Live Reviews

Pitchfork Paris 2018 @ Paris, France, 01-03/11/2018
It’s a typical autumn day as we make our way over to the Pitchfork Paris 2018, at the Grande Halle de la Villette in the 19th Arrondisement; a chill...more
Hop Along, The Decemberists @ O2 Academy, Bristol, 08/11/2018
A cranky sounding violin reaches out through the labyrinth of the O2 Academy's backstage area. We're sat in a cupboard-like room, interviewing France...more
Motorama @ The Lexington, London, 20/10/2018
Someone’s conducting a study before the show, asking questions about Motorama, non-Anglophone lyrics, and - inevitably - the band’s native Russia....more
Childcare @ The Louisiana, Bristol, 18/10/2018
Nun-nahnah-nun-nah-nun-nah. We challenge anyone to watch Childcare live and leave without an assortment of melodies wedged so far down their eardrum, ...more
Beth Rowley, Mull Historical Society @ The Louisiana, Bristol 27/09/2018
Mull Historical Society released classic debut album Loss over 15 years ago. A musically rich collection of songs performed on record largely by Co...more
Green Man 2018 @ Brecon Beacons, 17-19/08/2018
Green Man 2018 has the cleanest festival toilets possibly in the world. By dint of constant attention and a corralling of gents with simple needs into...more
Seeing in the summer with Bestival 2018: 15 Hours in Bristol
The skies are blue and the sun is shining sweetly. Finally, Britain is being treated to a bank holiday we can believe in, thanks to 15 Hours in Bristo...more
Sound City 2018 @ Baltic Market, Liverpool, 05/05/2018
Spanning the May bank holiday weekend and including a conference with music industry professionals alongside two days of live music from hand-selected...more
Sunflower Bean @ Thekla, Bristol, 03/04/2018
There’s nothing quite like those first pangs of spring; the lighter evenings, the blue sky, emerging floral scenes. What a fitting tribute to the we...more
Young Fathers @ Trinity Centre, Bristol, 22/03/2018
You know you’re at the best gig in Bristol on any given night when Big Jeff makes an appearance. It’s an even better one still when Bristol legend...more