2019 BUKC Season – “We’ve Got The Ultimate Gentleman Driver Racing Against A Massive Human-Sized Orange Cone!”

The transition from Saturday to Sunday provided a much better sleep for myself than the night before, still not perfect, but definitely more than six hours. After the action of the main and Intermediate championships, just four from Huddersfield remained for the individual drivers championship; myself, Sam Tearne, Aaron Walsh, and Jack Lynas. All four … More 2019 BUKC Season – “We’ve Got The Ultimate Gentleman Driver Racing Against A Massive Human-Sized Orange Cone!”

‘No Aggression, No Anger, Just Pure Love’ – Samh – We Are Not Physical.

With a few well-established music venues and a large number of local bands to listen to, Huddersfield’s music scene could be considered quite healthy despite a testing political and economic climate. In some cases, it might be natural for music venue owners to want to get up on stage, perform themselves, and experience what it’s … More ‘No Aggression, No Anger, Just Pure Love’ – Samh – We Are Not Physical.

REVIEW: 01/03/19 – The Roves and Elastic Waste

The beginning of a new month, and the first day of March brought an unusual combination of bands to the Northern Quarter venue. Although the two bands could quite easily be categorised as rock music, both sit at very different ends of the spectrum, but it was a combination that proved to be strangely charming. … More REVIEW: 01/03/19 – The Roves and Elastic Waste

REVIEW: 26/02/19 – Ellie Ford Trio and Long Lost Tom

The Northern Quarter has seen its fair share of bands from all around the country make an appearance at the Huddersfield-based venue, more recently the shoegaze evening from three and a half weeks ago. This time around, Ellie Ford and her band came up from Brighton to treat the audience with the hypnotic sounds of … More REVIEW: 26/02/19 – Ellie Ford Trio and Long Lost Tom

REVIEW: 22/02/19 – Bleep Presents: James Orvis

A different kind of evening was occurring at the Northern Quarter, with the traditional two support acts plus a headlining band being replaced by a series of DJs from a conglomerate known as Bleep, although they had brought in a headline act of their own, and together they provided a hard-hitting evening of electronic, house, … More REVIEW: 22/02/19 – Bleep Presents: James Orvis

REVIEW: 08/02/19 – Nesta live at the Northern Quarter

Everyone loves a cover band; the sound of throwback and nostalgia is often enough to bring smiles to the faces of those the see the world through rose-tinted glasses, but there is merit to a band that performs covers well, and Nesta did just that when they played at the Northern Quarter. Nesta are a … More REVIEW: 08/02/19 – Nesta live at the Northern Quarter

REVIEW: 01/02/19 – Dooshki, Raze, and Just Suppose live at the Northern Quarter

Shoegaze, a genre of music from around the late 80s to early 90s where British indie rock bands would experience with loudness, reverberated vocals, and generally just stared at their own shoes whilst performing on stage. Bands such as My Bloody Valentine and Lush were synonymous with the genre, and at the Northern Quarter, three … More REVIEW: 01/02/19 – Dooshki, Raze, and Just Suppose live at the Northern Quarter

REVIEW: 25/01/19 – Bad Knaves and SUNGLO live at the Northern Quarter

In the midst of the second term of university, Northern Quarter brought in two bands with psychedelia elements to perform in front of students eager to kick of their weekend with a positive vibe. For the headliners, they were completing a tour of the UK and France with a performance for their home town, and … More REVIEW: 25/01/19 – Bad Knaves and SUNGLO live at the Northern Quarter

REVIEW: 14/12/18 – Yazz Ahmed live at the Northern Quarter

Friday the 14th of December marked the end of the University of Huddersfield’s first term, and for their students, the beginning of a one month break to enjoy the Christmas festivities. On the contrary, one of the country’s most aspiring jazz musicians was rounding out a three month tour of Europe with a visit to … More REVIEW: 14/12/18 – Yazz Ahmed live at the Northern Quarter

REVIEW: 11/12/18 – ‘Entranced’ live at the Northern Quarter

With just a fortnight to go before Christmas Day, many would almost certainly be making preparations for that day. However, some still had the time to visit Northern Quarter for ‘Entranced’, an event set up by Dan Antunes, a 2nd year student at the University of Huddersfield. The ethos behind the event was two acts … More REVIEW: 11/12/18 – ‘Entranced’ live at the Northern Quarter