UML AGM & Your New Committee!

Yesterday we held our Annual General Meeting - thanks to everyone who came and voted and ran for committee positions! If you're interested in checking out what we've been up to this academic year, then take a look at the annual report we gave: UML Report 2017/18. In summary, this year has been another fab… Continue reading UML AGM & Your New Committee!

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~ Hello from your new UML committee ~

We hope you're having an ace summer, here's an update of some of the things to look forward to in the coming year: Our first event of the year will be an open decks at Function. It's BYOB (bring your own banger) on USB or vinyl. All genres and abilities are welcome- it doesn't matter… Continue reading ~ Hello from your new UML committee ~

Interview with Owen Spalding – resident DJ and co-founder of On Rotation

Following on from our great interview with SECT in December (and that amazing Skunkrock mix they gave us to go with it), we want to continue showcasing the local club nights and collectives that we feel make Leeds's club scene as vibrant as it is. For the second in the series we’re delighted to interview Owen Spalding, one of the founders and resident… Continue reading Interview with Owen Spalding – resident DJ and co-founder of On Rotation

from dreamy DIY to acid house: a rundown of November’s Strange Parade

A few weeks ago the UML held its first Strange Parade of the 15/16 academic year and we were super pleased with how it turned out! Strange Parade is a ‘live mixtape’, where UML members and local bands come together to create an eclectic night of music, hosted at the wonderful Wharf Chambers. Here’s a… Continue reading from dreamy DIY to acid house: a rundown of November’s Strange Parade

Interview with SECT + exclusive mix from DJ Skunkrock

SECT is an experimental techno collective and club concept based at Wharf Chambers in Leeds. This coming Friday, Clouds comes to Leeds for SECT's 6th party, with proceeds going to War Child, a charity working towards providing support to children in conflict areas. The UML endeavors to document and engage with local scenes and happenings,… Continue reading Interview with SECT + exclusive mix from DJ Skunkrock

Library Musings: The Fall – Perverted by Language

So, it was the beginning of my first term in my first year at Leeds University. I wandered into the Union Music Library and craned my neck up to gawk at the walls of shelves stacked high with records. I’d just bought my first record player. None of the records were in order and it… Continue reading Library Musings: The Fall – Perverted by Language