Review: Neil Young at Leeds Direct Arena

FCK LDN is dedicated to digging into hidden corners of culture outside London, documenting the up and coming. Then someone like Neil Young comes to town; the eternal workman, clad in plaid and we roll over like obedient puppies. Hello, Mr. Soul – we don’t need to give you a reason. This is Neil Young.


The Heavy Jets: Common Mantra – Review

In their third year, the Jets already have one EP behind them and a couple of Battle of the Bands wins in their back pocket. Now they’re getting ready to graduate. We review their new set.


Gary Numan – Splinter Tour 2014

We review the penultimate night of Gary Numan’s intimate tour of UK venues. Splinter, his most recent and 20th album, has been widely reviewed as one of his best. Which is just as well because tonight’s set leans heavily on it.


Billy Bragg – Holmfirth Picturedrome

On the Western hemisphere’s longest night, Billy Bragg came to Huddersfield, hot and gripped with “le fèvre de le tour”. It was a one man show, but in two hours we got more personality and passion than you’d rightfully expect from a stage packed with musicians.