Author: David Gilmore

Jamie Lenman Preview – Thekla

➤   25 April, 2017, 21:00

Former Reuben frontman and accomplished solo artist Jamie Lenman is something of a Jekyll and Hyde of British music. His first solo album Muscle Memory was an album of two parts – the first being an abrasive...

Deaf Havana Preview – O2 Academy Bristol

➤   19 February, 2017, 18:29

Deaf Havana are quickly becoming one of the UK’s premier alternative rock bands with the follow-up to their 2013 album Old Souls with All These Countless Nights – showing that they are as impressive and intelligent as...

Ladyhawke Review – The Marble Factory

➤   11 February, 2017, 13:46

Photo: David Gilmore There is a real buzz around the crowd in Motion tonight, and Ladyhawke certainly has a very loyal fan base. One couple I spoke to came all the way from Manchester to hear the...

Ladyhawke Preview – The Marble Factory

➤   5 February, 2017, 20:00

New Zealand native Phillipa Brown also known as Ladyhawke brings her unique brand of infectious 1980’s inspired pop to The Marble Factory on 7th February. Accompanied by her band, Brown will stop by Bristol on their latest...

Glenn Hughes Preview – The Fleece

➤   29 January, 2017, 20:00

Vocalist, bassist and songwriter Glenn Hughes is a true original. No other rock musician has carved such a distinctive style, blending elements of hard rock, soul and funk with his astonishing vocals. Beginning with his earlier work...

Grandmaster Flash Review + Photoset – Marble Factory

➤   18 May, 2016, 17:30

Photography: Lee Ramsey Tonight one of hip-hops founding fathers Grandmaster Flash brings the party to one of Bristol’s best and most unique venue’s, The Marble Factory. Flash, whom laid the groundwork for everything a DJ can do with...

Grandmaster Flash Preview – The Marble Factory

➤   9 May, 2016, 11:00

One of hip-hop’s founding fathers Grandmaster Flash is set to play Bristol’s Marble Factory this Friday 13th May. As the first DJ to physically lay his hands on vinyl and manipulate it, Flash is a true pioneer of...

She Drew The Gun Review – The Louisiana

➤   3 May, 2016, 18:30

Releasing their debut album, winning Glastonbury Festival’s ‘Emerging Talent Competition’ and currently on their headline UK tour; the momentum couldn’t be more high for Liverpool four-piece She Drew The Gun. Tonight they’re at The Louisiana on the...

Big Ups Review – The Louisiana

➤   5 April, 2016, 18:30

Tonight’s openers, Bristol/London duo Rickyfitts, put on an impressive set of heavy grunge inspired punk. They perform extremely well considering their early set time with people still filling in. Overall, a great start that set the bar...

October Drift – Stranger Days EP

➤   22 March, 2016, 12:00

October Drift came together both as a band and a creative unit throughout 2015, releasing a number of singles to substantial acclaim and touring extensively. With this in mind, Stranger Days marks their first foray into the...

Big Ups Preview – The Louisiana

➤   21 March, 2016, 11:30

On 1st April at the Louisiana, one the most intimate venues Bristol has to offer, New York native’s Big Ups descend upon the city for the first time in almost two years with support coming from Crows and...

Hinds Review + Photoset – The Fleece

➤   25 February, 2016, 18:30

Photography: David Gilmore Outside tonight’s sold-out show at The Fleece there are still people desperately trying to get hold of tickets; and if this pre-gig frenzy is anything to go by, the Spanish quartet, Hinds are going to...