Music & Dance

Squid – A Debut Album

If you’ve not heard Squid, then prepare yourselves for a full on three-way riot between Sonic Youth, Idles and LCD Soundsystem Squid are five artists from Brighton who have collectively created a truly astonishing post-punk sound.  If you’ve not heard them, brace yourself.  If you’ve not heard them live, seriously you’ll need a good sleep before and […] Leeds Living …


Gigs – Coming Alive Again in Leeds

So good to anticipate the return of live music to some of our favourite Leeds venues. This is our first roundup of 2021: ANOTHER SKY14 August at Hyde Park Book Club Part of Another Sky’s tour for the band’s 2020 album I Slept on the Floor.  Catrin Vincent’s powerful prose adds to the band’s compelling […] Leeds Living …


crEATe at Chow Down on 26 May

From working variously in hospitality, music and design, Rob Hallas happily fell victim to his greatest passion – cooking. With influences such as Dali and Blumenthal, he intends to deliver five hours of ‘creative wonderfulness’ during an evening at Chow Down which celebrates fresh local talent. A collection of creatives will be working alongside one […] Leeds Living …


Leeds Festival is Back

The fields of Bramham Park will once again be populated by stages, artists, their crews, all their gear – and of course the thousands of festival-goers who must have been wondering if it was ever going to happen. Ticket-holders will be delighted at the prospect of this August Bank Holiday week-end, with Stormzy, Liam Gallagher […] Leeds Living …


Mogwai – As The Love Continues

Mogwai’s new album is released Friday 19 February 2021. If you want to learn the extent to which powerfully evocative music can move you, to the point that you’re willingly spellbound by it for one hour and one minute, then buy this record and escape into its beautifully vast soundscape. Mogwai are Stuart Braithwaite (guitar/vocals), […] Leeds Living …


Lara, A Piano At Night

The last year has changed the ways we interact with people, places and time. Night time for some has taken on new significance; walking at night, working at night or maybe just reflecting. What better time, then, to release a recording that was imagined, recorded and, perhaps, should be enjoyed at night? Lara, A Piano […] Leeds Living …



Millie Manders and The Shutup – Debut Album

Millie Manders and The Shutup have released their debut album Telling Truths, Breaking Ties. The Norwich/ London five-piece have created a plethora of DIY gold; a cocktail of punk and ska that perfectly rides the current wave of 90’s nostalgia that we’ve seen all over Instagram and Tiktok. Opening track “Your Story” takes me back […] Leeds Living …