South West punk duo Ghost of the Avalanche drop their fifth EP Civil Unrest this weekend, as one of International Cassette Store Day’s official releases. Recorded straight to cassette tape, the short six-track EP gives a raw, uncontaminated glance into Ghost of the Avalanche’s state of mind. This record will resonate with anyone suffering the …

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 …

A staple part of Bristol’s drum and bass identity, AFT Records continue to throw roadblock after roadblock in the city, welcoming massive artists from the likes of Hybrid Minds to Serum, to their intimate Attic Bar home. Co-run by Sinai and MC Carasel, the local label are fast approaching their 30th event, coming Friday 27 …

Bristol musician Anna Lisa has been quietly releasing a run of seriously good tunes in the lead up to her debut EP release, Unfollowed, which Nitelife is delighted to premier exclusively ahead of official release this Friday. Although she can and has produced previously, with Access to Music and BIMM qualifications under her belt, Unfollowed …

At the beginning of March, we announced a major competition in partnership with NASS festival to find a DJ talent worthy of a set on one of their main stages, alongside some of the biggest names in the industry.  NASS has come at us with it’s biggest lineup yet for 2019, including Rudimental, Giggs, Cyprus Hill, …

Earlier this month, we announced that we were teaming up with NASS to scout out a DJ talent worthy of a set on one of their main stages at this year’s festival in July, alongside some of the biggest names in the industry including including Rudimental, Giggs, Cyprus Hill, Loyle Carner, Pendulum, Redlight and drum and …

Bristol producer Muttley has put together a 30-minute guest mix of unreleased, dubplate heat exclusively for Nitelife NOISE.    In his own productions as well as his mixes, Muttley traverses the darker ranges of 140bpm, whilst paying homage to the origins of sound system music. With props from industry titans including Mala, Youngsta, Pinch, Kahn …

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 …

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 …