Bristol based four-piece Make Friends are taking their lively indie pop sound to Rough Trade Bristol on 7 March. With a Foals-esque math rock sound combined with pop beats, it’s no wonder their live shows are known to go off. Make Friends have got some big local names on their side, from recording their latest …

Five years ago it would’ve been fair to say Bombay Bicycle Club were headed down a sure-fire track to burnout. By the end of 2015, after nine months touring with So Long, See You Tomorrow – their first album to reach the UK chart’s #1 spot – the band’s four core members were clamouring for …

Bloxx are a London-based quartet renowned for their fuse of grungy undertones, indie-influenced melodies and floor-thumping choruses.  The band consists of front woman Ophelia (Fee); Moz brings the toe-tapping drum beats and Taz along with Paul provides the alternative-indie rifts. In recent years, Bloxx have been making relentless developments on the scene by supporting indie …

North-London based, estrogen-pop band Girl Ray are returning to Bristol this April for a memorable show, following the release of their debut LP Earl Grey via Moshi Moshi Records. Taking influence from bands like The Beatles, Pixies and The Beach Boys, the trio will be stopping into Thekla to deliver their deep, introspective sound filled with …

The Fratellis hit the road to celebrate the release of their fifth album In Your Own Sweet Time, praised for its light-hearted exploration of new genres, stylistic cues and storytelling. Mixing their indie roots with danceable beats, rhythms and worldly music, the band have produced an album that is both lively, fun and exciting from …

Indie rockers Space head to The Fleece to showcase a blend of classic and new material. Adding hints of Echo & the Bunneymen to their infectious and unique sound, the band who are famous for their 1997 hit Female of the Species continue to emanate a special kind of cool. Support will be provided by …

Veteran alt-rock and soul night Bang celebrate their 15th birthday this February with a special evening with four live bands, old skool Bang photo galleries, fanzines and constant floor fillers from a healthy selection of Bang DJs. As always, you can expect a mish-mash of underground indie, Northern soul, new wave, ska, punk, electro and …

The iconic Scottish indie rockers are back in full force with their long awaited new album Always Ascending. Packing one hell of a punch, the band haven’t lost their edge as they bring their music into the sounds of 2018. Fans have been eagerly awaiting news of a new album from the Mercury-winning indie veterans …

Haus are a 5-piece from North London with a mutual love for rock, hip-hop and alternative influences. Setting foot on Hy-Brasil’s intimate stage, the band’s performance will be full of energy with each member not missing a single beat, as they promise to deliver their catchy hybrid material as part of their 2018 Own Blood …

Liverpool lads Sean, Josh, Arran and Carl make up indie four piece The Night Café, combining mellifluous vocals with just the perfect amount of instrumentation, their sound is both unique and catchy. Last year, the band released their debut EP Get Away from the Feeling, which consists of intimate harmonies and layer upon layer of …