Tagged: Bristol

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’...

Some Bodies Review – The Crofter’s Rights

➤  8 June, 2019, 11:04 | by:

Photo: Phil Smithies If you’re one for watching indie films, sipping white wine whilst munching on fish finger sandwiches, and having profound conversations about Tolstoy with strangers on a night out, chances are you’ll like Some Bodies....

Rose Elinor Douglas Photoset – The Louisiana

➤  2 June, 2019, 18:31 | by:

Photos: Lee Ramsey A sensational performance from Rose Elinor Douglas as she played songs from her new album A New Illusion to a sold-out Bristol audience at The Louisiana. In case you missed it, check out our...

Lights Photoset – Thekla

➤  2 June, 2019, 17:30 | by:

Photos: Charlotte Christine Always pushing boundaries, Toronto award-winning alt-pop phenomenon Lights has never shied away from a challenge. With four albums under her belt, Lights and her loyal and passionate fanbase continue to grow far and wide...

Love Saves The Day Review

➤  31 May, 2019, 20:30 | by:

Photo: Love Saves The Day Excitement bounced through the young student crowd as we trekked the outskirts of the Love Saves The Day (LSTD) site, bottles of cider and wine being passed around in an alcohol topping...

Dot to Dot Festival 2019 Review + Photoset

➤  31 May, 2019, 19:30 | by:

Photos: Lee Ramsey With a stacked lineup and a reputation for breaking some of the biggest acts around today, Dot to Dot Festival was always going to be special, and this year’s event didn’t disappoint. With the...

First Look: gürl – Heavy Heart

➤  26 May, 2019, 12:25 | by:

Blending different genres to form an entirely new sound can sometimes be tricky to pull off, but Bristol newcomers gürl do this with such ease. Combining ethereal dark neo-soul with an aftertaste of rock and hip-hop, the...

New rehearsal space Brunel Studios launches in Bristol

➤  26 May, 2019, 12:20 | by:

Spoiled doesn’t cover how lucky we are to be living in such a diverse and vibrant city (Bristol) where there’s performances happening on every corner. There’s been more than one occasion where I’ve had to cycle from...

Beak> Review + Photoset – SWX

➤  24 May, 2019, 15:34 | by:

Summer finally hit our beloved city over the weekend. Revelling in the lazy, languorousness that a warm climate brings, Beak> made the perfect soundtrack. Playing at SWX on Monday, the band continued to seem surprised by how...

Kikagaku Moyo Review – The Lanes

➤  24 May, 2019, 10:08 | by:

Embarking on a lengthy world tour that seems to have spanned the years between their last visit to Bristol (2017), Japan’s hottest psych-rock outfit Kikagaku Moyo shows no signs of slowing down. Currently in the midst of...

Oh My God! It’s The Church Photoset – Thekla

➤  14 May, 2019, 20:37 | by:

Photos: Phil Watson We’ve been to many a gig at this iconic venue but nothing as close to the phenomenon that is Oh My God! It’s The Church. A party church service like no other, the group,...

Festival Preview: Love Saves The Day

➤  12 May, 2019, 15:39 | by:

2019 brings us the eight year of Love Saves The Day, promising us popping sets enough to keep you bouncing around each of the seven stages on Eastville Park on the 25th and 26th May. Whether it’s...

Peter Doherty & The Puta Madres Preview – O2 Academy

➤  3 May, 2019, 13:41 | by:

Very few musicians can match the versatility or complexity of Peter Doherty. Now under his third project, Peter Doherty & The Puta Madres, Doherty and his new bandmates head back to their garage rock roots for a...