Slam Dunk North Festival 2021

After what’s been a rocky road of having to cancel and then postpone the festival, FutureSoundsknew there were big expectations from Slam Dunk fanatics for this year’s event, and boy did they deliver the goods. Previously held in the City Centre of Leeds across various venues, Slam Dunk is “the UK’s biggest independent Rock Festival” […]

James: All The Colours of You

All The Colours Of You, the 16th Studio album from “Madchesters” one and only James. There are not many bands around today who can hand on heart say they have conquered 16 studio albums and a whopping 38 years together. The work this band has produced over the years and their contribution to live music […]

Newton Faulkner – Character, Connection and Charisma

It was a very different kind of gig, having everyone seated at The Wardrobe on 30 May, but it came with some great advantages for singer/songwriter Newton Faulkner and his fans. As the photographer there for Leeds Living, I was unexpectedly asked to write some words, and the difference between a pre-COVID gig and this […]

DMA’s Live at Brixton LP

On the 6th March 2020, the DMA’s smashed their biggest UK show to date at Brixton Academy, immediately hailed as one of the highlights of the band’s career, half a planet away from home and filled with 5 thousand passionate fans. And now you can relive the night with the band’s Live at Brixton LP.  […]

In Conversation With Tom Fuller – and The Calls EP Reviewed

Leeds band The Calls have released a very ‘Northern Psych’ EP – ‘Fall Inside Again’. Tom Fuller (songwriter, vocals, rhythm guitar and sometimes keys) was good enough to answer a few questions just this week, so we can gain a better picture of the band’s history and their sound.   I asked Tom what led him […]