djentcore band from South Wales, UK.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16803/ | 141 hits
Band Profile: Royal Vendetta
indie rock
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8128/ | 1,011 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15203/ | 357 hits
Band Profile: Save Your Breath
Save Your Breath are a band from Newport, South Wales, playing honest straight up pop punk. Their E.P.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15510/ | 137 hits
Band Profile: Tetra Splendour
Tetra Splendour were a 4-piece jazz-rock fusion band with electronic elements, they originate from Porthcawl, Wales.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4984/ | 152 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7332/ | 1,460 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16110/ | 291 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14258/ | 582 hits
Band Profile: Race Horses
Race Horses, (formerly known as Radio Luxembourg) are a Welsh psychedelic pop group who formed in Aberystwyth, Wales in 2005.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16210/ | 143 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/12165/ | 856 hits
Band Profile: The Reverse
There are three fabulous bands in the world named THE REVERSE, separated by one big ocean. One is a four-piece from London, formed in 2000 [For more info visit www.thereverse.co.uk].
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4547/ | 163 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/17297/ | 1,816 hits
Band Profile: The Joy Formidable
The Joy Formidable are an indie rock band formed in 2007 in North Wales, United Kingdom, currently located in London, England.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/11261/ | 352 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9299/ | 539 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/12439/ | 447 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7734/ | 1,713 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3630/ | 374 hits
Band Profile: Eden Maine
Since the release of their Kurt Ballou (Converge) produced debut EP 'The Treachery Pact' - released in '02 - Eden Maine have always been a band that dared to be different and refused to be pigeon-holed.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5006/ | 246 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/18350/ | 211 hits
Band Profile: Leodis
Leodis, Indie band, located in Hunslet, Leeds, original music
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5404/ | 1,057 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 mulletmadness.com a few days earlier, or perhaps I've been warped into a parallel universe where all the rock chick style guides insist on one.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1246/ | 812 hits
Band Profile: Toy Horses
Toy Horses are one of Wales' sunniest hopes - hotly tipped by many to break into the mainstream with their inventive, exciting and offbeat indie gems.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16271/ | 61 hits
Band Profile: Ridley Barbet
South Wales born singer songwriter Ridley Barbet began her singing career in York, North Yorkshire, in early 2007.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/12573/ | 328 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16249/ | 159 hits
Band Profile: The Crimea
The Crimea are an English indie band via Ireland, Wales and Zimbabwe, based in Camden and formed in 2002 One of the band's earliest breaks came when Davey spotted Fran Healy of Travis and took his chance to pass him a demo.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5422/ | 251 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/218/ | 379 hits
Band Profile: Kris Drever
Kris Drever is an Orcadian multi-instrumentalist, from singing and guitar playing to banjo and double bass.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8381/ | 171 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7691/ | 305 hits
Band Profile: We Are Animal
WE ARE ANIMAL hail from North Wales near Mount Snowdon where they trek off into the Welsh wilds to walk, contemplate and put together the music and melodies that make up the bands sound.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/12759/ | 340 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/284/ | 461 hits
Band Profile: Bright Light Bright Light
Bright Light Bright Light is Welsh songwriter, producer, remixer and multi-instrumentalist Rod Thomas who, over the last year or so has moved swiftly from bedroom producing to appearing at Glastonbury, Latitude, Camp Bestival, Green Man, Innocent Village Fete and Summer Sundae festivals.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/13739/ | 164 hits
Band Profile: Los Campesinos!
Los Campesinos! are an indie pop band which formed in Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom in 2006. The band consists of Gareth Campesinos!
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8931/ | 456 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15956/ | 523 hits
Band Profile: Straight Lines
Straight lines are a Punk Rock/Power Pop band from Pontypridd, South Wales, UK. They consist of Thomas Jenkins (vocals, guitar), James Pugh (Vocals, guitar), and brothers Todd Campbell (bass) and Dane Campbell aka danedrums (drums).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/13763/ | 263 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!
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3766/ | 3,056 hits
Band Profile: Caroline Martin
Bristol born Caroline Martin started writing and recording in 1996. At this point in her life she was living on the edge of Wentwood Forest in South Wales.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9726/ | 642 hits
Band Profile: Weapons
There is more than one artist with this name. 1. The Icelandic indie / rock band 2. A British rapcore band 3.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7135/ | 141 hits
Band Profile: Bibio
Bibio is Stephen James Wilkinson from Wolverhampton, England. Wilkinson studied 'Sonic Arts' between 1999 - 2002 at Middlesex University in North London, it was during this time in London he came up with the name Bibio.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/11214/ | 305 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15349/ | 759 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/835/ | 481 hits
Band Profile: The Alarm
The Alarm is an alternative rock band which formed in 1978 in Rhyl, Wales. For most of their career the band consisted of Mike Peters (vocals, guitar), Dave Sharp (guitar), Eddie Macdonald (bass) and Nigel Twist (drums).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5355/ | 371 hits
Band Profile: The Victorian English Gentlemens Club
The Victorian English Gentlemens Club is an indie rock which formed in 2004 in Cardiff, Wales. The band currently consists of founding members Adam Taylor (vocals, guitar) and Louise Mason (vocals, bass), and James Griffiths (drums) who joined in early 2010.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7339/ | 259 hits
Band Profile: Tom Jones
Sir Thomas Jones Woodward, KBE (born 7 June 1940), best known by his stage name, Tom Jones, is a Welsh pop singer particularly noted for his powerful voice.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16887/ | 144 hits
Band Profile: Reaper in Sicily
Reaper In Sicily (Rhys Bernardo, Jonny Chappell, Matthew Jenkins, Mike Evans, Richard Boggis), a five piece powerpop band hailing from South Wales exploded onto the Music Scene Late 2009 with their infectious Melodies and Happy go Lucky Attitude!
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/13405/ | 277 hits
Live Review: Herman Dune + Turner Cody
Championed favourably by the late John Peel, Herman Dune are a band brimming with mystery. To this day I'm still not 100% certain of their exact origin.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8275/ | 454 hits
Band Profile: Lethargy
There are at least 7 bands named Lethargy: 1) Smooth, technical death metal from Rochester, NY. Today Is the Day, Sulaco, Brutal Truth and Mastodon all feature alumni of Lethargy at some point.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/10681/ | 171 hits
Band Profile: Skindred
Skindred is a four-piece "ragga metal" band from Newport, Wales. Their genre is an innovative mix of metal, punk, and reggae.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6374/ | 232 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/17408/ | 406 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...
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3524/ | 527 hits
Band Profile: Alaska
ALASKA hail from Leeds and create high energy, B-movie-inspired psychedelic garage rock with a surf-pop twist.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14321/ | 1,153 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...
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2389/ | 2,762 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/11127/ | 369 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15648/ | 623 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2467/ | 551 hits
Band Profile: Wolfmother
Wolfmother is a Grammy Award-winning hard rock band formed in Sydney, New South Wales in 2000. The band originally consisted of Andrew Stockdale (guitar, vocals), Chris Ross (bass, keyboards), and Myles Heskett (drums), though Ross and Heskett left the band in August 2008.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7602/ | 201 hits
Band Profile: Future Of The Left
Future of the Left is an alternative rock band formed in 2005 in Cardiff, Wales. The band currently consists of Andy "Falco" Falkous (vocals, guitar, keyboards), Jimmy Watkins (guitar), Julia Ruzicka (bass) and Jack Egglestone (drums).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8833/ | 333 hits
Band Profile: The Go! Team
The Go! Team are a Brighton, United Kingdom-based six piece band (with two drummers) whose songs are a mixture of action theme songs, cheerleader chants, noise-pop guitars and early hip-hop, with a hint of '70s funk.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8669/ | 219 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6472/ | 599 hits
Band Profile: Dawn Parade
The Dawn Parade was a rock band from Bury St. Edmunds, UK, formed in 2000 initially called The Hip Down.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5047/ | 158 hits
Band Profile: The Martini Henry Rifles
The Martini Henry Rifles were a british noise punk band based on Cardiff, wales. Most of their quoted influences are noise and punk (most noticeable Brainiac, whose influence is clear in the Martinis' work), hence the most common noise-punk genre classification.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5277/ | 273 hits
Band Profile: High Contrast
As a winner of the Essential Mix of the Year 2007 on BBC's Radio 1, the name High Contrast needs no introduction, although when a young Lincoln Barrett signed on the dotted line back in 2000 he was a complete unknown.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16122/ | 195 hits
Band Profile: Mclusky
Mclusky were a three-piece group from Cardiff, Wales, who combined the energy and ethos of punk with varied dynamics and intelligent, black-humoured lyrics.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4507/ | 316 hits
Band Profile: David Gray
David Gray is a British singer-songwriter born on June 13, 1968 in Sale, United Kingdom. He moved to Wales at age 9 and later returned to the north-west of England to attend the University of Liverpool.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15302/ | 78 hits
Band Profile: People in Planes
People in Planes is an alternative rock group from Porthcawl, Wales which formed in 2000. Previously the group was known as Robots in the Sky, and later Tetra Splendour before settling on People in Planes.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5260/ | 319 hits
Band Profile: Lostprophets
Lostprophets is an alternative rock band formed in Pontypridd, Wales in 1997. It was founded by current vocalist Ian Watkins and guitarist Mike Lewis.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5288/ | 522 hits
Band Profile: Jeffrey Lewis
There are two artists called Jeffrey Lewis. One (b. 1975) is an American singer-songwriter, the other is a Welsh composer.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/13087/ | 287 hits
Band Profile: Lisa Mitchell
Lisa Helen Mitchell was born in England on March the 22nd of 1990, although migrated to New South Wales, Australia at the age of three.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/12561/ | 227 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7548/ | 1,991 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3960/ | 987 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5096/ | 318 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7331/ | 739 hits
Band Profile: Hub
At least four acts share the name Hub: 1) Hub formed in Leeds, UK, in 2006, from a shared love of post-rock and intelligent indie rock, with bands such as Mew, Sigur Ros, Explosions in the Sky and Talk Talk particularly influential.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8038/ | 233 hits
Interview: The Humour
Rock, Paper, Indie: Charlotte Oxnard talks to Wakefield rock band The Humour.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7464/ | 1,222 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/13424/ | 1,101 hits
Band Profile: Judie Tzuke
Judie Tzuke was born Judie Myers in London on 3 April 1956. After an education in the arts, music and drama, by the age of 15 Judie spent most of her time writing poems which she turned into songs and playing folk clubs, accompanying herself on acoustic guitar.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/15315/ | 419 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/8307/ | 590 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3770/ | 1,859 hits
Band Profile: Babyshambles
Babyshambles are a band formed in London, England by Pete Doherty as a side-project to (and later full time after departing) The Libertines.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5541/ | 582 hits
Band Profile: Yashin
Having started out several years ago Yashin have slowly built-up a fanbase that seems to keep growing and growing, regardless of the fact Yashin remain unsigned they are still one of the most loved bands to come out of Glasgow, Scotland having numerous fans not just in Scotland and the rest of UK but globally as well.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14413/ | 652 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...
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/3324/ | 3,006 hits
Band Profile: Manic Street Preachers
Manic Street Preachers are an alternative rock band from Blackwood, Wales, formed in 1986. Often referred to as "the Manics", they are James Dean Bradfield (vocals, guitars), Nicky Wire (bass, occasional vocals) and Sean Moore (drums, backing vocals, occasional trumpet).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5745/ | 441 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/13540/ | 1,864 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/14495/ | 1,467 hits
Band Profile: Gorky's Zygotic Mynci
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci were a Welsh psychedelic folk band formed in 1991 in Carmarthen, Wales. The band split in 2006.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5287/ | 628 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/17347/ | 355 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/12764/ | 1,008 hits
Band Profile: Funeral for a Friend
Funeral for a Friend is a post-hardcore band from Wales. They formed in 2001 as a sextet called January Thirst.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5201/ | 727 hits
Band Profile: The Automatic
The Automatic, (also known as The Automatic Automatic in the U.S. and Canada after the band were faced with legal action from another act under the name of Automatic, although a large majority of fans in those countries commonly refer to the band by their actual name), are a Welsh based rock band.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6478/ | 553 hits
Band Profile: IV Thieves
"They'll be one of the biggest bands in Britain. They're pretty special, man..." - Noel Gallagher, Oasis If We Can't Escape My Pretty is the startling debut by the gang that was originally spearheaded by vocalist extraordinaire, Nic Armstrong (then billed as Nic Armstrong & The Thieves).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/7397/ | 198 hits
Band Profile: The Xcerts
- Murray MacLeod (Lead Vocals & Guitar) - Jordan Smith (Backing Vocals & Bass) - Tom Heron (Backing Vocals & Drums) - In the sleepy town of Beth Page, New Jersey, THE XCERTS may as well have been The Beatles - British AND in a band?!
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/13579/ | 286 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9936/ | 963 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...
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2338/ | 3,927 hits
Interview: Continents
Phil and Tom of Continents spoke to Sam Woodgate after their set at Ghostfest 2012.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/16804/ | 268 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'.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/12270/ | 792 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...
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/2625/ | 2,416 hits
Band Profile: InMe
InMe are a British heavy alternative rock group from Brentwood, Essex. The bands line-up consists of Dave McPherson (vocals/guitar), Greg McPherson (bass/additional vocals), Simon Taylor (drums), and Gazz Marlow (guitar).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5837/ | 567 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9447/ | 701 hits
Band Profile: Half Man Half Biscuit
Half Man Half Biscuit, often abbreviated to "HMHB", are an indie rock band from Birkenhead, England, active sporadically since the 1984, known for its satirical, sardonic, and sometimes surreal songs.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5851/ | 869 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/18662/ | 555 hits
Band Profile: Biffy Clyro
Biffy Clyro is a three-piece alternative rock band which formed in Kilmarnock, Scotland in 1995. The band consists of Simon Neil (vocals, guitar), James Johnston (bass, vocals) and his twin brother Ben (drums, vocals).
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4567/ | 1,036 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...
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1614/ | 499 hits
Band Profile: Motive
There are more than one artists with the name Motive. 1. Motive are a pop Rock band from Wales, UK, created off the back of Ulteria Motive (2010 - ) 2.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4904/ | 214 hits
Band Profile: Feeder
Feeder are an award-winning Welsh rock band that formed in Newport, Wales in 1992. With the lead single "Buck Rogers" from their 2001 album Echo Park, Feeder entered the mainstream, around a time manufactured pop was frequently dominating the top 10.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4518/ | 564 hits
Interview: Violent Soho
Jessica Thornsby spoke to Michael Richards, drummer for Violent Soho.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/13142/ | 847 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...
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/1628/ | 772 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4605/ | 478 hits
Band Profile: Super Furry Animals
Super Furry Animals (also known as "SFA", the "Furries" and the "Super Furries") are a critically acclaimed welsh alternative rock band, with leanings towards psychedelic rock, punk, britpop and electronic experimentation.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/5208/ | 410 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?".
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4194/ | 1,280 hits
Band Profile: Skin
1) Stage & recording name of Brixton, UK solo artist Deborah Anne Dyer (of Skunk Anansie). 2) Side project of Swans, releasing two albums under this name, later changing name to The World of Skin.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/6045/ | 313 hits
Band Profile: Nick Harper
Son of the legendary folk/blues singer-songwriter Roy Harper, Nick Harper has forged his own way ahead to become recognised as one of Britain's finest acoustic singer/guitarists.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/9191/ | 282 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.
www.leedsmusicscene.net/article/4169/ | 1,490 hits

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