Bristol producer of the moment Kreed first caught our attention last summer when his track Sunday – with Bristol dubwise MC Gardna (pictured, right) – exploded onto our speakers. Last month they dropped the full Gardna x Kreed EP which features Sunday, as well as three fresh new tracks, including My Show featuring Eva Lazarus, Inja …

In a genuine attempt to showcase the very best of electronic music from Bristol and the surrounding areas – without getting high and mighty about genre – Ice Cream Club is a new concept night making a big impression on the city. Hosted by Bristol-based innovator Luke Prowse, in less than a year the night …

Following up last year’s summer banger Sunday, Bristol’s Gardna and Kreed have just dropped the video to their new tune My Show, featuring Inja, J Man and Eva Lazarus, which is one of four tracks on their recently released Gardna X Kreed EP. The video follows in a similar vibe to Sunday, which was filmed …

A three-piece alternative folk band bringing a selection of raw, foot-stomping songs infused with Mumford-esque harmonies and bubbly bass lines. Comprising of Harry Gould on lead vocals and guitar, Bubba Eriksonon on bass, and Samuel Snell on the cajón, percussion and backing vocals, Bristol’s Harry & The Gondolas are beginning to gain the attention of the …

Bristol-born delta rock ’n’ roll revivalists and good time guys will be bringing their foot-stompin, late-night hoedowns back to the city for two shoulder-to-shoulder April shows at two of Bristol’s best small venues: The Old Bookshop (8 April) and The Golden Lion (9 April). A knee-slapping blend of country cool rock ’n’ roll, with a …

Since the release of their second EP Seeds in Sand last year, live electro outfit Elder Island have shot to the top of several ones-to-watch lists and were recently invited to play at the talent-unearthing institution Sofar Sounds, which took place in Bristol last month, and who have previously caught the likes of James Bay, …

‘Noise rock is probably the easiest summary of our music,’ says Spectres front man Joe Hatt. Originally hailing from North Devon, Spectres have been subverting expectations in Bristol for the past five years. After their 2015 album debut Dying, the uncategorisable, noisy four piece surprised us the following year with a full remix record. Dead …

// Watch the Nitelife mini documentary Young Echo: DIY Bristol // Young Echo is the signature of an 11-strong collective of producers, vocalists and poets based in and around Bristol. Its members, including Kahn and Neek, and Peng Sound label owner Ossia, are all independently making waves on the underground with releases between them on Deep …

Kayla Painter has been pushing the boundaries of Bristol’s electronic scene since 2012, when she independently released her debut EP Kayla Painter. Armed with little more than a laptop and synth, she creates dreamy, multi-layered soundscapes. Her tracks are bass driven, usually ambient and always experimental. She makes an art of performing live with her …