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

TERA MELOS – THE FLEECE BRISTOL – MARCH 2018

Discovered these on Tuesday, listened to around 1 minute of them and decided to go and see them! The plan was to go to Cardiff but it clashed with another gig so off to Bristol it was! What… Read More

TANGLED HAIR – THE FLEECE BRISTOL – MARCH 2018

Following the train analogy used to describe the opening act these guys add another carriage of jazz to their locomotive and employ the mind-blowingly exception skills of a drummer who I imagine eats other drummers to gain skill… 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