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Review: Xiu Xiu play the music of Twin Peaks

In many ways, the Howard Assembly Room is an appropriate venue to stage an interpretation of the Twin Peaks soundtrack.  Rather like the fictional town, the Howard Assembly Room has a dark past, spending time as a ‘dirty cinema’ for a period in the 70s.  It’s now restored into its original form as a long, wood-panelled hall: a cavernous space, allowing sounds as quiet as a whisper to echo around it at will.

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Recon Festival: the lowdown

This October sees Recon Festival return for another series of intriguing and inspiring musical and artistic performances across Leeds and Bradford.

The diverse line-up features performances from Warp Records electronica pioneers Plaid and Clark, Leeds locals Hookworms, legendary US street musician The Space Lady, and lots more.

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