INTRODUCING
There are some artists who seem so special, so insulated, that it feels a shame to expose them to the wider world. Faline is one of those artists. H...more
Technically, "Sponge State" is Sløtface's first single. Well, the first name under the name of Sløtface, anyway. You see up until 1st April 2016, th...more
Anyone that performs at a music event named Not Just A Pretty Face - organised by Feminist Friends in Nottingham - is already a winner in my book. L...more
INTERVIEWS
Adrianne Lenker has the warmest voice you’ll hear this side of Christmas 2016. On record it transforms into a comforting lullaby, complimenting the ...more
Lucius are an act that you need to see first, then listen to. Whether it’s a music video or a video interview, their devotion to their aesthetic is ...more
In “Mime For A Change”, an early episode of Craig McCracken’s classic serial The Powerpuff Girls, a villainous clown drains all the colour from ...more
ALBUM REVIEWS
Beach Skulls summarise summer with Slow Grind
A Dyjecinski probes solipsism on The Valley of Yessiree
Wire put in a solid effort on Nocturnal Koreans
Kyle Craft relies on the past for Dolls of Highland
LIVE REVIEWS
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
Jack Garratt @ O2 Academy, Bristol, 07/04/2016
The hype surrounding Jack Garratt is everywhere. Having won the Critics Choice Award at the Brits this year and bagging the BBC Sound of 2016's top ...more
She Makes War @ Thekla, Bristol, 26/03/2016
The atmosphere that exudes from Thekla this evening is maybe to be expected from a Saturday night on a boat that reliably puts on the best parties in ...more