Haq123 – Interview

Haq123 – Interview

Danny (of Wharf Chambers/Jesus and His Judgemental Father fame) messaged me later one night to tell me that there was a band I absolutely had to book for Youth Anthems.  He’d played in Birmingham that night and seen Haq123 and was quite rightly blown away (he...
Lisa-Marie Glover Interview

Lisa-Marie Glover Interview

Quite a few people had suggested getting Lisa-Marie along to a Youth Anthems gig and I knew she’d done some work with previous guests Kelly Boyle and Sarah Stathem so I was delighted when Lisa-Marie got in touch and I think you will be too once you’ve seen...
Emily Mercer – Interview

Emily Mercer – Interview

I was introduced to the fabulous Emily Mercer by Youth Anthem’s biggest supporter and general owner of the finger on the pulse of interesting music in Leeds – Nicky Bray!  Emily plays awesome piano led songs that range from jazz to pop and indie with a nod...
Sad-Eyed Puffins – Interview

Sad-Eyed Puffins – Interview

I was introduced to the Sad-Eyed Puffins by Billy Billy 5P who couldn’t recommend them enough. I had a listen and then had a look and I knew they’d be perfect for Youth Anthems – bizzaro, psychadelic, out there music with a real sense of fun, time to...
Girl Gang Leeds Interview

Girl Gang Leeds Interview

We bumped into Girl Gang Leeds at the ace Leeds Food Festival School Dinner event where they were face painting and generally adding a layer of glitter and grrr! to the weekend.  I got straight in touch to see if they could bring the fun to Youth Anthems and they...
Captain of The Lost Waves Interview

Captain of The Lost Waves Interview

Nicky Bray (The Pop Up People, Penny & The Sausages) is always a reliable source for Youth Anthems bands (she was one of the first people to suggest Biscuithead and The Biscuit Badgers!) so when she told me to check out The Captain I made a point of doing so. ...