It is positive in a time of austerity that The Exchange has made a success of a share offer towards the end of last year and is now a community-owned enterprise, putting on a comprehensive programme of up and coming bands from the Bristol area and beyond, such as tonight’s headliners Desperate Journalist. ‘[Oh, The […]

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‘Small circuit tours always go off when it’s a sell out and with Easy Life and Che Lingo at Southampton Joiners it followed in that fashion.’ As a gig goer you buy your ticket to a gig as a fan of the band but when the tour sells out no matter your excitement before it […]

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A Sixty Million Postcards south coast double-header is always something to look forward to. Although free-entry café bar nights risk disappointment, there was plenty of promise about this strong Thursday night billing courtesy of We Broke Free.     Bournemouth band Cherry Lotus saw proceedings underway, with the encouragement of a decent-sized local following. It’s […]

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Anvil is named ‘Anvil Rockbar’ but it’s styling is much more metal/biker which isn’t quite suited to the musical output of Sean Mcgowan, but with Sean’s folk-rock with a tinge of punk and general man of the people personality the atmosphere was the perfect venue for the Southampton boy done good. ‘Kitty played a set […]

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With a 7-year hiatus due to personal issues in Eddie Argos’ life we knew this homecoming gig would be important but no one in the room realised just how important this would be. Art Brut are back and they sound better than when they were being touted around as indie’s next big thing! ‘The audience […]

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