Author: Ed Dyer

She Makes War – Brace For Impact

➤   5 October, 2018, 09:00

In a different reality or time, Bristol based artist She Makes War is a huge star. Her singular voice, reality aware songwriting and punchy musical essence will have put her on a pedestal normally occupied by those...

We Are Leif – Breathe

➤   10 September, 2018, 11:00

Jazz can sometimes be seen as a dirty word in the world of popular music, elitist and complex and generally just difficult to get your ears round. But then, it turns out, Jazz is the perfect base...

Bad Sounds – Get Better

➤   14 August, 2018, 12:00

If Wiltshire/Bath based band Bad Sounds are not on your new music radar, then change that immediately, for, unless you have been hiding under the unpleasant kind of rock that blocks out all music and music related...

Hilary Woods – Colt

➤   16 June, 2018, 12:51

Irish multi-disciplinary artist (and one-time member of almost huge indie band JJ72) Hilary Woods solo musical output has so far consisted of two highly acclaimed EP releases that put her on the critical map, even if they...

Henry Green – Shift

➤   28 March, 2018, 12:00

I have followed Henry Green’s slowly burning but relentlessly positive career since he was still at school and following on from a couple of incredible EP’s, his debut album, Shift, is the latest pinnacle on that impressive...

Hush Mozey – Tales of Bigotry EP

➤   19 March, 2018, 14:00

Photo: Courtney Wiltshire One of life’s greatest pleasures surely must be that glorious moment when you hear something brand new, something you have not heard the likes of before, something that has hit your ears without any...

Tune-Yards – I can feel you creep into my private life

➤   28 January, 2018, 16:00

One of those records where you pretty much know what you are getting simply from the title; I can feel you creep into my private life is definitely an album of its time, and one very much...

Feelgood Experiment – Self-titled EP

➤   4 December, 2017, 20:00

Jazz music can have a tendency to become overblown, noodly nonsense for aficionados only. However, it can also be a wonderful mix of rhythms and melodies that beguile and subconsciously move the listener. Bristol outfit Feelgood Experiment...

Julien Baker – Turn Out The Lights

➤   15 October, 2017, 14:00

Even at the tender age of 21, Memphis based musician Julien Baker already has an acclaimed album under her belt – 2015 solo debut Sprained Ankle, self-recorded when she was just 18. It was a beautiful record...

Wolf Alice – Visions Of A Life

➤   1 October, 2017, 17:30

There aren’t many records this that have been as eagerly anticipated as this second album from Wolf Alice. The band are one of the rare success stories during this period of British guitar music’s commercial decline, and...

Ghost of the Avalanche – Obsessive Compulsive Gender…

➤   28 August, 2017, 15:00

I am not sure if it is just me who finds this, but some of the noisiest and most relevant bands I have had the pleasure of hearing in recent years happen to be the smallest in...

Gold Class – Drum

➤   28 August, 2017, 14:30

Drum, the second album from Melbourne post-punk outfit Gold Class launches out of the blocks like Usain Bolt after the last box of chicken nuggets. Album opener and lead single ‘Twist in the Dark’ is a screaming...

Ghostpoet – Dark Days & Canapes

➤   13 August, 2017, 19:00

The title, Dark Days & Canapes, the fourth album from Ghostpoet, says it all – firmly hitting the current UK mood of frustration, anger and despair square in the eyes. It is not a record for the faint...

Lucy Rose – Something’s Changing

➤   13 July, 2017, 21:00

At first glance, Lucy Rose can come across as another Laura Marling-like singer-songwriter, an illusion that is initially reinforced with the graceful, gossamer thin opening to her new album Something’s Changing. Of course, first impressions can be...

Lambhorn – Cascade

➤   13 July, 2017, 21:00

The response generated by instrumental music is always interesting – in a live setting music without vocals and lyrics can often be hard to latch on to, lacking some of the immediate hooks that voices and words...