Track of the Day: Hotel Lux – English Disease

The second encounter between crowd and band was the perfect shift of scenery and led the Quiff into an obscure, subterranean world, crowded with arty students and middle-aged nostalgists. Their shared thrill of anticipation appeased by Hotel Lux’ raucous, perfectly poised appearance – working class undercuts met navy coats, a German football tricot and a... Continue Reading →


Track of the Day: Bull – Paint it JESUS

The glass roof pulls away Shedding the years of accumulated grime and dust To let in the glorious downpour of afternoon sunshine The band pull us back in with nonchalant discord,  with unforeseen yelps And we undock, floating away from the grey, grey earth Skewed Quiff saw Bull at the The Dry Dock Leeds for their Live at Leeds side... Continue Reading →

Playlist: Skewed Quiff April 2019

Dear happy festival-goers, Leeds has awoken from its hibernation and with Live at Leeds at the ready the city is in full musical bloom. The Quiff tried to reflect his hectic gig marathon in the April playlist hopping from one new talent to the other. Manchester based duo Chappaqua Wrestling are a band to watch.... Continue Reading →

Track of the Day: Loyle Carner – Still

If love is a flame Then hope is its oxygen Too little and it wanes Too much and there's explosion Loyle Carner's new record Not Waving, But Drowning is a meditation on growing up, on falling in love, on trying to hold on when the world moves too fast.

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