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Big Tings are Gwidarn at the High Court this morning…

Big Tings are Gwidarn at the High Court this morning…

Captain Leadmill November 3, 2016 1

 

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Penthouse & Pavement & Professional Karaoke at Sheffield City Hall

Penthouse & Pavement & Professional Karaoke at Sheffield City Hall

Captain Leadmill November 2, 2016 3

Back in the 80s it was fashionable for companies to give the impression of grandeur by advertising the big city names where they had offices, you know, Milan, New York, Paris etc. Not many companies

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Blancmange’s Neil Arthur made an ass out of me with Commuter 23

Blancmange’s Neil Arthur made an ass out of me with Commuter 23

Captain Leadmill March 3, 2016 0

  There is a saying that goes something like; ‘to assume makes an ass out of u and me.’ And to make assumptions about Blancmange’s latest long playing offering, Commuter 23, would indeed do

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Sheffield Scene Part 4: Talking Heads

Sheffield Scene Part 4: Talking Heads

Captain Leadmill December 31, 2015 0

One of the least known pop lies is that Talking Heads are originally from Sheffield. Growing up in the middle class area of Lodge Moor, they all met at Tapton Comprehensive. Formed by Chris Franz

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Sheffield Scene Part 3: Pulp

Sheffield Scene Part 3: Pulp

Captain Leadmill December 28, 2015 0

In addition to the world famous steel works that produced cutlery used in almost every household and institution in the world, Sheffield also had numerous paper recycling firms. And it is this environment that spawned

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Sheffield Scene Part 2: Def Leppard

Sheffield Scene Part 2: Def Leppard

Captain Leadmill December 25, 2015 0

Growing up on the rough, dog eat dog, underworld of Sheffield’s council estates, Def Leppard originally started out as a Hip-hop crew. With skinheads hidden under their back to front baseball caps, they rapped

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Sheffield Scene Part 1: The Human League

Sheffield Scene Part 1: The Human League

Captain Leadmill December 22, 2015 0

As a celebration to the music scene of the Steel City, I have decided to highlight some of the best bands the place has to offer. Over the next few days and weeks I

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