Tagged: jazz

Hippo release first single from upcoming EP

➤  7 June, 2019, 10:00 | by:

Gutsy and galvanised jazz trio Hippo are slowly teasing us with material from their second EP which is due to land on earth in November. At its core, their sound is tangled jazz which has been sieved...

Chicken Picnic Review – The Crofter’s Rights

➤  4 June, 2019, 13:00 | by:

Over the course of modern music’s existence, there has been some questionable band names. Take Chumbawamba for example, you know, that band that had one song that got big in the mid-nineties that no one could remember...

Stanlaey Review – The Wardrobe Theatre

➤  3 June, 2019, 10:00 | by:

Photo: Barka Photography Not many people have their album launch at The Wardrobe Theatre and I could tell from the get-go that it was going to be a spectacle. As soon as I made my way towards...

China Bowls – Before I Knew You

➤  15 May, 2019, 15:00 | by:

Neo-soul goddess China Bowls is back with her first release of the year, after a stint in Australia and collaborating with Snazzback on their debut album. Her latest single deals with a past relationship and current temptations....

Waldo’s Gift – Improvisations

➤  8 May, 2019, 10:00 | by:

As cliche as it may sound, Waldo’s Gift are unlike anything that’s happening on the music scene in Bristol right now. If you’ve not seen them performing at The Gallimaufry then fill some space in your diary,...

Nubya Garcia Review – Fiddlers

➤  6 May, 2019, 13:30 | by:

It was an absolute pleasure and a privilege to catch Nubya Garcia at Fiddler’s on Wednesday (1st May). Here’s why: she’s the winner of this 2019’s Jazz FM Breakthrough Artist award; she’s had two excellent EPs released...

Hippo unveil music video for ‘Thirst’

➤  28 March, 2019, 11:00 | by:

Future jazzists, Hippo, have been hiding away in the studio and preparing for their much anticipated second EP. They have, however, made a music video to go alongside one of the new tunes and I think it...

Snazzback unveil video for ‘Ellsdon In A Hedge Pt II’

➤  13 February, 2019, 11:00 | by:

Snazzback have unveiled the stunning new video for their tune ‘Ellsdon In A Hedge Pt II’, created by Sam Wisternoff (who has also produced work for Get The Blessing and This Is The Kit) the video is...

Prudent Primate Review – The Crofter’s Rights

➤  8 December, 2018, 18:30 | by:

It was a dreary and wet evening, however, this didn’t seem to faze the crowd who had made the drizzly trek to The Crofter’s Rights with people bustling inside ready to be blown away with an evening...

Hippo release cosmic video for ‘BJP’

➤  10 November, 2018, 11:00 | by:

Three-piece electro-jazz outfit Hippo have released a cosmic video for their tune ‘BJP’, directed by Fred Iles in which the video features archive sci-fi footage. Their sound is drenched in intergalactic synths and frenzied time signatures. ‘BJP’...

Prudent Primate + LYLE! Review – Corner 77

➤  2 November, 2018, 11:00 | by:

A newly revamped venue in Stokes Croft has been attracting locals and music lovers alike since its rebrand. The former MEATliquor opposite Hamilton House is now Corner 77 and hosts some of Bristol’s freshest talent, along with...

Waldo’s Gift unveil thrilling live video

➤  31 October, 2018, 11:00 | by:

Resident band at The Gallimaufry, Waldo’s Gift have released a shimmering new video which truly encapsulates their live set up. An epic 30 minute improvised set which ebbs and flows through the genres of jazz, math rock...

Snazzback Review – The Crofter’s Rights

➤  30 October, 2018, 11:00 | by:

After touring around the UK and delighting audiences across the country with their fusion of jazz, world music, afrobeat and funk (to name a few!), Snazzback were back in their stomping ground to perform a headline –...

Oscar Jerome Review – The Louisiana

➤  7 October, 2018, 12:00 | by:

After an incredible month of gigs whilst working full time (I’m slowly getting the balance right, I think), I ended the month of September with a gig that will soothe my bones; not a single mosh pit...

The Bristol Sessions returns this October

➤  27 September, 2018, 11:00 | by:

The Bristol Sessions are back with a fresh and funky new house band along with a change of venue. After closing the stage in December host Ruth Royall is ready and raring to go with a launch...