Factotum – ‘Knifegun’ | Album Review

Why change a winning formula? Factotum haven't. Their debut album ‘Knife Gun’ is unashamedly rough and ready, and in the true fashion of their fellow 'Stolen Body' riot-punks; this Bristol pair are doing all in their might to expand an already neatly-gouged scene of noise.

Emlyn ‘Etherealism’ | EP Review

‘Etherealism’ is the work of Bristol-based solo artist Emlyn who, at nineteen, has already drawn attention from BBC Introducing and more.

Carl Barat – ‘Run With The Boys’ | Single Review

“I love her face/and I love her name… I’ve made up my mind/I’ve slippin’ away/I’ve got this new girl down in Harringay”, goes the...

Sickwax – Wax Plastic Surgery | EP Review

By Huw Goodhead After their October 2010 release ‘Skint Prestige,’ Sickwax had a productive 2011. Getting support slots for artists like Dizraeli, Gentelmens Dub Club...

Releases of the Month – August

This month sees long-awaited albums, EPs and singles from Grizzly Bear, The War on Drugs, Ghostpoet, Liars, Iron and Wine and Nadine Shah.

SHE MAKES WAR ‘Slow Puncture 2015’ | Video Premiere

We're delighted to showcase the 2015 edit of She Makes War's 'Slow Puncture'.

Hozier ‘From Eden’ | EP Review

Ireland have given us many great things – Guinness, leprechauns, Bob Geldof – but it seems none are as great as singer-songwriter Andrew Hozier-Byrne, known to you and I simply as Hozier, whose recent offering really packs a punch.

Various Artists ‘Walking With Thieves’ | Compilation Review

Bristol’s fastest-rising music conduit, Chiverin, is back to put a mess of new sounds for Record Store Day.

Makala Cheung ‘Empty Pocket’ | Single Review

Makala sings of life’s pleasures, taking your time and being true to yourself in her latest single.

The Moons ‘Mindwaves’ | Album Review

The Moons know where they want their listener to be. Mindwaves will take fans back to a jauntier time where this kind of psychedelic sci-fi Brit pop was commonplace.