Relocated but by no means reduced in vigour, Future Islands played their Skyline Series at Ashton Gate recently. Will Perkins and Tim Ellis review.
Oliver Evans and Jeff Oram review a stripped-down set by The Joy Formidable at Rough Trade, altering their stadium sound for such an intimate venue.
A heavily over-subscribed EP launch at The Crofters Rights showed how heavily in demand Soeur have become. Ffion Riordan-Jones and Jess Greenwood review.
Neneh Cherry made herself very much at home at SWX, and SWX made her feel very much at home. Elfyn Griffith and Jeff Oram review.
With the assistance of Gerald The Inflatable Goat, slowthai entranced the SWX audience recently. Beth Sheldrick and Naomi Williams review.
"It's when the expectations aren't the highest that Doherty, once again, catches everyone by surprise with a reignited flame." Lorenzo Ottone reviews.
"Curiosity, confusion and ass-kicking cuts are certainly what you can expect from this formidable four-piece." Madonnatron - photoset by Duncan Cruickshank.
Having been a hot topic on the Bristol scene for a while now, Hookworms show at Start The Bus was never going to be a quiet one.
The Big Moon + Vant + Inheaven @ The Louisiana, Bristol. 02.10.15.
It was humbling to see such warmth and togetherness at a live show, having this year been one of vast changes and uncertainty.