Tagged: Bristol

Jackson – Push Through EP

➤  13 August, 2017, 19:30 | by:

Jackson is the stage name of multi-instrumentalist Jack Baldus, a project which he rather impressively writes music and lyrics for his experimental jazz band. He’s a classically trained pianist, who has mastered a diverse range of classical...

Rise Bristol to open as Rough Trade

➤  5 August, 2017, 08:30 | by:

Following the news of their store move earlier this summer, independent record store Rise Bristol have announced that they will be closing its doors at the end of summer and reopening as Rough Trade. In an official statement,...

Lambhorn – Cascade

➤  13 July, 2017, 21:00 | by:

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...

Factory Studios and M.A.S Records open scheme

➤  12 July, 2017, 19:00 | by:

Calling all local bands! Bristol’s Factory Studios are offering an exciting opportunity for 30 new bands with members aged up to 23; giving away free mentoring, rehearsal space and studio time as part of this year’s M.A.S Records...

Nilüfer Yanya announces UK tour dates

➤  3 July, 2017, 10:35 | by:

“Her jazz-tingling pop songs and honest songwriting immediately light up the boat, sending chills and summer vibes to everyone’s ears.” – Nilüfer Yanya, Dot to Dot Festival 2017. One of 2017’s music highlights, singer-songwriter Nilüfer Yanya has...

Pond Review – Thekla

➤  30 June, 2017, 09:00 | by:

It seems that Australian psyche-rock 5-piece Pond have brought the weather with them to Thekla in more ways than one. Firstly, the famous boat’s hull must be about 50 degrees inside due to the pounding sun that...

Bristol Sounds 2017 – Photoset

➤  26 June, 2017, 21:00 | by:

We had an absolute belter of a time at this year’s Bristol Sounds with four spectacular shows at the Lloyds Amphitheatre by the Bristol Harbourside. In case you missed it, or want to relive the action all...

Meadowlark – Postcards

➤  24 June, 2017, 20:00 | by:

Debut album Postcards, from Bristol duo Meadowlark has been eagerly anticipated to say the least, and it couldn’t be better timed, bringing a fresh summer breeze of musical lushness as the days are warming and evenings getting...

First Listen: Kayla Painter – Auriga EP

➤  7 June, 2017, 12:30 | by:

Following the teaser of her new visual-audio project this year, Bristol electronic producer Kayla Painter is gearing up for her next release Auriga, and we’re excited to bring you an exclusive first listen ahead of its official...

Skunk Anansie Review + Photoset – O2 Academy

➤  31 May, 2017, 21:00 | by:

Photos: Lee Ramsey On one of the hottest days of 2017 so far, I find myself packed into Bristol’s O2 Academy along with an equally excited crowd to see Skunk Anansie. Skunk Anansie have never shied away...

Cousin Kula Review + Photoset – The Gallimaufry

➤  30 May, 2017, 13:24 | by:

Photos: Lee Ramsey Bristol psych pop group Cousin Kula lit up the stage at the Gallimaufry to mark the occasion of their new single ‘What You Know’. Starting off with some exciting guitar work and vocals, they...

Festival Preview: Dot to Dot Festival 2017

➤  22 May, 2017, 14:30 | by:

The countdown has begun for the award-winning Dot to Dot Festival which takes place in the cities of Nottingham, Bristol and Manchester this May Bank Holiday weekend. Sundara Karma return to the festival as this year’s main...

She Makes War releases song ‘I Want My Country Back’

➤  19 May, 2017, 15:00 | by:

Photo: Claire Leache With only two days left in registering to vote, and the UK general election high on the agenda, Bristol artist She Makes War voices her opinion in politically-charged new track ‘I Want My Country Back’....

Stevie Parker unveils the truth on ‘The Cure’

➤  18 May, 2017, 18:20 | by:

Her signature blonde messy bun and monochrome outfits are only a fraction of the plethora of little things that make up Stevie Parker’s mysterious yet appealing vibe. Or maybe they’re the perfect representation of what her music...

Natalie Holmes – Calm Places EP

➤  3 May, 2017, 17:30 | by:

One of the best musical triumphs of recent years has been the diversification and modernisation of folk music. A new generation of artists have grasped the traditions, sounds and soul of the genre; broken, transformed and added...