Imagine a festival on an idyllic beach, where it doesn’t rain, headlined by the best musicians from a plethora of genres at the top of their game… You just imagined Primavera Sound 2018, the biggest and best indie festival in Europe.
The best gigs of the week in Leeds, including Spring King, HMLTD and Public Access TV!
Recovering from tragedy and set for a serious chart success, ‘Microshift’ looks like it will be the ticket to mainstream visibility for Leeds’ Hookworms.
Calming, effervescent, sublime and grandiose – ‘All Melody’ is the work of an artist who understands the importance of texture in music like so few else. Nils Frahm not only manages to add to his reputation as one of the best neo-classical minimalists in the world today, but also expands on it.
Album number four from Tune-Yards is by no means the perfect record, and may in fact be Merrill Garbus’s worst yet, but it has a voice which deserves to be heard.
The best live gigs in Leeds this week – including Lord Huron, The Night Cafe and The Weather Station.
From Louis Armstrong to Kamasi Washington, we present the ten most essential albums in the 100-year history of jazz.
‘Rest’ isn’t an unmitigated success and there are times where the experimentation misses the mark, but, on album five, Charlotte Gainsbourg sounds as free as ever.
All the best gigs in Leeds from November 18th-24th – including Protomartyr, The Moonlandingz and Blaenoven.
‘Revelations” tumultuous beginnings represent a triumph of sorts for Shamir, with its renewed lo-fi noise challenging the listeners to enter the uncomfortable world that Shamir inhabits. However, that doesn’t excuse poor songwriting and delivery to which it is painful to listen.