This past year has been a good one for Bristol-based producer Kayla Painter. Having finally escaped a restrictive publishing deal that stopped her debut album ever seeing the light of day, in October it was announced that Kayla Painter was one of 10 musicians selected for Gilles Peterson’s 2017-2018 Future Bubblers programme. A collaboration between …

Having finally escaped a restrictive publishing deal that has left her debut album as-yet-unreleased, Bristol producer Kayla Painter has just dropped a new five-track EP Auriga – unusually, on a limited run of 50 cassette tapes. Known for her highly thematic work, Auriga too centres around a key inspiration. Named after the Auriga constellation, the …

Kayla Painter has been pushing the boundaries of Bristol’s electronic scene since 2012, when she independently released her debut EP Kayla Painter. Armed with little more than a laptop and synth, she creates dreamy, multi-layered soundscapes. Her tracks are bass driven, usually ambient and always experimental. She makes an art of performing live with her …