Tagged: jazz

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...

Snazzback Release New Single

➤  26 September, 2018, 17:00 | by:

Snazzback are slowly releasing teasers for their debut album which is set to be released this October, the freshly released second single ‘Ellsdon in a Hedge Pt 2’ is a shimmering five minute epic filled with rich...

We Are Leif – Breathe

➤  10 September, 2018, 11:00 | by:

Jazz can sometimes be seen as a dirty word in the world of popular music, elitist and complex and generally just difficult to get your ears round. But then, it turns out, Jazz is the perfect base...

Snazzback Announce New Single

➤  23 August, 2018, 17:00 | by:

Jazz-funk eight piece Snazzback have announced their first single from their upcoming album which will be released later this year. ‘Ellsdon In A Hedge – Part I’ is a shimmering tune with plenty of beefy horns and...

Hippo – Hippo EP

➤  7 May, 2018, 18:00 | by:

Three-piece intergalactic electro jazz outfit Hippo have been taking Bristol’s jazz scene by storm. A heavily rooted jazz sound soaked in electronic havoc with dashes of delightful prog, Hippo are paving the way for the galvanisation of...

First Listen: Laimu – Fruit

➤  22 February, 2018, 12:00 | by:

It’s been a busy one this week, and if you’re after something chilled to ease off the load then we’ve got you covered. Bristol based newcomers Laimu are releasing their debut single ‘Fruit’ on Friday and we’re...

Feelgood Experiment – Self-titled EP

➤  4 December, 2017, 20:00 | by:

Jazz music can have a tendency to become overblown, noodly nonsense for aficionados only. However, it can also be a wonderful mix of rhythms and melodies that beguile and subconsciously move the listener. Bristol outfit Feelgood Experiment...

China Bowls – The Way

➤  2 December, 2017, 11:00 | by:

There’s been many gems that have stood out over the last 12 months; singer-songwriter China Bowls certainty comes to mind following her musical success thus far. Since signing to Saffron Records, its been a exhilarating journey which...

Ruth Royall on new her EP and The Bristol Sessions

➤  16 September, 2017, 09:30 | by:

Jazz singer and founder of The Bristol Sessions, Ruth Royall is true Bristol royalty. Along with hosting a weekly event at The Gallimaufry and releasing her own material it’s safe to say she is one of the...

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...