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Flag Fenn at The Louisiana

The Louisiana is hosting a fundraiser this evening for the musicians who lost more than £30,000 of equipment between them in a fire that devastated a warehouse on Netham Road last month. Thankfully no one was injured in the blaze, although the many musicians using the building lost everything overnight. The Louisiana sound engineer and …

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DLR interview Bristol

Bristol drum and bass heavyweight DLR is taking over Trinity for the night with his label Sofa Sound. With releases on some of the biggest labels on the scene including Symmetry and Metalheadz, DLR launched his own imprint in 2017 with his Quadrant collab, Ghostfish. Sofa Sound focusses on the warmer side of drum and …

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