Rowdy, loud and bound to astound the Academy crowd - Mastodon metal mastery reviewed by Rosalind Grindrod and Jess Greenwood.
"As far as the current crop of largely angsty bands go, Lazy Day stand a fair head and shoulders above in originality, emotional nature and also in melodic appeal." Ross Jones and Rowan Allen were there to catch a band on the rise.
Thursday night saw the phenomenal launch of Astral Tusk, a collective which aims to galvanize the experimental jazz scene, along with offering an insight into improvised contemporary jazz. Amy Grace reviewes. Photos by Khali Ackford.
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.
Tugging on the emotional heartstrings and not leaving a dry eye in the house. Death Cab For Cutie, reviewed by Guy Marcham and Lee Ramsey.
Motion was almost moving in its foundations with the homecoming My Nu Leng. Ffion Riordan-Jones and Abbie Shipperley review.
"The set was as satisfying as it was disorienting, and went to show how effectively Spectres and the support acts could create a musical world so packed with character and detail." Stuart Tidy reviews. Photos by Mar Reyes.
Sharon Van Etten returns to Bristol's Trinity supported by Sam Amidon.
This bill of acts arrived like a raincloud here to cast a muggy air on the somewhat pissed young crowd.
Calling their 2018 album Sex and Food ensured that Unknown Mortal Orchestra immediately tapped into approximately 93% of the entire global audience's set of waking thoughts. Abbie Shipperley caught them on their recent visit to SWX.