After four years, Bristol punk rock band The St. Pierre Snake Invasion are back with new album Caprice Enchanté – and it goes in hard. Opening up with a wall of sound as though the song is already in motion, we’re forced into aural submission with the frantic The Safety Word is Oklahoma. Halfway through …

Scott Lavene is a maverick, a storyteller in its purest form. He tells tales of everyday life that anyone can resonate with, in his own gloomy take.  Originating from Essex, Scott’s musical journey has taken him around the country and as far as New York City to film the video for his latest single Methylated …

Comprising three of the scene’s best, drum and bass producer dream team Kings of the Rollers headline the Hospitality Bristol BBQ at Motion this month. With a history collabs between them spanning more than 10 years, Serum, Bladerunner and Voltage joined forces as a trio after an impromptu back-to-back-to-back on Rough Tempo radio in 2016. …

This Saturday, Dot to Dot festival will once again sweep Bristol’s city centre, taking over 13 venues from O2 Academy to The Gryphon. With live music running from midday to midnight, Dot to Dot 2019 will showcase hordes of undiscovered talent alongside some big names, such as Ninja Tune-singed singer songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer Jordan …

While today disco music is nearly as common on the circuit as any other style of dance music, Crazy P have been peddling their underground disco sounds far and wide long before it was so widely appreciated.  Formed in 1995 by producers and multi-instrumentalists Chris Todd and Jim Baron, within a few years Crazy P …

British music culture is experiencing a marked increase in the interesting infusion of jazz and hip hop. The measure of which can be aligned to the influence of London-born producer, pianist, multi instrumentalist and rapper, Alfa Mist. Unlike your typical classically trained jazz pianist, Alfa came into music through making grime and hip hop, but …

With support from world famous hard-hitters Jauz and Tiësto, who’ve dropped his tunes in front of hundreds of thousands at the likes of Tomorrowland, Bristol’s Notion is one of the young producers at the heart of the UK bassline and bass house revival that has taken the club scene by storm. across every nightclub in …

Bristol four-piece The Rupees have been making noise since 2015, though the end of last year saw them come back with a new lineup and more synth-driven sound, with new single Terror Lover. Outer worldly synths meet baritone vocals with just a hint of glam rock. This combined with grizzly guitar and upbeat percussion has …

Formed in 2011, live hip hop, jazz and swing troupe Cut Capers have become part of the fabric of every summer’s festival scene, piling into their van and playing around the country from Glastonbury to Boomtown. They even have their own beer dedicated to them, after Cartref Brewing Company saw their set at Boomtown. Launched …

Laid Blak are recognised as a pillar of Bristol’s urban reggae scene. Famous for tracks like Bristol Love, It’s a Pity and Red, this band know how to draw in a crowd with their charm and finesse in their live shows. Core members MC Joe Peng and DJ Bunjy are a perfect team when it …