Bristol band Sleeptalking have earned a reputation largely for their incredible live performances and legitimately thrilling stage theatrics, although their recently released EP Oh, Isn’t it Strange? stands up entirely on its own as a brilliant modern grunge record with powerful raw instrumentation and permeating vocals from lead singer Tom Nosek. a brilliant modern grunge …

Bristol’s Body Clocks – aka Josef (Jo) Kašpar and Joe Craven – are a duo of electronic musicians whose psychedelic electronic sets have been slowly gaining attention at their own series of nights and beyond, with increasingly regular bookings across Bristol, including this year’s Harbour Festival. The next instalment of their Dialogue nights is coming …

Bringing a brand new techno event to Bristol, TRUK presents Blueprint Records’ emerging techno talent Rommek, alongside Bristol-based head Progression. Also on the lineup is live techno duo Organchrist and TRUK’s own techno scene stalwart Krush. An all-night showcase of established and up and coming talent. 8 July // 10pm – 3am // £5/£8/£10 // Crofters …

Friday // Body Clocks EP launch, Crofters Rights Alt-folk from the award-winning highland five-piece Elephant Sessions at The Lantern. Full info, tickets and more… Kyla La Grange, Thekla Bewitching folk-pop songstress Kyla La Grange climbs aboard Thekla, with support from indie-pop group Fours. Full info, tickets and more… Jack Rabbit Slims, Mothers Ruin Another installment …

Dialogue’s first night at The Crofters Rights celebrates the launch of Body Clocks’ mystic new-age debut EP. Support from Scalping, bringing you sub bass in an immersive experience, plus some DJ action from Anina. Also on the bill is Ifeoluwa. The Noods resident and founder of the inspiration space, intervention, will be opening the night …

Rave on Avon returns this weekend, taking over Stokes Croft for a fifth year. The area’s independent venues have each curated a whole host of events to cater for Bristol’s famously diverse musical tastes and output, from heavy DnB and jungle at Lakota, to hip hop, swing and soul at No.51. Taking over the stretch of …

Funk, indie and soul five-piece Shame are bursting at the seams with punk energy, representing the spittle of Mark E. Smith and the underground spirit of Eddy Current Suppression Ring, combined with the frenzy, rage and exasperation of their youth. Support comes from grungy post rock foursome Sorry. 8 May // 6pm – 10pm // £6.75 inc.bf // …

Milon celebrate the release of their first album. The Bristol-based quartet strikes the perfect balance between groove-inducing rhythms and face-melting sonic outbursts. Plus performances from Iceman Furniss Quintet and Pink Ice. 27 April // 7pm – 10.55pm // £6 // Crofters Rights LINKS: Facebook event