Tagged: jazz

#gigsfromadistance: Laimu – Don’t Leave Me

➤  5 May, 2020, 12:34 | by:

Jazz/Future Soul collective Laimu perform a stripped-back version of their track ‘Don’t Leave Me’ live from the living room. Statement from the band: Like all other artists, we have been hit by the Covid-19 situation and had...

First Listen: LYLE! – Mountains

➤  24 April, 2020, 15:00 | by:

Now onto the music, and today, we're excited to give you an exclusive first listen of 'Mountains' — the debut single from Bristol-based producer and multi-instrumentalist LYLE!.

Kokoroko Review – Trinity Centre

➤  5 February, 2020, 22:03 | by:

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...

Waldo’s Gift unveil stunning music video

➤  15 August, 2019, 18:00 | by:

Since their inception a few years ago, Waldo’s Gift have been carving a name for themselves in the ever-growing jazz scene. With several festival appearances under their belt and an album which can be best described as...

Hippo release first single from upcoming EP

➤  7 June, 2019, 10:00 | by:

Gutsy and galvanised jazz trio Hippo are slowly teasing us with material from their second EP which is due to land on earth in November. At its core, their sound is tangled jazz which has been sieved...

Chicken Picnic Review – The Crofter’s Rights

➤  4 June, 2019, 13:00 | by:

Over the course of modern music’s existence, there has been some questionable band names. Take Chumbawamba for example, you know, that band that had one song that got big in the mid-nineties that no one could remember...

Stanlaey Review – The Wardrobe Theatre

➤  3 June, 2019, 10:00 | by:

Photo: Barka Photography Not many people have their album launch at The Wardrobe Theatre and I could tell from the get-go that it was going to be a spectacle. As soon as I made my way towards...

China Bowls – Before I Knew You

➤  15 May, 2019, 15:00 | by:

Neo-soul goddess China Bowls is back with her first release of the year, after a stint in Australia and collaborating with Snazzback on their debut album. Her latest single deals with a past relationship and current temptations....

Waldo’s Gift – Improvisations

➤  8 May, 2019, 10:00 | by:

As cliche as it may sound, Waldo’s Gift are unlike anything that’s happening on the music scene in Bristol right now. If you’ve not seen them performing at The Gallimaufry then fill some space in your diary,...

Nubya Garcia Review – Fiddlers

➤  6 May, 2019, 13:30 | by:

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...

Hippo unveil music video for ‘Thirst’

➤  28 March, 2019, 11:00 | by:

Future jazzists, Hippo, have been hiding away in the studio and preparing for their much anticipated second EP. They have, however, made a music video to go alongside one of the new tunes and I think it...

Snazzback unveil video for ‘Ellsdon In A Hedge Pt II’

➤  13 February, 2019, 11:00 | by:

Snazzback have unveiled the stunning new video for their tune ‘Ellsdon In A Hedge Pt II’, created by Sam Wisternoff (who has also produced work for Get The Blessing and This Is The Kit) the video is...

Prudent Primate Review – The Crofter’s Rights

➤  8 December, 2018, 18:30 | by:

It was a dreary and wet evening, however, this didn’t seem to faze the crowd who had made the drizzly trek to The Crofter’s Rights with people bustling inside ready to be blown away with an evening...

Hippo release cosmic video for ‘BJP’

➤  10 November, 2018, 11:00 | by:

Three-piece electro-jazz outfit Hippo have released a cosmic video for their tune ‘BJP’, directed by Fred Iles in which the video features archive sci-fi footage. Their sound is drenched in intergalactic synths and frenzied time signatures. ‘BJP’...

Prudent Primate + LYLE! Review – Corner 77

➤  2 November, 2018, 11:00 | by:

A newly revamped venue in Stokes Croft has been attracting locals and music lovers alike since its rebrand. The former MEATliquor opposite Hamilton House is now Corner 77 and hosts some of Bristol’s freshest talent, along with...