In:Motion announce takeovers from Cream Ibiza, Hospitality, The Blast & Just Jack, plus Metronomy, RØDHÅD & Paul Kalkbrenner live

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A new rave line has appeared in Bristol

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Bristol producer Woz and Lobster Boy label favourite is preparing himself for an epic 130 mile five-day walk from London to Bristol, kicking off with a warm up party in London, which will see Woz, Klose One and secret special guests taking over Hoxton’s The Lion and Lamb from 6pm-11pm this evening. The early finish …

The rumour mill had many people in Bristol hoping that St Pauls Carnival – an important celebration of Bristol’s African and Caribbean heritage and a vital source of inspiration for much of the city’s culture and musical output over the past five decades – would make its return this year after two crushing years of …

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 …