Hop Along – Painted Shut
It takes a certain kind of band to sing about possible paedophilia, joggers running past a funeral procession and avoiding confrontation with your ex...more
Introducing: The Japanese House
Fast building a respectable fan base, The Japanese House is the pseudonym of Amber Bain, a 19-year-old musician from London. Together with co-producer...more
Introducing: Phoebe Ryan
In a world where female-fronted electro acts saturate the market, you have to do something special to stand out. Like, write a really, really good pop...more
Introducing: Ez Stone
Based in Brighton, Ez Stone is a musician whose reputation precedes him. The acoustic singer songwriter recently toured with the much lauded Sofar Sou...more
COMPNY @ Thekla, Bristol, 13/04/2015
Supporting Bipolar Sunshine tonight, London based band COMPNY perform their first ever Bristol gig at the Thekla. Faceless for some time courtesy of a...more
Fenne Lily, Sophie Jamieson, Marika Hackman @ Thekla, Bristol, 09/04/2015
Quarter past seven. That’s what time first support Fenne Lily is due to take the Thekla stage this evening. Bamboozled by an unusually early start, ...more
Premiere: stream The Vultures’ new single “Weakest Storm”
Today we're very happy to present the premiere stream of "Weakest Storm", the latest single from alt-pop outfit The Vultures. Listen to the track e...more
Playlist: Issue 25 Artists
We were spoiled for choice this April, with tons of really decent artists lined up to play Bristol over the coming month. In the end, Nadine Shah won ...more
Nadine Shah – Fast Food
Nadine Shah is a master wordsmith. That much is made clear by her new album, Fast Food. The Newcastle born artist has already asserted her second stud...more
Spring King, Courtney Barnett @ The Fleece, Bristol, 28/03/2015
The Fleece is buzzing. Crowded around a stage that houses a performance from Spring King, the venue’s inhabitants are monumentally alive. Though the...more