Handpicked right from the womb by IDLES to play the after show to their Joy as an Act of Resistance homecoming show, the elusive Cruelty arrived on the Bristol scene late last year.  Their debut single Disgraced spun our heads in a big way. The frenetic two-minute track is as aggressive as it is vulnerable, …

After one year’s hiatus, Thorny are back at Bristol’s Trinity Centre this evening for a spectacular summer party. Featuring a lineup of LGBTQ+ performers and artists from UK and beyond, this night will be a treat for the eyes and ears and a great way to get into the spirit of this weekend’s Bristol Pride …

Following two back to back sold-out UK tours and an incredible Glastonbury Festival show, the CruCast collective bring their high-octane, bass-heavy takeover to NASS Festival for the very first time on Saturday.  Hosted inside the redesigned Hangar – now an outdoor big tent with state-of-the-art production to fit the incredible demand – this promises to …

Earlier this summer, Nitelife teamed up with NASS to scout out a DJ talent deserving of a set on one of NASS festival’s main stages.  More than 70 hopefuls submitted a 20-minute guestmix, which the public whittled down to five finalists before a judging panel, including NASS director of music Mike Lightford, 1Xtra’s DJ Jonezy …

St Pauls Carnival is a celebration of the rich African-Caribbean roots that flow through Bristol. The streets flock with locals and visitors who come to experience the music, art, food and culture that connect this city to Caribbean and African shores. It is a tradition that is cherished by locals and its importance to the …

Their sound has been described as infectious and genre-bending, and they’ve made Bristol their playground in 2019. Despite only having two single releases under their belts at this moment in time, Bristol trio INDIGOs look set to be the latest products of BIMM’s impressive conveyer belt of talent. the illegitimate lovechild of Pixies, Smashing Pumpkins …

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 …