We're going to Leeds Fest!

By Kath Hartley

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Leeds College of Music has formed a partnership with music giants Leeds Festival, which will see LCoM students take to the stage to DJ across the campsites during the event. The festival, which takes place over the August bank-holiday weekend at Bramham Park, is one of the largest in the UK. Renowned for eclectic programmes bridging the festival’s rock roots with fresh new music, the 2018 line-up includes Fall Out Boy, Kendrick Lamar, Kings of Leon and Dua Lipa.

The campsite DJ line-up will feature LCoM’s DJ society, Rotation DJs, and students from LCoM will also take on supporting roles in artist liaison over the weekend. 

Here’s a run down of just a few of the DJs that you’ll catch at the festival…

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DJ Agent M

A hip-hop DJ/producer from Leeds, Stephen Lynch – aka DJ Agent M – plays soul, funk, R&B and neo-soul, as well as his first love hip-hop. He made his debut at 16 on the Rapscallion show on Peoples FM; as a DJ he has opened for artists such as Keith Murray and Tall Black Guy; and has recently played World Island Festival. Stephen hosts his own hip-hop night called ‘Best Kept Secret’, and currently produces for Invizible Circle Records. Stephen has just completed third year in Music Business at LCoM.

More about DJ Agent M Soundcloud | Facebook | Website 

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Dj Debbie B

Bradford-born Debbie B is a DJ and electronic music producer with over ten years’ experience performing at the likes of Gatecrasher, Mission and Space in Leeds, and festivals such as We Are Festival, Made In Leeds and Huddstock. Her sets include house, bass, hip-hop, R&B, old-skool trance and a small slice of D&B. This range of music allows Debbie to keep the audience on their toes, whilst taking everyone on a unique musical journey. Debbie is studying Music Production at LCoM. Her ethos centres around providing a positive role model for up and coming DJ’s, and representing the LGBT community expresses her strong values of equality and inclusion.

More about DJ Debbie B - Soundcloud | Facebook 

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Craig Nice

Craig Nice is a DJ and Producer from Leeds with a multitude of production and DJing skills, and is currently mixing and producing house & garage music. He is resident DJ and co-owner of BassStreamRadio. On DJing at Leeds Festival, Craig said “I wanted to get involved in this opportunity as this is one of the biggest platforms to be a part of - I always wanted to be playing at an event as big as this is.”

More about Craig Nice - Soundcloud

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Will Harper

Will features regularly on the LCoM Rotation DJ nights, specialising in bassline, bass house, deep house, drum & bass and dubstep. A Music Production student at LCoM, Will creates his own tracks and loves to drop remixes of well-known tracks too. Will said; “The opportunity to keep the party going after the main acts have been on massively appealed to me. Also, as part of the DJ society I want to show what we can do as a collective!”

More about Will Harper Soundcloud | Facebook

By Kath Hartley

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