Author: Christian Northwood

Pond Review – Thekla

➤   30 June, 2017, 09:00

It seems that Australian psyche-rock 5-piece Pond have brought the weather with them to Thekla in more ways than one. Firstly, the famous boat’s hull must be about 50 degrees inside due to the pounding sun that...

Pond Preview – Thekla

➤   20 June, 2017, 21:00

Aussie psyche magicians Pond are bringing their insane new album The Weather to Bristol, and not being there is not an option. Pond have been going for a few years now, churning out mind-bending psyche that proved to...

Silver Waves – EP3

➤   20 July, 2016, 18:30

Like most of the Howling Owl ilk, Silver Waves’ music doesn’t do anything you expect. And why should it? EP3 is the final release of a triptych of EPs that has seen some of the most exciting, genre-busting,...

Big Deal – Say Yes

➤   6 June, 2016, 09:00

Big Deal’s third effort hasn’t been easy sailing. Work on it started in 2014, a year after the release of their second album June Gloom, but soon after they’d written a good collection of demos, their laptop...

Ought Review – The Lantern

➤   25 April, 2016, 11:00

Photo: Laura Harvey Those of you out there who are compiling arguments for why guitar music isn’t dead shouldn’t need to look any further than Ought. Whilst there are many groups out there peddling “real music” to the...

Velcro Hooks – Velcro Hooks

➤   29 March, 2016, 12:00

To say this album has been a long time coming is a bit of an understatement. Bristol based four-piece Velcro Hooks have left us all wanting more after the release of their first EP Gymnophoria way back...

Muncie Girls – From Caplan To Belsize

➤   4 March, 2016, 18:30

Apathy. Something leveled at younger generations near constantly. Apparently we’re a generation in blissful ignorance of what’s going on around us and, by extension, so is our music. No one seems to have told Muncie Girls that...