Live Reviews

Parklife 2017 @ Manchester, 10-11/06/2017
"I lived here for three years, you know," I drunkenly tell the third bartender that evening. The Canadian, stood next to me, looks unimpressed. I left...more
Tycho @ Trinity Centre, Bristol, 08/06/2017
The Trinity Centre has always been highly regarded for its sound quality, with infamous hall amplification and impressive sound system. It makes a fit...more
Beat It: Katie Sky, Wasuremono, Phoenix Club, Sam Brockington @ O2 Academy, Bristol, 05/06/2017
Accompanying me to this gig are three hard-to-impress women. I'll refer to them as: 'Miss Musical', 'Miss Masters' (of Psychology) and 'Miss Math'. I...more
Primavera Sound 2017 @ Barcelona, 31/05-04/06
Sunday evening, 3.30am. By rights, we should all be in bed by now, lunch packed and undercrackers laid out ready for the next day. Instead, a fellow j...more
Field Day 2017 @ London, 03/06/2017
Field Day 2017 have certainly pulled out all the stops this year. Squeezing a jam-packed line-up into one day with no less of the talent makes for a m...more
Francobollo, Our Girl, Marika Hackman @ Heaven, London, 01/06/2017
Stepping into the iconic Heaven in the heart of London’s Charing Cross, it's hard to reconcile how Marika Hackman's eerie, haunting acoustic sound ...more
Dot to Dot 2017 @ Bristol, 27/05/2017
Man, Dot to Dot was weird this year. If you weren't tearing your shirt off on stage, tossing crutches over bridges, screaming at the audience to shut ...more
Vök @ The Louisiana, Bristol, 19/05/2017
Dreamy, ambient music has become increasingly popular over the last couple of years. Elements of synth and bass transpire over floaty melodies, makin...more
Luke Sital-Singh @ The Lantern, Colston Hall, Bristol, 20/05/2017
The last time I visited Colston Hall was for a King Creosote gig before Christmas, so I thought I knew what to expect when I was asked to review Luke ...more
The Cribs @ O2 Academy, Bristol, 16/05/2017
Only the best albums get an anniversary tour. You know, those albums that will become a future symbol of a generation, genre or subculture, like some ...more