Tagged: Review

Feelgood Experiment – Self-titled EP

➤  4 December, 2017, 20:00 | by:

Jazz music can have a tendency to become overblown, noodly nonsense for aficionados only. However, it can also be a wonderful mix of rhythms and melodies that beguile and subconsciously move the listener. Bristol outfit Feelgood Experiment...

Ardyn – Bloom EP

➤  3 December, 2017, 14:45 | by:

The new EP from Ardyn pulls together the last three releases alongside the title track ‘Bloom’. It starts with ‘Throwing Stones’; the opening synth pokes of which could quite easily be the beginning of a Christmas song...

China Bowls – The Way

➤  2 December, 2017, 11:00 | by:

There’s been many gems that have stood out over the last 12 months; singer-songwriter China Bowls certainty comes to mind following her musical success thus far. Since signing to Saffron Records, its been a exhilarating journey which...

Lucy Rose Review – Engine Rooms

➤  30 November, 2017, 20:00 | by:

Never have I had so many things go wrong at once as I did trying to get to tonight’s show. After parking and arriving at the wrong venue, I then take two wrong turns and end up...

SLONK – Losing My Mind On The Outside Of Everything EP

➤  25 November, 2017, 19:10 | by:

For his newest EP, Losing My Mind On The Outside Of Everything, SLONK literally closed his bedroom door for the weekend and stepped through his wardrobe to give us a delightful, raucous and infectious collection of songs. Clearly...

Marika Hackman Review – Thekla

➤  25 November, 2017, 18:30 | by:

Photo: Geoffrey Head There are some gigs you walk out of so happy, so energised, so vigorous that you get the impression that nothing the world can throw at you really matters. This was such a gig....

Wolf Alice Review – O2 Guildhall

➤  25 November, 2017, 18:00 | by:

Standing tall and illuminated blue in the centre of Southampton, the O2 Guildhall is swimming with fans for tonight’s sold out line-up Superfood, Sunflower Bean, and headliners Wolf Alice. Due to unexpected roadworks, we unfortunately arrive at...

Her’s Review – The Crofter’s Rights

➤  21 November, 2017, 17:00 | by:

This week I headed to The Crofter’s Rights for an overdue visit and to listen to some sweet bands and drink some sweet cider. I was truly spoilt when I found out that both support bands have...

Bad Sounds Review – Thekla

➤  20 November, 2017, 12:00 | by:

Twas the night after my 22nd birthday, after having spent the previous night at Thekla. I was prepared – and slightly hungover – for round 2. On their UK tour celebrating the release of ‘Mixtape One’, Bad...

Simple Things Festival 2017 Review

➤  2 November, 2017, 18:30 | by:

Photo: Rebecca Cleal Simple Things Festival is a huge celebration of diverse music from the top venues in Bristol. My experience is ever so slightly Colston Hall heavy, due to my location being in the hall and the...

YOWL & LICE Review – Heartbreakers

➤  2 November, 2017, 18:00 | by:

Photo: Rowen Allen Brand new Southampton bar Heartbreakers was the host for tonight’s punk inclined gig. With an impressive upstairs venue and well-kept classy bar below, there was a decent buzz of people eagerly waiting for the...

The Big Moon Review – The Loft

➤  22 October, 2017, 19:00 | by:

Hidden upstairs in the now familiar Southampton venue The Loft, the room is already buzzing for tonight’s bill of Kent boy band Get Inuit and fiery females The Big Moon. Expectations are high for The Big Moon...

Meadowlark Review – The Louisiana

➤  16 October, 2017, 20:00 | by:

Photo: Geoffrey Head I’ve been living with Meadowlark’s superb debut album, Postcards, since July immediately after I’d read Ed Dyer’s review at Tap the Feed. It’s a remarkable body of work. When you hear an album this...

Julien Baker – Turn Out The Lights

➤  15 October, 2017, 14:00 | by:

Even at the tender age of 21, Memphis based musician Julien Baker already has an acclaimed album under her belt – 2015 solo debut Sprained Ankle, self-recorded when she was just 18. It was a beautiful record...

Jamie Cruickshank – I Can See Totterdown

➤  9 October, 2017, 18:00 | by:

I Can See Totterdown by Jamie Cruickshank Photo: Carolin Weinkopf I first listened to ‘I Can See Totterdown’ on a train in Northumberland. It was late in the afternoon on a perfect autumn day, the landscape was...