It's a pleasingly emphatic end to a sadly hampered performance, the work of Pixx deserving a crystalline sound.
From the brusque and muscular, to the solemn and melancholic, here are some of the best opportunities to appreciate damn good noise in Bristol this week.
Her self-labelled 'tropical pop' takes reggae further into the mainstream than it has been for a long time. It's infectious. Don’t miss the chance to see one of the brightest stars of her genre this Tuesday at Thekla.
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.
"The ninety minutes flew by as if it was a seamless DJ set, providing a unique rave all the way till the end." Oliver Evans was at SWX for the visit of Django Django.
The Wonder Stuff and Ned’s Atomic Dustbin brought their double-headliner 'Love From Stourbridge' tour to the O2 Academy. Jon Kean and Jess Greenwood were there to share the love.
Cousin Kula are the next biggest psych-pop band in the South West music scene, and they’re headlining the Exchange on Tuesday. Robyn Bainbridge previews.
Ho99o9 are loud, fearsome, visceral and grippingly irate. Andrzej Zajac captured Ho99o9 in full flow at The Exchange recently.
When Sub Pop serves you up an album, you know it's going to be palatable. Moaning brought their new release to Rough Trade, ably flanked by Leeches and Treeboy & Arc. Ross Jones reviews. Photos by Mar Reyes.
Naturism and naturalism collided as Bad Tracking and Snapped Ankles blew our minds at Rough Trade. Ross Jones reviews. Photos by Laure Noverraz.