INTRODUCING
On the cusp of releasing their second album five years after their 2012 debut Desire’s Despair, Canadian quartet Mise En Scene could be in line for ...more
Psych-garage rockers The Neighbourhood Strange came pounding onto the scene in 2016. Their intentions were pretty clear from the get-go: throw punk, 6...more
Liverpool-based record label Deltasonic is renowned for nurturing bands like The Coral and The Zutons to widespread success in the past. But it’s be...more
INTERVIEWS
“I wish it had happened a little quicker and earlier, but you know…” Matthew Woodley breaks into laughter. We’ve been discussing his band, Pla...more
Stornoway is hitting the road for one last time to say goodbye to the fans they’ve picked up over the past 10 years of making music. Their farewell ...more
As 2016 hurtled towards its catastrophic climax, we were all reminded of how imperfect our tiny, old planet really is. Brexit was a shambles, and Trum...more
ALBUM REVIEWS
Spoon extend their winning streak with Hot Thoughts
Alice Jemima’s debut lays down an awesome strut
Semper Femina finds Laura Marling at her sensual best
Tennis embrace Motown and the 80s on Yours Conditionally
LIVE REVIEWS
Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation, Cherrystones @ Louisiana, Bristol, 03/03/2017
Liminality takes musical form with Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation. They’ve supported the likes of GOAT as well as Les Big Byrd and previously bagged...more
Brasstronaut, Stornoway @ Colston Hall, Bristol, 28/02/2017
It was a joyously sad experience watching folk darlings Stornoway this evening. This lovely bunch of talented musos have made some wonderfully uplift...more
The Dears, Plants and Animals @ The Fleece, Bristol, 25/02/17
If you don't follow my album reviews with the same religious zeal that Paul Nuttall followed Liverpool's 1989 FA Cup run, you may not be aware that I...more
Fufanu @ Louisiana, Bristol, 21/02/2017
Iceland has often been fruitful for quirky and introspective musicians. There’s Björk, Sigur Rós and Dream Wife all brandished with their own dist...more