Tagged: Bristol

First Listen: Joseph Wellfair – The Optimist/Liar

➤  24 April, 2018, 12:00 | by:

With the glorious sunshine over the past few days, this new tune couldn’t have come at a better time. Simplicity at it’s best, Bristol based singer-songwriter Joseph Wellfair shares his first single release in the form of...

Spectres Preview – Rough Trade Bristol

➤  22 April, 2018, 18:00 | by:

Just as summer comes out of hibernation (finally), so too are Spectres, as they prepare for a co-headline gig with London mates Housewives. The Bristol based four piece finally have their chance to christen the city’s new Rough Trade...

Fenne Lily Review + Photoset – Thekla

➤  22 April, 2018, 10:00 | by:

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 | by:

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...

Porches Photoset – Rough Trade Bristol

➤  19 April, 2018, 21:00 | by:

Photos: Jessica Bartolini In case you missed it last week, the slick electro pop sounds of Porches took over Rough Trade Bristol with support from rising Bristol artist Harvey Causon.  

Bastille Photoset – Colston Hall

➤  15 April, 2018, 18:06 | by:

Photos: Mediaembargo A welcoming return to Bristol for Bastille as they pleased fans with a memorable performance at Colston Hall. Featuring an orchestra-like set up, the band showcased songs all and new with frontman Dan Smith truly...

Bristol Creatives Host Behind The Scene Podcast

➤  13 April, 2018, 12:00 | by:

We’re delighted to announce our collaboration with Behind The Scene who launch their first bi-monthly podcast on Tuesday 17th April at Rough Trade Bristol. The podcast, hosted by Bristol singer Ruth Royal and BBC music reporter/presenter of...

Peach Pit, Ady Suleiman + more added to Dot to Dot 2018

➤  11 April, 2018, 20:00 | by:

Award-winning multi-venue festival Dot to Dot has announced its second wave of acts to join the three-day summer event in Manchester, Bristol and Nottingham this May. An additional 24 acts have been added to the line-up, including...

MØ Review – O2 Academy Bristol

➤  10 April, 2018, 21:00 | by:

‘Fearless’ would be the word to describe MØ this evening as she dominates the O2 Academy stage in Bristol on the last night of her UK tour. The rising pop star’s career thus us has been exhilarating;...

Goat Girl Photoset – Rough Trade Bristol

➤  10 April, 2018, 19:00 | by:

Photos: Jessica Bartolini London quartet Goat Girl released their much anticipated self-titled debut album on Friday and stopped by Bristol’s Rough Trade over the weekend to celebrate the release and sign copies of the album with fans....

First Listen: The Ornsteins – Glacial

➤  8 April, 2018, 12:30 | by:

Photo: Simon Holliday New season comes with new releases and one we’re extremely looking forward to later this month is the third compilation album from local DIY label heroes, Breakfast Records. Following the success of Breakfast 1...

Shame Photoset – Thekla

➤  7 April, 2018, 13:11 | by:

Photos: Lee Ramsey A cracking live performance from Shame as they returned to Bristol to showcase their acclaimed debut album Songs of Praise in full. In case you missed it, check out the live photo gallery of...

Fenne Lily – On Hold

➤  6 April, 2018, 12:00 | by:

This album cannot be appreciated at a low volume or absorbed fully within the first listen. I have to admit that it washed over me somewhat the first time round; but despite its solo-styled core there is...

MØ Preview – O2 Academy Bristol

➤  5 April, 2018, 20:00 | by:

Danish pop star MØ needs no introduction. Since her 2013’s debut album No Mythologies To Follow, it’s been world domination for the rising singer. Collaborations with the likes of Justin Bieber, Avicii and Major Lazer, releasing hit...

Crystal Balloon – People EP

➤  28 March, 2018, 19:00 | by:

In the 18 months since Crystal Balloon’s first EP, Hurricane there’s been a few changes, both in personnel and in style. They have a new permanent bass player, Charlie Molyneux to mesh with drummer and original member...