Author: Amy Grace

Her’s – Invitation to Her’s

➤   16 August, 2018, 11:30

After taking a trip through a technicolour asteroid belt and orbiting a planet drenched in 80’s grooves; the 11-track-jangle-pop odyssey that is Her’s debut album has finally landed. Invitation to Her’s is a follow-up from the duo’s...

Waxahatchee Review – The Fleece

➤   17 June, 2018, 14:29

It’s been three years since Waxahatchee last performed in Bristol; a lot can happen in three years – an EP, an album and a few tours later Waxahatchee their performing folk driven tunes with a hint of...

Waxahatchee Preview – The Fleece

➤   7 June, 2018, 21:00

Singer-songwriter and all round babe Katie Crutchfield and her punchy indie folk project, Waxahatchee, are set to perform a stunning and vibrant set at The Fleece. The band’s most recent album Out In The Storm was released...

Hippo – Hippo EP

➤   7 May, 2018, 18:00

Three-piece intergalactic electro jazz outfit Hippo have been taking Bristol’s jazz scene by storm. A heavily rooted jazz sound soaked in electronic havoc with dashes of delightful prog, Hippo are paving the way for the galvanisation of...

Fenne Lily Review + Photoset – Thekla

➤   22 April, 2018, 10:00

Photos: Lee Ramsey Fenne Lily has had a pretty busy and exciting year to say the least. From supporting Dodie on tour to releasing her debut album On Hold. She shows no signs of slowing down –...

Last Hyena Review – The Crofter’s Rights

➤   19 April, 2018, 22:01

A star studded line-up featuring five of Bristol’s most experimental math rock bands? Who said Monday nights were dull eh? It was set to be an emotional night as it was the departure of Last Hyena’s bassist...

Emily Isherwood – Calibrate

➤   30 March, 2018, 11:30

After the great success of her EP last year, recorded under the name Nugget, Emily Isherwood is back with a rebrand and ready to release some more dazzling tunes. Her new number ‘Calibrate’ is an electro-soaked dream;...

China Bowls – To Belong

➤   17 March, 2018, 16:00

After the monumental success of her previous single ‘The Way’, China Bowls has hit us with another beauty. ‘To Belong’ is a heartfelt ode dealing with acceptance and belonging; China Bowls’ observational style of songwriting is tender...

Rejjie Snow Review – Motion

➤   12 March, 2018, 19:20

Rejjie Snow truly has the luck of the Irish; his debut album Dear Annie was released three weeks ago to phenomenal reviews and sales, and his tour has already sold out in his hometown of Dublin. I...

First Listen + Review: Kate Stapley – Centella EP

➤   23 February, 2018, 16:30

Photo: Simon Holliday Kate Stapley’s long-awaited EP is finally here and I couldn’t be more excited to give it a listen. The Springbreak frontwoman has been doing a string of glittering live solo performances (along with SLONK’s...

Tungz ‘Window Love’ Single Launch Review – The Canteen

➤   22 February, 2018, 11:30

A night fuelled with funky floor fillers, glittering synth riffs and a hefty amount of reverb; Tungz’s single launch at The Canteen felt like a scene from a 70’s funk night. The only thing missing was a...

IVW: Fenne Lily Review + Photoset – The Louisiana

➤   7 February, 2018, 13:24

Photos: Mustafa Mirreh This week sees the phenomenal success of Independent Venue Week (IVW), a week long celebration throughout the UK to support the booming music scene in some of our most loved venues. Different venues across...

Tungz Preview – The Canteen

➤   5 February, 2018, 21:30

Glam disco rulerz, Tungz are set to release their debut single ‘Window Love’. Tungz are a funky four piece ensemble, their glitzy sound is lathered in jazzy synths and intoxicatingly groovy bass lines. Nicky, Jamie, Ollie and...

The Go! Team Review – Rough Trade Bristol

➤   24 January, 2018, 18:00

The tail end of 2017 saw the closure of one of Bristol’s most loved record shops, Rise. My first ever visit to Rise was on Record Store Day when I was 17, having travelled 80 miles and...

Cousin Kula ‘OODLES’ EP Launch Review – The Louisiana

➤   10 December, 2017, 16:00

This week saw the 30th birthday of one of Bristol’s most iconic venues, The Louisiana. It’s undoubtedly one of the most well loved venues in the city hosting names such as The White Stripes, Scissor Sisters and...