Where would we be as a scene without Body Hound? The band absolutely unleashed last year with one of our favourite releases of the year. In a scene dominated by gentle fret-wandering melodies and emo platitudes, the guitar-shredding, gammon-eating, Yorkshire-flag-waving BH absolutely punish their audience with a more dark and brooding from of instrumental rock. Case in point: this sensational live video from Bad Pond 2019.
EXCLUSIVE // Monotrope deliver mind-boggling instrumental math-rock in their new video ‘Prismatic Symmetry’
Monotrope is set to release their second album, Immutable Future, on November 21, and we’re thrilled to have the exclusive premiere for their music video for the aptly titled 'Prismatic Symmetry'. The band’s debut album, Unifying Receiver, was a real treat for fans of 90’s influenced more angular styled math rock, and Immutable Future further develops the band’s sound and style.
Øgïvęš Big Band is not just an exercise in exotic symbology, it is a supergroup in the Bristol underground prog and math scene. Comprising the troupe are guitarist Ben Harris (Øgïvęš, ANTA, Rainbow Slicer), bassist Ben Holyoake (Lambhorn), and drummer Oli Cocup (Lambhorn, My Octopus Mind). Sharing a passion for musical experimentation and the avant garde, the trio set out to warp all your favourite heavy rock tropes and throw your expectations back in your face.
For many years Bristol has been a hub for great music and continues to be on the forefront...