Author: Flora Tiley

Sorry – 925

➤   4 April, 2020, 15:29

They’ve doubled in size yet increased in power immeasurably: Sorry’s debut album 925 is not to be taken lightly. They take a somewhat saturated indie-rock music scene by the shoulders and give it a good shake, paving...

Kokoroko Review – Trinity Centre

➤   5 February, 2020, 22:03

I wonder if it is worth trying to pin a genre on the epic musicians that have emerged from London over the last few years? The music of Ezra Collective, Nubya Garcia or Comet is Coming is...

Bombay Bicycle Club Review + Photoset – SWX

➤   15 January, 2020, 19:28

There is not another band on this planet that can transport me back to my angsty, misunderstood, fifteen-year-old self more than the epic Bombay Bicycle Club. The last and only time I saw this band live was...

The Downs Festival Review + Photoset

➤   5 September, 2019, 22:00

The Downs Festival on Saturday (31st August) was a corker: the sun was shining, Ms. Lauryn Hill actually showed up – and was on time – and a 71-year old Grace Jones owned the stage in a...

Festival Preview: The Downs Bristol

➤   4 August, 2019, 18:00

The Great British Summer keeps one perpetually confused: am I sweating or being rained on – or both simultaneously? Is it a deal or no deal? Is this all some twisted simulation where hippos govern our states?...

Stereolab Review – SWX

➤   22 June, 2019, 14:22

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...

Beak> Review + Photoset – SWX

➤   24 May, 2019, 15:34

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...

Flamingods Review – Exchange

➤   13 May, 2019, 19:11

Photo: Ali Al Sharji Touring in the wake of their recent release Levitation on Moshi Moshi Records, energetic four piece Flamingods had since become a five piece band. With support in the form of a DJ set...

Nubya Garcia Review – Fiddlers

➤   6 May, 2019, 13:30

It was an absolute pleasure and a privilege to catch Nubya Garcia at Fiddler’s on Wednesday (1st May). Here’s why: she’s the winner of this 2019’s Jazz FM Breakthrough Artist award; she’s had two excellent EPs released...