Author Archives: ellyoracle

Constellations Festival 2011

I covered the second Constellations Festival at Leeds University for Counterfeit Magazine. Here’s my review online , along with photos by Andy Cook, or the full text is below: Constellations: Leeds University So it’s November, the nights are drawing in. The days … Continue reading

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The Land of Fire and Ice and Hipsters – A Negative Narrative Blog

A Negative Narrative asked me to photo-blog my trip to Iceland last October. Here it is below, or click to see it online along with the photos here. Say that you’re off to Iceland for your holidays and you will be … Continue reading

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Farewell to The Music

The Music played their last two shows ever to a hometown crowd at the beginning of August. I covered it for Clash, with Danny Payne on photo duty. Here’s my review – click through for larger print.

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The Archives – Dananananaykroyd

Dananananaykroyd // Brudenell // Leeds // 2.6.11 It doesn’t really matter that you’re never going to get the right amount of syllables when you tell your bewildered friends you’re off to see Dananananaykroyd, because trying to get it right will … Continue reading

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The Archives – Clinic

Clinic // The Cockpit // Leeds // 28th May 2011 Clinic are a band with a reputation for the quirky, the fuzzy, the contemplative, the off-beat. So it’s a shame the Cockpit isn’t busier for them on the last night … Continue reading

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The Archives – Three Trapped Tigers

Three Trapped Tigers //  The Harley, Sheffield // 24/5/11 If what you need after a day of dull and predictable daily grind is something unexpected, then the astute decision to make would be to allow Three Trapped Tigers access to your … Continue reading

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Scroobius Pip – A Negative Narrative Intraview

Recent 6 music website of the day-er A Negative Narrative curator Ewan, recently bagged a photo-intraview with Scroobius Pip, and asked me to write the blurb. Here it is below, or click to see it online along with the photo-intraview … Continue reading

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Leeds Festival 2011

Leeds Festival is a bit of an annual event for me, and this year I wrote about it for the GigApe site. Danny Payne took the photos, you can read our day by day reports by clicking below: Friday Saturday  Sunday - or … Continue reading

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Kendal Calling 2011

Here’s another of my festival reviews, from the lovely & cosy Kendal Calling, for the Gigape site. Photos are by Danny Payne. It’s here online; photos can be accessed by clicking the blue camera icon, or read below in full … Continue reading

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Tramlines Sheffield 2011 – Sunday

This year was my second at Tramlines,Sheffield’s urban festival, and the second time I’ve spent the Sunday at the “New Music” stage, again curated by Sheffield hardcore band Rolo Tomassi. You can read my review for Counterfeit Magazine online here, … Continue reading

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