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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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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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Wire – speedy and intense espresso shot of a rare brew

Wire – speedy and intense espresso shot of a rare brew

Ross McGibbon February 1, 2020 0

Live at The Brudenell Social Club 31stJanuary 2020 Warning: You won’t be getting a blow by blow account of what albums had songs featured. Wire aren’t that sort of band and they have a

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The Milk Carton Kids – enthralling harmonies and gorgeous guitar interplay

The Milk Carton Kids – enthralling harmonies and gorgeous guitar interplay

Ross McGibbon January 30, 2020 0

Live at Leeds City Varieties 28thJanuary 2020 Creating an atmosphere of rapt concentration, The Milk Carton Kids were able to step away from their microphone and perform a song directly to the room without

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Caravan Palace – electroswing puts a spark into Leeds’ Friday night

Caravan Palace – electroswing puts a spark into Leeds’ Friday night

Ross McGibbon January 27, 2020 0

Live at Leeds O2 Academy 24th January 2020 I didn’t even know Electroswing was a thing and to see a full house for something that barely squeaks onto the radio was a delight. Tonight

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Stereophonics at Leeds O2 Academy Sunday 19th January 2020

Stereophonics at Leeds O2 Academy Sunday 19th January 2020

Amy Harrison January 20, 2020 0

The Stereophonics performed at Leeds O2 Academy on Sunday 19th January 2020. Photography by Amy Harrison. Photos for editorial use only

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Rod Stewart – Arena-scale spectacular in Leeds

Rod Stewart – Arena-scale spectacular in Leeds

Ross McGibbon December 13, 2019 0

Leeds Arena 11th December 2019 Words: Ross Halewood / Pictures: Ross McGibbon I never particularly liked Rod Stewart until I saw him live. Sure, he got a pass for the Faces and some early

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