DJ Mag’s Best of British Awards took place at EGG London last night and Bristol headed in strong, with at least one nomination in every category. The results are in and, as always, Bristol proved it can punch well above its weight in the industry. Alfresco Disco scooped Best Club Event. Launching in 2005, the …

NASS is the first (near) Bristol summer festival to lift the lid on their lineup, announcing their Friday and Saturday night headliners, plus a generous handful of other major hitters set to play across the four-day festival at Royal Bath & West Showground next July.  UK rap giant Giggs takes Friday’s headline slot, with relentlessly …

IDLES are very vocal about the part Bristol has played in their phenomenal rise to success. On the release of their second, UK number five-charted album Joy As An Act of Resistance, frontman Joe Talbot told Nitelife:  ‘All of the promoters in Bristol were really supportive of us from the start (…) If you’re passionate …

Bristol’s new student-run record label HUBB Records has dropped the second in a string of 10 releases from BIMM students planned for this summer. On Friday, rap-metal trio Profiler’s new single Burn hit the digital shelves. Taking strong influences from Limp Bizkit, Linkin Park and Deftones, they brilliantly evoke the sounds of 90s nu metal with …

If you missed out on Boomtown tickets this year, eco-conscious travellers and those wanting to camp in the new Boomtown Springs area can get hold of tickets for this year’s festival now. As Boomtown festival prepare to embark on Chapter 10 this August, festival organisers are promising their biggest and best affair yet, with festival …

Tokyo World have just announced – without a doubt – their biggest lineup to date for this year’s festival on 22 and 23 September.  The festival has been closing our summers for the past five years, growing bigger and better every year. Last year saw Tokyo World expand from one day to a full weekend …

A Bristol DJ is embarking on an almighty mission this Saturday, taking on a 24-hour DJ set to raise money for Bristol based charity FRANK water, who provide clean water and sanitation to disadvantaged people in India and Nepal.  Kicking off at 10am on Saturday 19 May and running all the way through to Sunday, …

Over the weekend, Bristol took important steps towards harm reduction by trialling the UK’s first city centre drug testing service, delivered via a partnership between The Loop and Love Saves the Day festival. The service allowed people in Bristol to anonymously test substances at The Loop’s pop up lab to find out exactly what is …

Earlier this year, The Downs Bristol announced a stellar lineup for this years’ end-of-summer blowout on Clifton Downs, with headliners including Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Paul Weller, Orbital, Basement Jaxx and Goldie and the Heritage Ensemble.  Today, they announced a Bristol-centric live lineup for the Information Stage. By day, the stage will host a still-to-be-announced lineup …

Last month, Bristol’s Sequences Festival announced their, frankly ridiculous, 2018 lineup. Teaming up with Critical Sound, Deep Medi and Bandulu, The Blast are delivering an all-day lineup this July at Motion across three areas, powered by Mungo’s HiFi soundsystem, Void and Dirt Sound. Major names on the bill include Noisia, Mist, Mala and Kahn & …