Balter Festival will once again consume Chepstow Racecourse next Friday for three days of music and mayhem. Founded by gypsycore producer E-Coli and run annually with the help of a likeminded group of friends, Balter is a cult favourite the world over.  Though there is plenty of entertainment to be found between sets, with water …

Balter Festival is a rite of passage for any festival goer and attracts a cult following the world over, with a heavy Bristol contingent making up the rollicking crowd. Born out of a pure love of music and run with the help of a likeminded group of friends, Balter is the brainchild of gypsycore producer …

SIKA Studios is a network of creatives, built from the underground up. Combining skate and graffiti culture with hip hop, grime and other underground musical genres, SIKA Studios are celebrating their 10th birthday this year.  As well as putting a spotlight on a number of homegrown artists over the past decade through their live events …

Housed within Chepstow Racecourse and curated by Bristol-based Balkan-tek producer and DJ E-Coli, Balter festival has become the perfect escape for those looking for a less relaxing break away from the 9-5. Known best for accommodating the wonderfully strange among us, Balter has definitely earned its reputation as the ‘mini-Boomtown’.  Although there’s a focus on …

Balter Festival 2018 is fast approaching with another three-day bender at Chepstow Racecourse from 8– 10 June. Easily one of the most eclectic festivals we’ve been to, with over 200 acts across 10 unique stages, we’ve asked Balter Festival founder and DJ E-Coli to let us in on a few of the acts he wouldn’t …

Since forming just two years ago, Bristol’s Buckfast Boys Club have earned a reputation as certified party-starters. Their on-the-fly mixing guarantees a rammed out dancefloor, playing whatever they – and the crowd – feel like. With the exception of their trademark skankable basslines from start to finish, literally anything else is on the table…  They’re …

Whether you’re a longtime Balterite missing a ticket, or a mildly apprehensive first timer, we’ve teamed up with the lovely lot at Balter Festival to give you a chance to melt your mind at this year’s festival in June, ‘a lovely little festival full of misfits and circus freaks who just want to let loose’.  Returning …

Wonderfully wacky Balter Festival is back for its fifth instalment at Chepstow Racecourse this June. Born out of a genuine love of music from a like-minded group of friends who wanted to put on a good party, this seriously fun off-kilter event, has gone on to capture the heart and imagination of many musical thrill seekers …