Category Archives: Music

Bella Hardy visits York to promote “Hey Sammy”

Bella Hardy, the acclaimed folk singer behind ‘With the Dawn’, will perform at the National Centre for Early Music in York on October 24th. Hardy’s upcoming album, Hey Sammy, marks

FLAWES To Perform On Campus On 18th October

On Wednesday 18th October, FLAWES are set to bring their poised, whole-hearted take on alt-pop to the University of York. Fresh from the release of new singles ‘Blank Dice’ and

Leaving the nest – Birdy interview

Birdy has been nominated for a Brit Award, featured on The Hunger Games soundtrack, and has just released her third studio album – and she’s only 20 years old. Abbie Llewelyn

Wolf Alice interview: “We still have a long way to go in encouraging young girls to pick up a guitar”

The last few years has been a rollercoaster ride for the musical career of many British indie rock acts from The 1975 to CHVRCHES. Amongst this British invasion of independent

Review: Benjamin Francis Leftwich @ The Crescent (01/05)

Review: Benjamin Francis Leftwich @ The Crescent (01/05)'It's good to be home': Benjamin Francis Leftwich returns to York for an intimate home show As part of his spring tour in

Interview: Ghostpoet

Obaro Ejimiwe, better known as Ghostpoet, first announced his presence in 2011 with the Mercury nominated Peanut Butter Blues and Melancholy Jam. His sedative tones and synthesised electronica accompaniments saw Ghostpoet

Bestival 2016 Preview

Organised by DJ Rob Da Bank as the annual festival season’s last hurrah, the Isle of Wight’s Bestival is set to be bigger and better than ever. Celebrating its thirteenth

Parklife 2016 Preview

Just around the corner is Manchester’s number one festival, Parklife. In contention with some of the major UK camping festivals such as Leeds, this unique urban city two day festival

Album Review: Ullages

Ullages - EagullsStrong album: a refreshing rediscovery of new wave and post punk styleRating: 4/5 Considering the wave of success that Leeds based Eagulls have ridden following their 2014 self-titled

Interview: Benjamin Francis Leftwich

Despite his ‘guy with a guitar’ semblance, Benjamin Francis Leftwich avoids the clichéd adages often used to label singer-songwriters. His 2011 debut album titled Last Smoke Before the Snowstorm was

What’s On In York

The Bluetones – The Duchess – 28th April The London Britpop outfit are returning to York. The band have scored 13 singles in the Top 40 and 3 Top 10 albums

Review: 5 Seconds of Summer (First Direct Arena, Leeds)

Review: 5 Seconds of Summer (First Direct Arena, Leeds)Vision’s Tom reviews 5 Seconds of Summer’s Leeds arena gig… but is it pop music or pop-punk?Rating: 3/5 Boybands of teen/young adults

Review: Gentleman’s Dub Club (O2 Academy Sheffield)

Matt Kirkum reviews Gentleman’s Dub Club’s gig at the O2 Academy, Sheffield as part of their ‘The Big Smoke Tour’

Three years of Animaux; in words and covers

They've been going on for three years now, and listening to Mantas, or Endeser, talk about his records kind of reminds me of a child talking about his toys.  To

Preview: Three years of Animaux with Viers

Sometimes it was an unforeseen mad one on a Tuesday night, other times relaxed espresso martinis on a Saturday evening. Hell, they even took it to Liverpool! Animaux has come

David Bowie and Our Obsession with the Glorious Dead

On January 10, the world lost an icon. David Bowie’s death, resulting from his unpublicised liver cancer, robbed the world of a true musical pioneer. Whether he was embarking on