At the end of January, producer Swindle dropped his masterpiece of a record No More Normal, recorded at Peter Gabriel’s idyllic Real World Studios, which has hosted artists from Beyoncé to Björk. The album was three years in the making and the realisation of ideas a decade strong, bringing together Swindle’s career-long catalogue of influences …

Known for its perfect balance of relaxation and revelry, and exceptionally friendly atmosphere, alongside a funky lineup that’s perfect for the beginning of summer; Shindig Weekender has earned a place in many festival lovers’ hearts as something intimate, unique and truly special. Known for its perfect balance of relaxation and revelry Set in the rolling …

Louisa Jones is no stranger when it comes to building a platform for women in music. The Dutty Girl founder has been in the music game for over fifteen years. Known behind the decks as Diss Miss, Louisa established DJ and MC collective Dutty Girl with the launch of new female-led clubnight in 2003. She …

For their first Bristol outing, Fred Perry Subculture invited two innovators of the local soundsystem scene – Eva Lazarus and Gardna – to perform a live and intimate in-store show at Fred Perry, Cabot Circus. Photos: Dominika Scheibinger

Since 2011, Fred Perry Subculture has been exploring British subculture, inviting groundbreaking artists like King Krule and Clean Bandits! to play at The Garage in London. For their first Bristol outing, Fred Perry Subculture invites two innovators of the local soundsystem scene – Eva Lazarus and Gardna – to perform a live and intimate in-store …

Local green festival Valley Fest will be bringing you an eclectic selection of live and electronic musicians at this year’s event. Expect the likes of headliners Jose Gonzalaz, DJ Yoda (AV set), Elder Island, Eva Lazarus and many more. 4-6 August // £110 // Chew Magna Facebook event // tickets August highlights are brought to …

Wiltshire’s little gem of a festival wants to officially extend the Fieldview family to Bristol. Less than 45 minutes away by car, Fieldview has a likeminded ethos to many of the festivals in our own postcode in terms of sustainability, supporting local talent (of all kinds), and just generally being good eggs. The non-profit music …

One of our favourite little festivals is offering Nitelife readers a chance to win 2 x tickets to this year’s festival in Wiltshire on 3-6 August. Run by volunteers and with all surplus cash going straight to charities and other good causes, Fieldview has donated over £28,000 since its 2009 inception, spreading the good vibes …

Bristol producer of the moment Kreed first caught our attention last summer when his track Sunday – with Bristol dubwise MC Gardna (pictured, right) – exploded onto our speakers. Last month they dropped the full Gardna x Kreed EP which features Sunday, as well as three fresh new tracks, including My Show featuring Eva Lazarus, Inja …

Following up last year’s summer banger Sunday, Bristol’s Gardna and Kreed have just dropped the video to their new tune My Show, featuring Inja, J Man and Eva Lazarus, which is one of four tracks on their recently released Gardna X Kreed EP. The video follows in a similar vibe to Sunday, which was filmed …