Live Reviews

Skaters @ Oslo, London, 12/05/2016
I only heard about SKATERS a week ago. How I’ve managed to escape them so far, I have no idea. As this show makes abundantly clear, I’m in a minor...more
Pete Doherty @ O2 Academy, Bristol, 11/05/16
Last year saw the proper return of The Libertines, a band known today as both controversial tabloid bait and one of the best indie groups of the last ...more
Coming Soon, Adam Green @ Electric Ballroom, London, 12/05/2016
It’s Adam Green’s parallel world. The rest of us just live here. The former anti-folk darling kicks off his UK tour in London tonight with typical...more
Little Grim @ The Macbeth, London, 11/05/2016
The Macbeth in Hoxton is a pretty small venue. But, as the saying goes, quality over quantity - the wooden decor and low-lighting lends itself perfect...more
Chastity Belt @ The Exchange, Bristol, 09/05/2016
Sleepless in Seattle, Chastity Belt are all about the late-night-and-following-day-hangover songs. What originally started as a joke between friends h...more
Benjamin Francis Leftwich @ The Louisiana, Bristol, 07/05/2016
For the first time this year, it's almost as hot outside The Louisiana as it is inside. A mildly sunburned crowd pack into the upstairs room to hear ...more
Haelos @ The Louisiana, Bristol, 5/04/2016
Haelos have had a very dramatic debut. Last year, they mysteriously posted track, “Dust”, on SoundCloud to discover it had racked up tens of thous...more
Three Trapped Tigers @ Colston Hall, Bristol, 02/05/2016
I don’t think fans of both Three Trapped Tigers and James have ever stood in one room together, until now. Colston Hall has managed to join two forc...more
My Baby @ The Fleece, Bristol, 14/07/2016
As the crowd draws in for My Baby’s performance at The Fleece, a man plays the sitar at the corner of the stage. Signalling the start of a very unco...more
The Big Moon @ Start The Bus, Bristol, 11/04/16
Like a British Hinds, The Big Moon are four young women with an ear for melody and a penchant for fun. Walking onstage to Robbie William’s 1998 char...more