Interview with Brooders

Interview with Brooders

What is Leeds like as a city to be a band in? Brilliant, magical, exciting, surprising and so much more. Leeds is a city absolutely blossoming with amazing bands, great venues and the maddest fans. Its always exciting, and its our home so we have a lot of love for the...

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Interview with REED

Interview with REED

What is Leeds like as a city to be a band in? Leeds is a great city for music, especially if you’re a band. Theres so many great venues to play at and theres always a show on if you feel like going to watch another band.  What’s the most memorable gig you’ve had...

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A Minute With.. FEMUR

A Minute With.. FEMUR

Describe your sound in three words? Dirty psych grunge Whats the most rock and roll thing to happen on tour? Our bassist shat in a urinal What other up and coming bands are you tipping? Vultures, Vulgarians, Cannibal Animal, Weirds and Abominal Soul. What have your...

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Catch up with… Cape Cub

Catch up with… Cape Cub

What’s your past experience of Leeds been? Leeds is a really special city. In my old band we played a house party next to the uni which was wild, and in Cape Cub we’ve been lucky enough to play at Live at Leeds and also at Stylus, whilst on tour with Sunset...

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60 Seconds with…. Syd Arthur

60 Seconds with…. Syd Arthur

Describe your sound in three words? Meticulous, mercurial and high-tech. …and the live shows? Live is where we are at currently with our experiments in songwriting, sonics and improvisation but at the end of the day it is about the audience and what they bring is just...

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We Chat To… Idle Frets

We Chat To… Idle Frets

What’s the weirdest experience you’ve had on tour? Luke: We played The Victoria in Birmingham back in May and as we were loading Nelly (our trusted tour wagon) back up there was this man who at first I thought was being really kind, but things took a sudden turn for...

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A minute with… Yassassin

A minute with… Yassassin

Who are your most inspiring musical icons? So many! Patti Smith for giving no fucks and being a beautiful soul. PJ Harvey for creating all different sorts of music and sounds, all of it amazing. Nick Drake, Leadbelly, Otis Redding, Kim Gordon, Kim Deal, Syd Barrett.....

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Purple Thread Interview

Purple Thread Interview

Describe your sound in three words? Vivacious, bodacious, curvaceous …and the live shows? Yeah pretty good! Whats the most rock and roll thing to happen at a gig? Once our inflatable dinosaur (Big Dave) that we take on stage with us crowd surfed so hard at one of our...

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High Hazels Interview

High Hazels Interview

High Hazels glide into Leeds on 18th October to showcase their brand of dreamy swoony psych pop. The Lending Room spoke to James to find out the band’s take on touring and the music industry. Describe your sound in three words? troubled golden syrup What have...

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