Sky Larkin - 'Motto'

Sky Larkin - 'Motto'

“ Can we carve it out/A life in the shape I care about? ”, asks Katie Harkin on Sky Larkin’s third album, ‘Motto’. It’s eight years – and one recent line-up change – since the Leeds band formed, and frustratingly, their boisterous...

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Sky Larkin – 'Motto'

Sky Larkin – 'Motto'

Sky Larkin – 'Motto' Fresh from touring the planet as part of Wild Beasts' live band, Katie Harkin returns to her day job with Sky Larkin. This Sonic Youth-tinged taste of the Leeds band's third record snarls and strains at the leash. You can...

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Album review: Sky Larkin – ‘Kaleide’ (Wichita)

Album review: Sky Larkin – ‘Kaleide’...

Retaining your sprightly playfulness while making a mature comeback isn’t easy, but Sky Larkin straddle the two with ease. ‘ Tiny Heist ’ deals with adult aspirations while skipping from post-punk drumming to brightly galloping guitar, and...

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Sky Larkin

Sky Larkin

With something of a grunge renaissance taking place in Yorkshire at the moment, it seems appropriate for Sky Larkin to wind up the Huw Stephens Introducing tour in Leeds. It’s a timely reminder that an interest in flannel shirts and heavy...

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Sky Larkin

Sky Larkin

Given the sprightly nature of their fizzing pop-punk, we’re almost certain Sky Larkin are not a testy bunch. If they were, this trio hailing from Leeds (singer Katie and drummer Nestor) and London (bassist Doug) might have left for lands less...

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