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Signing to Hospital Records at the turn of the millennium, South West producer Danny Byrd is one of the most recognised names in drum and bass. Releasing his debut album Supersized in 2008, he’s just dropped his fourth LP on the festishised label, Atomic Funk.    Interestingly, the funkiest song on the album isn’t the …

The undisputed calendar event of the year for sound system heads is back with their fourth installment and it’s got our hairs on end already.  A chance meeting on the Eurostar a few years ago between Deep Medi boss Mala and Dubkasm’s DJ Stryda sparked a beautiful meeting of minds that has resulted in Bristol’s …

Teachings in Dub x Deep Medi: The Weekender returns this November for a fourth installment, with some of the most important artists in the worlds of reggae and dubstep. They’ve just announced a huge two-night lineup for this year’s event, including Compa, Jack Sparrow, Tippa Irie, Mungo’s Hi Fi, Kahn, Kaiju and many more – …

Local producer Jack Priest is bringing his London-born feel-good Deck-a-Dance nights back home to Bristol. The concept is simple: Jack curates a lineup of DJs that he loves and brings it to the people. The inaugural Bristol edition sees Dan Shake’s disco-infused Detroit sound takes the headline slot. The Rinse FM resident first piqued our …

Hot on the tails of their 2017 breakthrough album Push On – which shot straight to number three in the iTunes hip hop chart (where it stayed nestled beneath Skepta and Drake for a full week) – Bristol hip hop duo The Allergies are back with new album Steal the Show, due for release on …

Bristol’s most secretive party throwers, Alfresco Disco have announced a three-date run of events, mysteriously known only as Temple, for which they’ll be taking up temporary residence at an undisclosed city centre location.    With a solid reputation for throwing out-of-this-world parties with some of the world’s best, forward-thinking artists, Alfresco Disco don’t need to reveal …

Res One is one of Bristol’s hardest working hip hop MCs. Part of the Split Prophets Collective, they have been pushing the underground UK hip hop scene since the release of their Scribbled Thoughts EP in 2011. They’ve supported the likes of Wu Tang, KRS One, MF Doom and are one of the biggest and …

New Brownswood recruit Skinny Pelembe makes his maiden voyage to Bristol this month with his new afro-tipped, psychedelic soul EP, Sleep More, Make More Friends.   Born in Johannesburg and raised in Doncaster, the producer, multi-instrumentalist, singer and MC signed to Gilles Peterson’s Brownswood Recordings earlier this year, debuting with downtempo-meets-melodious masterpiece I’ll Be on …

Bristol’s garage rock, sleaze-soul duo Leathers are KM Records boss Chris Mitchard (AKA one-man ‘electro kraut blues’ extraordinaire Charlton Lane) and drummer Ed Calvert.  We’ve already heard two tracks from the intriguing new duo, the galloping Snatch it Back and instant-classic Move, which has a solid ring of Devo’s Whip It. But now their debut …

Morcheeba are back with their new album Blaze Away and a massive world tour to boot, which will see them play at this year’s Tokyo World festival at Eastville Park on 22 and 23 September. They return without founding member Paul Godfrey, who departed in 2013, but their trademark mesh of influences from psychedelic rock …