Meet The Artist: Jeremy Loops

Capetown artist Jeremy Loops brings his four piece band to Bristol’s O2 Academy on October 20. Borrowing liberally from jazz, rock, Folk and hip hop, Loops sound is based on looping and layering various instruments including guitars, harmonicas, banjos and beat-boxing. In the band are vocalist / rapper Motheo Moleko, Jamie Faull on the SaxContinue reading “Meet The Artist: Jeremy Loops”

Meet The Band: Polica

Minneapolis American synth-pop band Polica are currently touring the UK and visit Bristol’s Anson Rooms on October 18, playing tracks from their new album, United Crushers. United Crushers is the bands third album and follows on from 2013’s Give You the Ghost and 2013’s Shulamith. The new release explores political and personal themes, while touchingContinue reading “Meet The Band: Polica”

Meet The Band: The Invisible

London band, The Invisible play a selection of dates this week in support of their latest album, Patience. Comprising Dave Okumu on guitar and vocals, Tom Herbert on bass and synthesizer and Leo Taylor on drums, the band’s eponymous titled debut release was nominated for the Mercury Prize and selected as a critic’s choice forContinue reading “Meet The Band: The Invisible”

Meet The Band: Clay

Leeds band Clay came into being in June 2014, and consist of songwriting brothers Joe and Jack Harvey, bass player Rob Gration, a childhood friend, and Danny Armitage. The bands track Sun Dance was picked up by Zane Lowe back in 2014, who played it BBC Radio 1 as one of his last ever Next Hype features.TheContinue reading “Meet The Band: Clay”

Meet The Band: Evans The Death

FOLLOWING their first two releases, 2012’s self-titled debut and 2015’s Expect Delays, London five piece Evans the Death are back with a brand new album Vanilla, seeing the band’s sound progress into a more aggressive, extroverted and raw direction. Named after the undertaker in Dylan Thomas’ radio play, Under Milk Wood, the band was formed by brothersContinue reading “Meet The Band: Evans The Death”

Meet The Band: Martha

Martha who hail from Pity Me near Durham released their second album Blisters In The Pit Of My Heart on July 8. Martha comprises of J. Cairns on guitar, Daniel Ellis on guitar, Naomi Griffin on bass, and Nathan Stephens Griffin on drums, all of whom share singing and song writing duties . Martha have beenContinue reading “Meet The Band: Martha”

Meet The Artist: Recreations

RECREATIONS (Sam Duckworth, formerly Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly.) recently released his first full-length album, Baby Boomers 2, a self-produced collection full of wide-eyed, big-dreaming, conscientious pop songs. Recreations may be a new moniker for Sam, but his work ethic and refusal to stick to a template in either influence or sound is not just familiarContinue reading “Meet The Artist: Recreations”

Meet The Artist: Criolo

Criolo is a singer, composer and urban poet who came out fighting from Sao Paulo’s hip hop scene. His voice resounds with the youth of post-slump, pre-Olympic Brazil, exploring stories of poverty, police violence and social discrimination. Through his 2015 album, Convoque seu Buda, Criolo evolved into one of Brazil’s most acclaimed songwriter/performers. Criolo’s music drawsContinue reading “Meet The Artist: Criolo”

Meet The Artist: Steven James Adams

Steven James Adams, the former songwriter/singer/guitarist from the critically acclaimed Broken Family Band plays Cardiff’s Moon Club on March 15. Steven will be playing tracks from his second solo album, Old Magick. The album with minimal instrumentation is, in part, a reaction to his first solo outing House Music (2013), recorded in his living room and featuringContinue reading “Meet The Artist: Steven James Adams”