Though it takes place outside the quaint city of Winchester each August, Boomtown Festival has always felt like an extension of Bristol. Not only does the city annually clear out as we drive east to make up a significant portion the Boomtown population, the festival is also run out of Bristol and built out of …

Chris Farrell has been an integral part of Bristol’s music scene for many years now, working alongside his fellow music-heads to help shape the sound of the city. Chris has his fingers in many pies, though most of us will associate him with local record label Idle Hands that he co-founded with Tom Ford, aka …

Leon Pattrick is one of two minds behind Noods Radio, which he set up with friend and business partner Jack Machin in 2015, after pitching the idea to an enthusiastic friend in the queue for a toboggan run at Bestival. This was all the confirmation they needed to take their Sunday living room sessions online… ‘It …

In our INLFUENCERS series, we meet the good souls working hard behind the scenes to make Bristol’s nightlife scene so beautiful. This month, we speak to Hot Buttered Soul ‘collector- selector’, Mike Shawe. In a nutshell, what is Hot Buttered Soul? Hot Buttered Soul is an underground night pulling on the sound of lesser-known 70s …