Single Review: IOTA – ‘My Enemy’

After a year and a half of relentless gigging with no recorded music to their name, Bristol’s indie rockers IOTA have finally released their debut single ‘My Enemy’. This strident critique of life in a society ‘brainwashed’ by the media neatly captures the spirit of the band, preserving the polished-yet-raw spark the group radiates in live shows.

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Some Bodies at The Crofters Rights, Bristol – 28/05/2019

If you’re one for watching indie films, sipping white wine whilst munching on fish finger sandwiches, and having profound conversations about Tolstoy with strangers on a night out, chances are you’ll like Some Bodies. An artsy blend of indie, surf, pop and old school rock, the band’s sound is enigmatic and a little bit weird, far from being a clear-cut member of any one genre.

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Interview: IdleGod – 10/05/2019

Self-assured, yet down-to-earth, George Edwards, a.k.a. IdleGod, is quite a character. I reviewed IdleGod’s headline show at The Fleece a few months ago and was rather impressed with Edwards’s songwriting and performance, so, naturally, he was put at the top of the interview hit list. As we sat in Arnolfini’s bustling café on a sunny Friday afternoon, the conversation was packed with interesting, and often surprising, opinions and insights. Read on to hear more about Edwards, including how the artist shifted from rock n’ roll purist to shamelessly gushing love for Kanye West…

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Twisted State Of Mind at The Fleece, Bristol – 16/04/2019

Although Twisted State Of Mind were only playing a short set supporting Solcura at The Fleece on Tuesday, with their super energetic and even a bit theatrical show, they earned themselves the right to be labelled as “the real headliners” of the night by Solcura. They may have been up in front of a small crowd in a venue far from their hometown of Witney, but that didn’t stop the band from playing with energy levels befitting a packed-out show at a bigger venue, or a festival stage.

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