Live Reviews

Tyler The Creator @ O2 Academy, Bristol, 15/05/2015
"It's crazy that people in a different continent know all the words to these songs, so thank you for that." Something that's always been noticeable ...more
M A R I N E @ Sofar Sounds, Bristol, 17/05/2015
Anyone yet to attend a Sofar Sounds session need only glimpse at Youtube to appreciate the kind of atmosphere they conjure up. Seamlessly combining ca...more
Carl Orr, Meshell Ndegeocello @ Ronnie Scott’s, London, 13/05/2015
Surrounded by London’s gay enclave, Old Compton Street, Ronnie’s is a hallmark of Soho decadence and has been an ambassador for swinging London si...more
Slaves @ Thekla, Bristol, 13/05/2015
There's more than a touch of irony in two white boys from middle class Kent calling themselves Slaves, but it's said duo that are the reason tonight...more
Lowell @ The Fleece, Bristol, 16/05/2015
Supporting Ewert and the Dragon at The Fleece, Lowell is a last minute addition to tonight’s line-up. Unfortunately it shows. We enter to a subdued ...more
Paper Aeroplanes @ The Fleece, Bristol, 12/05/2015
Cold, slightly damp spring nights arguably invoke the perfect atmosphere for a Paper Aeroplanes gig. There’s a warm comfort to their music that iron...more
Wire @ The Fleece, Bristol, 30/04/2015
Bands approaching their thirtieth year are, more often than not, principally concerned with greatest hits tours. Wire are one of the few exceptions to...more
Purity Ring @ Anson Rooms, Bristol, 03/05/2015
“Students. Students everywhere. Is that guy wearing a Toy Story all-over shirt? Is that girl wearing a bridal dress? Why haven't I been served yet? ...more
Simple Minds @ Colston Hall, Bristol, 29/04/2015
"Bolero" by Ravel blasts out as Simple Minds take to the stage for their 55th concert on the Big Music Tour 2015. They’re greeted by a rapturous wel...more
Public Service Broadcasting @ O2 Academy, Bristol, 23/04/2015
It's a bit of a bizarre sight to walk into the O2 Academy in Bristol and see it packed to the rafters for Public Service Broadcasting: a band who inte...more