There’s been a lot of chat about the Nu-Yorkshire scene the last couple of years, and Duels are one of those bands that have put Leeds on the pop pickers map. Indie pop that shares as much with The Divine Comedy as with the likes of Syd Barrett-era Pink Floyd. Building on Britpop to create rich, intelligent tales of the modern condition with bite. Check debut album The Bright Lights and What I Should have Learned for further evidence.
King Tut’s, Glasgow, Mon 11 Dec; Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh, Tue 12 Dec.
Hear a snippet of 'The Monsters Are Loose'