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ARTIST FEATURE: Graceful Harmony

Graceful harmony are a voice and piano duo from Sheffield who, although only a short way on their musical journey are really making waves in the Sheffield music scene

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.'

TOUR NEWS & RELEASE NEWS: Reflekter announce additional Autumn shows, drop...

Fresh from their searing set at Dot To Dot Festival this year, Nottingham’s hottest new prospects - REFLEKTER - are delighted to announce a...

SINGLE & GIG NEWS: Naguals drop ‘Let It Go’/’D.R.I.’ via Doit...

Sheffield band Naguals have released a new single - 'Let It Go'/'D.R.I.' - via Doit Thissen. The single is available as a lathe cut...

SINGLE REVIEW: Samh – ‘We Are Not Physical’

Until I was asked whether we’d like to review this song I’ve never even heard of Samh, despite the fact that I actually live...

EP REVIEW: Lake Michigan – ‘Time Passing’

There is something magical about the songs on this EP, something entrancing, something that just quietly draws you in and takes you to a...

FESTIVAL NEWS: Emerging talent heads to the stage as Tramlines Festival...

Newcomers have been selected by industry officials, artists and BBC Introducing through ‘the Apply To Play’ process, including: Before Breakfast, Exiled, Fauves, Graces, Guest Singer, Hands Off Gretel, LIO, Matic Mouth, Matthew J Hall, Oh Papa, Perfectparachutepicture and Speed For Lovers

FESTIVAL NEWS: The Fringe at Tramlines returns for second year

A huge range of music and entertainment set for the city centre over the Tramlines weekend ‘The Fringe at Tramlines’ returns for a second year...

TOUR NEWS: Spooky Men’s Chorale dates June-August 2019

They can do mellow and they can do mayhem. They can do dashing and they can do deadpan. They can do bitter and they...

LIVE REVIEW: Antony and Friends – Todmorden Methodist Church – 18th...

The main work for this concert was Messaien’s “Quartet for the End of Time” (leaving out the seventh movement). This complex and powerful work,...

FESTIVAL NEWS: Emerging talent heads to the stage as Tramlines Festival...

Newcomers have been selected by industry officials, artists and BBC Introducing through ‘the Apply To Play’ process, including: Before Breakfast, Exiled, Fauves, Graces, Guest Singer, Hands Off Gretel, LIO, Matic Mouth, Matthew J Hall, Oh Papa, Perfectparachutepicture and Speed For Lovers

FESTIVAL NEWS: The Fringe at Tramlines returns for second year

A huge range of music and entertainment set for the city centre over the Tramlines weekend ‘The Fringe at Tramlines’ returns for a second year...

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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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