To fill a venue like Bath’s Komedia on a Sunday night is impressive. To fill it in a city that represents the opposite of your band is even more impressive. But IDLES launched their nationwide tour with a sold-out gig in Bath. Zander Sharp and Rowan Allen were there too.
Brooklyn's Bodega brought their humane art-punk message to The Fleece on Wednesday. Ross Jones reviews. Photos by Andrzej Zajac.
The Night Café successfully worked on the crowd at Thekla this week. Jessica Bartolini was there to capture some fine images.
Kurt Vile, "a mass of hair armed with a Fender Jaguar" whipped up a steady frenzy at The Anson Rooms. Max Baker and Michael Brumby review.
Rowdy, loud and bound to astound the Academy crowd - Mastodon metal mastery reviewed by Rosalind Grindrod and Jess Greenwood.
21st March | Thekla There's no more suitable way to begin commenting on an artist who recently released a body of work entitled Compliments Please than...
"Up & Away, My Own Lane and Full Speed, the titles of Kid Ink's studio albums, all sound like possible film titles." Photoset by Kristina Kimlickova.
Tamu Massif's voice "lands as croaking and emotionally loaded when necessary, often reminiscent of a less angry Jamie T." Sean Toohey and Lee Ramsey review.
"The Spook School have always been a band that go the extra mile." Elliott Simpson reviews. Photos by Grace Fitton-Assinder and Paul Assinder.
"Their songs gain a new lease of life on the stage." Elliott Simpson and Duncan Cruickshank review Snarky Puppy at the O2 Academy.