INTRODUCING
Emerging from East London in the last 12 months, Sälen have already carved out a burgeoning reputation. The trio - namely Ellie Kamio on vocals, ba...more
Appropriately named for a band whose lead singer proclaims to be one of West London’s most in-demand male nannies, CHILDCARE have done some serious...more
On the cusp of releasing their second album five years after their 2012 debut Desire’s Despair, Canadian quartet Mise En Scene could be in line for ...more
INTERVIEWS
“I wish it had happened a little quicker and earlier, but you know…” Matthew Woodley breaks into laughter. We’ve been discussing his band, Pla...more
Stornoway is hitting the road for one last time to say goodbye to the fans they’ve picked up over the past 10 years of making music. Their farewell ...more
As 2016 hurtled towards its catastrophic climax, we were all reminded of how imperfect our tiny, old planet really is. Brexit was a shambles, and Trum...more
ALBUM REVIEWS
Lydia Ainsworth’s eclectic vision narrows on Darling of the Afterglow
Wire remain masters of invention on Silver/Lead
Tall Ships come to a crossroads with Impressions
Spoon extend their winning streak with Hot Thoughts
LIVE REVIEWS
Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation, Cherrystones @ Louisiana, Bristol, 03/03/2017
Liminality takes musical form with Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation. They’ve supported the likes of GOAT as well as Les Big Byrd and previously bagged...more
Brasstronaut, Stornoway @ Colston Hall, Bristol, 28/02/2017
It was a joyously sad experience watching folk darlings Stornoway this evening. This lovely bunch of talented musos have made some wonderfully uplift...more
The Dears, Plants and Animals @ The Fleece, Bristol, 25/02/17
If you don't follow my album reviews with the same religious zeal that Paul Nuttall followed Liverpool's 1989 FA Cup run, you may not be aware that I...more
Fufanu @ Louisiana, Bristol, 21/02/2017
Iceland has often been fruitful for quirky and introspective musicians. There’s Björk, Sigur Rós and Dream Wife all brandished with their own dist...more