The first shoot on this week’s Leeds Guide brief was a cover shoot with the up-and-coming Leeds band The Sunshine Underground. They’re one of the headliners for the upcoming Live at Leeds festival on May Bank Holiday weekend (30th April>3rd May 2010) and a lot of the next Leeds Guide’s will be promoting the fest. I caught some of it last year and it’s a pretty sweet festival, running all over Leeds at pretty much all the music venues around.The Leeds Guide wanted these chaps to be in front of a recognizable Leeds Music venue, so we met them at the Brudenell.
The Brude has seen it’s share of bands roll through in it’s days, and retains a strong working men’s club vibe throughout.
Flash-heads may be interested to know there’s a softbox to stage right, but it’s the radio triggered 580EX behind Mr Squat’s shoe that that’s lighting the wall.
Hopefully I’ll stop being so giddy with this faded 70s action soon! But it somehow suits the outfits too.