Articles by: Ross Jones

by 24 Jan 2019

Watch: Bristol’s wych elm return with new single and announce headline dates

wych elm conjure narratives to draw the deepest anxieties from your very core, exposing you to garish light and saturating the surrounding space with tales of grotesque and gruesome notions. Yet its how pertinent they sound while doing it that…

by 23 Jan 2019

Watch: Holiday Ghosts release ‘Slipstream’ via PNKSLM

As wildly esoteric as they are melodically affluent, Holiday Ghosts have stalked stages up and down the UK over the last couple years, ringing the bell for a heady balance of straight up rock n roll and knee-jerk new wave…

by 18 Jan 2019

Listen: Black Country, New Road release ‘Athen’s, France’ via Speedy Wunderground

Black Country, New Road are intense, intimate, fragile, caustic, unfathomably witty and ultimately petrifying in their relevancy. ‘Athen’s, France’ is their first single, and is a six minute undiluted statement of impactful intent. Isaac panics, barks and withers under the…

by 05 Nov 2018

Review: Lice play a surprise show at The Old England, Bristol

The Old England is a curious venue at the best of times, if only because it’s quite literally your Dad’s favourite mid-week pub with a bare and tiny box space in the back. Its also consequently the hub of one…

by 30 Nov 2018

Review: Bristol’s Scalping launch Council Records at The 100 Club

Little has to be said about the rich history of such an esteemed venue as The 100 Club. The venue has sat in the middle of London unbeknownst to those not in the know for decades now, but is a…

by 16 May 2019

Listen: Treeboy & Arc release ‘Concept’ via Speedy Wunderground

Speedy Wunderground are the curators of an increasingly exciting series of singles, presenting the most creatively exciting acts the opportunity to lay down some of their work in a frenetic and organic time-frame. Their next guests are Treeboy & Arc,…

by 16 May 2019

Review: The Great Escape 2019

There’s not many festivals that offer such a high intensity schedule and unique opportunities to see your favourite acts quite like The Great Escape. Kudos to the people that run it, between all the conference running and industry hand shaking…

by 14 May 2019

Listen: Speedboat release lounge pop single ‘Surf the Whip’

Speedboat are a couple of mullet-sporting brothers who, after playing their first set at The Great Escape this weekend, have shared their first track in the sultry and confident ‘Surf The Whip’. It’s a yearning and lustful bout of lounge…

by 08 May 2019

Listen: Sleep Eaters release ‘Don’t Sell Your Soul’ and announce Windmill, Brixton show

With the announcement of their signing to PNKSLM and before heading out on a UK tour with Drahla, Sleep Eaters have unveiled the first taste of their new EP in the glaring and perceptive ‘Don’t Sell Your Soul’.