Interviews

An Interview With… Colour Of Spring

Posted on June 11, 2015

Colour Of Spring are a Leeds based lo-fi four piece that we simply cannot get enough of right now. Their unique blend of melodic rock with a dark neo-psychedelia twist draws on influences from an eclectic range of genres and musical eras, from Beach Boys and New Order through to Sonic Youth and The Cure. […]

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An Interview With… Adam French

Posted on April 26, 2015

Next up in our festival interview specials is 22-year old singer-songwriter Adam French. Originally from Congleton in Cheshire and now based in London, Adam will be heading back up North to play Live at Leeds (May 2nd) and Bingley Music Live (Sept 4th-6th) later this summer. A talented multi-instrumentalist and dynamic songwriter, you’ll fall in […]

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An Interview With…Oliver Pinder

Posted on April 23, 2015

Next up in our special Live At Leeds preview features is the extremely talented Oliver Pinder, a singer-songwriter from Halifax. Merging his polished vocals with a blend of folk, acoustic indie and rock, Oliver’s narrative-driven tracks will have you captivated from the start. Playing Leeds College of Music on May 2nd as part of the festival, this […]

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An Interview With…Clay

Posted on April 20, 2015

In just over a week’s time music lovers from Leeds and beyond will descend on the city for a whole weekend of celebration at Live At Leeds, and alongside those more established headliners such as Gaz Coombes, Palma Violets and The Cribs, are some fantastic new and emerging bands and artists who will get the […]

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An Interview With… Fighting Caravans

Posted on March 17, 2015

Fighting Caravans are a 5-piece alt rock band from Leeds. Formed in early 2014, the band are becoming a new favourite on the Leeds’ music scene with their pulsating rock riffs and colourful blend of blues, punk and melodic rock going down an absolute storm when performed live. We caught up with Daniel from the band, who […]

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An Interview With…Down Radio

Posted on March 8, 2015

As much as we love a wide range of music from across the county and beyond, it is so refreshing to hear something completely unique emerging from the Leeds’ music scene. Let us introduce you to Down Radio, a four-piece band formed in 2012 who are making waves with their distinctive fusion of hip hop, dub […]

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An Interview With… LewRey

Posted on March 3, 2015

LewRey are an alt-indie duo from West Yorkshire. Friends from school, Lewis Reynolds and Ian Walker formed LewRey around a year ago and they are fast becoming one of our favourite up and coming talents from the area. Talented songwriters and multi-instrumentalists the band draw on a range of instruments, including piano, saxophone, synths, cajon, guitars and […]

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An Interview With…Happy Daggers

Posted on October 2, 2014

After another great summer of festivals (including Live at Leeds, Beacons, and Bingley Music Live), Happy Daggers are set to close out business in 2014 with the release of their second EP, ‘Dirty Disco’. The Leeds 4-piece have become firm favourites on the Leeds’ music scene, with their infectious disco-inspired guitar music. Their new EP […]

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An Interview With… Modo Stare

Posted on December 31, 2013

Another of our Ones To Watch for 2014 is Modo Stare, one of the most exciting Yorkshire talents out there right now! Led by Jon Headley who is a young musician, writer, and producer, they had an enormous 2013 which included a slot playing at Leeds Festival. The next 12 months are only going to […]

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An Interview With… Coasts

Posted on December 30, 2013

As one of our Ones To Watch for 2014 it is fair to say that we are loving Coasts right now! The Bristol-based four piece are already proving themselves as dab hands at delivering infectious indie-pop music which is going down a storm overseas, and with the release of their debut album penciled in for next […]

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An Interview With… Sons & Lovers

Posted on September 6, 2013

The next in our Bingley Music Live interview specials comes in the form of London four piece, Sons and Lovers. Fresh from performing a huge opening show at Leeds Festival, the guys’ played their second Yorkshire festival at Bingley last weekend. 2013 has been a huge year for the band, having supported Ellie Goulding and […]

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An Interview With… China Rats

Posted on September 5, 2013

Bingley Festival always marks the end of Summer, not only with the freezing weather but also for many of the bands that play at the festival it ends a huge run of festival appearances over the previous 3 months. One such local band, China Rats, have had a huge summer touring all over Europe and […]

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An Interview With… Catfish and the Bottlemen

Posted on June 6, 2013

Many of you may have already come across Catfish and the Bottlemen as the 4-piece from Llandudno are causing quite a hype with their latest single, ‘Homesick’, which has already caught the eyes of national radio playlists. They have burst onto the UK indie music scene with their rock-infused sound full of catchy melodies and explosive instrumental, […]

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An Interview With… The Crookes

Posted on May 30, 2013

We have been big fans of The Crookes for some time now and last month we wrote about our disappointment at the lack of recognition that this great young ‘indie rock n roll’ band from Sheffield seem to be struggling with. A change of luck is now on the horizon though, as following the release […]

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An Interview With… The Neighbourhood

Posted on February 17, 2013

If you haven’t yet heard of The Neighbourhood, this quintet from California, USA, are set to be one of the biggest band exports this year. Not wanting to be classed as your ‘traditional guitar band’, The Neighbourhood’s biggest, most notable, influence actually comes from Hip Hop and you can pick this up immediately from the […]

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