Tagged: Review

Nilüfer Yanya Review – Thekla

➤  21 April, 2019, 14:30 | by:

Having produced one of this year’s promising debut albums in the form of Miss Universe, Nilüfer Yanya’s headline show at Thekla couldn’t be more anticipated. On an extensive tour to promote the release, the artist alongside her...

China Bowls Review – The Louisiana

➤  20 April, 2019, 16:40 | by:

After listening to a string of releases and live sessions on YouTube, it’s safe to say that I was more than excited to check out China Bowls’ headline show at The Louisiana. Except this was a headline...

The Xcerts Review – The Fleece

➤  20 April, 2019, 16:16 | by:

Having rode the lush, open road rock of last year’s Hold On To Your Heart as far as it will carry them, The Xcerts are wrapping things up with a final headline tour, coinciding with an EP...

Kaleem Taylor Review – Hy-Brasil Music Club

➤  20 April, 2019, 16:00 | by:

Hy-Brasil is usually the host to employees who have just clocked off from work and are absolutely gagging for a cocktail during happy hour. However, Kaleem Taylor totally transformed the vibe of the popular venue with an...

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...

Lucy Rose Review – St George’s Bristol

➤  20 April, 2019, 15:06 | by:

Following the release of her daring album No Words Left last month, Warwickshire songwriter Lucy Rose has been celebrating with a tour of intimate seated venues across the UK. Back at Bristol’s St George’s Church, the setting...

Etta Bond Review – Thekla

➤  20 April, 2019, 14:47 | by:

Etta Bond is no stranger to the UK music scene. Since her debut in 2011, she has been a frequent collaborator for a variation of iconic and rising British artists including Kojey Radical, Plan B, Labrinth, and...

GIRLI Review + Photoset – O2 Academy Islington

➤  13 April, 2019, 12:34 | by:

Photos: Aryan Jafri Last week, GIRLI released her debut album Odd One Out. It is a great mix of bubblegum pop meets edgy punk, which can also be used to describe the style of her very colourful...

Hot Chip Review – Trinity Centre

➤  10 April, 2019, 21:00 | by:

With the imminent release of new material, electronic-pop veterans Hot Chip have embarked upon a string of gigs across the country prior to an action-packed summer. On Saturday (6th April), Hot Chip headlined Trinity Centre, a relatively...

Cherry Glazerr Review – Thekla

➤  8 April, 2019, 22:10 | by:

I knew as soon as I saw it what was missing from live music. Giant inflatable props. Two big red cherries bobbed and swayed behind Cherry Glazerr’s punchy garage pop set at Thekla, next to projections of...

slowthai Review – SWX

➤  6 April, 2019, 14:50 | by:

slowthai has been making waves in the underground British hip-hop, punk-rap and grime scene since his first release, ‘Jiggle’ in 2016. Now, rapidly building a loyal fan base, slowthai is being positioned into the mainstream through his...

Julia Jacklin Review – The Fleece

➤  2 April, 2019, 21:10 | by:

Julia Jacklin, promoting her latest release Crushing, is touring Europe for a sizeable string of UK and Europe dates. Bristol’s iconic mainstay The Fleece played host to a sold-out show, which seemed fitting as it speaks volumes...

Rival Karma Review – The Thunderbolt

➤  27 March, 2019, 09:28 | by:

Rival Karma delivered an evening of electrifying ‘ninja rock’ to a delighted crowd at The Thunderbolt. A genre invented by the band, ninja rock comes across as a blend of blues- infused stoner rock and southern rock....

Bayonne Review – The Louisiana

➤  26 March, 2019, 22:00 | by:

Photo: Jackie Lee Young Music lovers in Bristol were treated to a captivating display of looped pop delights last Thursday night (21st March) at the Louisiana. Touring Europe to share his sophomore album Drastic Measures, Bayonne –...

Zak Abel Presents Date Night Review – Roundhouse

➤  23 March, 2019, 16:03 | by:

Photos: Aryan Jafri Opening tonight’s proceedings at the Roundhouse was Louis III. Instead of the regular light setup, he asked fans to light up the stage with their phone lights. It looked pretty extraordinary, much like his...