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. ...
Jemma Freeman & The Cosmic Something Interview

Jemma Freeman & The Cosmic Something Interview

I am mega happy that Jemma is coming all the way up from London to come and play for us.  I’ve been a massive fan of their work since a friend recommended I check out the Bandcamp demo’s and I was blown away by the recent EP so have a read, a listen and...
Cheap Good Craic Interview

Cheap Good Craic Interview

We managed to track down Danny and Beth (aka the most awesome siblings in Leeds) for a quick chat about Cheap Good Craic before their headline set at Youth Anthems 17.  Take it away..! Why Fleetwood Mac? Fleetwood mac are universally easy to love, the song writing is...
Mayshe-Mayshe Interview

Mayshe-Mayshe Interview

I’d heard Alice Rowan’s name mentioned in very positive tones around the Leeds music scene and after seeing a great video of her performing live under the Mayshe-Mayshe moniker I knew a booking for Youth Anthems needed to happen! Alongside swapping...