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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...

VIDEO NEWS: Snakerattlers drop video for ‘Do The Rattlerock’

2019 has been a massive year for York duo SNAKERATTLERS, who have now established themselves firmly in the UK underground music scene, racking up...

GIG NEWS: ELO Again play Ilkley Kings Hall // Friday 21...

ELO AGAIN will be playing ILKLEY KINGS HALL on FRIDAY 21 FEBRUARY as part of their full RE-DISCOVERY TOUR throughout the early part of...

SINGLE REVIEW: Cat Una – ‘Wait It Out’

This is one of the most incredibly beautiful songs I’ve heard in a long long time. So beautiful that I’m having trouble putting it...

GIG NEWS: Upcoming Leon Marshall dates

Harrogate based Leon and his trusted six string regularly perform in clubs and bars throughout his native Yorkshire. Leon’s love of music stretches from Elvis...

LIVE REVIEW: Radius Opera: The Fire Of Olympus – Todmorden Hippodrome...

Zeus (Robert Glyndwr Garland) complacently addresses his people. But he is not as secure in his power as he thinks. Troublemakers Prometheus (Sophie Dicks)...

LIVE REVIEW: Todmorden Choral Society: Cathedral Gems – St Mary’s Church,...

This was a concert devoted to religious music: however, it offered variety, from the powerful “St Patrick’s Breastplate”, arranged by Stanford to the gentle...

FUNDRAISING NEWS: Ben & Andy release video in support of their...

Although Ben & Andy ( Ben Potts and Andy Green) hail from Sunderland and Newcastle we're sharing their video which supports their fundraising. The 'Alternative...

AIM Launches ‘Start-Up Guide to Music Business’ as part of BBC...

Introducing the Start-Up Guide to Music Business AIM launches its new ‘Start-up Guide to Music Business’ at BBC Music Introducing LIVE today. Written and compiled...

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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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