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Peter Murphy & David J – undead, undead, undead in Leeds

Peter Murphy & David J – undead, undead, undead in Leeds

Ross McGibbon December 10, 2018 0

Peter Murphy and David J    –    Live at Leeds Beckett’s           8th December 2018 Tonight it’s nice not to be the oldest one in the crowd. The sold-out venue

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Hinds – Spanish Bombs fall on Leeds

Hinds – Spanish Bombs fall on Leeds

Ross McGibbon November 30, 2018 0

Live at The Church, Leeds 29th November 2018 The Church, up by Leeds University was bursting tonight, packed with an overwhelmingly young and female audience, ready for a good time and there was some

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The Tea Street Band – Strictly Come Dance any way you want

The Tea Street Band – Strictly Come Dance any way you want

Ross McGibbon November 27, 2018 0

Live at The Fox and Newt, Leeds 24th November, 2018 Not knowing the history of the band, I wasn’t prepared for the special Saturday night atmosphere. Mostly made up of ex-members of early-noughties Liverpool

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The Americans – classic Americana from a band in love with their sources

The Americans – classic Americana from a band in love with their sources

Ross McGibbon November 19, 2018 0

Live at Leeds Irish Centre 14th November, 2018 “Brilliant”, said a voice behind me and, in front of St Paul & The Broken Bones’ crowd, The Americans had gone down well and won new

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Sonar – Live At Moods – improvising progressive jazz album impresses

Sonar – Live At Moods – improvising progressive jazz album impresses

Ross McGibbon November 15, 2018 0

7D MEDIA        16th November 2018 I’m fond of live albums. They give a band a chance to show its chemistry without the temptation to burnish the rough edges (though some can’t help themselves…). This set

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HENGE – UK tour preview

HENGE – UK tour preview

Ross McGibbon November 15, 2018 0

Many great musicians have come from outer space; not least Sun Ra and most of George Clinton’s Funkadelic. We’ve just stumbled across Henge, who bring an extra-terrestial perspective to music. Not only does their

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Jon Spencer live @ The Exchange

Jon Spencer live @ The Exchange

Deborah Finamore November 5, 2018 0

World-renowned and legendary garage rocker and Pussy Galore / Boss Hog / Heavy Trash / Blues Explosion frontman Jon Spencer hits up the Exchange as part of his Hitmakers tour, joined with the Hitmen,

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The Sheepdogs round ‘em up in Leeds

The Sheepdogs round ‘em up in Leeds

Ross McGibbon November 1, 2018 0

Live at the Brudenell Social Club 30th October 2018 Warning: this band strangles guitars. But they do it with a smile on their faces. Tonight’s hour and a half was an effortlessly polished demonstration of

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Halo Maud – Entente Cordiale live at Headrow House, Leeds

Halo Maud – Entente Cordiale live at Headrow House, Leeds

Ross McGibbon October 17, 2018 0

16th October 2018 Playing to a select but appreciative audience, Halo Maud played a bit of a blinder. Playing the album (they only have the one and an EP) but playing it differently, it

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She Drew The Gun – Live at Leeds Beckett’s University

She Drew The Gun – Live at Leeds Beckett’s University

Ross McGibbon October 10, 2018 0

6th October 2018 She Drew The Gun have a solid set of fully formed songs and powerful agit-prop lyrics. Tonight, opening for The Coral, they were slightly the victim of “don’t give the support

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