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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...

SINGLE REVIEW: VALA – ‘Want Your Love’

I was much surprised with Vala’s last single - ‘Summer Air’ with it’s early 60s’ ballad feel and this surprise continues with ‘Want Your...

ALBUM & TOUR NEWS: OMD to release special 40th anniversary box...

Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark (OMD) continue their 40th anniversary celebrations with the announcement of a career box set, ‘Souvenir’ and brand new greatest...

GIG & SINGLE NEWS: Lockeland play York 4th September 2019, release...

US country trio Lockeland are coming to York as part of their UK tour on September 4th, performing at The Nashville Sessions at The...

SINGLE REVIEW: Noggy – ‘Two Years From Now’

A while back I reviewed Noggy’s single ‘Weighed Down’ and absolutely adored it. So I was looking forward to hearing this release. And was...
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VIDEO NEWS: Sfven drops video for new single ‘Closure’

Leeds based electro pop artist Sfven has released the video for his new single 'Closure', which follows recent releases 'Paranoid' and 'Hard To Say...

FESTIVAL NEWS: Jon ‘The Reverend’ McClure Promises ‘Indeh Bangers’ At Official...

Taking place with Scotts and This Feeling at the O2 Academy Sheffield on Saturday 20th July

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...

LIVE REVIEW: Todmorden Orchestra: Fame & Farewell – Todmorden Town Hall...

The programme began with Igor Stravinsky’s anarchic, energetic Suite no 2 for Small Orchestra. Then came Richard Strauss’s Four Last Songs. Solo soprano Paula...

EVENT NEWS: Thursday Lates launch with an evening celebrating Nightclub Culture...

The Civic, Barnsley have announced the launch of Thursday Lates this summer; a monthly opportunity for visitors to experience the gallery programme after hours...

EVENT NEWS: Music Industry Panel: Getting Your Music Out, Heard And...

Leeds Lending Room @ The Library | Friday 12 July 2019 Doors: 5.30pm | Panel: 6.00pm – 7.30pm

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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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