‘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.

2019 BUKC Season – A Proper Mad Race On A Really Fun Circuit

Wales is a place I haven’t visited often; the only parts I have been to are Snowden when I was a toddler, and Anglesey, more specifically the Trac Môn circuit located at the south-western part of the island. Although I have never driven the circuit, it houses one of the best spectating points of any … More 2019 BUKC Season – A Proper Mad Race On A Really Fun Circuit

2019 BUKC Season – Accidentally Acquiring A New Nickname

On my 15th birthday, I received a voucher for a first-drive experience in a Mini Cooper S at the Three Sisters circuit in Wigan. It was a highly useful moment in my life, especially with an instructor alongside me. That wasn’t actually my first time behind the wheel of a car as I drove my … More 2019 BUKC Season – Accidentally Acquiring A New Nickname

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