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Jordan Rakei – stick with the albums

Jordan Rakei – stick with the albums

Ross McGibbon October 14, 2019 0

Live at The Stylus, Leeds 12th October, 2019 Jordan Rakei’s most recent album, Origins, blends elements of soul, jazz, sensitive singer-songwriter stuff and dance. It’s a smooth listen on the sofa at home. Live;

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Jo Quail’s arresting performance at Bristol’s Exchange

Jo Quail’s arresting performance at Bristol’s Exchange

Deborah Finamore September 29, 2019 0

The internationally acclaimed composer and cellist Jo Quail put on a mesmerizing show at the Exchange in Bristol supporting Emma Ruth Rundle on her UK Tour. But it was clear from the fans gathering

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The Pixies – Energies undimmed after thirty years

The Pixies – Energies undimmed after thirty years

Ross McGibbon September 19, 2019 0

Live at Leeds O2 Academy 17th September 2019 Is there a better way to open a Pixies gig than Gouge Away, with it’s fantastic surf guitar and epic sweep? Then again, there are a

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READING & LEEDS 2019 – ACTS NOT TO MISS – PART 3

READING & LEEDS 2019 – ACTS NOT TO MISS – PART 3

Danny Peart August 19, 2019 0

TWENTY ONE PILOTS Grammy Award-Winning Twenty One Pilots will be bringing their incendiary live show to Reading and Leeds fresh off the back of their worldwide ‘Bandito’ tour and career-defining show’s at London’s Wembley Arena. Having

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LA Witch – Live at Headrow House, Leeds

LA Witch – Live at Headrow House, Leeds

Ross McGibbon July 6, 2019 0

4th July 2019 I’ve never seen the small and centrally-located Headrow House full. Why is that? Especially surprising when LA Witch tell us they’ve been to Leeds a few times before. It doesn’t help

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Lissie – The Olympia Theatre, Dublin – 26/5/19

Lissie – The Olympia Theatre, Dublin – 26/5/19

Stuart Hayes May 27, 2019 0

American singer/songwriter Lissie took to the stage in the Olympia Theatre in Dublin on Sunday night supporting Jack Savoretti. Known for hits like “When I’m Alone”, “Best Days” and celebrated covers of “Pursiut of

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The Unthanks – unaccompanied and inspiring

The Unthanks – unaccompanied and inspiring

Ross McGibbon May 25, 2019 0

Live at Leeds Left Bank 23rd May 2019 The Unthanks’ voices are a wonderful thing and tonight’s crowd sat in rapt awe. In the resonant acoustics of an old church, the harmonies acquired additional

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Ed Wynne – Tentacles are swaying tonight for Ed’s support slot

Ed Wynne – Tentacles are swaying tonight for Ed’s support slot

Ross McGibbon May 20, 2019 0

Live at Leeds’ Wardrobe 18th May 2019 It is always now for Ed Wynne and always now for those twirling in the front rows. As tonight’s headliners, the eternal Gong (now exuberantly minus any

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The Wildhearts – Can you have a Renaissance if you never went away?

The Wildhearts – Can you have a Renaissance if you never went away?

Ross McGibbon May 14, 2019 0

Live at Leeds University Stylus 11th May 2019 Chuffed with their first studio album in 10 years, “Renaissance Men”, charting at number 12, The Wildhearts have made no fanfare noises about this being their

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Dave Hause & The Mermaid – The Workman’s Club, Dublin 13/5/19

Dave Hause & The Mermaid – The Workman’s Club, Dublin 13/5/19

Stuart Hayes May 14, 2019 0

Dave Hause & The Mermaid stopped into The Workman’s Club in Dublin last night as part of the tour promoting their latest album “Kick”. It was an energy filled night that began with support

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