Tagged: SWX

Machine Gun Kelly Review + Photoset – SWX

➤  1 September, 2019, 20:25 | by:

Photos: Phil Watson In the midst of his Hotel Diablo world- tour, American rapper Colson Baker, AKA Machine Gun Kelly (MGK) stopped off to play in Bristol’s SWX for a night of bass, beats, and banter. After...

Sam Fender Review + Photoset – SWX

➤  11 August, 2019, 18:50 | by:

Photos: Philip Hiscocks It almost sounds like a fairytale when you hear that someone from the North East of Newcastle (North Shields) is making waves in the US, selling out tours in the UK and signed to...

Jenny Lewis Review – SWX

➤  4 August, 2019, 18:38 | by:

It was the hottest day of the year; I was wearing corduroy trousers, a knitted vest and very unprepared for a steamy gig at SWX – both physically (outfit wise) and mentally. It’s a rarity that Jenny...

You Me At Six Review + Photoset – SWX

➤  16 July, 2019, 20:00 | by:

Photos: Charlotte Christine In the middle of a dozen festival appearances around Europe, popular rock band You Me At Six stopped off in Bristol to play a single exclusive gig in SWX on Thursday (11th July). The...

Ministry Review – SWX

➤  10 July, 2019, 22:00 | by:

Supposedly, Al Jourgensen (founder and creative mastermind of industrial juggernaut Ministry) produces his fiercest work under a Republican administration. Though not strictly true, the late 90s sludgy introspection of Filth Pig and Dark Side of the Spoon...

Stereolab Review – SWX

➤  22 June, 2019, 14:22 | by:

There is just no other band quite like Stereolab. I don’t know why because they have a truly winning formula, but there isn’t. And thankfully, they have reappeared after a 10 year hiatus. Rattling through a 12...

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...

Beak> Review + Photoset – SWX

➤  24 May, 2019, 15:34 | by:

Summer finally hit our beloved city over the weekend. Revelling in the lazy, languorousness that a warm climate brings, Beak> made the perfect soundtrack. Playing at SWX on Monday, the band continued to seem surprised by how...

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...

AJ Tracey Review + Photoset – SWX

➤  16 March, 2019, 16:40 | by:

Photos: Philip Hiscocks In the past two years, AJ Tracey has catapulted to become one of grime’s most recognisable and influential MCs. Following the release of his self-titled debut album, AJ Tracey, the talented rapper has embarked...

The Lemonheads Photoset – SWX

➤  25 February, 2019, 19:14 | by:

Photos: Lee Ramsey Taking us back 25 years, iconic American alternative rockers The Lemonheads treating us to all the classics, along with new tracks from upcoming album Varshons 2 last week at SWX. Check out our live...

Submotion Orchestra Review – SWX

➤  24 February, 2019, 15:41 | by:

After a short climb of stairs at the entrance of SWX, I found myself at the opening of an unassuming, cavernous night club. Bordered with cinema carpets, black walls and a silver railed balcony, it could be...

Gaz Brookfield Photoset – SWX

➤  18 December, 2018, 12:34 | by:

Photos: Phil Watson Christmas spirits were truly in the air as Gaz Brookfield and the Company of Thieves performed their album launch show at Bristol’s SWX. In case you missed it, check out our live photos of...

King Creature Photoset – SWX

➤  22 November, 2018, 19:41 | by:

Photos: Phil Watson Hailing from the depths of Cornwall, King Creature are currently touring the UK with rock legends, Therapy? King Creature have been gathering new fans far and wide with no exception on Tuesday when they...

Gruff Rhys Photoset – SWX

➤  19 November, 2018, 14:21 | by:

Photos: Mediaembargo Aside from this work with Super Furry Animals, Gruff Rhys showcase his acclaimed solo work to a packed Bristol audience at SWX. In case you missed it, check out our live photos.