Thursday night saw the phenomenal launch of Astral Tusk, a collective which aims to galvanize the experimental jazz scene, along with offering an insight into improvised contemporary jazz. Amy Grace reviewes. Photos by Khali Ackford.
"As soon as Sunflower Bean gleefully bounce onto the stage, its evident that those in attendance are in for an energetic and exuberant show." Ross Jones reviews. Photos by Charlotte Christine.
"It was instantly apparent that the Vaccines were resolved to put on a spectacle." If that's how the set began, how did it go from there? Will Perkins reviews:
"Having been dubbed as an inspiration, it’s easy to see why Oliver Wilde has captivated so many. The set was thoughtfully-crafted, exciting and a delight to witness." Rosalind Grindrod and Mar Reyes saw him play.
24th March | Hy-BrasilPhotos: Rowan AllenIt's just before Madonnatron's set this evening at Hy-Brasil, and bassist Charlotte is nervous yet evidently ready, come what...
"Sometimes everything just pieces together, and band, crowd, and venue are all as one - as we see tonight." Ross Jones and Rowan Allen beheld the visit of Dinosaur Jr to SWX.
"All the women had been summoned to the front, where something between a rugby scrum and a bacchanal seemed to be taking place." Zander Sharp and Rowan Allen saw Dream Wife own The Exchange.
"Phobophobes were on excellent form, and with a set as loaded with belting tunes as theirs, it made for a seriously impressive show." Ollie Horne reviews.
The weather outside was frightful, but Sigrid's set? Delightful. Amy Grace was at Motion to witness the fire and ice of the BBC's Sound of 2018. Photos by Rowan Allen.
"It wouldn’t have sounded out of place on a stage at Reading and Leeds during the 2000s." Ollie Horne appreciates the showmanship of Turbowolf. Images by SilentFoxPhotos.