"Madonnatron's music is eerie, alluring and frankly damn good fun, all in equal measures." Ross Jones looks forward to their set at Hy-Brasil on Saturday night.
Over thirty years, including a reformation and four well-received albums of new material since their return, Dinosaur Jr have remained a cult highlight. They play SWX on Wednesday night. Ross Jones awaits.
"As far as the current crop of largely angsty bands go, Lazy Day stand a fair head and shoulders above in originality, emotional nature and also in melodic appeal." Ross Jones and Rowan Allen were there to catch a band on the rise.
Ross Jones and Rowan Allen capture the "sleazy joy" of Insecure Men live at Thekla, the subtle sounds of their new album still laced with underlying menace and disquiet.
Bloxx, Our Girl and headliners Pale Waves came to Thekla on the DIY Class of 2018 Tour, with the all expectation that comes with being top of the class. How did they fare? Ross Jones reviews.
We're gearing up for a healthy dose of Lazy Day's 'Weird Cool' idiosyncratic pop on Saturday night at The Louisiana. Ross Jones previews.
Insecure Men provide something that is purposeful lyrically, while being consistently jovial. Ross Jones looks forward to sharing the joy at Thekla on Friday night.
Phoebe Bridgers had travelled just under 3,700 miles in 18 hours to play at Rough Trade. Let's see if Ross Jones thought it was a journey well made, with photos by Rowan Allen.
The Class of 2018 tour is a boisterous and well-rounded proposition, headlined by the much-vaunted Pale Waves. Ross Jones previews with bated breath.
"On a Sunday night, where there is a show practically taking place in any venue you turn to, it's nice to veer towards something a little more up-and-coming." Ross Jones and Rowan Allen capture the essence of Party Hardly.