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In an era where ‘secret’ warehouse raves are hosted by My Nu Leng and the police will shut down a 30-strong house party, it’s safe to say that the traditional rave scene that Bristol’s party culture was built on is no more. Thanks to the party-pooping Criminal Justice and Public Order Act passed in ’94 …

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De Staat interview Thekla

Dutch five-piece De Staat have something of a twinkle in their eye. Fronted by the hyper-talented Torre Florim, who sings, plays guitar, writes and produces for the band; the rock group embrace influences from R&B to art rock.  Their latest and fifth studio album Bubble Gum dropped last month, dealing with serious issues such as …

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