For years before and after the Wall fell, Berlin has always inspired an affinity and attraction for those drawn to its uniquely..
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Plants and our attitudes towards them say a lot about us. From the gentleman gardeners of the Victorian era to..
They’ve been making noise and putting together shows for years now, with stories of their onstage lunacy and antics known..
What’s it like to go on tour with a debauched and raucous British punk band in America? Village Bookstore kick off..
Tall Boys Beer Market was always going to be a special place, with its ace selection of beers and the..
They’ve never been ones for running around making lots of noise, so it seems fitting that Village Bookstore should quietly..
Leeds as a city is rife with options for those who wish to avoid the mainstream and the bland, with..
Menace Beach have been much talked about stalwarts of the Leeds music scene for some time now, maintaining a consistently..
We stand before the world’s largest brick warehouse, its voided bowels and shattered windows uncaring of the accolade. Since the..
We at Shlur love coffee. Thought we’d best clear that up in case the not infrequent articles about coffee and..
Sat on the west coast, Pacific breezes permeating its every street, San Francisco is a capital of coffee, so packed with cafes..
Always nice to wake up to the news that the festival you’re about to attend has totally sold out. This..
We’ve given you fine folks plenty of info over the last few weeks regards this year’s No/Gloss Film Festival, but..
With less than a month to go, now seems the perfect time for the next big infodump to get us..
After the sell-out success of last year’s venture at the warehouse dance hall of Canal Mills which we at Shlur..
We found ourselves in Skipton for Beacons Festival again this year and with an improved site consisting of more stages,..
Listen to this: Ya hear that? That’s the noise of strangers. Okay. Maybe not. The Noise Of Strangers is a..
I think it’s probably best to preface this by saying I love Leeds. But that doesn’t mean I turn a..
Entering it’s eighth year, British Wildlife Festival has been a staple of the alternative and noise scene ever since its..
Nation of Shopkeeper’s weekly free Wednesday gig hasn’t been grabbing my attention as much of late, with a lot of..
Independent London book publishers Peirene Press have been releasing small but perfectly formed European literature for a while now, offering..
The New Year has only just begun and already we’ve got some great new songs blasting round Shlur HQ. We’ve..
It’s been another good month for music here at Shlur. Octernal gave us plenty to listen to, and some of..
A one-time bedroom project grown increasingly too large for such confined spaces, Leeds-based Wolverhampton natives Paper Tiger have been playing..
Only in its second year, No/Gloss Film Festival is already garnering some big attention, including a place in BBC’s Great..
Taking over the Brudenell and Left Bank Church this bright and rainy October 19th Saturday, a who’s who roster of..
Manchester-based hip hop and electronica lover Groovement AKA Agent J has steadily expanded from a regular show on Unity Radio..
I’m trying to remember the last time there wasn’t something new and exciting in the Leeds musical calendar happening. First..
There must come a time in all promoters’ careers when they realise they no longer want to put on events..
In an until now unoccupied warehouse on The Calls something brilliant has popped up for the beer lovers of Leeds...