Live Review: Pale Waves at The Leadmill, Sheffield

Manchester’s goth-pop behemoths Pale Waves, returned to The Leadmill with their infectious blend of bubble-gum hooks and post-punk presence. The dream-pop quartet hypnotised fans with their small collection of ...

Live Review: Blaenavon at Leadmill, Sheffield

Over the last few years, Hampshire indie rock trio Blaenavon have made a name for themselves through a relentless touring and festival schedule, which led them to sign to Transgressive record label – whose curr...

Live Review: Circa Waves at O2 Academy Sheffield

Two years on from their debut Young Chasers, Circa Waves are back with sophomore effort Different Creatures – a darker, heavier record, but one that is still faithful to some core elements of their sound. Their...
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Live Review: Blaenavon at The Leadmill, Sheffield

Almost two years ago to the day Blaenavon sat backstage at the iconic Leadmill in Sheffield on their first major supporting slot. Back then they were opening for Dry The River in Leadmill's small room, lead sin...

Live Review: Slaves at Academy, Sheffield

Tunbridge Well’s finest chaos makers returned to Sheffield, to do what they do best: wreak havoc. The 2,350 capacity Academy is a far cry from the 200-capped bar/hotel The Harley where Slaves' last visited duri...

Live Review: Gengahr at Bungalows and Bears, Sheffield

Gengahr's last trip to Sheffield saw them at The Harley a year ago. The narrow ketchup-stained walls felt claustrophobic for a band who project massive psychedelic groove, but here they find themselves again, i...

Live Review: Jack Garratt at O2 Academy Sheffield

Since Wednesday morning, Jack Garratt must be one of few Brits to have shuffled even closer to our friends across the Atlantic as the bearded one-man-band stepped out in Sheffield with a new-found American twan...
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Live Review: Jake Bugg at Academy, Sheffield

On his one, Jake Bugg arrived on stage armed only with his acoustic guitar. It seems the 22-year-old is still on a mission to demonstrate he can stand on his own two feet. He opens the set with the title-track ...
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Live Review: Jamie T at O2 Academy Sheffield

"When I was younger I wrote a song" Jamie Treays opens up out of the blue like an X-Factor contestant clinging onto an artificial sob story. "I forgot about it and then I went to make some tea the other day and...

Live Review: Dusky at The Tuesday Club, Sheffield

Whilst the University of Sheffield's Student's Union is a far cry off playing London's now deceased Fabric or edgy Berlin warehouses, tonight Dusky bend the Steel City into a different creature. Few DJs will...