Laid Blak are recognised as a pillar of Bristol’s urban reggae scene. Famous for tracks like Bristol Love, It’s a Pity and Red, this band know how to draw in a crowd with their charm and finesse in their live shows. Core members MC Joe Peng and DJ Bunjy are a perfect team when it …

Murmurings of #Thekla35 have been spreading through social media, with a flurry of events announced over the past few days. The final announcements landed today, giving shape to four days of live music and club events to mark 35 years of Thekla. Here’s the full run down –  Thursday 2 May  // Club // Pressure: …

Friday // Dr Meaker, Attic Bar When it comes to live music in Bristol, Dr Meaker is a name you ought to know. A year since they released their critically acclaimed album Dirt & Soul on Circus Records, Bristol’s favourite live DnB act are back to take over the Attic Bar, with their unique force and re-energised …

A year since powerhouse Dr Meaker released their critically acclaimed album Dirt & Soul on Circus Records, Bristol’s favourite live DnB act are back to take over the Attic Bar this April, with their unique force and re-energised Bristol sound. This effervescent nine-piece band have revisited the studio to rework Dirt & Soul with some of …

In true Christmas spirit, three key players on the Bristol underground music scene have joined forces to release an album with the sole purpose of raising money for charity through their shared love of music. Providing a platform for the vast amount of great music emerging from the city’s underground, radio station SWU.FM have collaborated …

Set within Bristol’s ultimate chill pad, Stokes Croft’s Full Moon and Attic Bar hosted the official launch of summer in the city with their annual yard party on bank holiday Sunday. With performances from some of Bristol’s best live music acts, the party was shaking the courtyard cobbles until the early hours of the AM. The …

Producer, multi-instrumentalist and all-round Bristol boy, Clive Meaker fronts his electric 8-piece cohort, Dr Meaker. With fingers deep in the UK drum and bass scene, as well as taking major influences from soul music, Dr Meaker excite their listeners with heavy basslines and angelic-but-energetic vocal tracks. Bursting through the emerging lists on many of the …