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‘Change’ by Pale Waves- A Modern Emo Muse

‘Change’ by Pale Waves- A Modern Emo Muse

Heidi Flood November 15, 2020 0

‘Change’ is Pale Waves first single to come from their second album ‘Who am I?’ set for release in February 2021. Since the release of their debut album ‘My Mind Makes Noises’ in 2018,

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Bee Bee Sea – “Day Ripper” – pulsing with garage rock and pop intensity

Bee Bee Sea – “Day Ripper” – pulsing with garage rock and pop intensity

Ross McGibbon October 18, 2020 0

WILD HONEY RECORDS 9th October, 2020 At the outset I’m reminded of the crazed askew pop of Leeds’ finest – Cowtown. Similarly a trio and also from a famed place, Lombardy, though nowhere could

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‘Fake it Flowers’ by Beabadoobee- A Fully Blossomed Masterpiece

‘Fake it Flowers’ by Beabadoobee- A Fully Blossomed Masterpiece

Heidi Flood October 13, 2020 0

A grunge icon for today’s generation, Beabadoobee’s debut album ‘Fake it Flowers’ cements this idea, as it is full of indie anthems in Bea’s words that are, ‘for girls to cry to and dance

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Waco – Hope Rituals -”warm, accessible, full of fiery drive”

Waco – Hope Rituals -”warm, accessible, full of fiery drive”

Ross McGibbon October 4, 2020 0

VENN RECORDS – 28 August 2020 It helps when a band is signed to a label you respect. Venn Records is owned by Gallows and their roster is nicely curated and a recommendation in

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Nest Egg – “Dislocation” – a slice of psych Krautrock from North Carolina

Nest Egg – “Dislocation” – a slice of psych Krautrock from North Carolina

Ross McGibbon July 6, 2020 0

THE ACID TEST RECORDINGS & LITTLE CLOUD RECORDS 10th July 2020 This begins with that lock-step drum sound that is trademarked to Can but moves into garage distortion and drawling spaced vocals. That beat

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Spice – “Spice”   classic American alternative rock

Spice – “Spice” classic American alternative rock

Ross McGibbon July 6, 2020 0

DAIS RECORDS    17th July 2020 A classic slice of fuzzy emotional underground guitar rock. Elements of garage, fuzz and Fugazi blend with spikey pop-punk and big tunes, while urgency and propulsion characterise most of

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Twin Atlantic at Manchester Academy 2

Twin Atlantic at Manchester Academy 2

Holly Mason March 11, 2020 0

All the way from Glasgow, Twin Atlantic head down to Manchester Academy 2 on their 13 date UK tour to display an insane performance of songs from their new album, Power. The 30 minute

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Thumper – a band on fire, damped down by tiny crowd in Leeds

Thumper – a band on fire, damped down by tiny crowd in Leeds

Ross McGibbon February 29, 2020 0

Live at Oporto, Leeds 26th Feb 2020 It has to be noted that Oporto in Leeds is a black hole for bands. Unless they are local, I have never seen their tiny gig room

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Hands Off Gretel – Don’t Touch Tour explodes in Leeds

Hands Off Gretel – Don’t Touch Tour explodes in Leeds

Ross McGibbon February 29, 2020 0

Live at the Brudenell Social Club, Leeds 27th Feb 2020 With a ferocious sound and arresting visuals, Hands Off Gretel’s Leeds gig was a night to remember and the final emergence of the band

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Automatic – Alienated Valentine’s Day in Leeds

Automatic – Alienated Valentine’s Day in Leeds

Ross McGibbon February 15, 2020 0

Live at Belgrave Music Hall, Leeds 14th February 2020 I’m not sure that Automatic know quite what they want to be. Playing The Belgrave Music Hall tonight, as support to the thoroughly involving Pins

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