Anson Rooms, Bristol University Students Union
This gig review consists of a series of firsts for this reviewer. As a 3yr resident of the city this is my first opportunity to visit the Anson Rooms, further, this is my first exposure to the 'gryhme' (sp?) genre. However one thing is very clear as I review this gig, first of all it is that I feel I am witnessing an artist on the cusp of commercial and artistic breakthrough into the mainstream. Also, as a 34 yr old I can categorically state that I am the oldest person here (and the barman still asked for proof of ageâ¦).
However this is not a pean to my lost youth but an acknowledgement that this current generation has a new musical genre to call its own, which to this reviewer's mind is very healthy. It is reassuring that in these days of media manipulated mediocrity and a slew of semi naked, semi talented karaoke singers, there is exciting music being made and performed. Yes, the kind of music which will prompt parents to say 'It's all just noise!'
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