Nervous Twitch Interview

I've been a massive fan of Nervous Twitch since my band played a rather odd but lovely gig with them at The Fenton where we bonded over a love of Dan Electro basses.  They've just got better and better (evidenced by their incredible album and 7" released last year)...

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The Seven Inches Interview

Sometimes bands are contacted via conventional means for these gigs; email, Facebook, mailing pigeon etc. Sometimes however arrangements are made a little bit left of the field.  One of my Daughter's friends Parent's mentioned that they were involved with a band and...

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Tea Leaf Interview

Tea Leaf plays beautiful, intricate and (sometimes) sad songs and is excitingly going to be playing at our next gig.  Have a read and have a listen and get ready for a nice chilled opening to the Nov 1st afternoon. How would you describe your music to a would be...

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Protectors Interview

I cannot express how happy I am that we have Protectors playing on Sunday; From the very start of Youth Anthems they were the band I always wanted playing and hopefully you’ll understand why when you see their glorious indie-rock at Wharf Chambers this week. I grabbed...

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Jacobean Ruff interview

One of the aims of the Youth Anthems gigs (as well as having tons of fun and eating loads of cake) is to show young people that they can get involved in their music scene too, that it doesn't have to be about 'adults' and them having to only be the audience.  I think...

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Sonic The Comic Interview

Sonic The Comic will be headlining the next Youth Anthems gig and I couldn't be happier about it.  The duo play computer game influenced indie-pop/punk and will get you dancing and thinking in equal measure.  Lovely music played by lovely people!  Here's a little bit...

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Finnmark! Interview

At our gig on May 10th we have the phenomenal local indie-popsters Finnmark! playing.  Here's a quick introduction to them..! What's your name and where do you come from? Is that a Blind Date reference? Well Cilla, we're Finnmark! and we're from Leeds! Nice reference...

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Patrick Craig Interview

On May 10th we have Leeds via Kingston's Patrick Craig opening proceedings for us so I thought we should find out a bit more about this chap before he brings his folk-punk sound to our ears... Could you introduce yourself and tell us how you ended up playing guitar in...

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Travels By Telephone Interview

At our next gig on February 22nd we have the rather marvellous Travels By Telephone (aka Mr. Jamie Wilson) playing for us.  So here's a few words from the man himself to help you understand the machinations behind it all so you can fully enjoy the experience! What's...

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The Amistad – Interviewed!

I'm so happy we've got The Amistad playing our next gig; they've been a mainstay of the UK DIY punk scene for quite some time and are lovely folk too.  Here's a few words from them before they rock up to our PAFRAS benefit on November 23rd. There's more information on...

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Christine Majid (PAFRAS Manager) Interview

I'm immensely grateful that Christine Majid (the Manager of PAFRAS) has taken so much time out of her busy life to answer some questions that we sent to her ahead of our benefit gig for the charity on November 23rd (more information on that here).  It's a pretty big...

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Jesus & His Judgemental Father Interview

Before our rather amazing (if I do say so myself) line-up on November 23rd, here's a lovely little interview with our headliners.  So get yourselves acquainted and come have a great time.  There's more information on the gig on our Facebook page here   YA:     ...

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Esper Scout Interview!

We are very very happy to have the wonderful Esper Scout headlining our gig this coming Sunday and thought you might like to pour yourself a brew and have a little read about them (answers by Sarah)...   YA: What on Earth is an Esper Scout? ES: An ‘Esper’ is...

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Interview – The Three Amigos!

Seeing as we have The Three Amigos playing at our next gig it seemed like a good idea to get to know them better.  So a few questions were slung their way and here are the answers.  Be prepared for some serious controversy if you're a fan of the incredible film that...

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