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March gig tips from our Editor

March is about the time in the calendar when gigs come thick and fast, bands get out on the road and there isn’t a better month to find your next favourite band. We’ll be attending a huge amount of shows this month in Leeds and the surrounding areas and here are my big gig tips […]

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Corella // Caught Up

As a live band, nobody impressed us more last year than Corella who we saw several times bring their catchy indie-pop songs to Yorkshire and various UK festivals. The band from Manchester have an incredible knack for writing a killer chorus and an infectious riff whilst staying credible and current. Brand new single “Caught Up” follows this […]

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Dead Natives // Keep This In Mind

Every time Dead Natives feature on Halfway 2 Nowhere, we seem to have something different to write about them. This might initially seem like they’re a band still trying to find their feet and haven’t established a true “sound”, which may be true, but I feel it’s because this band are ever evolving, and pushing their personal […]

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Live: Albert Hammond Jr. – O2 Academy, Leeds

In just a few weeks, Albert Hammond Jr. releases his fourth solo record Francis Trouble and on Monday evening, he played a rousing support set on Scottish rockers Franz Ferdinand’s Leeds show. With queue’s still out of the door to collect tickets, Hammond Jr. walked out to a surprisingly quiet crowd, seemingly still in a Monday kind […]

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Josh Mover and the Shakers // Into A Ghost EP Review

H2N has recently been discovering just how vibrant the Canadian indie scene currently is and our latest plays have come courtesy of Josh Mover and the Shakers from Toronto. The band have just released their creative debut 5 track EP Into A Ghost. Released just before Valentine’s Day, you are excused for assuming track I […]

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Bengal Lancers – Eclipse

Eclipse is London based band Bengal Lancers first single of 2018 and it’s an impressively intense song about the mixed raw emotion following a break up. The vocal delivery of lead singer Harry Sullivan has an increasingly desperate anxiety about it as he explains what a complete part of his life his former love was. […]

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Albert Hammond Jr. to support Franz Ferdinand on UK Tour including Leeds O2 date

Albert Hammond Jr. recent announced details of his fourth solo studio album. Francis Trouble is due for international release on March 9th and is preceded by new single ‘Muted Beatings’ (below) and a UK wide tour supporting Franz Ferdinand which will see Albert head to Leeds O2 Academy on 19th February. Most famous for his […]

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TAMSYN // In Love Or Insane?

Describing their sound as distinct, upbeat and romantic, TAMSYN, are the latest set of Manchester lads to try and break into the music industry. Heavily influenced by classic rock and 90s Britpop, the four-piece today released brand new single IN LOVE OR INSANE? with a launch gig at Jimmy’s in Manchester. ‘In Love Or Insane?’ is about being in […]

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Roddy Woomble to stop in York and Hebden Bridge on March UK Tour

RODDY WOOMBLE has announced a run of UK dates for 2018 as he continues to tour his latest solo outing ‘The Deluder’. Roddy Woomble released his latest album ‘The Deluder’ on A Modern Way/Empty World last year and will be touring the UK throughout March 2018. Support for the tour comes from rising singer-songwriter and […]

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Live: Spring King – Crescent, York

Post-punk foursome Spring King visited the York Crescent venue this week on their nationwide run of dates. With the weather below freezing outside it would have been justifiable to see a small crowd turn out, especially given York’s infamously bad music scene but that certainly wasn’t the case. A bumper crowd braved the cold weather to see […]