Music

REVIEW: Nothing is True & Everything is Possible – Enter Shikari

REVIEW: Nothing is True & Everything is Possible – Enter Shikari

By Richard Liddle Enter Shikari are a band who tend to defy genre – while they sit somewhere in a vague niche of alt-rock, hardcore or post-rock (depending on who you ask) they’ve never been shy about taking cues from other areas, liberally sprinkling past albums with elements of electronica, punk, drum and bass, dubstep and metalcore. With this in […]

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REVIEW: Gerry Cinnamon – The Bonny: The Soulful Scot and his Six String Gun

Gerry Cinnamon, Picture Copyright (Paul Gallagher)

By Jamie Heron Rating: **** Gerry Cinnamon’s people-powered propaganda has seen the Glasgow-born singer-songwriter rise to fame through natural growth and hype. Simplicity is the appeal with Gerry Cinnamon’s music, with he himself admitting to having deep despair for the music industry, with its multi-million-pound marketing and advertising deals to hype up ‘inferior’ artists. Three years after his release of […]

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Opera North aims to deliver its £18 million redevelopment project by winter 2020

Photo Credit: Opera North Press Officer, Rowland Thomas

By Jacob Smith Opera North’s redevelopment project Music Works is still on course to be completed by December 2020 despite a few minor setbacks. The original completion date for Music Works’ campaign was set for spring 2020 but Howard Assembly Room General Manger, Richard Ashton said: “The project is a little late in terms of delivery, we’re now looking at […]

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VIDEO: Canadian rockers Dilly Dally hit Leeds

VIDEO: Canadian rockers Dilly Dally hit Leeds

By Tom Reyer Canadian rockers Dilly Dally travelled to Leeds on January 24 to play the first leg of their current UK tour. The quartet were here three years ago at Brudenell Social Club and have returned this month to tour their new album ‘Heaven’. They played a rousing set at Headrow House and I caught up with them to […]

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Northern School of Dance wows audience with dark exploration of identity and #MeToo

Northern School of Dance wows audience with dark exploration of identity and #MeToo

by James Fountain The audience at Northern School of Dance were last night treated to three live performances exploring the politics of ownership, originality, and freedom. These original works were created by international choreographers in collaboration with degree students of the renowned Northern School of Contemporary Dance, in the third year of their studies. The event took place at the […]

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