The best gigs of a great week for live music in Leeds – including The Blinders, Jane Weaver, Estrons, Menace Beach and Sam Fender.
‘Black Rainbow Sound’ sees Leeds-based Menace Beach upgrade their template by successfully building in synths and electronics into their indie-psych sound.
Menace Beach’s scuzzy second album ‘Lemon Memory’ continues the good work of their debut, but doesn’t really build on it.
by Ed Biggs Once described by Q magazine as “the biggest cult band in the UK”, there’s something comfortingly authentic about The Cribs’ career trajectory over the 15 years since their formation. Jobbing it round the nation’s toilet circuits year after year and building up their fanbase with records that improved as time went on, the Jarman brothers’ path to critical and commercial success is an increasingly rare one in 2016,