Tag Archives: Bristol

Nanook of the North: Scenes, Genres and Futures

I recently caught up with Nanook of the North before their gig at Gwdihw. I’m a big fan of theirs, and a quick listen to their Soundcloud will tell you why. The last time I saw them before this night … Continue reading

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The People’s Music: Public Enemy and Joanna Gruesome

On Friday I missioned it up to Manchester to watch Joanna Gruesome and Perfect Pussy play Manchester. My mate Jamie and I had a bit of time to kill and ended up at the People’s Museum in Manchester, which charts … Continue reading

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Chuck Ragan, Boats and Saving Venues

Last night I got to see Chuck Ragan, in the amazing Thekla. It’s notable as it’s a boat that has a hell of a live sound. Reason enough then for Chuck to call for everyone to support the venue and … Continue reading

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TTNG make acronyms cool

Obviously I hope the band I’m in brings some exciting times, but if nothing else, it’s introduced my bandmate to Twitter. Following a well-timed tweet from TTNG, a chilled out Friday night turned into an impromptu gig going experience – winner! … Continue reading

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Shellac smash it

I need to educate myself. There are so many bands out there that I should be into, but I’m not yet. Shellac are just 1 of them. It’s not every day you rock up at a gig to see a … Continue reading

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Yuck it up

The cool thing about being passionate about music, is that you inevitably start hanging out with other people who are really passionate about it too. I’ve never had the chance to check out Yuck, but after some strong recommendations from … Continue reading

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Appleseed Cast: the emo kid harks back

I first got into the Appleseed Cast about a decade ago. I’d just got into New End Original and Jimmy Eat World, and I was trying to find out more about this “emo” scene they were part of. That led … Continue reading

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Music for the soul: Willis Earl Beal and Conner Youngblood

I’ve always been a fan of rock music first and foremost. There’s just something that moves me about the rawness of a good rock song (note I don’t count over produced slick 80s hair metal songs as good). But as … Continue reading

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Go Big Performance from Jimmy Eat World

It’s taken me a couple of weeks to write this post. Part of that’s because I’m lazy, but also because I’m a bit of a Jimmy Eat World obsessive. I’ve been a fan for years but the point’s been reached … Continue reading

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The funnest doom and gloom

I wasn’t going to blog about last night’s Loma Prieta, Bastions and Monolithian gig in Bristol’s Exchange – I’ve never had a chance to properly check out the bands, and I’ve got no desire to do an NME and criticise … Continue reading

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