Posts by Angus Harrison

Collective thoughts: What’s next for the UK’s young creatives?

We met with artists from Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester and Glasgow to discuss the lessons they’ve learned from the past year

Live From Earth are expanding in space

The Berlin music and fashion label are synonymous with a very contemporary concept of creativity: multidisciplinary, adaptable, co-operative

Semibreve Festival 2019: Experimentalism in the intimate spaces of Braga

Various Venues, Braga 25 October

Nilüfer Yanya’s partnership with her sister Molly Daniel drives her visuals and inspires activism

Creating visuals for upcoming shows with the multi-talented siblings

These New Puritans © Oscar Eckle

These New Puritans: Dreaming forwards

We talk art and the distinction between seriousness and self-importance with brothers George and Jack Barnett as they release their fourth album Inside the Rose

Idles © Charlotte Patmore

IDLES: We’re all in this together

Against the backdrop of broken Britain, the Bristol five-piece have become a symbol for collective joy and care

As a playwright, Eno Mfon finds power in untold stories

We spoke to the emerging theatre-maker about communicating identity through theatre, finding a place in Bristol and how much of herself she is prepared to give.

Danielle Doobay

As a DJ, illustrator and mentor, Danielle Doobay’s work shapes the identity of Bristol’s nightlife

Danielle Doobay is a Bristol-based illustrator, and one of the DJs behind Mix Nights – the informal DJ skills workshop run for women, by women

Joe Talbot’s visceral punk has a disarming tenderness at its heart

The IDLES frontman confronts people, politics and his own personal experiences with brutal honesty and wry humour

Bringing together the fringes of Bristol’s arts scene, Jo Bligh celebrates the outsiders

Meet the curator, producer and performer behind Thorny, a platform for Bristol’s marginalised voices

Wild Beasts’ triumphant farewell show was the ultimate act of artistic control

Hammersmith Apollo 17 February

Patrick Cowley

Afternooners Dark Entries / Honey Soundsystem

The night’s been blessed: Why Wild Beasts mattered

Following the announcement of their split, Angus Harrison reflects on a band who always existed in their own lane

LCD Soundsystem

American Dream DFA / Columbia

Bread and Circuses: Grizzly Bear return from the wilderness

Crack speaks exclusively to the American four-piece about campaigning for Bernie and falling back in love with their own band

Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda

World Spirituality Classics 1 Luaka Bop

Real Estate

In Mind Domino


10/10 Self-released

Animal Collective: Painting with the Colours of Chaos

With Animal Collective’s first album in four years on the horizon, Avey Tare flags up the band’s commitment to experimentalism


Product Numbers


Nothing Hyperdub


Communion Tri Angle

Julia Holter: Another Kind of Love Song

Julia Holter’s ‘Have You In My Wilderness’ is an album presenting something closer to the weird concept of the love song

Suffering sweetly with Baltimore’s Beach House

We spoke to dream pop wonders Beach House about the futility of trying to keep up with time, universality of feeling and growing old gracefully

Hudson Mohawkw

Hudson Mohawke

Lantern Warp
Jenny Hval

Jenny Hval: the improvised hallucination

In a sense it exists in a fluid universe; melodies are briefly active before disintegrating, lyrics and ideas make contact for a moment before twisting and melting completely.

An Evening With Hessle Audio

The Marble Factory, Bristol 31 January

Turning Points: Panda Bear

Noah Lennox retraces the steps he’s taken along the way

John Grant + The Royal Northern Sinfonia

Colston Hall, Bristol 25 November

TV On The Radio

Seeds Harvest Records