Taking place on FRIDAY 18 OCTOBER – and subtitled #360RAW10 – the event focusses again on the region’s finest and most exciting emerging artists, this time featuring ADMT from Doncaster; LINK LEWIS from Huddersfield; EVERYDAY PEOPLE from Leeds; and SHADES, also from Leeds.
“Four songs in and a previously seated Festival Hall audience rise as one – it feels like an organised, pre-arranged movement – and head for the stage to worship post-punk pioneers, the Psychedelic Furs. The staff stand helpless…”
“I wrote a lot of dark songs and wrapped them in the most beautiful sounds we could find,” Green explains. “There are personal connotations, but they’re also relatable. I’m thankful for the opportunity to create.”
The guys have gone strength to strength gaining worldwide recognition for ‘All Of Me’ with renowned rapper Logic they received international acclaim, with over 3 million downloads and 75+ million streams that followed with their 2017 album release Brighter Future.
His attitude-rich charisma and impassioned vocal power are constant throughout songs which range from reflections on the past to righteous anger at the direction that we’re collectively heading in.
“This is a record steeped in both the chilly yearning of Bowie’s “Berlin” albums and Ziggy Stardust’s glam apocalypse, as well as the science-fiction paperbacks by the likes of JG Ballard which inspired them.” 4* – The Independent
“As balancing acts go, they’ve played a blinder – it’s a pleasure to see them testing the limits of their sonic template, and impressive that they’re continuing to do so on their sixth album” – NME ★★★★