The latest signing to Gardna and friends’ Boom Sound label is Glasgow-based collective Samson Sounds with their track featuring MC Tom Spirals, Chatterbox. Patois mixed with Glasgow patter, we guarantee this infectious tune will get your feet stomping. Patois mixed with Glasgow patter, we guarantee this infectious tune will get your feet stomping  Evolving out …

Bristol producer Muttley has put together a 30-minute guest mix of unreleased, dubplate heat exclusively for Nitelife NOISE.    In his own productions as well as his mixes, Muttley traverses the darker ranges of 140bpm, whilst paying homage to the origins of sound system music. With props from industry titans including Mala, Youngsta, Pinch, Kahn …

Friday // The Hempolics, Attic Bar Out to put those organic rootsy vibes back into music, London reggae troupe The Hempolics are gaining a reputation as one of the UK’s best undiscovered talents, with support from the likes of Faithless’s Maxi Jazz (‘The Hempolics are the best band in the UK – but nobody knows it …

Boom Sound have invited the full Mungo’s Hi Fi soundsystem and crew to mash up the dance at Trinity Centre this weekend, alongside special guest Manudigital and some of the Boom Sound crew, including Gardna, Kreed, Parly B and more. To get us nicely warmed up for the party, Boom Sound put together a Nitelife …

Bristol’s Boom Sound is an artist-run label on the brink – if not past it – of huge things. As well as a major push in terms of releases, they’ve also brought us some of our favourite parties and festival takeovers of the year. They’re currently in the midst of a five-date tour of their …

Last weekend, some of the Nitelife team returned to our spiritual home, Love Saves the Day. Annually marking the beginning of Bristol’s festival season, it’s put on by a team of genuine music lovers with years of event experience between them – getting better year on year. In fact, it’s one of the only festivals I …

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 …

A well-seasoned name upon the British dancehall scene, Mungo’s Hi Fi’s music conjures images of blistering beaches wild Caribbean carnival parties on the white sands of Jamaica. However, the Glasgow-based collective have been making mad sounds around the UK and in Bristol since the turn of the millennium, gathering momentum and a diehard fan base. …