The Weather Station, when you do get to experience them within a live setting, reward their audience with music full of intensely personal qualities.
IVW shine a light on those investing their all into something we receive with love and gratitude. On nights like this, thanks to Big Jeff and Jesuits, it's unquestionably rewarding.
A. Savage brought the increased emotional sensitivities of his recent album and some of Parquet Courts' weighty heft to bear at The Louisiana recently.
"In many ways they are the furthest from your standard pop act that you can get." The splendidly non-standard Elder Island played Thekla this weekend.
The Night Café have secured themselves a youthful, committed and enthusiastic fan base, one that was on full display on Saturday night at SWX2.
Chill winter was forgotten, as Wand got a packed Louisiana crowd hot and bothered recently, with 2017's Plum at the forefront of their set list.
"It would be a fascinating watch for a neutral, but from an advocate of the group's perspective it is revelry." Sounds like DUDS stormed The Exchange this week.
The Go! Team brought a reduced-size squad to Rough Trade's Live Room, presenting songs from their new album and warming up for full-band dates to come.
Lord Huron give their first Bristol performance since 2015 at SWX on Sunday, with robustly rebooted, older songs and a taste of new music to come.
On the day that their album 'Songs of Praise' was unleashed, someone released shame into the Live Room at Rough Trade. Here's what ensued.