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ALBUM REVIEW: King of the Slums – ‘Artgod Dogs’

'I was surprised, I reeled in wonderment, and frankly shed a tear at the sheer brilliance of the songs on this album, it’s that good.'
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THERE’S A WHOLE WORLD OUT THERE – BAND FEATURE teepee

This ‘There’s a whole world out there’ features a band from Prague – teepee. I came across this band when attempting to listen to...

FESTIVAL NEWS: Family favourite films, 80s pop disco, woodland workshops, circus...

Tramlines Festival has revealed family friendly aspects of the festival as well as some new nightime entertainment for the three-day event. With earlier opening...
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ALBUM & TOUR NEWS: Birds of Chicago ‘Love in Wartime’ out...

Birds of Chicago have been riding a swell of good mojo in the Americana scene since their inception in late 2012. With their new...
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SINGLE & TOUR NEWS: PARCELS ‘TIEDUPRIGHTNOW’ out now, dates November 2018

'TIEDUPRIGHTNOW' is out on Kitsuné / BECAUSE MUSIC. A debut album is expected later this year.

FESTIVAL NEWS: Beat-Herder announces second wave of acts for 2018

Beat-Herder, the weirdest, wildest and most wonderful party in the UK festival calendar, announces more big names for 2018. Running from July 13th -...

LIVE REVIEW: CREATION F J Haydn,  Todmorden Town Hall, 22nd April...

Todmorden Choral Society and Todmorden Orchestra united with three soloists in a gorgeous performance of Haydn’s oratorio “Creation”, conducted by Antony Brannick. Eighteenth century music...

LIVE REVIEW: Todmorden Orchestra Todmorden 17th March & Antony and...

Reviews of two recent concerts at Todmorden Town Hall

FESTIVAL NEWS: The Charlatans take over Northwich for their own festival

THE CHARLATANS have confirmed some almighty plans; four live dates and their own festival in their hometown, Northwich. The band will headline four shows...

BOOK NEWS: Joolz Denby -award winning novelist, artist, tattooist and co-founder...

Author, poet, artist, tattooist, band manager and women's rights advocate, it is safe to say that one way or another - you will have...

How to get a review on LSF

A short guide for bands and artists

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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