We caught up with Ireland-born, West London-raised Cormac Crehan, who's musical moniker is Coex. His music sits firmly in the Electronic musical landscape, inspired by the music he heard and artists he met when studying in London. Coex first developed his musical talents as a teenager playing piano and acoustic instruments. Coex recently enrolled on the 7th year of Giles Peterson-backed artist development programme, Future Bubblers. Having been involved in music from an early
We love to see the achievements of Leeds talents being celebrated in the city, and this Saturday at Inert Studios, there will be plenty of exactly that. Founder of Northern Soul Agency Tom Hill will be joined by several Leeds artists for an exhibition showcasing their latest work. From 10am to 10pm, Inert Studios will play host to a selection of works from local Leeds talent, spanning photography and fashion. Fashion archive collectors Ben Hughes, Josie Mills and Daisy HeadBu
As summer draws to a close and the days get shorter, it can at times feels like things are winding down. However, in Leeds, that couldn't be farther from the truth, as fresh wave of new projects and events begin to spring up across the city. One such project comes courtesy of Leeds artists Bakey and Mage, who have teamed up to create Triptych - the new multi-genre event series due to kick off this October. Triptych aims to provide a space for artists really explore their soun
Junior Simba is a breaking DJ and producer who’s sound truly draws from the elements of his rich musical background. He brings a vibrant, groove heavy rhythm to his sets, with an energy that sits somewhere between Overmono and Jayda G. Originally from Zimbabwe, Junior was brought up surrounded by the sounds of Rhumba, Kwaito and Afro-house. Once exposed to the UK electronic scene when he moved to Leeds in his late teens, his passion for producing and DJing really took flight.
Following the release of ‘Billionaire’ and ‘Virile Young Man’ in the spring, Volk Soup are set to release an altogether bolder track with ‘Beware an Ancient Door’ along with B-Side ‘Limeade’. Having set a precedent with their dishevelled yet terse previous releases, the band have taken the skeleton of their sound and stretched it into something teeming with ideas. Though the lyrics of ‘Beware an Ancient Door' may be the song's most eye-catching element, it’s the theatrical am
Splicing avant funk, dance punk & breakbeats, Hang Linton will release his debut single ‘SALE’ on September 28th. Cutting his teeth in Berlin working as an artist across multiple projects and collectives, Linton has crash landed on home soil and is ready to make his mark. A project born after escaping a ‘cult-like pyramid scheme’ and an indoctrination into cutthroat capitalism, Linton has found a new way of thinking. This art is a rebellion against clean aesthetics, inspired
It’s 2013 in Tokyo. The second worst heatwave in Japan’s history blazes across the land of the rising sun, the Democratic Party of Japan have lost control of the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly to the Liberals and somewhere on the subway Nic (Pleasure Cruiser) and George (Smoke Thief) are meeting for the first time. Nic (Chinese-Irish producer with releases on High Hoops, Step Recordings and a participant of Red Bull Music Academy) and George (Tokyo based soundtrack producer and