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LABEL FEATURE: Monomyth Records

Monomyth Records is a not for profit record label and artist collective based in Leeds. Established in 2017 the label is overseen by Bob Brazill and Ed Heaton. After working in the music industry for nearly three decades and encompassing all manner of roles , Bob and Ed decided to join forces. The goal of the label is to gather and develop new music from an eclectic mix of artists and to serve as a launch pad for their work

SINGLE REVIEW: The Attic Movement (ft. LIO) – ‘Leave The Car’

While I am frequently moved to tears by music I hear – as you’ll be aware if you’ve read my reviews – this is...

TOUR NEWS: JAWS November 2019 dates

Following the release of their long-awaited, and critically acclaimed third album, "The Ceiling", and a short run of sold-out UK headline dates, JAWS are...

ALBUM & TOUR NEWS: Twin Atlantic new album ‘Power’ out 24th...

Twin Atlantic return with aplomb on new album ‘POWER’ - their scorching, charged-up fourth LP and their first release on Virgin EMI - out...

GIG NEWS: Song for the North – The Civic, Barnsley –...

The Civic has announced a night of four of the best Northern songwriters at The Civic

FESTIVAL NEWS: Musicport Festival 2019 – Late additions

With less than 4 weeks until the 20th Musicport Festival founder and director Jim McLaughlin believes it is the strongest line-up in its 20-year...

EVENT NEWS: Northern Soul All-Dayer, Barnsley Civic, 28th September 2019

The Civic has announced that on Saturday 28th September, they will host their first ever Northern Soul All-Dayer. In partnership with Junction 36 Soul...

CLUB NIGHT NEWS: Deptford Northern Soul Club at Headrow House, Leeds...

Deptford Northern Soul Club - the new face of soul brought to you by the next generation - who are coming to Leeds Headrow...

LIVE REVIEW: Todmorden Summer Orchestra – St Mary’s Church, Todmorden –...

Members of Todmorden Orchestra still in town joined together for this extra concert, a fundraiser for Nyabitocho parish, Tanzania. They were mainly string players....

LIVE REVIEW: Antony and Friends – Central Methodist Hall, Todmorden –...

The wind quintet of Lynda Robertson (flute), Nina Jarman (oboe), Rachael Gibbon (clarinet), Bob Shaw (horn) and David Buck (bassoon) ably performed the first...

BAND & ARTIST NEWS: AFEM launches new mental health guide for...

Coinciding with World Mental Health Day, The Association For Electronic Music (AFEM) has launched a mental health guide for people working in the electronic...

FILM NEWS: ‘The Great White Silence’ with live score comes to...

The dramatic 1924 silent film of Captain Scott's doomed South Pole adventure comes to HULL, SHEFFIELD and YORK with live score by acclaimed silent...

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LSF Statement: Hope & Glory Festival

We've had some queries from our readers asking whether, because we published news pieces about Hope & Glory, we have any formal connection to,...

LSF is now all about Yorkshire

We are now all about Yorkshire. Our service is now for people living in Yorkshire and about music from and played in Yorkshire. We'll be continuing to post news of gigs and concerts in places that people living in Yorkshire can travel to.

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