With a rush of pulsing, smooth-as-hell soul-pop California trio LANY whip up their teenage audience into a mini frenzy at Manchester’s Sound Control.
From Main Stage megastars to exciting emerging talent, Leeds Festival offered some amazing acts over three days. Here’s who rocked our socks in our wellies.
This year’s KENDAL CALLING saw a veritable invasion of West Yorkshire acts take over Lowther Deer Park as part of an amazing weekend of awesome live music.
Descendents’ seventh album Hypercaffium Spazzinate is a joyous full-throttle coffee-fuelled hit of skewed, snarly melodies and thrashy, brash attitude.
The posthumous album by VIOLA BEACH is as utterly heartbreaking as it is brilliant, serving as bittersweet reminder of what they had to offer the world.
Harrogate rockers BLACK OCEAN, celebrating the release of their self-titled EP, are joined by LATE and BRING THE WOLF for a cracking night at 360 Club.
What a line-up! What a night! What a way to mark the release of your second album! NARCS throws a party like no other at the Brudenell Social Club and we got a bit messy helping celebrate.
Wapentake is a delightful hidden gem of a bar/bakery/coffee shop and now music venue in Leeds. It has such a charming, personal feel to it, it’s the perfect setting for an intimate set from Birmingham singer-songwriter CLARE MAGUIRE.
Bradford alt-rockers GLASS MOUNTAIN release their debut EP Glacial on June 10 and will be celebrating with a launch show at 360 Club in Leeds that night.
Whitley Bay four-piece LISBON kick off their latest UK tour with a return to our favourite bar in Leeds, introducing a slight change of direction with a bigger, heavier sound. These boys have riffs. Lots of them.
The 1975’s second album I Like It When You Sleep is a head-spinning GoPro-wide vision of what ambition, attitude and bags of talent and can achieve.
FUN LOVIN’ CRIMINALS kick off their UK tour in Leeds, making some of us feel rather old yet youthful as their smooth jazz-tipped rap-rock tunes took us back to 1996.
On the first of two sold out nights at the Albert Hall, Manchester, The Maccabees prove once again they’re meant to be filling arenas with their sublime sounds.
The World Is A Beautiful Place’s new album Harmlessness is just stunning – challenging, creative, chaotic and complex without being a difficult listen.
It’s a tried and tested formula, but with such urgency and freshness, The new Ordinary Boys album is a winner – their new chemistry creates a bit of a bang.