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: The Tori Freestone Trio

The Tori Freestone trio this week commence their UK tour performing tracks from their latest album El Barranco. Playing a mix of original compositions and standard repertoire, the band explore the open quality that the trio format provides whilst taking inspiration from some of the non-chord sax led trios of the moment. Ahead of theContinue reading “Meet The Band: The Tori Freestone Trio”

Meet The Band: Weaves

In a little over two short years, Weaves have gone from a collection of voice memos on Jasmyn Burke’s iPhone to establishing themselves as one of the most stridently individual acts to emerge from Toronto’s DIY scene. Led by the collaborative efforts of Jasmyn Burke and Morgan Waters, the group began in a series ofContinue reading “Meet The Band: Weaves”

Meet The Band: Against the Current

Chrissy Costanza, Dan Gow and Will Ferri AKA Against The Current kick off their 8 date UK tour at Bristol’s Fleece on September 21. The tour follows on from the New York rockers debut album In Our Bones which was released in May and reached the top 30 in the UK charts. The album wasContinue reading “Meet The Band: Against the Current”

Meet The Band: Sticky Fingers

Australia’s Sticky Fingers launch their UK tour next week at Bristol’s 02 Academy supporting their third studio album, Westway (The Glitter and the Slums) which is released on September 30. Andy Howells recently put questions to Freddy Crabs from the band who encompass Reggae, psych, pop, rock and bourbon into their sound. How did youContinue reading “Meet The Band: Sticky Fingers”

Meet Bel Blue

Bel Blue will release her debut album Our Places on August 1. Bel describes the album as “a journey of her songs, many of which are anchored in the rivers, and landscapes of South and West Wales.” The recording began last autumn, with an outside recording of the title track on the banks of theContinue reading “Meet Bel Blue”

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”

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