One week before their debut at Love Saves the Day, Nitelife is thrilled to present the first of a new summer mix series from Bristol party boys Five10: Summer of Funk. Five10 – named after their first year student flat – began life as a pipe dream between UWE students Oli Welch and Harry Newson, …

Roots Factory have curated an hour long sun-soaked reggae mix for Nitelife, right on cue for the start of summer. Selector collective and record label Roots Factory is helmed by Kamaha (aka Frankie Dread) and Brigadier JC, who have been pushing the roots scene for the past decade. Producer and label manager Brigadier JC originally …

Semi Peppered co-founder and resident EJ Woodall delivers a disco-tinged techno house atmospheric fusion for the third installment of our Noods mix series. Known best for their genre-blending abilities within the groovier side of electronic sphere, Bristol record label and DJ collective Semi Peppered are Noods Radio regulars, as well as favourites on the Bristol …

Bristol drum and bass head RUN are taking over the 360 degree, fire-spewing Arcadia Afterburner stage at this year’s Love Saves Sunday, bringing the out-and-out best names in the game with them: Hype, Hazard, Friction, Dimension, Stokka, and the godfather of jungle, Randall who’ll be going B2B with 4hero. They’ve also recruited some fresh talent …

Eclectic selector, Radar Radio regular and Noods resident, Silas Gray aka Eclecticist heads up his regular radio show Eclectivity. Himself a seasoned MC and songwriter, he uses his radio show to explore his appreciation of the more electronic side of things – techno, jazz and electronic soul – with a hip hop and grime-tinged lean. // Since launching …

Bristol / Birmingham junglists Born on Road have been making friends across genres, including reggae and hip hop -always on a dancehall lean – since the label was formed a few years ago by like-minded group of DJs and producers: Aries, Kelvin 373, Stivs and Gold Dubs. With releases from Ed West and Inja, Gardna …

The South West’s favourite electronic festival Love Saves the Day delighted fans with the announcement of a whole new stage at this year’s festival. The Lost Garden will be home to two of Bristol’s party collectives, with Bitch, Please! taking the Saturday shift (Artwork, Cinthie, Jessie Perez) and on Sunday, the reigns being given to Who Cares. …

In this 30-minute mix, Noods resident Ifeoluwa explores the darker sounds of grime, paying homage to her hometown with some tracks from Bristol’s Kahn and Boofy, plus some more experimental electronic sounds and a cheeky Fiddy reference thrown in for a brief respite from the unmitigated murkiness. // Since launching a year ago, Noods Radio has fast become …

With the official start of spring out of the way, we are hurtling inevitably toward the beginning of the Bristol festival season and general good times: Love Saves the Day, returning to Eastville Park on 27-28 May. Although the main stage lineup – including Little Dragon and Fat Freddy’s Drop – was announced back in January, organisers …