Tagged: Review

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...

Skating Polly – The Make It All Show

➤  11 May, 2018, 19:30 | by:

Following their 2016 release The Big Fit, Skating Polly are back with another ferocious full-length record, The Make It All Show. Initially starting out as a multi-instrumental two-piece, they have now enlisted Kelli’s brother – Kurtis Mayo...

Run Logan Run – The Delicate Balance of Terror

➤  7 May, 2018, 18:32 | by:

Photo: Paul Blakemore Having first seen Run Logan Run play in The Crypt last year in a set that brought me about as close to a religious experience as I’m probably ever going to get, I was...

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...

Skindred Review + Photoset – O2 Academy Bristol

➤  30 April, 2018, 22:00 | by:

Photos: Mediaembargo If you came here for some soothing soundscapes then you had better leave in a hurry. A sold out crowd was already heaving for opener Danko Jones. Well worn road hogs, Danko Jones are a...

Spectres Review – Rough Trade Bristol

➤  30 April, 2018, 20:30 | by:

Since the release of their second album Condition, it’s been a quiet year for Spectres. This is easy to forgive however, as half of the band also run Howling Owl Records, which recently hosted an incredible New...

Fenne Lily Review + Photoset – Thekla

➤  22 April, 2018, 10:00 | by:

Photos: Lee Ramsey Fenne Lily has had a pretty busy and exciting year to say the least. From supporting Dodie on tour to releasing her debut album On Hold. She shows no signs of slowing down –...

Last Hyena Review – The Crofter’s Rights

➤  19 April, 2018, 22:01 | by:

A star studded line-up featuring five of Bristol’s most experimental math rock bands? Who said Monday nights were dull eh? It was set to be an emotional night as it was the departure of Last Hyena’s bassist...