The best live music coming up this week in Leeds, including gigs by Soak, Unloved, Jakob Ogawa and Aldous Harding.
A loose concept album of hope and strength in the face of disillusionment, Bridie Monds-Watson’s second SOAK album ‘Grim Town’ is a leap forwards.
by Ed Biggs Bridie Monds-Watson, who records under her nom de plume Soak, has been one of the most talked-about new artists of 2015 so far. Having first gained the attention of critical circles at the tender age of 16 for the intense yet understated psychodramas of her first clutch of EPs, many harnessed their “next great singer-songwriter” hopes to her young shoulders. Wisely, Monds-Watson has elected to take her time