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Ben UFO x Joy Orbison x Ben Klock x Gerd Janson @ Canal Mills Leeds 5th Oct

Ben UFO x Joy Orbison x Ben Klock x Gerd Janson @ Canal Mills Leeds 5th Oct

Big news folks. If you’re up in Leeds this weekend, be sure to catch Joy O, Berghain’s techno massive Ben Klock, Hessle Audio don, Ben UFO and Gerd Janson at Canal Mills! This is going to be big! House, techno and disco house vibes. I’m especially looking forward to Ben Klock, techno in exactly my kinda...



Beacons Festival 2013: Our Personal Highlights List

Beacons Festival 2013: Our Personal Highlights List

It’s that time again – festival season. Field Day just ended a couple weeks back, Glasto just opened it’s doors this afternoon, and what are we looking forward to? T In The Park?  Are you fucking havin a laugh? It’s gotta be Beacons Festival, mate. Last year’s experience was a blast and we’re super psyched...



Live At Leeds 2013: What To Expect

Live At Leeds 2013: What To Expect

So we’re pretty excited about Live At Leeds hitting the city come May 3rd-6th this year. And I’ll tell you why. 1) Savages. are. playing. Enough said. 2) Awesome venues across Leeds, favorites are the now newly refurbished Nation of Shopkeepers. Brudenell is always alot of fun and then there’s Trinity Church, next to the newly opened...



Marcel Fengler (Ostgut Ton / Berghain)

Marcel Fengler (Ostgut Ton / Berghain)

I have always been fascinated, obsessed almost dependent on german techno –  especially the kind that almost visualizes the grittiness of urban landscape and how man reacts, adapts, interacts with his surroundings. This urban landscape, man-made, concrete and steel crevices in between buildings and walls pulsating with the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of modern living. I’m...



Exclusive Preview: Phlegm @ Canal Mills, Leeds

Exclusive Preview: Phlegm @ Canal Mills, Leeds

So we got invited to the exclusive preview of world renowned muralist Phlegm‘s new murals that have just been completed at Canal Mills. What better person to review this than the amazing Joy G, aka Morbid (also going  by the moniker Cbloxx.) As the art director for Leeds’ independent film festival No/Gloss, an established commissioned graffiti artist herself...



Maya Jane Coles

Maya Jane Coles

Just as I thought it was going to be a quiet Easter weekend, we got this through the inbox: Maya Jane Coles. In Leeds. With Joy Orbison. Fuck. Yeah I know she’s played in Leeds many times but I have never got the opportunity to go see her. Finally, the time has come. For those of...



PREVIEW: Simian Mobile Disco x Julio Bashmore x Tensnake @ Canal Mills Leeds

PREVIEW: Simian Mobile Disco x Julio Bashmore x Tensnake @ Canal Mills Leeds

Can you smell that in the air? I’m not talking about the smell of damp, and the wet and the cold. I’m talking about the smell of a great party, there is that scent of expectation hanging in the air in Leeds city centre. Because in about 48 hours time, all those work hours of...



Super Luxury Tape Release + Party

Super Luxury Tape Release + Party

Leeds’ noize boiz, Super Luxury have a debut tape release coming out on the 29th of September, thanks to Chris from the band for reminding me about this one. I didn’t get much info from him about the actual tape, but my guess is that it is looking like a 3 track self-release (please correct...



Cantaloupe / Galaxians UK Tour 2012

Cantaloupe / Galaxians UK Tour 2012

It’s Cantaloupe versus Galaxians this October as both bands battle to win your hearts to triumph as the best band in the cosmos! This duel of an epic scale will rage during a stellar upcoming tour that will see Cantaloupe charming the crowd with their catchy, infectious synth pop. Unbeknownst to the casual dancer, these...



Azores 2012 UK Tour

Azores 2012 UK Tour

Not-so-new band-ALERT! Well, not new to me anyway because I’ve known these great guys for awhile now BUT they will be an awesome find for YOU! Azores rose from the ashes of a great Leeds band, Cissy. Drummer Matt Woodward, guitarist Matthew and bassist Gavin decided they wanted to continue to make music that explored foreign...



Competition: 2 Guestlist Spots to Defected at Ministry of Sound

Competition: 2 Guestlist Spots to Defected at Ministry of Sound

Defected in the house! We’ve got 2 guestlist passes up for grabs for Defected’s next clubnight on the 21st of July 2012 at Ministry of Sound London. Hard, fast, deep or funky – doesnt matter how you like your house, you’ll love the line up. Featuring Junior Jack & Kid Crème, The Shapeshifters, Franky Rizardo,...



Jamie Reid @ Fred 3 Temple Works Leeds

Jamie Reid @ Fred 3 Temple Works Leeds

When you think of the Sex Pistols and that era of punk and its can’t give a fuck about nothing attitude, it’s impossible not to identify it with the imagery that came with it: the safety pins, the ripped shirts, a shredded and pinned Union Jack, the Swastika eyes. Shock, hype and controversy formed the...