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Review: Live At Leeds 2019

Saturday 4th May saw Live at Leeds festival yet again successfully create another incredible day festival around Leeds City Centre. The festival focused on promoting emerging UK artists and allowed fans to watch them in smaller venues such as Brudenell Social Club and Nation of Shopkeepers, creating a more intimate festival experience as opposed to your standard festival often with overcrowded tents.

Throughout the day we saw a chilled set from singer-songwriter James Gillespie (Operator Records) who took over Nation of Shopkeepers with his powerfully raw vocals and love-focused tracks such as Him:Her and Beyond Today from his EP, Lost. Live highlights included popular What You Do, taken from his latest EP Wants and Worries.

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Sam Fender performing at Live At Leeds 2019

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Review: Trondheim Calling 2019 – a mecca for left-field pop artists

There’s joy to be found in attending showcasing festivals. You don’t arrive with any expectations, or predetermined favourites. It doesn’t matter about an artist’s level of fame, gender or genre – you turn up for the music, and you leave with new songs saved to your library.

The festival scene in Norway holds a high standard and can easily measure up against festivals in Europe. Trondheim holds a special place in Norwegian history and culture. It was the first capital of Norway, and has since become a mecca for forward thinking pop artists.

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Review: Bicep @ Printworks {23.11.18}

After playing some of the most revered festival stages including Coachella and Glastonbury, demand for Bicep’s live show resulted in the duo headlining three consecutive nights at Printworks this November.

Last year saw them release their debut self-titled album on Ninja Tune, which achieved that rare feat of a crossover dance album, which works as home listening as well as it does on the dance-floor.

Credit: Antonio Pagano

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