From Dr. Feelgood and Bowie to Tedeschi Trucks Band and Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, From The Jam’s Bruce Foxton and Russell Hastings have put together an exclusive playlist for Nitelife NOISE, ahead of their Bristol show at SWX tomorrow night. They’re playing alongside 2 Tone legends The Selector, as part of a ska and …

This past year has been a good one for Bristol-based producer Kayla Painter. Having finally escaped a restrictive publishing deal that stopped her debut album ever seeing the light of day, in October it was announced that Kayla Painter was one of 10 musicians selected for Gilles Peterson’s 2017-2018 Future Bubblers programme. A collaboration between …

Original superstar DJ Judge Jules is coming to Bristol this Saturday night for a super-intimate two-hour set at The Doghouse. Judge Jules will be flying in for the occasion from his summer residency at Ibiza megaclub Eden, where he first grew to fame with his now-legendary Judgement Sundays – one of the busiest nights on …

Bristol’s iconic music scene and continuous lust for evolving genres has always attracted new talent looking to get their foot in the door. Aside from an exceptionally rich musical heritage, every day our city continues to bounce out huge beats that span across a huge spectrum of genres, sub genres and hybrid genres. It is, …

Since forming just two years ago, Bristol’s Buckfast Boys Club have earned a reputation as certified party-starters. Their on-the-fly mixing guarantees a rammed out dancefloor, playing whatever they – and the crowd – feel like. With the exception of their trademark skankable basslines from start to finish, literally anything else is on the table…  They’re …

Bengal Sound has been quietly scaling the underground dance music world in the past year, with two tracks on Lemzley Dale’s Pearly Whites’ Vol. 2 compilation in September last year, followed up swiftly with his brilliant Wushu Hand Ep, cut to wax on Zha’s much respected White Peach Records in November.  Even more heads turned …

The team behind HOME Festival are celebrating their 1st birthday this month. To celebrate, head honcho Terry Bird has put together a playlist remembering some special moments from the past year.  Kick back and enjoy three hours of intelligent house and techno from some of the artists who helped make HOME Events’ first year such …

Just in time for the sunshine, tropical party-throwers Club Djembe are back at The Love Inn to celebrate their first birthday with some very special guests, residents and Copacabana-worthy cocktails.  While they’re keeping the celebratory lineup under wraps for now,  you can expect to be transported to the dreamy shores of paradise for an exploration …

Vampire Weekend-esque guitar plucking, calypso rhythms and heady vocals are just part of the allure rising indie trio Cassia. Last year saw the band at major festivals including Reading and Leeds, as well as DHP family’s Dot-to-Dot festival (where they return for 2018 this May), plus their own spree of headline shows around the UK. …

It’s been quite a month in Bristol’s music world. The sudden closure of the Bierkeller music venue, once famed for welcoming the likes of Nirvana and Arctic Monkeys to the stage, brought a wave of sadness and concern for the welfare of music venues across the city. On top of that, a recent interview with …