Leeds

Essays

Hookworms Rose from Rock Bottom to Find Light in Dance-y Escapism

The former psych-heads’ 'Microshift' uses music as a way to escape inner turmoil, rather than wallow in it.
Tom Connick
2.6.18
viral therapy

A New Viral Therapy Eradicated The Most Untreatable Type of Breast Cancer in 90 Percent of Mice

Two major studies showed combing viruses with other types of therapies could be especially effective at treating immunotherapy resistant cancers in mice.
Daniel Oberhaus
1.3.18
Noisey News

Jeff Rosenstock Soundtracks “Vomit Sesh” On Unreleased Track “Dramamine”

It’s the only song to survive the rental car break-in that scuppered the follow-up to last year’s ‘WORRY.’
Alex Robert Ross
4.27.17
thump exclusive mix

Balearic Social's Incantations Mix is a Masterclass in Reversed Motion

Leeds-based selector Andy Pye keeps things dewy-eyed and balmy on our latest home listening session.
Josh Baines
4.20.17
Color Theory

Rainbow Artist Liz West Wants You to Design Your Own Color Wheel

Known for her immersive rainbow installations, West gathered unique takes from artists and non-artists alike in order to research how we perceive color differently.
Beckett Mufson
3.23.17
activist football in god's own country

Meet Yorkshire St. Pauli, The Activist Fan Club Facilitating Change

If we were searching for a St. Pauli fan club, Leeds might be the last place we’d look. So, what inspires football fans in Yorkshire to support Hamburg’s iconic second-tier club?
Will Magee
7.29.16
beer

How Two Students with a Van Started Manchester’s Coolest Brewery

ShinDigger Brewing Company all began with a home brewing kit George Grant and Paul Delamere bought using their student loans. Now, their beers are stocked in bars across Manchester and the pair are launching a beer delivery app.
Kamila Rymajdo
7.10.16
Stuff

Sex Workers Explain What It's Like to Work in a Red Light District

Has the pioneering scheme in Leeds' Holbeck district actually made sex work safer?
Georgie Darling, Photos: Jack Wright
5.25.16
the clever deception of footballers

Jack Wilshere, Harry Kane and Mesut Özil participate in Bizarre “Time To Go, Massimo” Protest Video

Though the exact origins of the clip are unclear, we’re guessing it took some fairly elaborate trickery on one Leeds fan’s part.
Will Magee
4.21.16
thump news

Adult Jazz Forgo the Pop Zeitgeist for the Pop Poltergeist in their New Single "Eggshell"

"Eggshell" is from the EP "Earrings Off!,' which is out May 20 from Tri Angle Records.
Michael Scott Barron
4.16.16
Premieres

PREMIERE: Eagulls Share Dark as Hell Video for "Skipping"

The video comes from the band's upcoming record 'Ullages' out in May via Partisan, and it might make you want to move into a cave.
Noisey Staff
Noisey Redactie
4.6.16
britain

This Yorkshire Village Marks Major Public Events with a Giant Pie

For 200 years, Denby Dale has been making record-breaking, tin-busting pies to mark everything from coronations to the Millennium. This is some serious, industrial-scale rubbing together of flour and lard.
Nell Frizzell
2.24.16
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