The Channel of Anti-Boredom: Music Collective TreeHouse

Jemima Skala Interviews TreeHouse; a music collective+ based in Leeds. The Leeds music scene is rich/thriving/vibrant/colourful/all of the above clichés for describing something DIY and outside of the dominant cultural conversation. Leeds is often unfairly overlooked, with people deferring instead to Manchester or Sheffield to lead the way. That’s because most of what happens in…

We were Live at Leeds.

Live at Leeds highlights On 30th April, Leeds city centre was transformed into a hub of pulsing soundsystems and guitar feedback coming from every one of your favourite venues. For one day and one day only, all indie kids of the north united, clad in an armour of skinny jeans and Doc Martens, to boldly…

GIRLI: one to watch

GIRLI is the pseudonym of Milly Toomey, a London-based young musician who is the definition of ‘sistas be doin it for themselves’. Making self-described ‘rappy bratty sugar dance pop’, GIRLI has been creating a whirlwind of hype. Mates with fellow newcomers Ratboy and Oscar, Toomey is a breath of fresh air in the very male-dominated indie…