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The Motion team has once again outdone (already high) expectations for the first party to be held at its new open-air club opening this August: Yard. Detroit pioneer and all-round genius Jeff Mills fronts the lineup for what is a very rare UK appearance – holding the potential to sell out the new 4000 capacity space …

Semi Peppered co-founder and resident EJ Woodall delivers a disco-tinged techno house atmospheric fusion for the third installment of our Noods mix series. Known best for their genre-blending abilities within the groovier side of electronic sphere, Bristol record label and DJ collective Semi Peppered are Noods Radio regulars, as well as favourites on the Bristol …

Bristol drum and bass head RUN are taking over the 360 degree, fire-spewing Arcadia Afterburner stage at this year’s Love Saves Sunday, bringing the out-and-out best names in the game with them: Hype, Hazard, Friction, Dimension, Stokka, and the godfather of jungle, Randall who’ll be going B2B with 4hero. They’ve also recruited some fresh talent …

South West MC and spoken word poet Rider Shafique is unveiling a new photography exhibition at Trinity Centre tomorrow in line with the first public performance of his I-Dentity, which has been created in collaboration with friend and local photographer Khali Ackford. LOC’S is a photographic series celebrating and showcasing the diversity of dreadlock culture. …

Since the age of 18, Sam Howard aka DJ Stryda has been pushing the local roots scene, whether that’s through roots music duo Dubkasm with longtime pal Ben Glass (Digistep), his influential Sufferah’s Choice radio show and record label, or his regular Teachings in Dub soundsystem nights at Trinity Centre. So much so, that many …

After being successfully booking Massive Attack for their first hometown gig in 13 years last year, we were delighted when organisers (a joint effort from the teams behind Love Saves the Day and Bristol Sounds) announced that The Downs festival would become a permanent fixture on Bristol’s growing festival calendar. The lineup, announced today, includes …

Eclectic selector, Radar Radio regular and Noods resident, Silas Gray aka Eclecticist heads up his regular radio show Eclectivity. Himself a seasoned MC and songwriter, he uses his radio show to explore his appreciation of the more electronic side of things – techno, jazz and electronic soul – with a hip hop and grime-tinged lean. // Since launching …

Bristol / Birmingham junglists Born on Road have been making friends across genres, including reggae and hip hop -always on a dancehall lean – since the label was formed a few years ago by like-minded group of DJs and producers: Aries, Kelvin 373, Stivs and Gold Dubs. With releases from Ed West and Inja, Gardna …

Following up last year’s summer banger Sunday, Bristol’s Gardna and Kreed have just dropped the video to their new tune My Show, featuring Inja, J Man and Eva Lazarus, which is one of four tracks on their recently released Gardna X Kreed EP. The video follows in a similar vibe to Sunday, which was filmed …

In case you haven’t noticed, the entire underground music community in Bristol has been rallying around SWU.FM (South West Underground) in support of their massive fundraiser at Motion this Easter Sunday. It’s a party worth going to by any stretch, but supporters are drumming up a sense of duty owed by enjoyers of Bristol’s underground to cough …