Tag Archives: bristol (uk)

Lust – Elea Calvet (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Bristol based Canadian songwriter Elea Calvet delivers her  gorgeous debut single, Lust, on 15th April and then rolls it out to the masses via a show at St John’s on The Wall in Bristol on 13th May. And why is that a big … Continue reading

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New Music of the Day – CLXXIX : Berlin – Kamikaze Girls

  Good things…no, make that great things are happening for Leeds-based duo Kamikaze Girls. Not only have they just signed to Big Scary Monsters Recording Company but they also release their forthcoming debut album Seafoam on 9th June 2017. Add … Continue reading

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Sweep Me Away – Ed Lofstedt (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Music can be used to do many things, evoke emotions, enhance or change moods, it can be deep and clever, throwaway and frivolous and sometimes it can even change your life. It can also be used to send a message, … Continue reading

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Brutalism – Idles (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

If Divide and Conquer hinted at a snarling, confrontational beast of an album to follow, I don’t think many were expecting it to be quite this bruising, this aggressive, this visceral, this intense. It’s our own fault, they tried to … Continue reading

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Freeze The Atantic new album and tour

Alcopop! Records are today pleased to announce details of The People Are Revolting, the third album from UK alt-rock band, Freeze The Atlantic, which is set for release on 14th April 2017. The band will also be hitting the road … Continue reading

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Silent Disco Punch Up – Cursor Major (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Us journo’s and music writers, we like nothing better than assigning labels to bands and their music. The fashionable thing at the moment is to look for retro-references, particularly 80’s influences and cite those hazy and creative post-punk times as … Continue reading

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The Lion And The Wolf Takes To The Road With Kevin Devine & Laura Stevenson

Following the release of his second album, ‘The Cardiac Hotel’, which is out now through Xtra Mile Recordings (WW) and Grand Hotel Van Cleef (GSA), The Lion And The Wolf will take to the road with Kevin Devine in two weeks … Continue reading

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Objects – The Nightjar (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Music can do many things, it can blend subtly into the background, it can act as a rallying call, it can inspire, alter moods and it can make you think, make you forget, incite joy or provoke reflection. It also … Continue reading

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Glenn Hughes back on the road

Glenn Hughes, the legendary British rock singer and bassist, who is currently in the studio in LA recording a new studio album with rock supergroup Black Country Communion, has released an official statement to his fans about touring the UK later … Continue reading

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New Music of the Day – CXXXVII : Divide and Conquer – Idles

For those who say that there isn’t any politically charged, challenging music happening any more…I give you Idles. Rhythmic punk shot through with a dose of Sleaford-esque brutality and putting social and political discussion back on the table, in this … Continue reading

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