James Bay

James Bay | Live Review & Photoset

James Bay successfully combined the diverse approaches of his first two albums into a coherent and powerful set at Colston Hall. Kessie Bartlett reviews. Photos by Jessica Bartolini.
Tiny Ruins

Tiny Ruins | Live Review & Photoset

Soft-voiced and introspective, but with attitude, Tiny Ruins really stirred emotions at The Louisiana. Zander Sharp, Lucy Gilbert and Ash Holdsworth review.
Ash

Ash | Live Review & Photoset

Ash consistently prove that longevity can go hand-in-hand with innovation and 'shoot from the hip' energy. Stuart Tidy and Michael Brumby review.
Ezra Furman

2018 in Photos // April – June

Part two of 2018 In Photos covers the end of the spring touring season. Remember when we were straight out of winter clothes and into summer ones?
Massive Attack

Massive Attack // Live Review & Photoset

Mezzanine’s ghostly compositions and menacing guitars transform into an even darker beast. Guy Marcham and Lee Ramsey review Massive Attack at Steel Yard.
Fontaines

Fontaines D.C. // Live Review & Photoset

"Everything they do feels very natural indeed." Simon Moyse and Jessica Bartolini review Fontaines D.C. at Thekla on the eve of the release of 'Dogrel'.
Spectrum

Spectrum // Live Review & Photoset

"Should we call Spectrum’s music psychedelic or shoegaze? Probably both and neither at the same time." Lorenzo Ottone reviews Spectrum at The Lanes.
No Vacation

No Vacation // Live Review & Photoset

"More than anything else, they've mastered the art of the catchy lead guitar riff." Albert Testani reviews No Vacation at Exchange.
Frankie Cosmos

Frankie Cosmos // Live Review & Photoset

"The reality is that Kline has a lot to say." Albert Testani and Naomi Williams review Frankie Cosmos at Exchange.
!!! (Chk Chk Chk)

!!! (Chk Chk Chk) // Live Review & Photoset

"When the headliner arrives on stage, they do so with a full-on sonic assault." Elliott Simpson and Luke Macpherson review !!! (Chk Chk Chk) at Trinity.

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