AC/DC's Malcolm Young dies aged 64

AC/DC co-founder and guitarist Malcolm Young has died aged 64, the band has announced.
Paloma Faith has just released her fourth album, The Architect.

Big interview – Paloma Faith: ‘I feel not enough empathy goes on’

Most singers prefer not to talk about politics. Not Paloma Faith. She talks to Duncan Seaman about Brexit, the disenfranchised and why motherhood has changed her world view forever.


Gig review: Magnum at Warehouse 23, Wakefield

Credit is due when it comes to Birmingham rockers Magnum, for not resting on their laurels.

The Saturday interview: Paloma Faith

The Saturday interview: Paloma Faith

Most singers prefer not to talk about politics. Not Paloma Faith. She talks to Duncan Seaman about Brexit, the disenfranchised and why motherhood has changed her world view forever


VIDEO & REVIEW: Disney On Ice is a real Passport To Adventure at Sheffield FlyDSA Arena

Get your skates on...Disney On Ice is back at Sheffield FlyDSA Arena until Sunday - November 19, 2017 - and like the name of this year's show it's a real Passport To Adventure.

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NEW SONGS: This week's CD reviews includes Morrissey's 11th album Low in High School. Etienne Records/BMG.

Music reviews

Hot off the press for this week’s new CD releases including Morrissey and Paloma Faith.

Jose Feliciano and Jools Holland. Picture: Mary McCartney

Music interview – Jools Holland and José Feliciano: ‘We came together like John Lennon and Paul McCartney’

Jools Holland has long been a fan of José Feliciano – now the two musicians are working together. Duncan Seaman reports.

Singer-songwriter Chris Helme.

Britpop hero in Harrogate at 10 Devonshire Place

A former Britpop hero is to play in Harrogate tonight, Thursday, as part of a weekend of celebrations to mark the third birthday of one of the town’s award-winning craft beer bars.
The Twang

Music interview – The Twang: ‘I haven’t had a proper job for ten years and that was always the plan’

Indie rock band The Twang are marking the 10th anniversary of their hit debut album Love It When I Feel Like This with a ‘best of’ record and a national tour. Ahead of their visit to O2 Academy Leeds, singer Phil Etheridge spoke to the Yorkshire Evening Post.

The Beatles as pictured on the sleeve of their classic 1967 album Sgt Pepper.

Harrogate event on Beatles and more at North Bar

There will be a limited number of tickets on the door this Saturday night for a night of classic 60s psychedelia music in Harrogate with a top music writer and live music at the North Bar.
Martha Reeves

Gig review: Martha Reeves at Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

There aren’t many 76-year-old Motown legends that’d spend their Tuesday night in a Leeds social club, telling the gathered crowd that she plans to ‘make love to them all with her music’.


Music interview – Steps: ‘We wanted to get people back on the dancefloor’

Faye Tozer is bubbling with enthusiasm. Having seen her reformed group Steps restored to the upper reaches of the charts earlier this year, she and fellow singers Lee Latchford-Evans, Claire Richards, Lisa Scott-Lee and Ian ‘H’ Watkins are about to celebrate their 20th anniversary with a tour of the nation’s arenas.

Chris Rea

Music interview – Chris Rea: ‘I’d rather have Gerry Goffin’s brain than win the lottery’

Popular singer-songwriter and guitarist Chris Rea is heading out on a UK tour showcasing his new album Road Songs For Lovers, as well as his memorable hits.

The Harriets

Gig preview: The Harriets at Leeds Corn Exchange

Leeds band The Harriets are among a collective of creatives coming together to showcase their work with the idea of raising mental health awareness at Leeds Corn Exchange on November 16.

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Barnsley Civic Marketing Assistant Becki Tovey looks at Robyn Hitchcock by Robyn Hitchcock, one of 50 finalists in this year's Best Art Vinyl, an international award celebrating the best in record cover design. Picture Scott Merrylees

Exhibition shows a different perspective on vinyl cover art

A CELEBRATION of the art that lies in your record collection has been unveiled in Barnsley.

VIDEO: BBC Radio Sheffield celebrates 50th birthday with remake of Pulp classic Common People

VIDEO: BBC Radio Sheffield celebrates 50th birthday with remake of Pulp classic Common People

BBC Radio Sheffield is celebrating its 50th birthday today with the release of a remake of home grown Pulp's Britpop clasic hit Common People.
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Richie Thomas and Simon Raymonde of Lost Horizons.

Music interview: Simon Raymonde on the road to Lost Horizons

Lost Horizons is a collaboration between Simon Raymonde, boss of the independent record label Bella Union who previously played bass and keyboards in Cocteau Twins, and Richie Thomas, one-time drummer in Dif Juz and The Jesus and Mary Chain.

Pharoah Sanders

Gig preview: Pharoah Sanders at Belgrave Music Hall, Leeds

Belgrave Music Hall – the setting for Pharoah Sanders’s first ever appearance in Leeds next Thursday – is accustomed to hosting cutting edge indie rock and electronica-orientated explorations into the unknown.

Scouting For Girls

Gig review: Scouting For Girls at O2 Academy Leeds

“I have been missing Leeds since I walked out of this building in 2015 as you guys were the loudest on the tour,” exclaimed Scouting for Girl’s front-man Roy Stride.

New line-up, hot new EP - Strangers in Paradise.

Brilliant new EP by Harrogate rock band

With their new EP Fear of Loathing, Harrogate rock band Strangers in Paradise have made a quantum leap from their previous recordings..
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