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INTERVIEW: Welcome to the Wonderful, Folksy World of Luca Firth

Last summer, Luca Firth found himself in a novel moment of tranquillity in a beautiful but isolated area in Italy. Having been born there, he has always had a strong connection to the country, but this visit enabled him to have a period of reflection and contemplation on the chaotic months that had preceded it. […]

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This Must Be The Place Festival Review

The Belgrave Music Hall is one of the best venues in the country and is fast becoming one of Leeds’ most well-known gems. With its cozy snug bar, stunning rooftop garden and endless supplies of fresh pizza and loaded session fries, its the ultimate place to spend an idle weekend. So, its annual bank-holiday weekend […]

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Whats On Our Speakers? – AUGUST

The days are long and the weather is sunny (at least some of the time) so you need some good tunes this August. Why not check out this mix of the newest sounds and classic tracks dominating our speakers this month to help soundtrack your summer.   Nica Libres at Dusk – Ben Howard Opening […]

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Sounds Of The Future – YOWL

Modern life is rubbish, we’ve heard it time and time again from the biggest musical voices in history. Modern love “breaks me” claimed Bloc Party in their highly acclaimed debut. “I guess I just wasn’t made for these times” worried the Beach Boys over fifty years ago on Pet Sounds. Its a message we’ve heard over […]

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Is ‘The Help’ doing more damage than good in the fight for racial equality?

The Help is a film that has been held in high acclaim by critics and audiences alike since its release in 2011. The film’s portrayal of racial relations in 1960s Mississippi is tinged with moments of profound sadness as well as lighter comedic relief, giving voice to previously sidelined individuals and gaining it a reputation […]

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Sounds Of The Future – OSCAR JEROME

I first heard the name Oscar Jerome in a discussion with a friend of a friend about up and coming music. Her modest description of a new, modern style of jazz led me to listening to his single ‘Give Back What You Stole From Me’ and a deep, obsessive excitement ensued. There are doubtless similarities […]