Written for Epigram
Just over a year and a half since their last show in the city, and over two since they made their English debut here in Bristol, Texan Thai-funk trio Khruangbin made a triumphant return, taking over SWX last-minute with the sudden closure of Bristol Bierkeller.
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Short reviews I wrote for a longer Epigram feature. GIF produced by myself. See the physical copy here.
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Album Review: Phrakture – Ka Boukie Phrakture merges ambient, electronic and experimental sound to create an enveloping sonic narrative. The condensed six-track record not only captures the vocal capability of Boukie but relays a high-quality production and a transgressive crossover between music and dramatic art. The tracklist fashions a contemplative atmosphere realized through a careful arrangement of tracks and a unique mingling of genres, each … Continue reading Phrakture – Ka Boukie
Written for Epigram. Preview: Join Glaswegian band Catholic Action at The Louisiana this Saturday, supporting Nottingham-trio Kagoule on an anticipated UK tour. Expect a pre-headline show of wholesome pop-rock energy, sporadic melodic synth and a throwback to the unparalleled indie sounds of the noughties. With considerable backing from BBC Radio 1, the band have hit the mainstream with their classic pop-rock sound, but have brought … Continue reading Kagoule + Catholic Action @ The Louisiana, 4/11