The Declining Winter are a U.K. band based in Leeds, led by Richard Adams, the co-founder of Domino Records group Hood. The band also features Paul Elam (who also records under the name Fieldhead and is formerly of Palo Alto), Gareth S. Brown (formerly of Hood), Elaine Reynolds (also formerly of Palo Alto, and a contributor to The Boats and The Sea), and Sarah Kemp (also of lanterns on the lake and Last Harbour. Richard Morris (of Quack Quack, Chops, and Two Minute Noodles) and James M.
Leeds based band Heads We Dance write "custom chromed aerodynamic pop" (Losing Today) influenced by Daft Punk, Depeche Mode, Roxy Music, Timbaland and Pet Shop Boys. Taking their name from a Kate Bush lyric, Heads We Dance are inspired by the early sci-fi visions of 'Metropolis', Aldous Huxley and Philip K Dick, and a fascination with love and modern life. In celebration of their weekly DJ residency at hot new Leeds electro club night Nailgun...
Leeds (England, UK) based That Fucking Tank comprise of two members of Kill Yourself. Famed for their spirited performances, they play with semi-improvised riff and dance rock utilising novelty equipment. Their album "The Day of Death by Bono Adrenalin Shock" is available on Jealous / Obscene Baby Auction. Related Links
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The Lodger was formulated by Pontefract-born songwriter Ben Siddall inside a Leeds bedsit. After a few 7-inch singles on a variety of independent labels such as Angular Records and Dance to the Radio, a debut album titled
Skiffle-Prog-Pop merchants from Leeds, Silverlode peddle a unique brand of alternative rock music which radiates dynamic textures of light and shade, brimming with imaginings of wild fancy. Their crooked stories, dark nursery rhymes and wicked tales of a skewed reality take hold over ladies, gentlemen, children and beasts.
Madam Laycock and her Dabeno Pleasures are a Leeds based band who play a kind of dark cabaret music with Romany and Eastern European influences. Band members include Franz (the mutated freak), Sparrow (Madam's one and only child), the Voodoo Grandma and Our Solicitor who play (in no particular order) accordian, trumpet, glockenspiel, violin and drums. Their debut album "Come My Pretties" was released in May 2009.