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...

Grimes Review & Photoset – O2 Academy Bristol

➤  6 July, 2016, 18:30 | by:

Photography: Lee Ramsey Excitable youths impatiently await for someone who, thanks to social media, appears to be their collective, exceptionally talented, buddy. Now touring her 2015 album, Art Angels, it appears Grimes’ entire fan base has crammed themselves into the beehive...

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,...

Grandmaster Flash Review + Photoset – Marble Factory

➤  18 May, 2016, 17:30 | by:

Photography: Lee Ramsey Tonight one of hip-hops founding fathers Grandmaster Flash brings the party to one of Bristol’s best and most unique venue’s, The Marble Factory. Flash, whom laid the groundwork for everything a DJ can do with...

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...

Oakhaart Review + Photoset – The Exchange

➤  21 April, 2016, 11:00 | by:

Photography: Geoffrey Head I don’t know about you, but as much as I love music’s ability to uplift, inspire and transport me, I occasionally feel the need to have my ears none too gently removed and deposited somewhere...

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...

October Drift Review + Photoset – The Louisiana

➤  11 April, 2016, 16:00 | by:

Photography: Lee Ramsey Whether you’ve seen them live or followed their updates on social media over the last two weeks, October Drift’s spring UK tour has certainly been eventful. From sell-out crowds, mosh pits and large queues outside...

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...

Emmy The Great Review + Photos – Thekla

➤  22 March, 2016, 17:30 | by:

Photography: David Gilmore I have always enjoyed going to gigs at Thekla. I am reminded of my teenage days, sticky floors and dancing to the Maccabees; enjoying indie at its finest. Emmy The Great is also reminiscent of...

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...