Alina McGregor analyses the recent removal of Edward Colston’s statue in Bristol and the effectiveness of the act.
Olivia Reed reviews the first day of 2019’s Love Saves the Day festival.
After a flurry of Summer festival performances, boasting tour dates across the globe in the coming months, Jorja Smith brought her “Lost & Found” album tour to Bristol’s O2 Academy on October 5th. Smith’s debut full-length album, Lost & Found, was released on June 8th 2018 and has projected her to new heights of critical […]
Wearing a short orange robe, warmly illuminated by “Hollywood backstage” styled lamps, Jorja Smith is like the sweet, dreamy 80s nostalgia you’ve always wanted. When her record-perfect voice hits the first note of “Lost & Found”, the venue becomes her pajama party — laidback and chill, yet everybody is excited; as for herself, she’s your […]
On Saturday the 27th I had the opportunity of going to Love Saves The Day in Bristol, my first time at a large scale music festival, so I was excited to see what the festival buzz was about. My friend Ellie and I made an effort to dress appropriately in festival attire and the half-moon […]
Where Saturday’s line-up brought some the finest DJs in house, disco and electronica to Eastville Park, Sunday promised to bring together one of most eclectic line-ups of the summer festival circuit to the South West. Sunday’s headliners featured some of the United Kingdom’s finest lyricists, with the focus turning away from the decks and onto […]
It’s a familiar cliché, usually shared between two acquaintances and probably an aux cord, to “love all genres- well, except maybe country!”. Perhaps to label such a statement as “blasphemous” might seem a tad hyperbolic and, in the interest of journalistic transparency, there is an inevitable bias that lies with my super-fan mother. Regardless, Will […]
It’s been a minute since I’ve been to a really sweaty, moshy gig. I hadn’t realised how much I missed it until Wednesday night. Support act Superfood kicked off what was to be a truly memorable night at Bristol’s O2 academy with a set that, without wanting to sound too cringingly British, I can only […]
“Liam! Liam! Liam!” Not many artists can be late to their own gig and be greeted with a supportive chant from the crowd. Maybe they all counted themselves lucky they weren’t waiting over an hour for Rihanna. Though considering no one was moving it was easy to begin to get restless as the heat from […]
“We were sat hungover in a pub, in Camden and with a flippant comment about my hangover ‘Moody Will’ was formed… I later came up with ‘the Roll’ when listening to a Keith Richards interview. ‘The Roll’ refers to the rhythm, space and bounce that Rock and Roll should get if it is played correctly.” […]