Tagged: Review

Bryde – Like An Island

➤  13 April, 2018, 19:30 | by:

Sometimes you hear an album so outstanding, so breathtaking, that you struggle for a moment to work out exactly what you’ve just experienced. I’ve just had one of those moments – welcome to the world of Bryde....

Wye Oak – The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs

➤  13 April, 2018, 12:00 | by:

If there’s a narrative around this absurdly underrated band, it goes something like this – the 21st century’s electric guitar hero, Jenn Wasner (Wye Oak), gains fans for expressive and muscular playing, then vexes them cruelly on...

Hinds – I Don’t Run

➤  11 April, 2018, 21:00 | by:

Any doubts about the ‘second album’ curse for Hinds are all shoved aside with the immediate opening double of ‘The Club’ and ‘Soberland’; all the elements that made us fall in love with Hinds on Leave Me...

MØ Review – O2 Academy Bristol

➤  10 April, 2018, 21:00 | by:

‘Fearless’ would be the word to describe MØ this evening as she dominates the O2 Academy stage in Bristol on the last night of her UK tour. The rising pop star’s career thus us has been exhilarating;...

Goat Girl – Goat Girl

➤  7 April, 2018, 13:30 | by:

Photo: Holly Whitaker In the past few years, South London has spawned a resurgence of post-punk and garage rock bands, with the likes of Fat White Family, Shame and HMLTD bringing the scene to (inter)national attention. Four-piece...

Fenne Lily – On Hold

➤  6 April, 2018, 12:00 | by:

This album cannot be appreciated at a low volume or absorbed fully within the first listen. I have to admit that it washed over me somewhat the first time round; but despite its solo-styled core there is...

The Vaccines Review – O2 Academy Bristol

➤  4 April, 2018, 18:00 | by:

Following a brief hiatus and a return to their rock roots with new album Combat Sports, The Vaccines kick off the first night of their UK tour in three years with a sold-out show at Bristol’s O2...

Crystal Balloon – People EP

➤  28 March, 2018, 19:00 | by:

In the 18 months since Crystal Balloon’s first EP, Hurricane there’s been a few changes, both in personnel and in style. They have a new permanent bass player, Charlie Molyneux to mesh with drummer and original member...

Henry Green – Shift

➤  28 March, 2018, 12:00 | by:

I have followed Henry Green’s slowly burning but relentlessly positive career since he was still at school and following on from a couple of incredible EP’s, his debut album, Shift, is the latest pinnacle on that impressive...

Hush Mozey – Tales of Bigotry EP

➤  19 March, 2018, 14:00 | by:

Photo: Courtney Wiltshire One of life’s greatest pleasures surely must be that glorious moment when you hear something brand new, something you have not heard the likes of before, something that has hit your ears without any...

China Bowls – To Belong

➤  17 March, 2018, 16:00 | by:

After the monumental success of her previous single ‘The Way’, China Bowls has hit us with another beauty. ‘To Belong’ is a heartfelt ode dealing with acceptance and belonging; China Bowls’ observational style of songwriting is tender...

Turbowolf – The Free Life

➤  17 March, 2018, 15:00 | by:

Let’s get straight to the point, this is Turbowolf. You are not here for a spew of Radio Beige mush. Let me repeat, this is T-u-r-b-o-w-o-l-f and you’re in for a loud, noisy and crazy good time....

Lazy Day Review – 60 Million Postcards

➤  12 March, 2018, 21:00 | by:

As I sit indoors, hidden from the relentless wind and rain that March gifts, I reminisce back to last night’s fabulous display of female power through bands fronted by strong, slaying ladies. At the newly refurbished 60...

Rejjie Snow Review – Motion

➤  12 March, 2018, 19:20 | by:

Rejjie Snow truly has the luck of the Irish; his debut album Dear Annie was released three weeks ago to phenomenal reviews and sales, and his tour has already sold out in his hometown of Dublin. I...

Gengahr – Where Wildness Grows

➤  9 March, 2018, 11:00 | by:

In 2015, a peculiar album named A Dream Outside became was something of a surprise highlight of the indie rock calendar – its dreamy atmosphere and macabre lyrics blurring the line between uncomfortable and accessible. Since forming...