Tagged: Review

Her’s – Invitation to Her’s

➤  16 August, 2018, 11:30 | by:

After taking a trip through a technicolour asteroid belt and orbiting a planet drenched in 80’s grooves; the 11-track-jangle-pop odyssey that is Her’s debut album has finally landed. Invitation to Her’s is a follow-up from the duo’s...

Our Girl – Stranger Today

➤  15 August, 2018, 12:00 | by:

Brighton born (but London living) Our Girl is a name that continues to gain voice. Since the release of their EP Normally in 2016, the trio have been touring venues across the UK and drawing attention at...

Bad Sounds – Get Better

➤  14 August, 2018, 12:00 | by:

If Wiltshire/Bath based band Bad Sounds are not on your new music radar, then change that immediately, for, unless you have been hiding under the unpleasant kind of rock that blocks out all music and music related...

Gulp – All Good Wishes

➤  7 August, 2018, 21:00 | by:

Following on from their well-received 2014 debut, Season Sun, Gulp – the duo of Guto Pryce of Super Furry Animals and Lindsey Leven – are back with All Good Wishes, their second album of laid-back psychedelic pop....

The Naked and Famous Review – Trinity Centre

➤  25 July, 2018, 19:21 | by:

Sometimes the old saying ‘less is more’ is apt and in the Trinity Centre tonight it could not be more so. The Naked and Famous gave us a concert that at times was spellbinding, uplifting and beguiling....

2000 Trees Festival 2018 Review + Photoset

➤  19 July, 2018, 20:10 | by:

Photograph: Ben Morse, Dom Meason, Gareth Bull and Joe Singh We promised we’d see you in the pits, and we were true to our word. And with the sun beating down relentlessly all weekend, they were some...

Bristol Psych Fest V Review

➤  13 July, 2018, 13:00 | by:

Saturday July 7th carried huge significance for countless people in Bristol and beyond this year. One might wonder how the stars aligned to deliver not one but two festivals on the same day, plus a seminal English...

Waxahatchee Review – The Fleece

➤  17 June, 2018, 14:29 | by:

It’s been three years since Waxahatchee last performed in Bristol; a lot can happen in three years – an EP, an album and a few tours later Waxahatchee their performing folk driven tunes with a hint of...

Hilary Woods – Colt

➤  16 June, 2018, 12:51 | by:

Irish multi-disciplinary artist (and one-time member of almost huge indie band JJ72) Hilary Woods solo musical output has so far consisted of two highly acclaimed EP releases that put her on the critical map, even if they...

LUMP – LUMP

➤  11 June, 2018, 21:30 | by:

Let’s get the formalities over with (as you most likely know), LUMP is a collaboration between Laura Marling and Tunng’s Mike Lindsay. Opener ‘Late To The Flight’ bathes in graceful presence of space with a juxtaposition of close/far...

Love Saves The Day Review + Photoset

➤  3 June, 2018, 13:00 | by:

Photos: Aryan Jafri I have to admit, before going to Love Saves The Day this weekend, I was sceptical. I presumed the sound would be bad, not as a fault of the festival organisers, but as a...

Dot to Dot Festival 2018 Review + Photoset

➤  3 June, 2018, 12:05 | by:

Photos: Lee Ramsey Wandering around your city was a revolutionary act for a certain class of 1960’s radical. ‘Dérive’ they called it, literally translated into English as ‘Drift’. It was a revolutionary strategy to fight boredom by...

Ho99o9 Review – Exchange

➤  30 May, 2018, 20:00 | by:

There’s so much good stuff to write about Ho99o9 that I simply don’t know where to begin. I could start with their incredible dedication to touring; In the space of a year, they’ve toured the USA, mainland...

Car Seat Headrest Review – SWX

➤  25 May, 2018, 13:00 | by:

There are many things about the music industry that don’t make sense right now (2018) (Post Malone, for example) – a year in which seemingly every music critic and their mother gets a kick out of smugly...

Cosmic Ninja, Madcap and UK:ID Review – The Louisiana

➤  14 May, 2018, 20:00 | by:

Photo: Igor Tylek Photography If there’s a better way to spend a Thursday night than jumping around at a triple headliner covering a spectrum of electronic rock, drum and bass and hip hop, I’m yet to hear...