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DAVID KEENAN – ‘A BEGINNERS GUIDE TO BRAVERY’ – A great Irish voice

DAVID KEENAN – ‘A BEGINNERS GUIDE TO BRAVERY’ – A great Irish voice

Ross McGibbon January 6, 2020 0

RUBYWORKS               10th Jan 2020 What a voice! Whatever David Keenan was singing would sound like poetry but, as luck would have it, he is big on the sort of street-life poetry favoured by Danny George

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The Just Joans – The Private Memoirs and Confessions of the Just Joans

The Just Joans – The Private Memoirs and Confessions of the Just Joans

Ross McGibbon January 2, 2020 0

Fika Recordings                        10 January 2020 The opener, ‘Hey Ho Let’s Not Go’, says it all, delivered in a Malcolm Middleton modern Scottish miserablist voice; “Let’s stay home – the TV’s good and the weather’s

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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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“Abigail” A Tough but sweet treat from Derry Trio Cherym

“Abigail” A Tough but sweet treat from Derry Trio Cherym

Stuart Hayes November 26, 2019 0

A look at Cherym's latest single "Abigail"

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sir Was – gig review – Warm. Friendly. Nice.

sir Was – gig review – Warm. Friendly. Nice.

Ross McGibbon November 22, 2019 0

Live at Headrow House    20th November 2019 It’s good to try new things and go to gigs where you aren’t that familiar with the artist. I figured sir Was would have to be different to

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Catfish And The Bottlemen & Twin Atlantic team up to takeover Leeds Arena

Catfish And The Bottlemen & Twin Atlantic team up to takeover Leeds Arena

Danny Peart November 16, 2019 0

Catfish And The Bottlemen / Twin Atlantic – Leeds Arena – 11/11/19 It’s been an incredible year for music as always and Welsh indie rockers Catfish And The Bottlemen have really reached new heights

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Moon Duo – jamming deep at Leeds Brudenell Social Club

Moon Duo – jamming deep at Leeds Brudenell Social Club

Ross McGibbon November 5, 2019 0

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds 2nd November 2019 The psychedelic tradition of San Francisco is in safe hands with Erik Johnson and Sanae Yamada. The husband and wife team played a consistent ninety minute set

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The Unthanks – A starkly beautiful concert in Bradford 2019

The Unthanks – A starkly beautiful concert in Bradford 2019

Ross McGibbon October 25, 2019 0

Live at Bradford St George’s Hall    24th October 2019 I’ve seen The Unthanks with a ten-piece band, as a three-piece acapella unit and now, tonight, we have the two sisters, Rachel and Becky, plus Adrian

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Melt Banana – melting faces at The Brudenell Social Club 2019

Melt Banana – melting faces at The Brudenell Social Club 2019

Ross McGibbon October 25, 2019 2

Live at The Brudenell Social Club 23rd October 2019 Melt Banana make Rolo Tomassi sound like lounge music. They give Atari Teenage Riot a serious challenge. Loud, furious, intense – but FUN. Despite inhabiting

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The big Review: Leeds Festival 2019!

The big Review: Leeds Festival 2019!

Danny Peart September 2, 2019 0

It’s that time of year again! The August bank holiday weekend is upon us and the sun is beaming, can you believe it? Keep the wellies at home as for a change as Leeds

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