Category: Music


Top 10 pop singles of 2011

2011 was a great year for pop music (Cher Lloyd’s war crime exluced) and it’s that time of year again when every blog and his dog compile their top 10 lists so we here at TQS put two and two…


Gig Review: Death Cab For Cutie – 02 Academy, Glasgow

There’s a swell of anticipation before Death Cab take the stage, it’s been three years almost to the day since their last gig in Scotland and five since their last gig in Glasgow in the altogether too sweaty Barrowlands. Death…


Gig Review: Jessie J at the 02 Academy Leeds

Her voice was incredible. Watching videos of her on YouTube warbling ‘mandem mandem’ had previously made my skin crawl, though watching her live, it is unavoidable to succumb to her vocal talent. She had an excellent stage presence – and threw herself limbs flaing into her performance with infectious energy.


Gig Review: Patrick Wolf at The Cockpit Leeds

There’s a relatively sparse atmosphere upon arrival at The Cockpit for Patrick Wolf’s gig – Cocknbullkid (or at least one of them) are ill, and unable to support. So instead we’re treated to a mixtape of obscure indie songs and…

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Gig Review: Royal Republic at The Well Leeds

When it comes to Swedish rock bands, I must admit that my knowledge is limited to one band: The Hives. So when a friend of mine told me that Royal Republic were playing in The Well, stressing mainly their Swedish vibe, I thought I might as well go and check them out. The Hives are one of my favourite bands live, so I was curious to see if Royal Republic were as crazy as they are.