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BAND FEATURE: jellyskin

Frank introduces this Leeds based band who make music which is 'post-punky, psychy, gothic, moody and atmospheric with this sense of dark joyousness'

BAND FEATURE: WildCohen

'WildCohen make music the like of which I have not heard for years. It’s psychedelic – huge and vastly layered. And it is, to my ears at least, different to some of the bands that are labelled as psych, drawing influences from all sorts of music'

INTERVIEW & ALBUM NEWS: Captain Wilberforce release their new album –...

It’s been a while – their last album was released in 2011 – but Leeds based Captain Wiberforce is back with a new album and a permanent line-up. I asked Simon about working with the new line-up and the new album.

News

ALBUM & TOUR NEWS: Table Scraps announce new album, Upcoming 2017/2018...

Table Scraps have announced their new album 'Autonomy' and released a brand new track from it, 'Sick Of Me'. On the song, Scott Vincent Abbott...

SINGLE & TOUR NEWS: Sea Girls unveil new single ‘What For’,...

Sea Girls, a four piece from Leicestershire and Kent, give a nod to the best of British indie in their music, such as Catfish...

TOUR & ALBUM NEWS: Black Lips tour starts this week, ‘Satan’s...

Atlanta flower punk pioneers Black Lips are rolling on. After their headlining appearance at Reading & Leeds this summer, the band start a number...

Reviews

THERE’S A WORLD OUT THERE – ALBUM REVIEW: Vukovar – ‘Puritan’

A new album by Vukovar, so which way are the band going to take us this time. Further into the darkness. ‘Puritan’ is dark, it’s disturbing. Disturbing in a good way, it draws you in and drags you down a dark tunnel, where it goes nobody knows.

SINGLE PREVIEW: Thomas & The Empty Orchestra – ‘My Old Heart’...

Thomas has collaborated with Sheffield alt hip-hop rising star and spoken word poet Otis Mensah on this track. After having met and played together...

THERE’S A WORLD OUT THERE – SINGLE REVIEW: Shaking Chains –...

I first came across Manchester’s Shaking Chains when I heard their last single ‘Midnight Oil’. ‘Into Dust’ is their second. Where ‘Midnight Oil’ was...

Columns

FRANK & JOHNNY’S COLUMN: More covers

As well as bringing you some covers that at least one of us thinks is worth listening to, this column marks the debut of a new LSF writer – Johnny Turner.

FRANK’S COLUMN: Girls At Our Best – An appreciation

The other day I was mentioning to somebody that I liked a band because they sounded like late 70s/early 80s Leeds band Girls At Our Best, who? they asked, well this is the answer to that question...

FRANK’S COLUMN: Redgum – ‘Caught in the Act’

Frank introduces one of his favourite albums Redgum's 'Caught In The Act' - with side-trips into cheap cigarettes, worshipping punk icons and student short-life houses
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