Tagged: live review

Fontaines D.C Review – Thekla

➤  20 April, 2019, 15:37 | by:

On the eve of their release of hotly anticipated debut album, Dongrel, all male five piece Irish band Fontaines D.C (hailing from Dublin) play a frenetic 50 minute set to a sold out crowd at Thekla. Having...

Field Day Festival 2016 Review

➤  22 June, 2016, 13:30 | by:

Photo: Carolina Farulo A modern music lover’s delight, Field Day brings a diverse and high quality range of artists to Victoria Park. The on and off rainy showers only adds to the British festival vibe, and surely did...

Father John Misty Review – Colston Hall

➤  24 May, 2016, 11:00 | by:

Wow. What a man. What a show. My notes are littered with sentiments like “Jesus on cross motifs”, “showy masquerade” and “what a pretentious prick”. Looking over my skewered notes, it is clear that I felt confused,...

Mars Red Sky Review – The Exchange

➤  16 May, 2016, 11:00 | by:

Photo: Antoine Doyen “Our ship exploded in the sky, a strong reflection in my mind.” Mars Red Sky are undeniably one of the most forward-thinking forces in the world of stoner rock. Pulling metaphorical lyrics into a sludgy...

She Drew The Gun Review – The Louisiana

➤  3 May, 2016, 18:30 | by:

Releasing their debut album, winning Glastonbury Festival’s ‘Emerging Talent Competition’ and currently on their headline UK tour; the momentum couldn’t be more high for Liverpool four-piece She Drew The Gun. Tonight they’re at The Louisiana on the...

Eliza and the Bear Review – Thekla

➤  19 April, 2016, 18:00 | by:

Whilst we waited for the band to make an appearance, an eclectic crowd gathered at Thekla for the performance of Eliza and the Bear. The young listeners of Radio 1 unreservedly belted out the lyrics to ‘Wonderwall’....

Aldous Harding Review – The Crofters Rights

➤  14 April, 2016, 11:00 | by:

Photo: Geoffrey Head The next time a friend gets in touch with you and says “you must go and see so-and-so, they’re absolutely amazing” just go. It doesn’t matter if you don’t know the artist concerned, or...

Akua Naru Review – The Fleece

➤  9 April, 2016, 13:30 | by:

I didn’t know what to expect from Akua Naru’s show tonight. She’d been here just six months ago, performing at the Lantern on the release of her latest album The Miner’s Canary, but this time it was...

Big Ups Review – The Louisiana

➤  5 April, 2016, 18:30 | by:

Tonight’s openers, Bristol/London duo Rickyfitts, put on an impressive set of heavy grunge inspired punk. They perform extremely well considering their early set time with people still filling in. Overall, a great start that set the bar...

Plain Royals Review – The Crofters Rights

➤  21 March, 2016, 11:00 | by:

Photo: Mustafa Mirreh Another sold-out event hosted by Synthetica Events? We knew we were going to be in for a treat this evening. The occasion was the debut EP launch of an exciting new band ready to take...

Wolf Alice Review – Keele University

➤  10 March, 2016, 18:30 | by:

After releasing one of 2015’s highest acclaimed albums, Wolf Alice have firmly placed themselves in the heart of beloved record collections around the globe. My Love Is Cool has been nominated for the Mercury Prize, amongst various...

Frøkedal Review – The Crofters Rights

➤  6 March, 2016, 18:30 | by:

The Crofters Rights on a Monday night is rarely the busiest venue and after the warm up acts had finished it was a shame to see so sparse a crowd inside the backroom. The dim blue bulbs...

Rosie Lowe Review – The Louisiana

➤  2 March, 2016, 13:28 | by:

Tonight, I received an almost identical message from two separate friends “would you like to go and see Rosie Lowe this evening? You would love her.” A few hours later, I was standing near the front of...

The Cult Review – Colston Hall

➤  1 March, 2016, 18:30 | by:

“You see that ass? Not bad for 54 is it?” said The Cult’s shaman/frontman Ian Astbury. Not that it was something that I would normally notice, but to these untrained eyes it looked a lot younger than...

GoGo Penguin Review – The Lantern

➤  29 February, 2016, 18:30 | by:

Photo: Emily Dennison GoGo Penguin’s show in Bristol tonight sold out months in advance; but when I told people I was going, only a handful recognised the name. Those who did were either heading along too or...