INTERVIEW // Mini Mansions make their Bristol debut at Dot to Dot 2019

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REVIEW // Mysterious new band Intoku stun at Crofters Rights with their first official show

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REVIEW // Flamingods bring their delirious psych rock and disco to Exchange

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Intoku is a band shrouded in mystery. Arriving at Crofters Rights for their first official show, I’m not sure what to expect, but seeing Bristol music-scene icon Big Jeff standing by the stage as I enter the venue is an assuring sign.  The sense of mystery increases as I wait and, just before the show …

Best known for fronting the legendary alternative rock band Dinosaur Jr, J Mascis and his distorted guitar tone helped define the underground music scene in the late 80s and 90s. He’s always had a knack for huge, fuzzy guitar solos and has ended up on many publications’ lists of the greatest rock guitarists of all …

Flamingods’ live show has always carried a certain level of infamy. When the band formed back in 2010, it was through an impromptu eight-hour live show in a chalet at ATP festival in Minehead. While the band’s albums are fantastic – their newest one, Levitation is a delirious blend of psychedelia and disco – the …

This Saturday, Dot to Dot festival will once again sweep Bristol’s city centre, taking over 13 venues from O2 Academy to The Gryphon. With live music running from midday to midnight, Dot to Dot 2019 will showcase hordes of undiscovered talent alongside some big names, such as Ninja Tune-singed singer songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer Jordan …

Early on in her set, Stella Donnelly quips that when she first played in Bristol last year at The Louisiana, there were only about four people in the audience. Tonight, Thekla is packed out for her and she has the audience hanging on every note. The Australian artist’s debut album Beware of the Dogs came …