Stone Irr tackles tricky dreams on This Month EP
It is impossible to recall the specifics of a dream. You awake from it and as you try to recall the details of the magical landscape from which you'v...more
Public Service Broadcasting – The Race for Space
In his rousing 1962 speech, John F. Kennedy said, "We choose to go to the moon in this decade, not because it is easy, but because it is hard." This ...more
The Horrors @ O2 Academy, Bristol, 01/10/2014
"Blinded by the Light" is not a song by The Horrors. It is however a song that sets the tone for the Southend five-piece as they open their show at...more
First Aid Kit @ Colston Hall, Bristol, 19/09/2014
First Aid Kit have become a big deal and it seems to have come almost out of nowhere. The Swedish sisters have always produced pleasant and enjoyable...more
Conor Oberst – Upside Down Mountain
Conor Oberst has been releasing music for over 20 years now. That's right – we’re fifteen years on from the teenage angst of breakthrough track "...more
The Horrors – Luminous
A work should be judged on its own merits. This is, however, easier said than done for The Horrors, who since 2009's stunning Primary Colours have h...more
Metronomy @ O2 Academy, Bristol, 24/03/14
A chilly Monday night in Bristol: it's a cold, eventless affair with very little cheer. At the Academy, however, there’s plenty of cheer and a posit...more
Goldfrapp @ Colston Hall, Bristol, 1/04/14
Goldfrapp have my curiosity before I even take a seat in the Colston Hall. I’ve always been ambivalent to the duo, comprising of Alison Goldfrapp a...more
The Notwist @ The Fleece, Bristol, 17/03/2014
The Notwist are an understated bunch. Before their gig at The Fleece, someone mingles with an audience member in front of me before he hastily disap...more
Retrospective: Bruce Springsteen
They don't make performers like Bruce Springsteen any more. The man billed by his loyal legions of fans as The Boss has spent the last forty years p...more