QUIET MAURADER

QUIET MAURADER (AMBASSADORIAL NIGHT OF ANTI-FOLK PT.3) – LE PUB

Bringing us back to home soil and deviating to an entirely new arena of anti-folk was none other than one of our favourite Cardiff Indiearchi bands (or Marindie) Quiet Maurader. In fact I daresay they are one of… Read More

MICAH SCHNABEL (AMBASSADORIAL NIGHT OF ANTI-FOLK PT.2) – LE PUB

Taking us South of the border but not super south, so more middle, basically Ohio… well, literally Ohio was Micah Schnabel a singer songwriter from Ohio who lives in Ohio. I was mesmerised by his set of hoarse,… Read More

GEOFF BERNER

GEOFF BERNER (AMBASSADORIAL NIGHT OF ANTI-FOLK PT.1) LE PUB!

Act one, night two of the three-for-three Le Pub challenge! This was a night I’d had a ticket for for some time, but despite this I was still going in ear-blind, familiar only with Cardiff legends Quiet Marauder!… Read More

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

BASIC BITCHES

BASIC BITCHES – LE PUB(LIC SPACE) NEWPORT – 2018

It has been a while since this event but, for life of me you missed out if you didn’t go! Le Public Space has the MOST PERFECT sound; my favourite type of venue is one with big heavy… Read More

Mermaid Chunky

MERMAID CHUNKY (NIGHT OF THE RAMPANT SAX PT1) – THE OLD E BRISTOL – MAY 2018

Mermaid Chunky… are to children’s toys what LCD Soundsystem is for the cowbell! I thoroughly enjoyed their set at the bonkers-jazz night we attended. The entire night was an earblind experience and until I had got there (under… Read More

Steve Strong

STEVE STRONG – THE EXCHANGE BRISTOL – MAY 2018

Well… I’m not really sure what to say to be honest, Steve Strong is like nothing I have ever seen before. It’s a rarity to see a single musician on stage playing multiple instruments and it’s even more… Read More

COWBOY & THE CORPSE – MCCANS ROCK BAR NEWPORT APRIL 2018

Cowboy & The Corpse have been good friends with The Shonk for many years. We have seen them evolve and change over the years, we have seen them travel the European continent bringing joy to hundreds of people…. 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