Tagged: Rough Trade

Festival Preview: Astral Festival

➤  15 June, 2019, 17:00 | by:

St. Paul’s Carnival will feel like lightyears away when Astral Festival (formerly Bristol Psych Fest) descends upon Nelson St, conjuring a heady brew of mind-melting psychedelia, stoner doom and electronic experiments on Saturday 6th July. Across Rough...

Juniore Review – Rough Trade Bristol

➤  6 May, 2019, 14:41 | by:

‘Ah well, OK’, or ‘whatever’ is what the French expression and new Juniore track ‘Ah bah d’accord’ means, as explained by band singer-songwriter Anna Jean at their Rough Trade Bristol performance. Ice cool nonchalance was clearly on...

Ishmael Ensemble Review – Rough Trade Bristol

➤  6 May, 2019, 14:09 | by:

My pre-gig routine normally consists of checking the set times, wolfing down some food and cycling down to the venue. In this case, I didn’t check the set times till much later on and was surprised to...

Repo-Man Review – Rough Trade

➤  28 April, 2019, 15:09 | by:

Photo: Simon Holliday Considering it’s a relatively new venue in Bristol, it’s not entirely surprising that this was my first gig experience at Rough Trade. I had no idea what to expect from seeing live music in...

First Listen: Kalpa – What Will It Take?

➤  29 November, 2018, 12:00 | by:

Fresh from supporting Banfi at Rough Trade last week, Bath five-piece Kalpa are returning to the venue once more to support fellow stars Farebrother for another dose of live music action. In addition, the indie rockers release...

Psych Fest rebrands as Astral Festival

➤  7 September, 2018, 13:00 | by:

After five years of banging line-ups and boozy weekends, Bristol Psych Fest have now rebranded and changed their name – but fear not I’m sure the name Astral Festival will have just as much of an impact...

Her’s Review – Rough Trade Bristol

➤  3 September, 2018, 11:47 | by:

A Her’s gig is never anything short of a good boogie – glistening tunes and a Pierce Brosnan cardboard cutout. The duo known as Audun Laading and Stephen Fitzpatrick have been killing it this year, with countless...

IDLES announce in-store shows + pop-up art exhibition

➤  1 August, 2018, 09:00 | by:

With today marking the first of August and their new album Joy As An Act Of Resistance out at the end of the month, Bristol stars IDLES have announced a series of in-store shows to celebrate the...

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...

Goan Dogs to release ‘Roll the Dice’ vinyl

➤  18 June, 2018, 10:20 | by:

Following their sold-out headline show at Thekla to support the release of their new EP Roll the Dice, Bristol psych rock/pop five-piece Goan Dogs have announced a free show at Rough Trade on Saturday 23rd June. In...

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...

Spectres Preview – Rough Trade Bristol

➤  22 April, 2018, 18:00 | by:

Just as summer comes out of hibernation (finally), so too are Spectres, as they prepare for a co-headline gig with London mates Housewives. The Bristol based four piece finally have their chance to christen the city’s new Rough Trade...

Porches Photoset – Rough Trade Bristol

➤  19 April, 2018, 21:00 | by:

Photos: Jessica Bartolini In case you missed it last week, the slick electro pop sounds of Porches took over Rough Trade Bristol with support from rising Bristol artist Harvey Causon.  

Bristol Creatives Host Behind The Scene Podcast

➤  13 April, 2018, 12:00 | by:

We’re delighted to announce our collaboration with Behind The Scene who launch their first bi-monthly podcast on Tuesday 17th April at Rough Trade Bristol. The podcast, hosted by Bristol singer Ruth Royal and BBC music reporter/presenter of...

Goat Girl Photoset – Rough Trade Bristol

➤  10 April, 2018, 19:00 | by:

Photos: Jessica Bartolini London quartet Goat Girl released their much anticipated self-titled debut album on Friday and stopped by Bristol’s Rough Trade over the weekend to celebrate the release and sign copies of the album with fans....