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John Helps

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Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Great Central, John has been actively involved in Leicester's creative community for over a decade - promoting shows and releasing records under the name Robot Needs Home. He is a director of Handmade Festival, and ex member of the band Maybeshewill.

Competition: Win Tickets to Bottle Rocket’s Christmas Show With Seann Walsh

Bottle Rocket's Christmas Comedy Special returns to Leicester for the tenth year. On 16th December the Y Theatre will throw it's doors open to...

Easy Life Release Video for ‘Pockets’

Leicester's Easy Life have put out the surreal video for new single Pockets. Check it out below... [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oeFq3Sta6bY]

Preview: Candy Dust

"Back in 2015 we had the idea to organise a regular indie club night in our hometown and on our own terms" explains Dave Dhonau....

Leicester Lo Fi Launch New Dark Room

Community photography group Leicester Lo Fi are celebrating the formal opening of their new community darkroom next week. After months of work, enormous effort...

Preview: Swedish Death Candy

Hassle Records has birthed more than their fair share of brilliant new artists in to the mainstream of alternative music (is that on oxymoron?),...

Interview: Otherkin

Brandishing an unholy collision of grunge riffs and britpop sonics, Otherkin are in the midst of a mammoth European tour. We grabbed them for...

Preview: Weaves

Weaves new record, Wide Open, has smashed in to our life in a big way over the last week or so. With blissful Canadian...

Preview: Hunter & the Bear

Having shared the stage with Eric Clapton, Van Morrison, and Simple Minds, and touted by the likes of The Huffington Post, Hunter and the...

Preview: Marika Hackman

Although she’s often described with broad strokes as a ‘British folk’ artist, Marika Hackman’s sophomore record I’m Not Your Man is a delicious slice...

Preview: Pop Will Eat Itself

One of the many bands to emerge from the ‘Stourbridge Scene’ of the late 80s and early 90s, PWEI have morphed from grebo band...