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 …

UK funky and bassline producer Jake Hodgson aka Pharaoh K has become a regular on the Bristol scene over the last couple of years, receiving big support from some of Bristol’s best including Cubana, Freerange and Cake, where he’s sat near the top of impressive lineups.   As Pharaoh K, Jake has released on Roska’s …

Dark, intelligent, inquisitive; Lost the Plot Records present Nyatiti –  one half of the debut release from Bristol-based producer Entity.   Having surfaced in 2015, Neurofunk and tech-appreciating drum and bass events collective Lost The Plot have been busy earning themselves a solid name on Bristol’s underground. In 2018, they took the plunge with their …

Remember when hip hop used to be fun? Well, so do The Allergies. The Bristol duo combine the best of golden era hip hop sounds with a heavy helping of funk to create music that we challenge anyone  not to dance to.  Moneyshot and Rackabeat AKA Roy Spencer and Adam Volson respectively began making music …

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 …

One of Bristol’s most exciting alt-rock outfits No Violet are gearing up to release the second single from their debut EP Faces (dropping in full on 14 September), and we’ve been granted an exclusive first-listen before it’s released on Bristol’s Leisure Records tomorrow. Drenched in grunge, No Violet deliver a sort of understated epicness that’s …

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 …

Bristol indie label Donut Records have given us an exclusive first listen to their new 19-track compilation Enter the Void Vol. 2 – released on 24 December. Headed up by funk-infused heavy rockers Three Kings High, Donut Records have scoured the globe for their favourite new sounds across the rock and indie spectrums, from Atlanta …

Bristol’s newest punk rock supergroup are launching their debut EP this Saturday, with a special BYOB show at the Exchange basement stage and support slots from Probably Not and Langkamer. Formed over many Jaeger bombs in early 2017, Little Baby Sharks is Toodles & The Hectic Pity’s Max Cole, Nietzsche Trigger Finger’s Luke Cobham and …

South West singer songwriter Molly-Anne has launched a new fan-fuelled crowdfunder to help make her debut EP a reality. She’s given Nitelife an exclusive demo of her track Young Fever, which will make up one of the tracks on the EP if she can reach her funding target by mid-December. Working with Rocketfuel, a crowfunding …