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Festival Season – Play Fest

By On May 24, 2011

I have been looking forward to the festival season for months, and finally it begins this weekend at Play Fest, taking place over this May Bank Holiday. Being a Norfolk boy myself,… Read More

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Club Smith – No friend of Mine Video

By On May 11, 2011

Here is the cracking video from Leeds based ‘Club Smith‘ for their debut release ‘No Friend of Mine’. The video is based around a boxing and captures the engeretic and angsty sound… Read More

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Hero and Leander – Free Download

By On May 7, 2011

My latest music discovery is Hero and Leander, an ambient indie pop band from London. The group formed last year from the remnants of successful indie outfit NeatPeople and is starting to… Read More


Saturday – Live at Leeds

By On May 5, 2011

Saturday April 30th saw Leeds flexing its musical muscle in the fifth year of the three day festival Live at Leeds. With 14 venues open for businesses and over 150 bands to… Read More


Villagers – Friday Live at Leeds

By On May 3, 2011

As Leeds offered itself to the mercy of music fans this weekend, Villagers began the Live at Leeds proceedings on Friday with a simply amazing set at one of Leeds best venues,… Read More


Best Coast – The Queens Social Club Sheffield

By On May 2, 2011

I began a weekend of intense gigging with a trip to Sheffield to see west coast lo-fi champions Best Coast at the Queens Social Club. My first shock of the night came… Read More


Yonderboy – All Bob Minor/Too Easy

By On April 22, 2011

Yonderboy is just another example of the seemingly endless supply of talent flowing out of Leeds. On the verge of their second release, the band has already gained raving reviews for their… Read More


Mammal Club – AU EP

By On April 15, 2011

The music coming from the North East just gets better and better. In recent years I have been astounded by the quality and originality of bands coming from the region and after… Read More

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