Tagged: jazz

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...

GoGo Penguin Review – Colston Hall

➤  7 May, 2017, 14:00 | by:

Manchester based trio, GoGo Penguin, took things to a new level at Colston Hall, performing their original film score for Godfrey Reggio’s 1982 cult classic ‘Koyaanisqatsi’. The trio, nominated for a Mercury Prize and signed to top...