Interview with Screaming Maldini as they prepare for the release of new single ‘Life In Glorious Stereo’

Sounds From The Steel were joined in the studio this week by the very talented and eccentric Sheffield band, Screaming Maldini. Corrina Dalby was lucky enough to interview the guys and hear a special acoustic version of their new single ‘Life In Glorious Stereo’ which will be released 18 June. Check out what the band … Continue reading

The Viper Rooms Attracts All Ages!

Opened in September last year, nine months on  Viper Rooms is  one of the most popular bars on Carver Street. Speaking to  The Viper Rooms Assistant manager Graham Hale, he  comes with a wealth of experience, having being assistant manager at a Viper Rooms in Harrogate, before coming to open the bar in Sheffield. He  … Continue reading

Sheffield’s favourite music festival is back with a bang

Sheffield’s biggest music festival is back. After an amazing turn out last year which saw 155,000 people descend onto the streets of Sheffield, Tramlines is back and is set to be bigger than ever. We are Scientists, Toddla T, Roots Manuva and Miss Dynamite have been announced as headliners for the weekend and are sure to give Sheffield … Continue reading

SOYO Live The Place To Be!

Launched in 2010, SOYO Live continues to support some of the best live music Sheffield has to offer. The SOYO building stood as a Methodist Church for over a century, before becoming a nightclub venue, that  the Steel City people can be proud of. Matt Cottrill is  the man behind SOYO Lives’ creation.  He said:  … Continue reading

An Acoustic Session with Sheffield band Scoundrel

Words and video by Natalie Wood Sounds From The Steel were lucky enough to be visited by Sheffield band Scoundrel last week. Luke, Joe, Daviyd and Kaleb gave us a taste of their music with an acoustic session and here it is. The first song was Acting Like I Care from their debut album Scoundrel. … Continue reading

Live review: Ladyhawke Plays Leadmill

Words & Photography: Tom Pattrick The Leadmill, May 4 Ladyhawke stormed the stage at Sheffield’s most lucrative music venue, the Leadmill. On a night that attracted fans of all ages, we saw both young and old rocking out to what proved an awe inspiring performance. A lot has changed since the success of her debut album back … Continue reading

SFTS meets the Sheffield Samba Band

Drum Roll please…. The Sheffield Samba Band have been bringing the sounds of the favelas to the festivals and fetes of Sheffield for the past six years, and prides itself on it’s accessibility. Whether you’re male or female, young or old, musically talented or tone deaf, the Sheffield Samba Band will have a drum for you. … Continue reading

Live Review: Tribes

Words & Photography: Tom Walton The Leadmill, May 7 It was a somewhat mental affair when Tribes visited The Leadmill’s Steel Stage on Bonfire Night last year. Since then, the London quartet have been touring the country at large after releasing their critically lauded debut album, Baby, in January. It isn’t only Tribes’ reputation that … Continue reading

Go West To Street Live!

West Street Live opened in  Autumn 2005 as an vibrant new venture from ABD Enterprises.  The tudor-style,   250 capacity venue then blossomed from July 2006 after the arrival of the Ali family,  operating under the promotional name of  ‘ Mentholman. ‘ I interviewed Taz Ali,  club promoter of West Street Live.  When i asked him why … Continue reading

Backstage interview with The Milk Live from SOYO

After signing a record deal with Sony last summer, The Milk have earned themselves a growing reputation as one of UK’s most exciting prospects. Currently touring the UK to promote their new single Broke Up the Family, due for release on April 2nd, I caught up with the boys ahead of their gig at the SOYO. … Continue reading