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PREVIEW: Gigs of the Week in Leeds, February 15th-21st

The best live music coming up in Leeds this week, including gigs from Dry Cleaning, God Damn, Girl Ray, Black Midi, William Doyle (fka East India Youth) and DIIV.

REVIEW: East India Youth – ‘Culture Of Volume’ (XL)

by Ed Biggs Last year, William Doyle aka East India Youth was plucked from the burgeoning and anonymous mass of Britain’s bedroom music makers and into the limelight when his debut album Total Strife Forever was nominated for the Mercury Music Prize. It was a record praised for its evocative qualities, of urban loneliness and atomisation, much like The xx’s debut which also gave the illusion of space through its

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