Tagged: Review

Sam Fender Review + Photoset – SWX

➤  11 August, 2019, 18:50 | by:

Photos: Philip Hiscocks It almost sounds like a fairytale when you hear that someone from the North East of Newcastle (North Shields) is making waves in the US, selling out tours in the UK and signed to...

Lime Cordiale Review – The Louisiana

➤  11 August, 2019, 12:00 | by:

Trendy twenty-somethings all hover at the bar as I walked into the Louie, I felt a little underdressed with my zebra cycling shorts and greasy brow – I’d just finished work and had very little time to...

Jenny Lewis Review – SWX

➤  4 August, 2019, 18:38 | by:

It was the hottest day of the year; I was wearing corduroy trousers, a knitted vest and very unprepared for a steamy gig at SWX – both physically (outfit wise) and mentally. It’s a rarity that Jenny...

FarmFest 2019 Review

➤  4 August, 2019, 18:15 | by:

Photo: FarmFest I was blasting out the sweet sounds of Scissor Sisters through the speakers of my Suzuki Swift; it was a shimmering Thursday evening and the rolling Somerset countryside provided a great backdrop for a glam...

Emily Isherwood Review – The Louisiana

➤  28 July, 2019, 18:54 | by:

It’s not often that gigs are dubbed as ‘An Evening With ’. It feels as though such titles are only reserved for the most special occasions. In this case, it was the launch of...

2000 Trees Festival Review + Photoset

➤  22 July, 2019, 21:39 | by:

Photos: Philip Hiscocks Nestled in a beautiful corner of the Cheltenham countryside, 2000 Trees Festival transforms Upcote Farm into a weekend of ear-splitting punk and hardcore for one weekend a year. The sheep are moved offsite (although...

Emily Isherwood – Distant Television Studios EP

➤  17 July, 2019, 22:10 | by:

Roll up, roll up and let me gush about my most anticipated of the release of 2019. I’ve been a die-hard Emily Isherwood follower since her Nugget days and I was beyond thrilled to hear that she’ll...

You Me At Six Review + Photoset – SWX

➤  16 July, 2019, 20:00 | by:

Photos: Charlotte Christine In the middle of a dozen festival appearances around Europe, popular rock band You Me At Six stopped off in Bristol to play a single exclusive gig in SWX on Thursday (11th July). The...

Barn on the Farm Review + Photoset

➤  14 July, 2019, 14:34 | by:

Photos: Philip Hiscocks How do you celebrate an important anniversary? A few drinks with friends? Going out for a fancy dinner? If you’re Barn on the Farm Festival founder Josh Sanger you go a bit larger than...

Astral Festival Review + Photoset

➤  13 July, 2019, 16:58 | by:

Photos: Mike Robertson Who’da thought that just three venues across one day could present such a torturous clash of acts, but painful choices were to be made at Astral Festival (formerly Bristol Psych Fest) due to the...

Billy The Kid Review + Photoset – Exchange

➤  13 July, 2019, 15:28 | by:

Photos: Ashley Reynolds It’s a warm and summery Sunday evening in Bristol. The city is quiet, contemplative (or just hungover) from St Paul’s Carnival. The path to tonight’s gig at the Exchange involves dawdling slowly past the...

Ministry Review – SWX

➤  10 July, 2019, 22:00 | by:

Supposedly, Al Jourgensen (founder and creative mastermind of industrial juggernaut Ministry) produces his fiercest work under a Republican administration. Though not strictly true, the late 90s sludgy introspection of Filth Pig and Dark Side of the Spoon...

Bristol Sounds 2019: The Cinematic Orchestra Review

➤  8 July, 2019, 20:00 | by:

Photos: Phil Watson An arena which had become my home for three nights of Bristol Sounds was coming to a sad ending, worsened by my extreme Sunday hangover, I was keeping my fingers crossed for a magical...

Bristol Sounds 2019: The Cat Empire Review + Photoset

➤  7 July, 2019, 17:24 | by:

Photos: Phil Watson I’ve never been to Glastonbury Festival and I tell myself each year I’m not missing out, however I can never quite convince myself enough to keep the inevitable jealous at bay. Luckily I had...

Bristol Sounds 2019: Bloc Party Review + Photoset

➤  3 July, 2019, 21:55 | by:

Photos: Mediaembargo It’s Friday (28th June) and three successful days into Bristol Sounds 2019; the sun is out and so is the sold out crowd, flocking to see Bloc Party in all their Silent Alarm Glory. Having...