Pinegrove returned to Bristol after their year's hiatus with tracks from their new album, 'Skylight'. Photoset by Jessica Bartolini.
Shame returned to Rough Trade to celebrate being their album of the year for 2018. Naomi Williams made it to the front with her trusty camera.
"In just over an hour, the selection represented the diverse journey Friendly Fires have undertaken." Ffion Riordan-Jones and Michael Brumby review.
"Though he is merely twenty-one, what became immediately apparent was how Maltese's talents are timeless." Ffion Riordan-Jones and Jessica Bartolini review.
For someone comfortable behind a camera (in Game of Thrones), Raleigh Ritchie was notably in his element up close and personal at SWX.
Sunflower Bean returned to Bristol to tease the upcoming 'King of the Dudes' EP at SWX. Harriet Taylor and Jessica Bartolini review.
Thursday night synth satisfaction was very much guaranteed with The Japanese House at Thekla. Photoset by Jessica Bartolini.
The electro-soul of London-based duo, Honne, held SWX in its thrall recently. Photoset by Hannah Rooke.
65daysofstatic epitomise sonic innovation, with a full-on visual assault, just for good measure. Photoset by Jess Greenwood.
A big year for Slaves culminated in a grand autumn tour and a towering show at the O2 Academy. Simon Moyse and Jeff Oram review.