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 …

It’s December again, which means it’s now socially acceptable, nay encouraged, to wear some of the most horrific jumpers known to man, dangle sparkly bits of crap from your earlobes and hit repeat on songs that should have been lost and forgotten. If you’re not planning on spending five hours queuing outside of Pandora, smelling …

Chepstow Racecourse welcomed 4,000 fun-seeking ravers this June, kicking off the summer with the fourth instalment of Balter Festival. A three-day, adults-only event comprised of ten very different stages, Balter offers an array of eclectic underground music from the South West music scene and beyond. By definition, to balter is ‘to dance artlessly, without particular …

With Bristol-born Chepstow-based Balter Festival a mere few days away, we had a chat with co-founder Elias aka gypsycore producer and DJ E-Coli about the new-ish, totally off-kilter festival that’s already attracted a cult reputation and following as it enters its fourth year this June. Like all of the best festivals, Balter was born out …

Bristol / Birmingham junglists Born on Road have been making friends across genres, including reggae and hip hop -always on a dancehall lean – since the label was formed a few years ago by like-minded group of DJs and producers: Aries, Kelvin 373, Stivs and Gold Dubs. With releases from Ed West and Inja, Gardna …

In just a few years, Balter Festival has gained a reputation for being one of the most fun parties on the UK festival scene. Combining eclectic underground electronic and live music, Balter brings together everything from 12-piece ska-punk bands to heavy DnB, whilst also showcasing new talent and unique sub-genres.  Now in its fourth year, this off kilter festival will be …