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Toodles & the Hectic Pity are lead vocals and guitarist Callum McAllister, bassist Max Cole and drummer Dom Mosley – with a medley of more unusual instruments between them, from a melodica to pizza boxes. Firm friends from school, they initially came together as a band to play the inaugural Inglefest, so it’s fitting that …

The mighty NASS festival returns to Bath & West Showground next July – and they’ve just dropped some huge lineup announcements. On Friday, Chase & Status headline with their phenomenal RTRN II Jungle project, which sees the groundbreaking duo exploring their roots with some heavy 90s jungle ragers.  Last year, British rap pioneers The Streets …

Bristol Sounds is returning to Lloyds Amphitheatre in June 2020 for a five-night concert series, including an all-day event curated by The Levellers. A Crosstown Concerts venture, Bristol Sounds will be inviting some very special acts to Bristol’s largest and most picturesque city centre space as the sun sets over Bristol’s Harbourside each night. However, …

Brought together in 2017 by lead singer and common denominator Danny Nedelko – the real-life subject of IDLES’ pro-immigrant anthem – Heavy Lungs are frontman Danny, drummer George Garratt, bassist James Minchall and guitarist Oliver Southgate. Although pretty much fresh from the womb as a foursome, after supporting their good friends on a completely sold …

Growing up in relative isolation in the woodlands of Os, Norway; singer and producer Aurora Aksnes weaves an ethereal yet battle-ready brand of dreamy pop music that is connecting with a growing fanbase across the globe.  If on the surface her subject matter conjures Nordic fairytale-style images of wolves, moonlight and flowing rivers; it’s her …

If you can call a living man a legend, soul singer Lee Fields deserves the title. The original DIY artist; when the music industry changed around him, Lee Fields changed the industry. When Lee Fields came to Bristol with his band The Expressions to perform his latest album It Rains Love at Fiddlers, we took …

Metronomy visited Bristol last month for an intimate in-store signing and performance of their sixth studio album, Metronomy Forever at Rough Trade Bristol. At 17 tracks long, it shows a rounded glimpse into the inner mind of creative force Joseph Mount, who started the solo project from his bedroom in Devon in 1999. Although we’ve …

Punk two-piece Ghost of the Avalanche drop their fifth EP Civil Unrest this month, and they’re more pissed off than they’ve ever been. While previously their hard punk sound was willing to embrace rock and roll hooks, Civil Unrest is pure punk rage. It’s a six-track exasperation at the current political shit show and our …

leading the charge in the new school drum and bass Part of DIY underground drum and bass crew and label Born on Road, Selecta J-Man has to be one of the most underrated names in drum and bass. His forward-thinking stye of production marries the best elements of jungle, dancehall, rollers and jump up; leading …

Combining live disco and funk, indie songwriting and bedroom pop production, Tungz bring something genuinely unique to the new music scene, certainly within the local landscape. Their forthcoming debut EP, Okay has just landed via Jamz Supernova’s Future Bounce imprint and we’ve got it on repeat. We had a chat with Tungz vocalists Nicky Green …