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Live: The Cure, Copenhagen Review

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PET NEEDS // Manchester Academy 11/10/22

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Live Review: Moncrieff / The Quiet Man – Academy, Dublin 23.04.2022

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Embarking on her European tour, Megan Nicole played her first full headlining show in the UK last night at Manchester academy. Providing a show length of 75 full minutes (which is more than a lot of gigs I’ve seen recently) Megan proved that she was the great musician and performer that her legions of UK …

Coming to the end of her first UK Headlining tour, Hannah Trigwell’s penultimate show took place in her hometown of Leeds to great welcome and excitement. The atmosphere for a show on home territory was exactly as you’d expect it to be: a crowd that was filled with friends and fans, both encouraging her on …

With the amount of football shirts and track tops on display, you could have been forgiven for thinking you had just stumbled into the bar after a 5 aside competition. On closer inspection you soon realise everyone is wearing number 7. Some great players have pulled on the number 7 shirt for either club or …

Nathan Clark at the Brundenell Social Club always seems to know what and who the people of Leeds want to see and hear and Saturday 23 November was no exception. Firstly, a disclaimer as, apart from hearing a Marc Riley session about a year again, I don’t really know that much about the ChameleonsVox, other …

“We wanted to focus on writing lyrics for the stage…. we like to perform it in a really physical, emotional, violent way.” – Gemma. It’s Monday night, dark damp and quite frankly miserable. We find ourselves on the outskirts of Leeds city centre outside an old industrial that has been converted into a minimalistic contemporary art …

ON A WEEKEND in which some of her fellow folk revivalists were busy dividing opinion at Worthy Farm, Laura Marling was finishing a run of unique, ‘immersive’ nights in a world far removed from the easy, egalitarian vibes of Glastonbury. Marling, now LA-resident, is ploughing a furrow very much independent of the likes of the …

Tonight I’m at the Purcell Room in London to see Tift Merritt and Simone Dinnerstein playing their 2013 album “Night” (plus some additional tracks that we were lucky enough to hear). I don’t know that there’s a duff arts venue in the whole of the Southbank Centre. The BFI quickly became the only place I …

Ghostpoet arrived in Sheffield last week, on his tour in support of second album ‘Some say I so I say light’, which following on from his debut the 2011 debut ‘Peanut butter blues and melancholy jam’ which earned him some sort of fame as well as a mercury nomination. Certainly a large crowd had gathered …