Embrace the cult of Grace Jones with part-rave part-theatre show Nightclubbing at Trinity

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INTERVIEW // AURORA’s battle-ready dreamy pop is poised to change the world

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Compa, Jack Sparrow, Tippa Irie, Mungo’s Hi Fi, Kahn, Kaiju & more announced for TiD x Deep Medi: The Weekender Pt. 4 

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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 …

DJ, radio presenter, label boss and record collector Gilles Peterson has made one of the most significant contributions to music in current times. His unrelenting dedication, over three decades, to uncovering new, boundary pushing music has been recognised in countless awards, including an MBE. Gilles provides an almost steady stream of access into the world …

Bristol’s Worm Disco Club has been bubbling below the surface for years. Bringing globally-sourced grooves, tropical percussion, jazz, psych and more to venues across Bristol and beyond, Worm Disco Club deliver a fun party atmosphere that sits in that sweet spot between a live gig and clubnight – to those who know where to find …

Gardna has been high on our radar since his 2016 summer anthem Sunday, in collaboration with local producer Kreed. The Bristol MC has been on a fast upwards trajectory ever since, linking up with Eva Lazarus and Inja the following year for his next certifiable banger, My Show. 2018 brought his Gentleman’s Dub Club and …

After the success of the inaugural Beat Horizon at Printworks London last year, festival organisers SoundCrash have announced the very good news that Beat Horizon’s second coming will include trips to Bristol and Manchester in January 2020.  With a lineup that pays homage to the forefathers, as well as the greats of today, Beat Horizon …