Tagged: Bristol

Sam Fender Review + Photoset – SWX

➤  11 August, 2019, 18:50 | by:

Photos: Philip Hiscocks It almost sounds like a fairytale when you hear that someone from the North East of Newcastle (North Shields) is making waves in the US, selling out tours in the UK and signed to...

Simple Things Festival Announce 2019 Line-Up

➤  31 July, 2019, 20:00 | by:

It’s back! The return of Bristol’s multi-venue music festival event, Simple Things has announced the line-up for its 2019 edition, taking place across various venues in the city on the 18th and 19th October. This year’s outing...

Sunflower Bean Photoset – Exchange

➤  24 July, 2019, 22:05 | by:

Photos: Chelsey Cliff New York-based rock trio Sunflower Bean have been the talk of the town for some time, following killer releases Twenty-Two in Blue and Human Ceremony. Most recent EP King Of The Dudes showcases the...

You Me At Six Review + Photoset – SWX

➤  16 July, 2019, 20:00 | by:

Photos: Charlotte Christine In the middle of a dozen festival appearances around Europe, popular rock band You Me At Six stopped off in Bristol to play a single exclusive gig in SWX on Thursday (11th July). The...

Astral Festival Review + Photoset

➤  13 July, 2019, 16:58 | by:

Photos: Mike Robertson Who’da thought that just three venues across one day could present such a torturous clash of acts, but painful choices were to be made at Astral Festival (formerly Bristol Psych Fest) due to the...

Billy The Kid Review + Photoset – Exchange

➤  13 July, 2019, 15:28 | by:

Photos: Ashley Reynolds It’s a warm and summery Sunday evening in Bristol. The city is quiet, contemplative (or just hungover) from St Paul’s Carnival. The path to tonight’s gig at the Exchange involves dawdling slowly past the...

Ministry Review – SWX

➤  10 July, 2019, 22:00 | by:

Supposedly, Al Jourgensen (founder and creative mastermind of industrial juggernaut Ministry) produces his fiercest work under a Republican administration. Though not strictly true, the late 90s sludgy introspection of Filth Pig and Dark Side of the Spoon...

Bristol Sounds 2019: The Cinematic Orchestra Review

➤  8 July, 2019, 20:00 | by:

Photos: Phil Watson An arena which had become my home for three nights of Bristol Sounds was coming to a sad ending, worsened by my extreme Sunday hangover, I was keeping my fingers crossed for a magical...

In Photos: Bristol Sounds 2019 – Elbow

➤  7 July, 2019, 16:52 | by:

Photos: Mediaembargo With the temperatures reaching high levels (30+ degrees), Elbow delivered a emphatic performance on the four instalment of Bristol Sounds at the Amphitheatre. Check out the live photos of their performance featuring support from Villagers....

Bristol Sounds 2019: Bloc Party Review + Photoset

➤  3 July, 2019, 21:55 | by:

Photos: Mediaembargo It’s Friday (28th June) and three successful days into Bristol Sounds 2019; the sun is out and so is the sold out crowd, flocking to see Bloc Party in all their Silent Alarm Glory. Having...

Bristol trio Sœur share new single ‘Do What I Want’

➤  1 July, 2019, 20:00 | by:

There’s no better way to kick off the new quarter than releasing some brand new music. Bristol rock stars Sœur have done exactly that and in explosive fashion as well; the three-piece today (1st July) share their...

Stereolab Review – SWX

➤  22 June, 2019, 14:22 | by:

There is just no other band quite like Stereolab. I don’t know why because they have a truly winning formula, but there isn’t. And thankfully, they have reappeared after a 10 year hiatus. Rattling through a 12...

Festival Preview: Astral Festival

➤  15 June, 2019, 17:00 | by:

St. Paul’s Carnival will feel like lightyears away when Astral Festival (formerly Bristol Psych Fest) descends upon Nelson St, conjuring a heady brew of mind-melting psychedelia, stoner doom and electronic experiments on Saturday 6th July. Across Rough...

Swimming Girls Review – Exchange

➤  12 June, 2019, 19:39 | by:

It’s ‘Girls Night’ in Bristol on Monday. While the Spice Girls battle through a monsoon over at Ashton Gate, down at Old Market Street’s Exchange a few hundred people are tucked into the comparatively warm and dry...

IOTA – My Enemy

➤  11 June, 2019, 22:00 | by:

After a year and a half of relentless gigging with no recorded music to their name, Bristol’s indie rockers IOTA have finally released their debut single ‘My Enemy’. This strident critique of life in a society ‘brainwashed’...