Tagged: Bristol

First Listen: Pompadour – Oh, Honey!

➤  25 April, 2019, 14:00 | by:

Hot on the heels from playing Howlfest this month, Bristol based indie rock trio Pompadour are continuing the momentum as they’re set to release their next single, ‘Oh, Honey!’ on 26th April. The band are giving an...

Arcades Photoset – Mother’s Ruin

➤  22 April, 2019, 17:44 | by:

Photos: Chloe Dunscombe Currently on their largest Spring tour to date, Leicester indie pop four-piece Arcades brought their buzzing charisma and slick tunes to the confinements of The Mother’s Ruin. Check out our live photos of the...

Bear’s Den Photoset – O2 Academy Bristol

➤  22 April, 2019, 17:25 | by:

Photos: Andrew Barrell It’s always a treat whenever Bear’s Den perform in Bristol and their latest stint didn’t disappoint as the duo played songs from their brand new album So That You Might Here Me for their...

Nilüfer Yanya Review – Thekla

➤  21 April, 2019, 14:30 | by:

Having produced one of this year’s promising debut albums in the form of Miss Universe, Nilüfer Yanya’s headline show at Thekla couldn’t be more anticipated. On an extensive tour to promote the release, the artist alongside her...

The Xcerts Review – The Fleece

➤  20 April, 2019, 16:16 | by:

Having rode the lush, open road rock of last year’s Hold On To Your Heart as far as it will carry them, The Xcerts are wrapping things up with a final headline tour, coinciding with an EP...

VANT Photoset – The Louisiana

➤  15 April, 2019, 21:35 | by:

Photos: Philip Hiscocks With new single ‘Exoskeleton’ out now and kicking off his headline tour, VANT stopped by Bristol for the first time since 2017, putting on a show to remember at The Louisiana. Indeed it was...

Nina Nesbitt Photoset – Thekla

➤  13 April, 2019, 12:08 | by:

Photos: Philip Hiscocks Nina Nesbitt delivered a beautiful performance at Thekla as she played songs from her new album The Sun Will Come Up, The Seasons Will Change plus some old favourites. In case you missed it,...

Massive Wagons Photoset – Thekla

➤  13 April, 2019, 11:52 | by:

Photos: Mediaembargo Lancashire based rock band Massive Wagons pay homage to the bombast of heavy rock without sounding dated. After relentless gigging and the release of their debut album, 2012’s Fire It Up, the band forged ahead,...

Hot Chip Review – Trinity Centre

➤  10 April, 2019, 21:00 | by:

With the imminent release of new material, electronic-pop veterans Hot Chip have embarked upon a string of gigs across the country prior to an action-packed summer. On Saturday (6th April), Hot Chip headlined Trinity Centre, a relatively...

Drenge Photoset – Thekla

➤  8 April, 2019, 21:47 | by:

Photos: Philip Hiscocks Playing their new album Strange Creatures in full, Drenge showed us why they’re one of the most anticipated rock bands around. In case you missed it, here’s some belting live shots of their electrifying...

Easy Life Photoset – Thekla

➤  8 April, 2019, 21:27 | by:

Photos: Chloe Dunscombe Easy Life are a multi-instrumental, multi-tasking and multi-talented young five-piece who appear as at home with their free-wheeling sound as they are baring their soul. Here is a band that seeks to join the...

Rival Karma Review – The Thunderbolt

➤  27 March, 2019, 09:28 | by:

Rival Karma delivered an evening of electrifying ‘ninja rock’ to a delighted crowd at The Thunderbolt. A genre invented by the band, ninja rock comes across as a blend of blues- infused stoner rock and southern rock....

Patawawa Review – The Louisiana

➤  26 March, 2019, 21:00 | by:

I struggled out of my hangover raccoon and dragged myself to the Louisiana, apprehensive about the low ceilinged sweaty room and heavy booming speakers. This was not my usual pre gig hype mode. I arrived with 15...

Deaf Havana Review – O2 Academy Bristol

➤  23 March, 2019, 15:20 | by:

Photos: Philip Hiscocks It was St Patrick’s Day. Pubs and clubs around the city were full to the brim with merry crowds, and the O2 Academy was no exception. People were slowly filling up the two- story...

Wych Elm – Rat Blanket EP

➤  21 March, 2019, 20:07 | by:

Photo: Simon Holliday From the opening song of debut EP Rat Blanket, Wych Elm’s early 90’s grunge inspirations feel overtly pronounced. The opening bars of ‘Monkey Jaw’ hark of Kim Deal bass lines off Pixies ‘Surfer Rosa’...