Author: Amy Grace

Hippo release first single from upcoming EP

➤   7 June, 2019, 10:00

Gutsy and galvanised jazz trio Hippo are slowly teasing us with material from their second EP which is due to land on earth in November. At its core, their sound is tangled jazz which has been sieved...

Chicken Picnic Review – The Crofter’s Rights

➤   4 June, 2019, 13:00

Over the course of modern music’s existence, there has been some questionable band names. Take Chumbawamba for example, you know, that band that had one song that got big in the mid-nineties that no one could remember...

Pocket Sun – Sleep Inventions EP

➤   3 June, 2019, 18:00

If you’re not familiar with Pocket Sun then sit down my friend, grab a room temperature pint of your tipple of choice and let me tell you about my favourite release of the year so far. The...

Stanlaey Review – The Wardrobe Theatre

➤   3 June, 2019, 10:00

Photo: Barka Photography Not many people have their album launch at The Wardrobe Theatre and I could tell from the get-go that it was going to be a spectacle. As soon as I made my way towards...

New rehearsal space Brunel Studios launches in Bristol

➤   26 May, 2019, 12:20

Spoiled doesn’t cover how lucky we are to be living in such a diverse and vibrant city (Bristol) where there’s performances happening on every corner. There’s been more than one occasion where I’ve had to cycle from...

Fenne Lily announces Live at Festival No.6 EP

➤   16 May, 2019, 18:00

Photo: Rhodri Cooper When she’s not busy touring America with Lucy Dacus or tweeting hilarious musings, Fenne Lily is busy stockpiling new renditions of her tunes. She’s recently announced a new live EP which will be released...

China Bowls – Before I Knew You

➤   15 May, 2019, 15:00

Neo-soul goddess China Bowls is back with her first release of the year, after a stint in Australia and collaborating with Snazzback on their debut album. Her latest single deals with a past relationship and current temptations....

Waldo’s Gift – Improvisations

➤   8 May, 2019, 10:00

As cliche as it may sound, Waldo’s Gift are unlike anything that’s happening on the music scene in Bristol right now. If you’ve not seen them performing at The Gallimaufry then fill some space in your diary,...

Ishmael Ensemble Review – Rough Trade Bristol

➤   6 May, 2019, 14:09

My pre-gig routine normally consists of checking the set times, wolfing down some food and cycling down to the venue. In this case, I didn’t check the set times till much later on and was surprised to...

Martha Review – Exchange

➤   3 May, 2019, 14:39

I had just finished cycling to Bath and back; this was then followed by a 20 minute power nap, five Welsh cakes and a quick pint at Wild Beer. The next thing you know, I was on...

Emily Isherwood to release debut EP

➤   1 May, 2019, 09:00

Emily Isherwood has announced that her debut EP Distant Television Studios which will be released on 19th July. After the success of her first single ‘Calibrate’ last year, Emily’s been behind the scenes rustling up some new...

Dot To Dot announce second wave of acts

➤   29 April, 2019, 18:00

As we near the summer months, more and more festivals are announcing their line-ups. One of the city’s most loved festivals, Dot To Dot, have announced their second wave of acts. If the first announcement wasn’t enough...

Konketsu Review – The Louisiana

➤   28 April, 2019, 14:45

The sun was beaming as the Louisiana became a hotbed for day drinkers and gig-goers alike. I headed down pretty early, not wanting to miss tonight’s selection of supporting acts and of course, headliners Konketsu. I walked...

Amy May Ellis – We Got Fire EP

➤   26 April, 2019, 09:00

Born and raised in York, singer-songwriter Amy May Ellis delicately blends contemporary folk with rich string and brass sections, making a soothingly sweet concoction that’ll leave you wanting more. We Got Fire is a blissful five track...

Memory Of Elephants Review – Rough Trade

➤   23 April, 2019, 09:00

I’d just finished my shift at work and headed straight to the harbourside with some beers. This was to be my pre-drinks before tonight’s gig of choice. The weather was in the mid-twenties and I was basking...