SHATNER’S BASSOON (NIGHT OF THE LIVING SAX PT3) THE OLD ENGLAND

Once upon a time… In a small shack in some sandy area beneath a giant antennae a secret meeting took place. Those in attendance were David Lynch, Angelo Badlamenti, Miles Davis and Les Claypool. David had called the… Read More

PRUDENT PRIMATE NIGHT OF THE RAMPANT SAX(PT2) – THE OLD ENGLAND BRISTOL

  Prudent Primate… The sound these guys produce do not correlate with the song titles they have applied, but when listened to there is a chance that this band will transport you out of the immortality field and… Read More

Lionize

LIONIZE & PLANET OF ZEUS – DUKE AND NICKY G’S BIG NIGHT OUT BRISTOL!

Nicky G and I had been trying to meet up for years, we calculated that the last time we had seen each other was around 7 years ago so when he hit me up to say that he… Read More

Ratty Sounds live.

RATTY SOUNDS – FIDDLER’S BRISTOL – APRIL 2018

Opening the night for Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts this Bristol-based duo warmed the audience up by using one of the most hypnotic and dance-inducing forms of music to be coined by Bristol, a wonderful blend of drum… Read More

CHIYODA KU – THE EXCHANGE BRISTOL – APRIL 30TH 2018

I’ve caught these guys twice now and both times I could leave afterwards under the assumption that they’re the headline act. Their music is outstanding, it takes you on an exciting journey that unwinds in your brainhead like… Read More

THIS TOWN NEEDS GUNS – THE EXCHANGE BRISTOL – APRIL 30TH 2018

Prior to this gig I knew nothing of TTNG, a dear friend of The Shonk asked if I’d like to come along and I said yes. I did however forget to put it into the diary so until… Read More

CHIYODA KU – THE FLEECE BRISTOL – MARCH 2018

Connecting a carriage of jazz onto the locomotive of math-esque post-rock these guys will take you on a magical winding journey across a soundscape of built-up, ashen cities, before delving underground into eternal tunnels of sharp pin-like guitar… Read More

ACID CANNIBALS & TAMAN SHUD – THE OLD ENGLAND BRISTOL – MARCH 2018

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