Introducing: Nanook of the North
Playing in the dark, hidden identities and a name that doesn’t mean much to the oblivious majority lead to the conclusion that Nanook of the Nort...more
Crystal Fighters @ The Anson Rooms, Bristol, 29/12/2013
Before Crystal Fighters come on stage at the sold-out Anson Rooms, the place is buzzing. It might be the bustle of the alcohol-fuelled students fill...more
Slow Club @ Colston Hall, Bristol, 25/11/2013
When you wander noisily into a gig and expect a chattering, sweaty crowd but are greeted with rows of civilised people sitting on seats, it’s a litt...more
Half Moon Run @ O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London, 18/11/2013
It’s easy to underestimate how much of a following Half Moon Run has built up over the past year. With just one album under their collective belt,...more
Volcano Choir @ O2 Academy, Bristol, 10/11/2013
The name Justin Vernon is essentially synonymous with that of Bon Iver: as their voice, he bore the brunt of their widespread critical acclaim. So...more
Midlake – Antiphon
The role of lead singer isn’t often considered an interchangeable component in a band’s line up, so when Tim Smith threw in the towel as Midlak...more
Season Transition Playlist: Autumn 2013
It’s that time of year again: the transitional period between day trips to Weston-Super-Mare and drinking Pimm’s in the garden, and the moment w...more
Peter & Kerry @ Hoxton Bar, London, 22/10/2013
Peter & Kerry blend in so well at Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen, they rouse little attention weaving between bodies and navigating the crowd ...more
Dancing Years @ Start the Bus, Bristol, 17/10/2013
Dancing Years used to be comprised of Joseph Lawrenson and David Henshaw, and known as Joseph & David. Then they gained in numbers and real...more
Fanfarlo – The Sea EP
Fanfarlo formed in 2006, conjured up by the imagination of Swedish musician Simon Balthazar. The London-based four-piece released a successful debu...more