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Emma Ruth Rundle - Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
Emma Ruth Rundle - Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Emma Ruth Rundle - Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Emma Ruth Rundle has been making waves for some time now, having released a number of albums with different bands as well as under her own name. Her music has absorbed everything from ambient, folk and post-rock while the singer-songwriter has cited the likes of David Lynch as an artistic influence. Tonight Rundle rides her dark horses through the iconic Brudenell Social Club in Leeds.

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Spiral Stairs - Hyde Park Book Club, Leeds
Spiral Stairs - Hyde Park Book Club, Leeds

Spiral Stairs - Hyde Park Book Club, Leeds

Pavement released their final album, the much underrated Terror Twilight, back in 1999. They’ve reformed a couple of times and played the occasional show yet I’ve never seen them live, well at least not all of them at the same time.

I’ve been lucky enough to see Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks a few times and tonight, in the intimate surroundings of Hyde Park Book Club,  I’ll get to see none other than, Spiral Stairs.

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The New Pornographers - The Majestic Theater, Madison, Wisconsin
The New Pornographers - The Majestic Theater, Madison, Wisconsin

The New Pornographers - The Majestic Theater, Madison, Wisconsin

Not a lot of bands survive a major lineup change while keeping a steady quality.  Whether the dynamic changes too much or the talented member leaves the group, this can be a disaster for any good band.  So when a band like The New Pornographers, a group with a half-dozen changes with varying degrees of permanence, announces a tour, you’re not always certain what you’re going to get.

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