The worlds of dance, indie and pop music have always had a sort of crossover appeal. Minimalist underground dance music has often appealed to the outs...more
Canada has an embarrassingly rich tradition of producing talented singer songwriters. New man on the block Andy Shauf may not be Bob Dylan quite yet,...more
Can you remember summer? From the depths of winter, as the evenings get darker and the mornings also get darker, and everything gets wetter and colder...more
This interview is nearly as traditional as the man himself. For the past 7 years and since his debut album Standing On A Chair - named after his the...more
"I say 'c*nt' in a lot of different ways on this album," muses Jenny Hval. She does. In the mouth of the Norwegian polymath, words are not so much spo...more
Listen to Little May for more than five minutes and you will find your mind takes you to a place of pure serenity and escapism. A magical, mystical,...more
Julia Kent demonstrates growing unease on Asperities
The Spook School have something important to say with Try To Be Hopeful
Fufanu unleash nightmarish debut Few More Days To Go
Arca presents an imposing pop listen with Mutant
Los Campesinos! @ The Exchange, Bristol, 18/11/2015
Not playing your best known song is a controversial move. It can alienate those in the crowd who are more casual observers; those who only know the ...more
The Mountain Goats @ Trinity Centre, Bristol, 17/11/2015
The year is 1985. American professional wrestler Dusty Rhodes faces his arch nemesis Ric Flair for the NWA World Heavyweight Championship. He is def...more
J Fernandez, Porches @ MOTH Club, London, 09/11/2015
Hailing from Chicago, via Little Rock, Arkanasa via Filipino parents, J Fernandez finds himself in the newly revamped ex-forces, ex-trade hall, wateri...more
Idles, Protomartyr, METZ @ Fleece, Bristol, 03/11/2015
Despite their culturally different backgrounds, Idles, Protomartyr and METZ are very similar bands in terms of their circumstances and passion. Sharin...more