Print Features Editor Jaysim Hanspal reviews Mahalia at O2 Academy Bristol
Online Music Editor Stephen Ong reviews Better Oblivion Community Centre’s live show.
On 4th May, Olivia SMurray saw Loyle Carner live at Trinity Arts Centre, Bristol.
Benjamin Francis Leftwich’s music is not precisely what one thinks about when they hear the words “nightclub on a Saturday night”. The whole concept sounds contradictory. And yet the combination of the two that I got to see at Cavern on the 6th of April was surprising and charming, in the best possible way. The […]
I always leave a Beans On Toast gig with a sense of optimism I don’t see much of in everyday life. That sounds like a cry for help. What I mean is that Jay McAllister, accompanied with his band on this tour, creates a particular atmosphere that has brought me back nine times to his […]
In anticipation of their upcoming album Father of the Bride, Vampire Weekend played ‘Three Little London Shows’, and my friend and I were two of 800 lucky people who waited in London’s Islington Assembly Hall to see one of indie music’s most influential bands. Glorified rehearsals they may have been, but they gave the opportunity […]
“Rock and roll is dead, God bless The 1975,” flash the LED screens as the band finish playing ‘Sex’, the final song of the night. Only bands of the biggest ego could make such a claim, and it is frontman Matty Healy’s flamboyant, ineffable charisma that allows them to own the statement. God knows why […]
Bristol is the waviest city in England, and home to a large portion of its freaks. On Saturday 22 January, every single beautiful one, of the hundreds who showed up to the O2 Academy to see Hobo Johnson, came dressed to play. Even the guy in his leaver’s hoodie. At a gig. Imagine. All over […]
With his kaleidoscopic Wake Up Now album cover behind him on the stage, perhaps resembling an intricate guitar tablature or the inter-connectivity between himself and his audience, Mulvey experiments in combining two sets by dot-to-dotting from various albums. Mulvey experiments in combining two sets by dot-to-dotting from various albums Taking to the stage as a […]
On the 3rd of October Pale Waves ended the UK leg of their tour at the O2 Academy in Bristol. Before even entering the venue, it was clearly going to be an auspicious event. The O2 Priority line was overflowed with keen young fans: a large group held bouquets of roses, and many were dressed […]