Indie music has taken a bit of a beating in the past. The word itself conjures up painful memories of bands like The Automatic being splashed across the pages of NME alongside a title that would suggest they are the best band in Britain. Advertisements

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We took a trip down to Beacons at the weekend to see what the Yorkshire-based boutique music festival had to offer. It didn’t disappoint… Highs Danny Brown • Lulu James • Drenge • Its small, but mighty • Hookworms • Ghostpoet • Great value for money • Drenge • East India Youth • Make your […]

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Leeds based Heart-Ships are being hailed as the new Wild Beasts, which is a pretty hefty comparison for a small band. But their Northern charm is certainly starting to make waves in the South, and with their sound infusion consisting of bands like We Are Augustians and The National, it’s easy to see why. You […]

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs UK Tour

The Yeah Yeah Yeahs have announced that they will be embarking on a small UK tour in May following the release of their forthcoming album, Mosquito. The New York based three-piece will be stopping off in Manchester, London and and Leeds. May 2013 1st – O2 Apollo, Manchester 2nd – O2 Academy, Leeds 4th – Alexandra Palace, […]

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Swim Into Scarlet: Trophy Review

Swim Into Scarlet‘s Trophy EP perfectly demonstrates the creativeness these youngsters possess and shows you exactly why everyone is talking about this Cheshire band. Recorded in Leeds in a ram-shakled terrace, this debut will be released through Butter Bridge Records over the coming months. Opening track Deer Blood, is a dark and twisted welcoming to the record […]

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Swim Into Scarlet Interview

It has been almost a year since I last spoke to Crewe band Swim Into Scarlet and it’s safe to say that it has been a good one for them. 2010 saw the 5 piece enjoy the fruits of their labour and increase in popularity, playing gigs all across the North of England and making […]

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