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LABEL NEWS: Clue Records merges with Hatch Records

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In the face of very uncertain times for the music industry, Leeds based Clue Records are hoping to add some positivity, bucking the trend...

LABEL FEATURE: Monomyth Records

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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

ALBUM REVIEW: King of the Slums – ‘Encrypted Contemporary Narratives’

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Hot - or possibly very warm, it was out a while ago - on the heels of the compilation ‘Our Favourite Trainers’ (read our...

SINGLE REVIEW: Furrowed Brow – ‘Pissing Superfluous’

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Furrowed Brow are out of Manchester, and there is something of a Manchester sound in this track. It sounds like The Fall and Joy...

ALBUM NEWS: Joshua Burnell releases ‘Flowers Where the Horses Sleep’ 4th...

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Recent winner of the Rising Star accolade in the 2020 Folking Awards, Burnell is an extraordinary talent, seemingly with his own musical time machine...

CAMPAIGN NEWS: MVT announce first artists for Passport: Back To Our...

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Elbow, Everything Everything, Public Service Broadcasting and The Slow Readers Club are the first artists to announce gigs for Passport: Back to Our Roots,...

SINGLE REVIEW: The Attic Movement – ‘Leave The Car (Voix Remix)’

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If you’ve read my review of The Attic Movement’s debut single - ‘Leave The Car’ - you’ll know that this song is guaranteed to...

CAMPAIGN NEWS: MVT announce first artists for Passport: Back To Our...

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Elbow, Everything Everything, Public Service Broadcasting and The Slow Readers Club are the first artists to announce gigs for Passport: Back to Our Roots,...

GRANT NEWS: MOBO Trust and Help Musicians expand partnership and support...

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Enhanced support package empowers artists with 1:1 business guidance, health support, and funding for creative output. 2020 MOBO Help Musicians Fund promises to reach more musicians than ever before by growing investment to £100,000

CAMPAIGN NEWS: Grassroots Music Venue Crisis Fund

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On 30 March Music Venue Trust launched a Grassroots Music Venue Crisis Fund, calling on the music industry, cultural sector and high net worth...

LABEL NEWS: Clue Records merges with Hatch Records

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In the face of very uncertain times for the music industry, Leeds based Clue Records are hoping to add some positivity, bucking the trend...

CAMPAIGN NEWS: MVT announce first artists for Passport: Back To Our...

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Elbow, Everything Everything, Public Service Broadcasting and The Slow Readers Club are the first artists to announce gigs for Passport: Back to Our Roots,...

How to get a review on LSF

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A short guide for bands and artists

LSF Statement: Hope & Glory Festival

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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

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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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